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Donor Relations and Advancement Manager

Are you passionate about Donor Relations? Do you have experience leading a team? If so, we have an opportunity for you! World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), has a full time opening for a Donor Relations and Advancement Manager within our Constituency Relations (CORE) team, base in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This position will cultivate and maintain relationships with donors to secure necessary funds, provide analysis and financial reporting of major and mid-level donor development, provide leadership and supervision to the team in the USA and manage donor administrative systems in the USA.  

Qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a related  field  such  as  business,   marketing,  or nonprofit management

• At  least  five  years  of  work  experience  in fundraising is required, with demonstrated ability in  the  area  of  major  donor  development, preferably with at least three years of  experience in team management/leadership

• Experience  or  exposure  to  international community  development  is  strongly  desirable and is a definite asset

HOW TO APPLY

Global firm Perrett Laver will conduct an executive search process in parallel with a public advertisement of  the  role.  Following  a  thorough  review  of  all  applications  by  World  Renew’s  search  committee,  the candidates then will be invited to interview with Perrett Laver.

A successful appointment will be made subject to compensation alignment and satisfactory references.

The  successful  candidate  will  be  expected  to  take  up  the  post  in  Grand  Rapids  as  soon  as  is reasonably possible.

To apply and for more details, visit: https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/1032/appointment_of_us_donor_relations_and_advancement_manager/ (reference number 3567). The closing date for applications is 12 PM CDT on November 2, 2018

Communications Manager

Full Time 

Act (Advocates for Community Transformation) is a rapidly growing non-profit justice organization with a new model of ministry that uses the legal system to empower inner-city residents to fight crime on their streets while sharing with them the hope of the gospel. Act’s vision is to see safe neighborhoods, where crime is no longer tolerated and dignity and hope are restored. Act currently serves multiple neighborhoods in Dallas, Texas and is positioned for expansion; the organization operates as a 501c3 with 25+ full-time employees and a $3.4 million annual budget.

Act is searching for a compelling Communications Manager who is a strong creative thinker and storyteller, has the ability to align brand strategy with Act’s vision by driving storytelling concepting and can manage the creation and delivery of content across multiple platforms. Ultimately, the Communications Manager manages the communication of Act’s story to all external audiences, inspiring people to actively participate in our work of justice. 

The Communications Manager is responsible for developing creative content for and implementing a comprehensive marketing, communications, and public relations program for Act. This position reports to the Vice President of Advancement and works closely with development staff and initiatives, ultimately supporting Act’s annual fundraising goals, as well as brand identity within the local market.

Ideal candidates will have the following experiences:

Creative Thinker & Storyteller: 
- The ability to be conceptual and think outside of the box in order to develop highly creative ideas and vision that support Act’s strong value of storytelling
- Understands story well and can identify narrative that is innovative and true to Act’s brand
- Must be a strong writer

Strong Verbal & Written Communication Skills: 
- Must be able to create compelling communications for a variety of stakeholders, including Act staff, donors, legal and law enforcement partners, volunteers, the general public, etc. 
- Confidence in media relations, including acting as Act’s representative with the media, writing press releases, making presentations, and pitching to the media

Strategy & Creative Production: 
- Experience managing the design and production of digital and print materials and campaigns like annual reports, short vides, website content, social media campaigns, etc.
- Ability to manage multiple initiatives at the same time, acting as the quarterback of Act’s brand strategy with current creative agencies, ensuring on-time, excellent project execution that authentically reflects Act’s brand
- Experience developing short- and long-term objectives and plans for effective marketing communications initiatives
- Comfortable collecting and analyzing marketing data to monitor progress against goals and derive insights for improvement

Act team members possess a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, passion for social justice, humility, commitment to producing excellent work product, desire to collaborate with a diverse team, and drive to be innovative and entrepreneurial.

Education and experience: Bachelors degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, including at least 2 years of experience in any marketing communications discipline.

What you can expect from us: We realize exceptional people don’t choose jobs based solely on benefits, but we do our best to make sure that our team is set up for success so that they can do their best work. At Act, you will receive a competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience, comprehensive health benefits, life insurance and long-term disability coverage, 401K with an employer match, and unlimited vacation (with a 10 day minimum) in addition to office holidays (which includes two weeks off at Christmas.) We seek to cultivate a culture of freedom and responsibility that yields high results. We also want to ensure the sustainability of each employee, considering the difficulty of our work and our desire for each staff member to carry out our mission to the fullest extent possible.

How to apply: Please forward your cover letter, resume, references and statement of faith* by email to recruitment@actforjustice.org.

