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Short Term Missions Manager

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Short Term Missions Manager is responsible for designing, developing and overseeing a program of short-term mission and education aimed at fostering mutual transformation.  Receive direction from the Director of Transformational Development and collaborate with Faith Engagement, Regional Church Liaisons and country-level staff. Equip church partners, staff, and STM participants to be effective agents of reconciliation. Provideopportunities for meaningful engagement at the field level in a manner that is consistent with long-term transformational development programming.  

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

(Responsibilities, Accountability, and Competencies; May not include all duties of this job) 

  1. Partner Capacity Building:
    • Develop and deliver training in transformational development for partner churches and individuals.
    • Collaborate with technical advisors and curriculum development specialists to design training of trainer workshops for World Concern’s core development sectors.
    • Refine and standardize pre-trip training procedures for travelers to the field, covering Code of Conduct, security, cultural orientation, etc.
    • Develop post-trip debriefing materials and processes.
    • Establish a training plan for Short Term Mission (STM) trip leaders.
  2.  Planning and Coordination:
    • Collaborate with Country Directors and Regional Church Liaison Officers and identify appropriate opportunities for STM engagement.
    • Develop and maintain an inventory of trips for prospective groups of travelers.
    • Design and oversee the application process for STM volunteers.
    • Ensure logistics on the field are handled in an appropriate and timely manner.
    • Develop and maintain a database of the profiles of approved volunteers.
  3.  Strategic Direction:
    • Collaborate in the process of formulating, articulating and employing World Concern’s strategic approach to STM’s.
    • Work with Country Directors to develop a strategy and system for the integration of short-term service visits into existing and future programs.
    • Design a plan with Faith Engagement for follow-up giving and engagement opportunities for STM participants.
    • Capture, document, and respond accordingly to participant feedback and lessons learned.
    • Monitor and evaluate effectiveness and impact regularly for all stakeholders.
  4.  Management:
    • Supervise the Field Mission Coordinator.
    • Provide guidance and direction for the Regional Church Liaison Officers.
    • Establish and supervise a pool of US volunteers to assist in various domestic training and workshops.Ensure pre, during, and post-trip processes and procedures are understood and adhered to by relevant volunteers and staff.
  5. Work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers and customers. 
  6. Perform other related duties as assigned. 

 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Field Mission Coordinator

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

(Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)

1.Christian Commitment:  A deep and abiding faith that is fully surrendered to the will of Jesus Christ, evidenced by a lifestyle that is consistent with biblical principles in word and deed.  Commitment to spiritual growth and development.  Demonstrates the values of a CRISTA leader.

2.Education: Bachelor’s degree in International Community Development, Global Mission, Intercultural Leadership or a related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.

3.Experience:

  • Seven years’ experience managing teams.
  • International field-level experience in community development.
  • Extensive involvement in design and delivery of adult education.
  • Previous participation in short-term mission leadership.
  • Demonstrated success working cross-culturally.
  • Lay or vocational ministry leadership in the institutional church.

4.Software and Equipment Used: Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

5.Other Considerations: 

  • Effective leadership in a multi-cultural team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work independently as needed.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely through writing.
  • Willing to travel to harsh, remote places.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

(Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)

1.Education: Formal or informal Bible Training; formal or informal training on Transformational Development

2.Experience: Three years involvement in sustainable community development work at the field level; experience hosting teams while in the field. 

3.Other Considerations: Able to speak language(s) encountered in World Concern’s operational countries.    
          

 Salary range is $65K - $70K DOE

Jr. WASH Engineer

The Opportunity 

At Lifewater, we believe that work should be more than a job; it should be an opportunity for you to make a difference in the world. We are social scientists, engineers, program managers, advocates, and community workers who care deeply about preventing the needless and tragic death of 1,600 children who die each and every day from preventable water-borne diseases. If you are looking to join a lean but rapidly growing global team comprised of like-minded, professional, passionate people motivated by faith in Jesus Christ then this might be just the job you have been praying for.

Who We Are

Lifewater International ("Lifewater") is a non-profit Christian community development organization dedicated to effectively serving vulnerable children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty. With experience in more than 40 countries since 1977, Lifewater serves all people by providing them with contextually appropriate water access, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions. We walk alongside families, leaders, schools, and churches to overcome all forms of water poverty by helping them learn to live in healthy relationship with God and the environment and to recognize how small changes can transform their life and community.

We are a non-governmental, faith-based organization serving communities in the rural regions of East Africa and Southeast Asia. We have active programs in Cambodia, Ethiopia, and Uganda; countries with a desperate lack of resources to provide basic water and sanitation services to rural children and families. Since our inception, Lifewater’s worldwide team has impacted the lives of more than 2.5 million people. And we’re just getting started. 

Lifewater has an annual budget of $6M USD with strategic plans to double in the next three years. Our global headquarters is located in San Luis Obispo, California with domestic staff of 20 people that serve our field offices around the world. We have regional offices in Addis Ababa, Kampala, and Phnom Penh and program offices in the actual regions of service. All in-country operations are staffed by qualified national personnel, currently numbering 100+ people.

Position Overview

Within the context of Lifewater’s Vision of a Healthy Village (VHV) program strategy, the Jr. WASH Engineerserves to improve Water and Sanitation operational excellence, technical implementation, and long-term maintenance and sustainability of hardware systems. The Jr. WASH Engineer does this through oversight and review of technical water and sanitation programming in their country of assignment which will improve the health and well-being of vulnerable children and families in targeted program regions. This position will support the national and field offices in their efficient and effective execution of the VHV including the operational review and field support of engineering designs/strategies, performance, maintenance, sustainability, monitoring, and evaluation tools related to hardware. They will also do this through the support of special projects within the department.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the VP of Programs, the Jr. WASH Engineer will serve as an invaluable member of the Global Programs Team. Your primary areas of responsibility are:

Provide technical day-to-day support, quality assurance, and monitoring for assigned Lifewater programs ensuring the technical quality of the work and increasing the capacity of hardware staff.

  • Support national and field offices in detailed hardware planning, review, and tracking of planned versus actual activities for programs, using standard tools and live data from Akvo system.
  • Detailed review of hardware projects submitted using Akvo data forms, ensuring reconciliation of all data issues within a timely manner.
  • Provide oversight of hardware activities, including well drilling, spring protection, school rain tanks, and school latrines by performing site visits, reviewing submitted data, and contributing at regular support meetings with the field WASH Technicians and field leadership.
  • Participate in bi-weekly and quarterly status meetings with HQ and field staff, and lead technical updates for all meetings.
  • Perform site visits to assigned programs to review hardware installations and support hardware planning in order to provide coaching and capacity building of field WASH Technicians.
  • Support the development and roll-out of special projects within the department in order to bring excellence to all hardware installations.
  • Provide technical expertise in locally appropriate WASH technological developments, such as enhancements to equipment, strategies, and program quality.
  • Support in the drafting and updating of technical drawings (using AutoCAD) coming from the field for multi-door latrine blocks, spring improvements, hand-dug wells, drilled wells, and rainwater catchment systems.
  • Support in the development of operations and maintenance plans for each program.
  • Support the development, documentation, and dissemination of new systems, standards, guidelines, manuals, and trainings to build capacity of local staff.
  • Support regular department processes including ordering water quality supplies, mapping of water points and related data using ArcGIS, preparing standard reports, and providing technical support as needed.

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Chief Financial Officer, Family Legacy

The Chief Financial Officer position is accountable for the functional areas of financial accounting and reporting, budgeting, human resources, tax, and treasury.

Reporting and Supervisory Relationships

Reports to Chief Executive Officer/President, plus to the Chairman of the Board’s Finance committee.  Several of the Board’s ten members have strong financial backgrounds. Reporting to the CFO are an accountant, a staff accountant, a Controller (an open position) and in Zambia a Manager of Field Accounting with a staff of three nationals.  The CFO is a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

Typical Responsibilities

Planning

  • In coordination with other team members develop overall budget and manage budget process.

  • Assist in formulating the organization’s future need, cash flow and supporting tactical initiatives.

  • Provide analysis and input for meeting spending requirements and ensuring the restrictions on donations given for specific purposes.

Operations

  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

  • Maintain in-depth relations and support all members of the Leadership Team.

  • Manage the functional areas of financial accounting and reporting, budgeting, international cash transfers, tax, and treasury.

  • Create a “dashboard” of key monthly financial indicators that meets the needs of the CEO and Board including budget vs. actual.

  • Signature authority on checks and online banking, and back up on all legal documents.

  • Retirement plan and benefits plan administrator.

  • Oversee payroll and benefits administration.

  • Gives oversight to debt management and lines of credit, to include debt schedules and insuring timely payments are made.

  • Corporate Secretary responsible for recording minutes board meetings.

  • Coordinate preparation and review of annual tax returns, including some schedule preparation.  

Risk Management

  • Establish appropriate internal controls.

  • Maintain appropriate business insurance coverage.

  • Responsible for charitable organization, tax, and foreign reporting compliance.

  • Review all legal contracts prior to CEO’s approval.

  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.

Third Parties

  • Coordinate annual review/audit of financial statements and maintain relationship with outside auditors and lay the groundwork for a Zambian audit.