*Statement of Faith: A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how it is relevant to your involvement with Act. It should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current place of worship.

Development Officer 

Full Time

Act (Advocates for Community Transformation) is a rapidly growing non-profit justice organization with a new model of ministry that uses the legal system to empower inner-city residents to fight crime on their streets while sharing with them the hope of the gospel. Act’s vision is to see safe neighborhoods, where crime is no longer tolerated and dignity and hope are restored. Act currently serves multiple neighborhoods in Dallas, Texas and is positioned for expansion; the organization operates as a 501c3 with 25+ full-time employees and a $3.4 million annual budget.  

In order to meet these funding goals, Act is seeking to grow its development team by hiring qualified and energetic Development Officers to work together in executing all aspects of the organization’s fundraising and development strategy, under the direction of the VP of Advancement.  

The Development Officer directly assists in establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow a $3.4 million annual budget through the solicitation of major gifts, grants, special events, and corporate and foundation support. Reporting to and working in close partnership with the VP of Advancement and other Development team members, the Development Officer assists in cultivating and tracking relationships across multiple donor constituencies and in leading those individuals and entities to make a joyful financial investment in the ministry of Act. The Development Officer effectively, intelligently, credibly, and passionately communicates Act’s story of justice in the inner-city to key stakeholder audiences; performs the back office details of implementing and evaluating Act’s annual funding strategy; assists in the detailed execution of fundraising events; and regularly conducts donor correspondence.   

Act team members possess a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, passion for social justice, humility, commitment to producing excellent work product, desire to collaborate with a diverse team, and drive to be innovative and entrepreneurial. The ideal Development Officer will possess these qualities, as well as be highly personable and engaging, balanced with a refined professionalism and have the ability to move relationships forward strategically. 

Education and Experience: Bachelors degree in business, marketing, or other related field and at least 3 years of experience in a non-profit or for-profit organization, managing and forging ongoing relationships with multiple constituencies and/or customers. Demonstrated high-touch relationship building and communication skills are required. Previous experience with relationship management software is a plus (specifically Salesforce).  

What you can expect from us: We realize exceptional people don’t choose jobs based solely on benefits, but we do our best to make sure that our team is set up for success so that they can do their best work. At Act, you will receive a competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience, comprehensive health benefits, life insurance and long-term disability coverage, 401K with an employer match, and unlimited vacation (with a 10 day minimum) in addition to office holidays (which includes two weeks off at Christmas.) We seek to cultivate a culture of freedom and responsibility that yields high results. We also want to ensure the sustainability of each employee, considering the difficulty of our work and our desire for each staff member to carry out our mission to the fullest extent possible. 

How to Apply:  Please forward your cover letter, resume, references and statement of faith* by email to recruitment@actforjustice.org

*Statement of Faith: A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how it is relevant to your involvement with Act. It should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current place of worship.

Western Tanzania Regional Manager

Who We Are:

Water Mission (WM) is a nonprofit Christian engineering organization that designs, builds, and implements safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. Since 2001, Water Mission has used innovative technology and engineering expertise to provide access to safe water for more than 3.6 million people in 55 countries. Water Mission has more than 250 staff members working around the world in permanent country programs located in Africa, Asia, North America, South America, and Central America, and the Caribbean. To learn more, visit WaterMission.org.

Position Summary:

Working under the direct supervision of the Water Mission - Tanzania Country Program Director, this position is responsible for applying sound project and program management techniques, engineering principles, and excellent written and verbal communication skills to manage a regional office in Tanzania.  This position oversees large, solar powered water projects in multiple locations.  The Regional Manager will manage scopes of work, schedules, budgets, water sources, treatment and storage installations, and access points for these large projects. This role will require establishing residence in Kasulu, Tanzania (in the Kigoma region) for a minimum of two years.  Given the required location, travel to and from the applicant’s country/location of permanent residence will be provided once per year.

Position Responsibilities:

·       Study, embrace, advocate, and lead staff to understand and adhere to Water Mission vision, mission, standards, and values in all areas of office and project operations

·       Abide by the policies and requirements of the Water Mission Code of Conduct and Staff Policy Manual for Tanzania (a copy available upon request)

·       Work in a team environment to provide leadership, direction, and assistance for engineers, technicians, community development staff, administrative personnel, and volunteers

·       Prepare written proposals and cost estimates

·       Manage multiple simultaneous projects in different locations

·       Maintain good communications with Water Mission staff and partner organizations

·       Ensure that each portion of the work is executed according to an agreed upon Scope of Work, Design, Schedule and Budget to a best-in-class level of excellence according to WM standards

·       Prepare and submit Project Status Reports

·       Provide training to other organizations regarding maintenance and operation of implemented solutions

·       Provide approval of all program and project related expenses and purchase orders

·       Conduct field inspections and site assessments

·       Participate in disaster response activities as needed

·       Prepare and make presentations to the operations team, strategic partners, donors and volunteers

Qualifications Required:

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Chemical, Environmental, Mechanical or other Engineering field. Other degrees considered are Construction Management, Science or Mathematics.