  • Maintain banking and custodian relationships.

  • Coordinate with the VP-Human Resources on maintaining superior employee benefits and excellent service to employees.

  • Maintain office building owner and property manager relationships in Irving.

 

Personal Attributes

  • Has a passion for the mission and work of Legacy Family, both the orphans in Zambia as well as the sponsoring families who are transformed by their relationships and support of these orphans.

  • The ability to be objective and analytical and to handle and coordinate a variety of tasks simultaneously as necessary.

  • Excellent business writing skills.

  • Curiosity, resourcefulness, and openness to fresh approaches are highly desirable, as are honesty, discretion, and humility.

  • Proven ability to approach issues with an open mind, objectivity, and creativity.

  • Ability to synthesize a large amount of complex information into a clear and concise summary.

  • Must possess the gravitas to relate to sophisticated leaders, whether donors, sponsors or board members.

  • Exemplifies being a leader who is caring, helpful, prudent, and honorable.

  • Is known for wisdom, humility, a servant’s heart, stability, and is trustworthy.

  • Has integrity, stands behind his/her convictions, treats people fairly, and is known for doing the right thing.

  • Has a fresh perspective; is open to opposing viewpoints and able to engage with convicted civility.

  • Is gracious, approachable, personable, collegial, and authentic.

  • Values good works and seeks personal growth; is an encourager and a mentor.

  • Is decisive, yet thoughtful; can make tough decisions yet is sensitive to others.

  • Has a healthy level of energy, yet balances work with personal or family needs.

  • Is driven for excellence and is a positive example in all dimensions of personal and trust-related life.

  • Will find great satisfaction in carrying on what is already going well, but at the same time, helping to make it even better.

Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. CPA and/or MBA preferred in Accounting or Finance.

  • 10+ years’ experience in a senior financial managerial position

  • Experience on the leadership team of a non-profit institution is valuable.

Principal, Greta Home & Academy

The Greta Home and Academy is working to change the future of Haiti by providing a safe, Christian environment for children to learn and grow. The school trains young men and women to become Christian leaders by giving them a quality education, marketable skills, and spiritual encouragement through discipleship courses and worship services. Have a "Career with Impact" and serve as the Principal of the school!

As Principal, you will be given the opportunity to train and mentor academy leadership and faculty; ensure that learning methods and activities contribute to students’ spiritual, mental, social, and physical development. In addition, you will develop appropriate curriculum, activities and standards to ensure all Greta Home and Academy (GHA) students receive highest level of education.

Two-year contract

Accompanied but unable to accommodate children


The job:

  • Lead academy’s administration, faculty and students toward GHA’s vision, mission and goals.

  • Ensure adherence to procedures for optimal operation and functioning consistent with Evangelical Christian philosophy, mission, values and goals.

  • Establish and promote high academic performance and behavioral standards and expectations for students and staff.

  • Model teaching methods that encourage a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with best practices in child development and learning.

  • Assess current curriculum and learning environment; establish procedures for evaluation and selection of instructional materials and equipment.

  • Supervise staff and programs to ensure all students receive highest possible level of education.

  • Mentor national GHA leadership team to help develop knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to advance GHA’s performance over time.

  • Observe and evaluate teachers’ performance and report any continuing problematic areas to GHA Executive Director.

  • Observe classroom instruction; review lesson plans, classroom operations and teaching methods; implement improvement plans for desired educational outcomes.

  • Ensure compliance with all Haitian governmental educational requirements, licensure, board policies, and civil regulations.

  • Manage staffing selection, hiring, and supervision.

  • Complete all records and reports as requested by the Executive Director in a timely manner.

  • Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.

  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.

  • Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff.

The requirements and responsibilities:

  • Master's degree (M. A.) in Education or equivalent; and at least four years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A proven track record as a school administrator or principal; international school experience preferred.

  • Significant experience in a developed country’s educational system. 

  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

  • English language fluency required. French or Creole language skills preferred.

  • Deeply committed to supporting a wide range of learners, serving underprivileged students, and thriving in a multicultural environment.

  • Skilled at developing teachers in an impoverished third-world context.

  • Passionate for educational excellence, quality outcomes and practices.

  • Ability to keep focus on overall goal of sharing the Gospel.

  • Proficient using Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Directly supervises team of educational faculty.

  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

The perks:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage

  • Disability insurance

  • Term Life insurance

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)

  • Annual home leave

  • Twelve vacation days per year

Please submit a résumé and detailed cover letter. We look forward to reviewing your application!

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Fleet Maintenance Supervisor

We are searching for a Fleet Maintenance Supervisor who has a heart to serve Haiti, a desire to build capacity in national staff, and the experience to manage our fleet. This could be your opportunity to have a career with impact. We invite you to apply today!

The job:

  • Maintain and improve the fleet maintenance program for the following types of vehicles and generators:

    • Late model Dodge, Ford and Nissan pick-up trucks, Kia and Mitsubishi model diesel pick-up trucks

    • Freightliner medium duty trucks

    • Caterpillar and Bobcat skid steer

    • Caterpillar, Perkins and John Deere generators 30K-200K

  • Maintain a system that guarantees spare parts are purchased in a timely manner and in sufficient quantities to keep vehicles and generators functioning.

  • Ensure all fleet users are trained and comply with the requirements of transport and fleet management manual.

  • Guarantee that the manufacturer recommended servicing schedule of all vehicles is carried out.

  • Coordinate vehicle planning to ensure cost effective use of resources.

  • Regularly evaluate training needs for the mechanics, drivers, and transport staff regarding technical ability.

  • Design and implement training programs for the mechanics, drivers and transport staff.

  • Ensure that relevant staff are competent in parts management, inventory, and rotation of vehicle controls.

  • Support the implementation of the security management plan for the country program through providing adequate transport planning and support.

  • Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.

  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.

  • Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff.

The requirements:

  • Vocational Technical Degree or Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; and related experience as a line mechanic with at least 2 years managerial experience.

  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

  • Experience in fleet management of light vehicles, heavy trucks or heavy equipment.

  • Experience in training for drivers and mechanics for all types of vehicles.

  • Experience in procurement of spare parts.

  • Overseas experience, preferred.

  • Knowledge in all areas of service and repair of vehicles and maintenance equipment.

  • Position requires frequent travel throughout the region in harsh and trying conditions.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, or members of the business community.

  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

  • French/Creole language skills, preferred but not required.

The perks:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage

  • Disability insurance

  • Term Life insurance

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)

  • Annual home leave

  • Twelve vacation days per year

Two Year Contract

Accompanied position but unable to accommodate children

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Human Resources Manager

Samaritan's Purse is searching for an HR Manager to serve in our Haiti field office. As HR Manager, you will have the opportunity to create staff development training programs, network with other HR professionals at local NGO forums, and maintain salary scales and job descriptions.

If you're looking for a career with purpose, have a heart to build capacity in national staff, and a desire to share the Gospel, we invite you to apply today!

The job:

  • Maintain current job descriptions and create new descriptions as necessary – done in conjunction with appropriate Program Managers, Country Director, and Deputy Country Director

  • Revise and create, policies and procedures for all personnel when necessary

  • Track and maintain performance evaluations for national and expatriate staff

  • Provide mediation and conflict resolution services where needed

  • Plan and organize various staff functions for both national & expatriate staff in order to promote a positive and unified work environment

  • Manage the national Haitian HR team

  • Liaise with local legal counsel in all legal national HR related matters

  • Research Haitian labor laws, applicable tax laws, and ensure the Haiti office remains compliant

  • Assist the Haiti office finance team in all matters related to national staff payroll

  • Coordinate and administer new employee orientation

  • Ensure field staff are being appropriately trained and their professional capacity is increasing

  • Manage employee leave and vacation time off for national and expatriate staff

  • Maintain staffing contracts, and recruit for backfill positions when openings are available

  • Work with Program Managers to determine staffing needs

  • Assist with interviews for open international field staff positions

  • Collaborate with Country Director and Deputy Country Director to develop and implement a member care plan for the field

The requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR management, communication, or related field and one to two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred

  • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ and the ability to share the Gospel

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills

  • Detail oriented with proven administrative experience

  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable 

  • Strong cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences

  • Experience living and working in a developing nation

  • Established leadership and conflict resolution skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

  • Fluent English required; French/Creole language skills preferred

The perks:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage

  • Disability insurance

  • Term Life insurance

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)

  • Twelve vacation days per year

*Able to accommodate a spouse, but not a family

*Two-year contract

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Compensation, Benefits & HRIS Specialist

The Compensation, Benefits and HRIS Specialist is responsible for domestic compensation and benefits administration. The person in this role provides direct customer service to MCC staff across the U.S. and interacts with benefits vendors.  As Specialist, you are a Superuser of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and are responsible to maintain the integrity of data for U.S. domestic workers and U.S. citizens in the system. The Specialist role focuses on the support and maintenance of data and personnel files in the HRIS. This position serves as a technical point of contact for the HRIS. The Specialist assists in ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities.

Location: Akron PA preferred location, with possibility for successful candidate to work from the EC Regional office in Philadelphia PA.