·       Well grounded, active Christian faith consistent with Water Mission statement of faith

·       7+ years of progressive engineering, including project management experience of large, million dollar engineering projects

·       Advanced skills with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and familiarity with engineering software such as MS Project, AutoCAD, etc.

·       Excellent analytical skills

·       Excellent project management skills

·       Excellent relationship and conflict resolution skills

·       Excellent verbal and written communications skills

·       P.E. license preferred

·       The position is contingent upon successfully applying and being granted a permit to work in Tanzania on a full-time extended basis

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

Bangladesh - WASH Project Manager in Cox's Bazar District

Who We Are:

Water Mission (WM) is a nonprofit Christian engineering organization that designs, builds, and implements safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. Since 2001, Water Mission has used innovative technology and engineering expertise to provide access to safe water for more than 3.6 million people in 55 countries. Water Mission has more than 250 staff members working around the world in permanent country programs located in Africa, Asia, North America, South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. To learn more, visit WaterMission.org.

 

Humanitarian situation and needs:

Bangladesh has been the second theatre of the Rohingya crisis for more than 30 years. The Muslim minority has faced decades of repression and discrimination in its home country Myanmar/Burma, precisely in the north of Rakhine State, resulting in many of its members seeking refuge in the neighboring country, Bangladesh, in the southern region of Cox’s Bazar District. Violence in Rakhine State began on August 25, 2017 and resulted in widespread violence and mass displacement of civilians. The suspension of most aid activities has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya across the border into Bangladesh.  With so many refugees in a confined space, water and sanitation have become an increasingly important issue.

 

Position Summary: 

This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Director of Disaster Response. The Project Manager is responsible primarily for applying sound engineering principals and excellent written and verbal communication skills to a variety of safe water and sanitation projects worldwide. Travel to remote locations in Bangladesh—specifically focusing on refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar is required.

 

Position Responsibilities:

·     Provide onsite Project Management, Quality Control, and Contractor Supervision of Water Mission and their Partners’ projects as dictated by Water Mission HQ

·     Contribute to the development of new interventions based on identified needs

·     Contribute to the design of and ensures the proper implementation, supervision, quality and monitoring of the different component of the projects

·     Supervise WASH team members if/when identified

·     Provide logistical and administrative monitoring of activities under his/her responsibility

·     Represent the organization with partners, local authorities, and stakeholders involved in the implementation of programs in Cox’s Bazar district

·     Ability to work within cross-cultural environments and to overcome stereotypes and language barriers

·     Develop project engineering scopes and designs for safe water and sanitation projects in Rohingya Refugee Camps

o  Conduct field inspections and site assessments

o  Develop Scope, Schedule, and Budgets for potential projects

·     Prepare written proposals and cost estimates for water and sanitation projects

·     Manage multiple simultaneous projects

o  Maintain good communications with multiple team members across multiple countries and time zones

o  Maintain good communications with outside entities

o  Ensure work is done within an agreed upon scope, schedule, and budget across multiple projects simultaneously

 

Qualifications Required:

·     Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Civil, Chemical, Environmental or Mechanical (other Engineering degrees, Construction Management, Science or Mathematics, or equivalent work experience will be considered)

·     Engineering Intern Status (EIT) (PE preferred)

·     2-5 years (5-10 years preferred) of project management and/or Engineering experience

·     Excellent analytical skills

·     Excellent verbal and written communications skills

·     Excellent relationship skills

·     English Language Mandatory

·     Foreign language skills (preferred)

·     Experience in developing county (preferred)

 

Proposed-terms:

·       Short-term assignment: 6 months with a possible extension of 6 months

·       Starting Date: October 2018

·       Monthly Compensation: from $2,500 up to $4,000 depending on experience level

·       Cost Covered: Round-trip transportation to and from home/mission, visas, vaccines, and other business-related expense incurred during the performance of duties; lodging, meals, and in-country transportation will also be covered by Water Mission

·       Insurance: Travelers’ insurance will be provided

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

OTR Truck Driver

Operation Blessing – Hunger Strike Force
Location: Mid-Atlantic

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is dedicated to demonstrating God’s love by alleviating human 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 helped more than 215 million people in more than 105 countries and all 50 states, providing goods and services valued at more than $2.1 billion.