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

National Volunteer & U.S. Programs Manager

Disaster Relief – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is a humanitarian organization dedicated to relieving human suffering. OBI combats hunger, deprivation and physical affliction with the provision of food, clothing, shelter, medical care and other basic necessities of life. We also help facilitate the development of healthy, vibrant and self-sustaining communities by addressing larger issues of education, food security, potable water, employment, community health, and disaster mitigation projects.

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated National Volunteer & U.S. Programs Manager who will assist with the development, growth and oversight of U.S. volunteer programs for both disaster and non-disaster relief programs.

The selected candidate will recruit and communicate with prospective volunteers, partner with organizations that will provide volunteers for local, regional and national events; and coordinate relief & recovery details for disaster relief teams.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Previous experience in recruiting and training volunteers
  • Knowledge of non-profit organizational practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully and positively coordinate people and projects while under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Internet and ability to learn new software
  • Previous experience as a Teacher and/or Instructor preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills demonstrating accurate attention to detail
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to effectively supervise large teams, projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to make business-related purchases on behalf of disaster-relief organization
  • Ability to take initiative, be innovative, work independently and function as a team player
  • Ability to interact with staff and public in a positive and professional manner
  • Available to work flexible hours and may require occasional travel
  • Required to have a personal vehicle for local non-disaster work responsibilities

OBI, headquartered in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA, offers a professional and rewarding work environment, competitive salary and full benefits package. If you meet the listed qualifications, and are in agreement with OBI’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online by visiting www.ob.org. We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

Fleet Maintenance Supervisor & Construction Foreman

OB Disaster Relief – Ocala, FL

We are currently seeking a Fleet Maintenance Supervisor & Construction Foreman who will oversee and maintain all disaster relief vehicles, equipment (V&E) and driver compliance to ensure dependability and readiness during times of domestic natural disasters. This position will also oversee volunteer teams during times of disasters, including clean-up, re-construction, and deployment.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Skilled in mechanical and hydraulic maintenance and repair
  • Knowledgeable of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations
  • Experience in demolition and re-construction
  • Excellent in organizational skills and workplace cleanliness.
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to effectively perform in a fast-paced customer service environment
  • Excellent logistical, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment (skid steers, cranes, etc.) and lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Excellent people, motivational and leadership skills
  • Must be able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and effectively multi-task
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend; excellent manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination
  • Familiar with industry standard inventory and transportation applications
  • Ability to travel on short notice
  • Ability to make credit card purchases for OBI, as needed

REQUIRED LICENSES CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • Forklift Certification
  • CDL Class “B”
  • Commercial Crane Operation License, preferred but can be obtained through on-the-job training
  • ASE Certification, preferred
  • Licensed General Contractor, preferred

Operation Blessing is dedicated to demonstrating God’s love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. OBI provides strategic relief in 39 countries on an ongoing basis through core programs such as disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, vulnerable children and orphan care, clean water, and community development.

Operation Blessing International not only offers you a competitive salary and full benefits, it offers an opportunity to assist maximizing the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization!

If you desire to make a difference in the lives of others, share our vision and purpose and possess the skill requirements listed, we would like to hear from you! Apply online.

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Production Chef & Food Manager

Operation Blessing International (OBI), an international humanitarian relief and development organization, is seeking a highly skilled Production Chef & Food Manager to provide quality food preparation for mass distribution while managing safe food handling practices for OBI’s Mobile Kitchen and feeding operations.  Meeting a critical need, this individual will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing preparations of large quantities of food within hours of a disaster to support staff, volunteers and first responders.

The successful individual will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a commercial kitchen and/or catering operations for large groups of people
  • Knowledge of public health and food safety policies and practices
  • Knowledge of federal agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services, and the Food and Drug Administration
  • Strong ability to become familiar with various state and local health department requirements
  • Working knowledge of MSOffice and Internet
  • Excellent ability to produce high volumes of quality food within difficult surroundings and under challenging circumstances
  • Strong ability to assess resources, implement a plan and evaluate results
  • Excellent decision making and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to establish effective working relationships across diverse groups of people
  • Ability to train and lead a team of staff or volunteers
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on short notice and /or for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, bend and lift up to 35 lbs
  • CDL Class A preferred or ability to obtain
  • Submit to pre-employment drug screening
  • Ability to make credit card purchases for OBI as needed

Headquartered in beautiful Virginia Beach, Virginia, OBI not only offers you a competitive salary and full benefits, it offers you an opportunity to make a global impact! This job will challenge you spiritually as well as professionally, rewarding your commitment to perform with integrity and excellence.