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is seeking an OTR Truck Driver to work with Hunger Strike Force to transport product to and from assigned pick-up and delivery locations.  This position will ensure safe operation of assigned OB tractor and trailer in compliance with Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations (FMCSR).   

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Must have Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Class “A”

  • DOT Certification required

  • 300,000+ miles previous driving experience

  • No DMV chargeable offenses for immediate 3-year period prior to employment

  • Must pass DOT drug and alcohol test prior to employment

  • Working knowledge of DOT 11, 14, and 70 hour drive/work rule

  • Working knowledge of trailer product placement in accordance with Federal Bridge laws

  • Knowledge of DOT Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations

  • Skill in hooking and unhooking tractor-trailer combination units

  • Ability to plan and execute travel-time in a safe, legal and DOT compliant manner

  • Ability to perform DOT compliant vehicle inspections

  • Ability to travel 5+ days/nights per week

  • Ability to handle stress, and meet deadlines and time demands

  • Ability to communicate to donors, ministries and dispatch in a positive manner

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time; ability to stand, walk and lift 25+ pounds

This position offers a professional and rewarding work environment and 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.

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic

OB 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 a Fleet Maintenance Mechanic who will oversee and maintain all disaster relief vehicles, equipment and driver compliance to ensure dependability and readiness during times of domestic natural disasters. This position will also help 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

  • Diesel mechanic experience required

  • Service manager experience preferred

  • Knowledgeable of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations

  • Experience in demolition and re-construction a plus

  • 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 for extended periods of time

  • 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 “A” or ability to obtain

  • 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!  Submit an online application.

We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

Production Chef & Food Manager

 
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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 Technician

US Disaster Relief Deployment Technician

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 Technicians 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 lead 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 business related 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

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

National Volunteer & U.S. Programs Manager

 
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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.

AIM Initiative Program Director

The Program Director will support the design and implementation of the AIM Initiative. The AIM Initiative is a global initiative to map case management neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and support Ministries of Health to increase access to NTD case management services. The Program Director will provide programmatic oversight and technical support to partner countries and oversee implementation of CEP-NTD E1 USAID sub-award grant from FHI 360 in Ghana, Benin, Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire. Read the full job description.

Apply now by sending a cover letter and resume to almcareers@leprosy.org.

Director of Program Operations

The Director of Program Operations will help translate American Leprosy Missions’ vision and strategic plan into measurable results, ensuring program systems are strong and scalable and resources are aligned to help the ALM program team implement the strategy efficiently, effectively and in compliance with best practice and donor requirements. Application closing date: September 30, 2018. Read the full job description.

AIM Initiative Program Director

The Program Director will support the design and implementation of the AIM Initiative. The AIM Initiative is a global initiative to map case management neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and support Ministries of Health to increase access to NTD case management services. The Program Director will provide programmatic oversight and technical support to partner countries and oversee implementation of CEP-NTD E1 USAID sub-award grant from FHI 360 in Ghana, Benin, Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire. Read the full job description.

Apply now by sending a cover letter and resume to almcareers@leprosy.org.

Statement of Faith

American Leprosy Missions serves as a Christian medical mission, offering medical, rehabilitative, surgical, social and spiritual services to people with Hansen’s disease (leprosy) and related diseases. To this end, ALM as a whole adheres to the following Statement of Faith and expects all of its employees to adhere to it as critical to the fulfillment of ALM’s mission.

  • The Bible. We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God. (Psalms 12:6; 119:105,160; Proverbs 30:5; II Timothy 1:13; 3:16; II Peter 1:20-21.)

  • God. We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (Genesis 1:1,26-27; 3:22; Psalms 90:2; Matthew 28:19; II Corinthians 13:14; I Peter 1:2.)

  • Jesus Christ. We believe in the deity and humanity of Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, in His present rule as Head of the Church, and in His personal return in power and glory. (Isaiah 9:6; Matthew 1:22-23; John 1:1-5; 14:10-31; Acts 1:9-11; Romans 1:3-4; I Corinthians 15:3-4; I Timothy 6:14-15; Titus 2:13; Hebrews 4:14-15.)

  • Salvation. We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful man regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential. (Titus 3:4-5.)

  • Holy Spirit. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life. (John 14:16-17; 16:7-13; Acts 1:8; I Corinthians 2:12; 3:16; II Corinthians 3:17; Galatians 5:25; Ephesians 1:13; 5:18.)