If you meet the listed qualifications, and are in agreement with OBI’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online. We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

US Disaster Relief Deployment Coordinator

Disaster Relief – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is a humanitarian organization dedicated to relieving human suffering. Our U.S. Disaster Relief teams give hope and help when it’s needed most, including food distribution, safe water, medicine and other vital supplies to meet the immediate need of those suffering. Then, to help communities begin the long-term recovery process, teams assist with debris clean-up and repairs, including Extreme Blessing Home Makeover projects.

Our Deployment Coordinators have the opportunity to be the hands and feet, representing Operation Blessing in domestic disaster relief efforts. This role supports our U.S. Disaster Relief team leadership in the field.  Primary areas of support include the advance team, convoy, deployment team, production team, as well as serving with special projects and programs. In the field, this job leaders volunteers in both the demolition and building of homes.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Must be a self-starter with ability to effectively perform in a “how can we serve you” environment
  • Strong ability to take guidance from leadership and execute plans in a disaster relief zone
  • Excellent logistical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong ability to leader a volunteer team, motivate, and keep projects moving
  • Must be able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and effectively multi-task
  • Strong computer skills with a focus in Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with industry standard inventory and transportation applications
  • Ability to travel, sometimes with 24-hour notice or less, to disaster zones for extended amounts of time
  • Ability to make credit card purchases for OBI, as needed
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend; excellent manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs or more

Required Licenses or Certifications: 

  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • Forklift Certification
  • CDL Class A with Air Brake Endorsement (semi-truck restriction is acceptable) preferred or ability to obtain
  • ICS 100, 200, 700 & 800

OBI, headquartered in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA, offers a professional and rewarding work environment, competitive salary and full benefits package.  If you meet the listed qualifications, and are in agreement with OBI’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online. We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

Disaster Relief Deployment Manager

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. Through core programs of disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, orphan care, water wells and community development, OBI has touched the lives of more than 200 million people providing goods and services valued at over $1 billion.

OBI is seeking a Deployment Manager to provide leadership and management for field staff and operations during disasters. They also will assist with the development of programs and manage new projects within disaster relief team.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of disaster relief deployment logistics and protocols.
  • Strong working knowledge of demolition and re-construction
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent logistical, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Extreme Attention to Detail
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Strong ability to lead, train and motivate others
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to effectively perform in a fast-paced, high-pressure, stressful with limited resources and “uncomfortable” environments
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment (skid steers, cranes, etc.) and lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and effectively multi-task
  • Ability to travel on short notice for extended periods of time.
  • Strong technical ability or ability to learn technology

Required Licenses or Certifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • CDL Class A (Preferred)
  • General Contractor Experience of License (Preferred)

If you desire to make a difference in the lives of others, share our vision and purpose, we would like to hear from you! Submit an online application, resumes without applications will not be given full consideration.

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Senior Advisor – SME

Application deadline: July 09, 2018

The senior advisor will lead the overall roll-out of small/medium enterprise (SME) loans and associated services across the HOPE network of microfinance institutions (MFIs). The role will focus on cultivating a pipeline of investments, primarily through the HOPE Global Investment Fund (HGIF), then in turn connecting those investments with needs across the network. The senior advisor will also collaborate with program leaders and technical advisors to design and roll out the SME product, and to ensure timely and accurate reporting back to HOPE International and investors.

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

USAID Livelihoods and Cash Program Manager, Iraq

Are you an experienced Livelihoods professional with a heart for the hurting?  As a USAID Livelihoods and Cash Program Manager in Iraq, you will provide oversight of a program focused on livelihoods through cash-for-asset and cash-for work activities.  In the aftermath of years of war and tragedy in Iraq, Samaritan’s Purse is seeking the right candidate to facilitate the return of internally displaced persons while building community-level resilience.  For an opportunity to serve in a tangible way, put your talents to use for a humanitarian cause with an eternal purpose through Samaritan’s Purse.  Join us, today!

Description of Job duties:

  • Responsible for implementing community-driven cash-for-asset and cash-for-work programs.
  • Regularly assess the success of the program based on quantitative and qualitative data, and make recommendations as-needed.
  • Ensure compliance with Samaritan’s Purse standards and USAID rules and regulations.
  • Maintain high quality standards across all areas of program implementation, including operational, program, and finance management.
  • Manage program budget, timeline, and phasing.
  • Provide technical oversight on project implementation.
  • Recruit and train staff, supervise project staff, and develop staff work plans.
  • Prepare and submit internal and donor reports as needed.
  • Represent Samaritan’s Purse with partner, non-governmental, and governmental counterparts.