  • Resurrection. We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the barrenness of damnation. (1 Cor. 15:14.)

  • Spiritual Unity. We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, with equality across racial, gender and class differences. (Ps. 133:1; 1 Cor. 12:12-13; Eph. 4:3)

This Statement of Faith is the basic spiritual foundation for American Leprosy Missions. It cannot be amended or deleted from our procedure manual except by vote or written consent of all members of the Board of Directors.

Legal Background

American Leprosy Missions is an equal opportunity employer, and conducts hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. In addition to being a non-profit corporation, American Leprosy Missions is also a faith-based religious organization. Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) American Leprosy Missions has the right to, and does hire only candidates who agree with American Leprosy Missions Statement of Faith.

Country Director, Vietnam

Are you an experienced humanitarian leader and manager with a heart for refugees?  Join us as a Country Director at Samaritan’s Purse!  As a Country Director, you will serve as the organization’s primary representative for country office operations in Vietnam.  Your leadership will be instrumental in showing the love of Christ to those in need.  Let God put your leadership and humanitarian expertise to use for a humanitarian cause with an eternal purpose.  Join us, today!        

Description of Job duties:

  • Provides overall vision, management and leadership to Samaritan’s Purse activities in Vietnam.

  • Provides professional representation for Samaritan’s Purse with government officials, dignitaries, other NGOs, funding agencies, and visitors.

  • Serves as director, executive administrator, and primary contact for country field projects.

  • Maintains awareness and communicates legal and cultural requirements and ensures reasonable compliance of Samaritan’s Purse with the same.

  • Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

  • Ensures proper financial accounting and monthly reporting of all funds and financial activity.

  • Monitors potential and present emergencies and keeps Samaritan’s Purse informed of events, including crisis response options.

  • Monitors program effectiveness and financial accountability, and evaluates ongoing and new activities.

  • Develops new programs, identifying and pursuing potential funding and other available resources for ongoing, new, or planned Samaritan’s Purse projects.

  • All other duties deemed necessary by the Regional Director.

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ related international work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

  • Fluent spoken and written English required.

  • Experience living and working overseas.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to travel to field sites to monitor projects

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

  • Works well in a diverse team and a pressured environment.

  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability in a high-stress environment.

24 month contract with the potential for renewal.

This is an accompanied assignment.

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

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

WASH Program Officer

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 115+ people.

Position Overview 

Reporting to the Director of Programs, the WASH Program Officer (WPO) will serve as an invaluable member of the Global Programs Team. You will be responsible for the execution of a portfolio of programs, in conjunction with Lifewater field teams. In so doing, you directly contribute to the overall success of Lifewater efforts around the globe. You will communicate daily with our teams, ensuring they have everything they need to implement high quality programs that best serve vulnerable children and families. You will provide program management oversight (budgeting/scheduling), monitor and evaluate program quality, and provide trainings and support that build the capacity of our field teams. You will serve as the first level of support to program managers/field staff, and will coordinate inputs from the engineering and finance staff at HQ to ensure quality and efficiency of program deliverables.

A successful WPO will be able to:

  • Track program progress against agreed milestones

  • Facilitate effective cross-cultural conversations

  • Write reports for their assigned programs for grants and external reporting

  • Thoroughly answer questions from management related to their assigned programs

  • Analyze data to determine program improvements/opportunities and trends

  • Have a thorough understanding of the WASH situation in their country of responsibility

  • Continuously learn and engage with the sector to share the learning with the team

  • Support Director/Deputy of Programs in new strategic initiatives

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Program Management Support

  • Draft, review, and lead the execution of the logical framework, program schedule, and budget for each program/project assignment.

  • Prepare and facilitate bi-monthly program status meetings (PSMs) with assigned field staff to evaluate program progress, identify areas of concern, and to provide encouragement during challenges.

  • Lead the development and modifications of program work plans and budgets based on program progress.

  • Determine gaps in program activities and plans in order to make recommendations and derive solutions.

  • Help teams troubleshoot challenges that arise, working together to develop creative solutions.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Conduct regular on-site monitoring of Lifewater programs, shadowing/interviewing program staff and participants to determine effectiveness of interventions.

  • Analyze program data to track progress toward and evaluate achievement of program activities, objectives, and goals and support field teams in continuous improvement.

  • Prepare and facilitate quarterly program quality reviews with field and HQ management teams.

  • Contribute to the preparation of proposals and reports for internal and external stakeholders, including institutional funders.

  • Recommend program and training modifications based on a number of indicators, including the analysis of program data.

Training and Capacity Building

  • Facilitate in-country training for field staff and relevant community leaders, including but not limited to Healthy Communities, Healthy Homes, Healthy Schools, and refresher trainings for field staff before and during program intervention.

  • Continuously improve curriculum and operations manuals based on lessons learned from program implementation and analysis of program data.

  • Contribute to the overall development of Lifewater programming by remaining relevant in the WASH sector, and by representing Lifewater in various forums.

  • Through continuous research and learning, serve as the subject-matter-expert for all WASH-related issues in assigned country.

Required Qualifications

  • Active Christian faith as evidenced by adherence to Lifewater’s statement of faith and demonstrated involvement in a local church

  • Master’s degree in related field (Public Health, International Development, International Relations, Economics, Environmental Health, etc.)

  • 1-3 years of professional experience in international development, global health, or related sector

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)

  • Excellent people skills & emotional intelligence in working with teams

  • Skills in analytical thinking and data interpretation

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in international development, global health, or related sector

  • Experience living or working in a developing country

  • Experience working on WASH programs

  • Proficiency in data analysis using SPSS, STATA, or similar program

  • Proficiency in Akvo Flow and/or other field data collection tools

To be successful as a member of the Lifewater team, you will also:

  • Have a passion for our mission and cause

  • Be very precise, thorough, and accurate

  • Have the capacity to execute a high volume of work without sacrificing quality

  • Be a creative problem solver

  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness

  • Have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction

  • Work well independently as well as part of a team

  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

  • Have a humble attitude and be eager to learn and grow

 Compensation

Lifewater offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance, and a simple IRA match. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization that is changing the world.

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

LN FINANCE & ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

Organization: LifeNet International (LN)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Issue Area: Finance & Administrative Operations

LN Finance & Administrative Director

LifeNet International (LN) is recruiting a Finance & Administrative Director to join our team as we work to improve health outcomes in our partner health facilities.

The Finance and Administrative Director will support LifeNet’s leaders by providing and leading financial and administrative services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations. The ideal candidate is driven, organized, dependable, and tech savvy. Your work will directly impact our programs in East Africa as we serve over 100 health centers in 4 countries with medical and business training, pharmacy supply, and growth financing. You will report directly to the Executive Director (ED) and work with other LN staff as needed. The position is full-time and will be based in the Washington, DC area. Read the full job description here.

Qualifications

  • MBA and background in finance or accounting
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent quantitative skills and capacities in data analysis including modeling, projections, metrics, and more (beyond bean-counting)
  • Experience managing, tracking, and reporting on financial information preferred
  • Self-managing individual who takes initiative and can operate in a start-up environment (resilient, positive, never-give-up person)
  • Experience working in a diverse team to accomplish goals
  • Well-rounded individual (jack-of-all-trades kind of person), and willing to learn
  • Tech savvy
  • Working knowledge of Quickbooks preferred
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Well-aligned with LN’s Christian identity and mission philosophy

To Apply

Please review the full job description and submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information with two references to recruiting@LNinternational.org with “Finance & Administrative Director” in the subject line.

Click here to read more about LN and download the full job description.

Deputy Country Director (Iraq)

Are you an experienced humanitarian leader and manager with a heart for refugees?  Join us as a Deputy Country Director at Samaritan’s Purse in Iraq!  As a Deputy Country Director, you will serve as the organization’s primary representative for country office operations in Iraq.  Your expertise and efforts will be instrumental in showing the love of Christ to a people recovering from the horrors of war.  Let God put your leadership and managerial expertise to use for a humanitarian cause with an eternal purpose.  Join us, today!        

Description of Job duties:

  • Assist the Country Director to create, articulate and disseminate a clear vision and strategy for Samaritan’s Purse Iraq.
  • Provide leadership, management and strategy for all programmatic aspects of the Samaritan’s Purse Iraq country office, including donor awards and internal funding.
  • Provide direct line management of the Area Coordinators and other staff as assigned.
  • Work with the Program Department to ensure all grants, awards and internally funded programs are implemented according to Samaritan’s Purse’s Program Management Guidelines and Field Operating Guide.
  • Ensure programing is in compliance with Government and donor regulations as well as legal and cultural requirements.
  • Work with Human Resources department and Area Coordinators to ensure staff capacity is sufficient to implement the country level strategy.
  • Monitor humanitarian crisis in country, performing field assessments when necessary, and advise Country Director of response options.
  • Ensure relationship with clusters and other coordination bodies are strong and the profile of Samaritan’s Purse in such forums is positive and influential. 
  • Provide timely and relevant reports for Country Director and Senior Management Team.
  • Act as Officer in Charge in the absence of the Country Director.
  • Host VIP trips including media personnel, government officials, dignitaries and International Headquarters visitors.
  • When needed, represent Samaritan’s Purse with journalists and media outlets.
  • Be a spiritual leader for assigned staff.
  • All other duties deemed necessary by the Regional Director or Country Director.