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year university with a degree in a livelihoods related discipline.
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • At least three years’ experience designing and/or managing cash-for-work programs, preferably in a post-conflict environment.
  • Minimum one year of experience implementing a program in compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and financial management experience.
  • Prior experience managing a team.
  • Experience working and living overseas (Middle East context preferred).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent spoken and written English required; Arabic language proficiency preferred.

12 month contract with strong potential for renewal.

This position is unaccompanied.

This position is contingent upon anticipated funding.

International Employee Benefits

Employees who choose to work internationally get to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • Annual home leave
  • Twelve vacation days per year

Samaritan’s Purse Distinct Objectives:

PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world

SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom

RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister

DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work

WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible

Program Associate

World Renew has a full time opening for a Program Associate on the Program Excellence Team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The person in this position will support the success of World Renew’s Program Excellence Team and other functions by accomplishing the following duties and responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Monitoring and Evaluation
    a.  Manage World Renew Management Information System (MIS), currently NewDea
    b.  Serve as World Renew’s organizational program liaison to the system software designers, currently NewDea
    c.  Analyze reporting needs and design appropriate mechanisms to maximize the agency’s program data use for home office functions and ministry teams
    d.  Set up the reporting framework in the MIS, match plans to budgets, and search for missing data. Work with Ministry Team Leaders to ensure that plans and budgets are entered into the MIS on schedule and that reporting is entered in time for organizational reporting
    e.  Create and run program reports for organizational leadership, members of Program Excellence and CORE teams as needed . Provide data analysis when requested.
    f.  Train all new staff in the use of World Renew’s MIS and requirements for program design and reporting
    g.  Update the annual Planning Guide for the community development programs and partners
    h.  Use and provide analysis of qualitative data using software such as Nvivo.
     
  2. Measurements
    a.  Common Indicators
        i. maintain and organize the indicator information in shared folders,
        ii. integrate into NewDea and train staff on reporting.
    b.  Revise organizational tracking metrics in NewDea as requested
     
  3. Grants
    a.  Enter approved plans such as results, indicators, baselines and targets for grant-funded programs into the management information system
    b.  Assist the grants staff in preparing reports to grant makers, including sending reminders to field staff, proofread and edit stories and narratives, communicate with field staff to ask about inconsistent data or to better understand information that is unclear, and access program data from the management information system for inclusion in reports
    c.  Maintain database of pending, ongoing, and closed grants
    d.  Maintain list of internal grant opportunities
    e.  Provide support as needed with the Baker Estate Gift.
     
  4. Manage team communications and meetings
    a.  Schedule, coordinate logistics, collect agenda items, take minutes for meetings and webinars, at the direction of the team leader.
    b.  Organize and manage team documents and records.
     
  5. Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
Occasionally supervises interns

Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated ability in working with advanced functions in spreadsheets in programs such as Google Docs, Drive or Excel.
  2. Ability to quickly learn new computer applications including detailed knowledge of Google products including Calendar, Forms, Google Drive, Hangout and related features
  3. Demonstrated ability in working with qualitative data analysis software such as Nvivo.
  4. Exposure to Structured Query Language (SQL) and its manipulation is a definite asset
  5. Well-developed organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work with little supervision
  6. Attention to detail and creativity along with a demonstrated flexibility in responding to and completing tasks
  7. Ability to sort through complex information to identify trends and connect data to strategy
  8. Ability to meet deadlines and work effectively in a team environment
  9. Advanced conference call set-up and computer skills
  10. Good writing and proofreading skills with thorough knowledge of correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and general business English skills
  11. Experience working with results based management, logframes, developing indicators and measurements
  12. Ability to communicate cross-culturally in written form and/or in-person
  13. Able to respect and support the mission, vision and values of the CRCNA
  14. Demonstrated commitment to promote a work environment that values diversity, as well as have respectful relationships with others
  15. Committed to working towards gender equality in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure

Additional Information

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a field related to community development is required
  2. At least two years of work experience working with data and systems is required; in an international development environment is a definite asset

Physical Demands
This position will require travel to Canada and within the US, for overnight meetings, as well as some international travel.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some functions of this job could change in order to accommodate the growing needs of the agency

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Emergency Response Coordinator

PURPOSE: The Emergency Response Coordinator will have the overall responsibility for managing grant program activity planning and implementation, program personnel, stakeholders, sub-grantees and sub-contractors in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. You will oversee monitoring & evaluation (M&E) efforts, commodities, and financial decisions. You will also be responsible for ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program.

This position and program works within the overall World Concern Bangladesh (WCB) country program, though it is a distinct, focused, humanitarian emergency response.  As such, its impact on the overall standing and credibility of the country program must be considered at all times, and this position must safeguard that relationship to all stakeholders.  This position shall work in general cooperation with the country director as necessary.