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and two years related experience and/or training.
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • Fluent spoken and written English required.
  • Experience living and working overseas.
  • Previous field-level management experience.
  • Experience in leading a large team.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel to field sites to monitor projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Works well in a diverse team and a pressured environment.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability in a high-stress environment.
  • Arabic and/or Kurdish proficiency desired, but not required.

24 month contract with the potential for renewal.

This is an accompanied assignment.

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

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

Strategic Partnership Director Lead

Strategic Partnership Director, Greater Chicago Area

Work location: Remote, Based in Greater Chicago Area

Reports To: Senior Director of Development

Category: Full-Time / Regular

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and application at

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/WOR1016/JobBoard/a4c67858-3f4d-610a-f531-c898bc798638/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=248a5c96-fd07-4a93-98a5-53b599f36e8d

POSITION SUMMARY:  

Are you someone who is both extremely personable yet driven and results oriented? Do you love building and cultivating relationships? Do you have experience leading sales and/or fundraising teams? If so then you might be a great fit for our team!

The Strategic Engagement Department lives and works by the values of “serve, drive and distill.” We serve our church partners, donors and foundations sacrificially. We drive toward results and make important decisions to achieve them. Finally, we take the complex development solutions in our field work and distill them in a way that provides clarity and simplicity for our partners.

The Strategic Partnership Director based in the Chicagoland Region is responsible for developing a portfolio of relationships with major donors (individuals, churches, foundations) through cultivation, solicitation and stewardship best practices.

The Strategic Partnership Director Lead will be responsible for:

  • An annual income goal for their region.
  • Retention of major donors and church partnerships.
  • Donor acquisition and new church partnership development.
  • Regional events.
  • Working in collaboration with our Chicago and DuPage offices in achieving US ministry fundraising goals.

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:

  1. Develop, coordinate and manage a defined portfolio of major donors within the larger major donor portfolio. Conduct in-person meetings, traveling as necessary/approved, with prospects and donors.
  2. In advance of each new fiscal year, participate in creation of donor journey strategies for prospects and existing donors.
  3. Work collaboratively with other leadership staff, board members and local US office staff to develop, coordinate and implement fundraising strategies. Ensure holistic approaches to maximize unrestricted, restricted (programmatic), endowment and planned giving opportunities.
  4. Work with additional staff and donors to facilitate special events.
  5. Work with additional staff to prepare personalized proposals and concept notes; supervise personalized mail appeals and special event invitations for personal portfolio.
  6. Track all aspects of major donor annual fundraising plans, and ensure proper follow-up using World Relief’s preferred donor database management system.
  7. Oversee timely major donor acknowledgement process, ensuring 3-day turnaround, input from appropriate staff, and adherence to overall strategy for each donor.
  8. Support donor database management system by ensuring that hard and soft records are up-to-date and accurate.
  9. Consult with and provide pertinent information to appropriate staff regarding major donor strategies and activities.
  10. Proactively prospect for and convert new major donors.
  11. Maintain confidentiality of all donor-related information. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily and strive for excellence. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Leadership abilities, particularly people leadership of sales/fundraising staff.
  2. Excellent written and verbal communications skills; attention to detail.
  3. Ability to engage donors of diverse backgrounds with World Relief’s mission.
  4. Strong planning, administrative and organizational skills; ability to manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, work independently and within a team; ability to work under pressure.
  5. Proven ability to work well with diverse groups of people.
  6. Strong interpersonal skills and flexible working style.
  7. Develop a thorough knowledge of World Relief programs through reading reports, conversing with staff, attending team meetings, etc.
  8. A genuine commitment to and ability to articulate the mission, values and ministry of World Relief.
  9. Possess a love for the poor and the local church, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or culture, and a burden to connect them with God’s love and the compassion of Christians in the United States.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Personal Christian faith and a heart for service to vulnerable people.
  • Committed to the mission, vision and values of World Relief.
  • Ability to travel regionally and across the states in the territory.
  • Demonstrated success in securing major gifts and cultivating relationships with major donor prospects. Track record of successfully raising funds, closing on major gifts, and meeting revenue goals.
  • College degree or commensurate work experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in non-profit or academic major donor planning, cultivation and stewardship.
  • Ability to use Raiser’s Edge donor tracking system or equivalent and knowledge of moves management philosophy and practices, preferred.
  • Proficient with Windows-based word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email and the Internet.
  • Ability to articulate a personal walk with Jesus Christ and relate it to the ministry of World Relief.