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Writer and Editor

Position Summary:

Water Mission’s Writer and Editor will create compelling stories, winning proposals, and engaging correspondence and impact reports. Other writing projects will include, but are not limited to, delivering professional copy for press releases and white papers. The ideal candidate will possess strong storytelling abilities, work with technical language and content with ease, and have a keen eye regarding sentence structure and grammatical rules. This individual is highly proactive, creative, detail oriented, capable of working autonomously and as a team. This individual will also possess a strong record of project management, attention to detail, and well developed organizational skills. Finally, the ideal candidate for this job will be open to constructive feedback and committed to deliver the very best content possible.

Qualifications Required:

·      Bachelor’s degree required, additional education preferred, preferably in English, Journalism, or Communications.

·      5+ years’ writing and editorial experience in development, journalism, marketing, and/or communications fields.

·      Preference for candidates with nonprofit or mission agency communications experience.

·      Exemplary writing, editing, grammar and syntax skills.

·      Exceptional storyteller.

·      Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to ask clarifying questions, build rapport, maintain relationships, and respond with flexibility to unanticipated requests.

·      Ability to work independently, collaboratively with a team, and to able to accept and give constructive feedback.

·      Strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; ability to effectively manage an unpredictable workload, competing priorities, and meet concurrent deadlines.

·      Ability to use with fluency all Microsoft programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

·      An appreciation for the mission of Water Mission and the work the Lord is doing through the ministry.

Position Responsibilities:

·      Generate engagement content that drives partner interest, engagement, and growth.

·      Write persuasively, clearly, and concisely, and to seamlessly blend together information from multiple sources.

·      Accurately transform complex material into highly readable, detailed, and inspiring cases for support. This includes, but is not limited to, work on monthly partner and donor updates, final impact reports, concept pieces and proposals, appeal letters, and collateral materials.

·      Ensure quality control for all written materials; that content aligns with ministry goals, communicates the desired message, and adheres to ministry brand standards, style guides, and legal and compliance guidelines.

·      Assist in developing and executing an integrated content marketing plan.

·      Works together with the Editorial and Visual Media Coordinator to gather information from international field locations and U.S. staff.

·      Work to improve systems and processes to better serve development, events, and program teams at Water Mission.

·      Quickly develops and maintains a strong knowledge of Water Mission’s programmatic areas.

Required Competencies:

·      Concern for Quality

·      Integrity and Truth

·      Attention to Communication

·      Service Awareness

·      Self-Development

·      Initiative

To apply for this position and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Community Development Specialist

Position Purpose

The Community Development Specialist is responsible for expanding Water Mission’s approach to holistic community development, resulting in improved wellbeing in the areas where the organization is actively engaged. In addition to conceptual development, the position engages in capacity building and project management activities to ensure programs are implemented as designed. This full-time position reports to the Director of Community Development at Water Mission headquarters in Charleston, SC, USA.

 Position Roles and Responsibilities

·       Work in a collaborative team environment to identify best practices in asset-based, church-centered community development within the context of rural water, sanitation, and hygiene programs

·       Assist in development of relevant models and materials which can be effectively communicated to Water Mission’s Country Programs, Affiliate Programs and implementing partners

·       Build technical and managerial capacity and monitor incorporation of relevant approaches in Water Mission’s Country Programs, Affiliate Programs and with implementing partners, recommending corrective actions where required

·       Cultivate strategic implementation and funding partnerships, maintaining good communication channels and coordinating international travel as required

·       Ensure pilot projects are executed according to an agreed upon scope of work, schedule, and budget

·       Identify and engage in opportunities for collaboration with relevant sector experts

Position Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree in international community development, cross-cultural studies, or related field of study required (master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred)

·       International field experience, especially in Latin America, preferred

·       Working familiarity with integral mission required

·       Project management experience required

·       Extended, independent international travel (eight to twelve weeks per year) required

·       Written and verbal Spanish language proficiency required

·       Strong verbal and written communication skills in cross-cultural settings required

·       Advanced word processing and spreadsheet software skills required

Position Competencies:

·       Initiative

·       Innovation

·       Production Efficiency

·       Attention to Communication

·       Cross-Cultural Sensitivity

Interested applicants should apply at: https://watermission.org/get-involved/join-our-team/careers/

PROGRAM & CONTRACTS MANAGER

As part of Tearfund Canada’s International Department based in Markham, Ontario, this position is primarily and directly responsible for identifying, applying for, accessing and managing funding from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and other institutional donors. The Program and Contracts Manager will also participate in program design, monitoring and evaluation to meet the requirements of institutional donors. View full description here.