Office Director

Office Director, Modesto

Location: Modesto, CA

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and application at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/WOR1016/JobBoard/a4c67858-3f4d-610a-f531-c898bc798638/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=010c4cba-6683-4721-8faa-a3af9e65ec30

Position Summary:

The Office Director is the principal representative of World Relief in the local community. Within a matrix management context that includes national and local staff, the Office Director establishes the local expression of the World Relief brand that is consistent and adheres to World Relief’s core identity and message. 

Specific Job Duties:

Missional and Organizational Leadership

The Office Director is the senior leader of the World Relief office in the local context, as well as a key leader within the US Ministries division of World Relief.  As such the Office Director is responsible to

  • Embody the mission, vision, and values of World Relief, setting an example for the office staff, volunteers, clients, churches and the community.
  • Set the spiritual tone and culture of the office in a way that builds on the tone and culture of the organization as a whole.
  • Contribute to the development of the World Relief brand through participation in national and divisional meetings and other dialogues.
  • Proactively lead and foster program innovations that further World Relief’s mission and brand in the local context and contribute to the development of the brand nation-wide.

 Organizational Health

The Office Director is responsible for creating and maintaining a healthy office culture that fosters staff and missional growth through:

  • Fostering effective and clear communication within the office.
  • Faithfully representing and cascading communications from the Home Office to local staff
  • Providing opportunities for staff development and learning.
  • Emphasizing the provision of feedback to staff through formal (annual review process) and informal (recognizing achievements or correcting errors) methods.
  • Providing a focus on the celebration of successes and goal achievement.
  • Providing direct coaching and supervision of direct reports, focusing on leadership development needs.
  • Embodying and encouraging the desired spiritual and professional culture and expectations of staff.

 Operations

  • Adheres to WR policy and procedure.
  • Establishes a strategic plan and clear, achievable goals, assuring that individual office goals and directions are consistent with the overall goals and directions of US Ministries and of World Relief.
  • Creates staffing plans to deliver the core functions of the office, demonstrating a commitment to increasing the gender and ethnic diversity of World Relief staff.
  • Comfortable managing office budgets and basic accounting functions of a budget.
  • Oversee fiscal plans and assets for the organization with an eye for stewardship and integrity.
  • Manage office Human Resources and legal issues in conjunction with Home Office Human Resources: including but not limited to recruiting, employee relations, culture building, and more.

Program

  • Establishes and develops programmatic initiatives according to the needs of the refugee and immigrant communities in the area.
  • Focuses World Relief programs on helping newly arrived refugees move from stability to integration in their new country
  • Remains abreast of changes in regulations and funding that affect program operations in the city, county, and state.
  • Proactively engages technical units or other supports to be proactive in addressing any performance issues in the implementation of core programs.
  • Fosters innovation.
  • Actively participates in organizational collaborations and program communities of practice; seeking to operate programs in a consistent and scalable way as part of the national network.
  • Establishes program leadership and develops leadership pipelines in conjunction with succession planning for the office.

Outreach

  • Serve as the principal representative of World Relief in the local context which will involve networking, meetings in the community, fundraising, public speaking and other similar activities.
  • Engage and connect with local Churches for funding, partnership, and volunteer work.
  • Mobilize and empower people in the community who want to volunteer with World Relief.
  • Establish an annual outreach plan for the local office, including goals for local fundraising.
  • Actively engage with national campaigns and leveraging national initiatives in the local context.
  • Collaborate with World Relief’s marketing and fundraising teams to make a great impact in the community and reach more people.
  • Lead advocacy and use influence both locally and nationally on behalf of vulnerable foreign-born people.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Master’s or other advanced degree strongly preferred
  • Cross-cultural experience strongly preferred
  • Fluency in a second language preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and deadlines with flexibility
  • Design programs and marketing skills a plus

Requirements:

  • Personal Christian faith and a heart for service to vulnerable people
  • Personal integrity and character as befits the local representative for World Relief
  • Committed to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief
  • 3-5 years experience in direct management of program staff
  • Experience in program and business development
  • Comfortable and capable in public speaking and engagement
  • Experience in budget management required
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s or other advanced degree strongly preferred
  • Basic computer skills required (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint)