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Disaster Response Coordinator

Job Description

We are looking for an energetic Disaster Co-ordinator to work three days a week as part of our small Secretariat team. The successful candidate will work from home and will preferably be UK-based. The Co-ordinator will support Integral to run our Disaster Response process providing surge capacity, possible in-country short term co-ordination, and run annual evaluations of our responses.

Integral’s goal is to see holistic transformation for more poor people, through providing collaborative opportunities for its Members in disaster response and beyond.

The main purpose of the job is to:

  1. Support the Integral Head of Disaster Management and Programmes in leading Integral’s Disaster Response processes.

  2. Provide Integral DR surge capacity and in-country coordination as and when needed in an Integral joint response.                                                           

  3. Lead annual Integral Joint Evaluations of Integral responses.

  4. Work closely with the Integral Head of Disaster Management and Programmes to ensure that in Integral Disaster Responses we identify:

    • Quality Improvement across work in Integral Disaster Responses; and

    • Conclusions and recommendations from Impact and Reach data.

  5. Take full part in the functioning of the Integral Secretariat.

Applicants must be committed to Integral's Christian beliefs. The attached Occupational Requirement document explains that in more detail. 

For futher information please download the Job Description, which includes a person specification, and our Occupational Requirement document.

Please include a covering letter and CV with your application.

Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please note the recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues.

Posted on: 07 December 2018

Closing date: 06 January 2019

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

To apply for this position, please visit the posting site here.

Programs Analyst

Staff Position Description

TITLE: Programs Analyst
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Programs
LOCATION: Chalmers Center, Lookout Mountain, GA
PREPARED BY: Russ Debenport
DATE: November 2018

POSITION SUMMARY: Put your awesome analytical skills to work for real impact in people’s lives. Reporting to the Vice President of Programs, the Programs Analyst contributes information and insights for poverty alleviation programs in the U.S. and Majority World.  This team member is responsible for turning program data into usable information for internal and external stakeholders. Your analysis will enable better decision-making and continuous improvement so Chalmers’ programs will achieve impact in the lives of people who are poor. The Programs Analyst serves as a Programs Team member and contributes to bringing Chalmers’ ideas to life in local church communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Commit to pray and advocate for the poor and the church in light of the mission of the Chalmers Center

  • Develop three-dimensional data sets and flat data from a variety of source systems (CRM, point of sale, LMS, and surveys) for ongoing report production

  • Develop data collection methods for assessing program training networks and outcomes based on program logic model frameworks

  • Produce scheduled data analytics that support program staffing, budgets, and program system support (people, process, and technology) for effective program delivery 

  • Assure program integrity in international program environments through measuring financial controls, scholarship grants, and training validation processes

  • Administer the monthly international scholarship grant process in order to properly fund training efforts

  • Provide reports for external audiences including denominations, NGOs, and church networks. Create data collection methods and analytics for pilot projects with potential partners

  • Contribute quantitative data for grant proposals and reports

  • Support the strategic planning process for the Programs Department through forecasting program growth, budgeting, and capacity planning to achieve strategic goals

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commitment to the Vision & Mission of the Chalmers Center

  • Adherence to the Lausanne Covenant, a statement of Christian belief

  • Can thrive in a team where humble listening, courageous action, and dependence on the Holy Spirit is the norm

  • Experience with three-dimensional databases, data cubes, and business intelligence software (e.g., Tableau, SAS, Microsoft Access)

  • Expert-level use of Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets

  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve

  • High School diploma required and 5 years of analyst experience, Bachelors degree preferred

  • Domestic and international travel up to 5%

BENEFITS:

Why you’ll love working with Chalmers:

  • Working with friendly, passionate, mission-focused co-workers

  • Integrating your knowledge and professional skills with your faith

  • Collaborating in an office where ideas are freely shared and valued

  • Receiving generous benefits, including 401K with 3% match and family medical, dental and vision insurance with significant employer HSA contributions

  • Practicing freedom to work where you get things done best (flexible locations pending supervisor approval)

  • Free hot and cold beverages and snacks

  • Annual paid staff retreat

  • We have a record player

  • Enjoy working and playing in one of the best mid-sized cities in America

    • Outside – Named Chattanooga “Best Town Ever” based on readers votes

    • National Geographic Adventure – Chattanooga is one of the “Best Adventure Towns in the US to Live + Play”

    • New York Times – Names Chattanooga 1 of 45 cities worldwide to visit

    • Travel + Leisure – Named Chattanooga as one of the five “Next Great Escapes” and calls Chattanooga a “cultural find”

*Benefits are reviewed regularly and subject to change

Email your resume and cover letter to hr@chalmers.org.

Constituency Relations Team Leader/Director

World Renew, and agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America is looking to hire a Constituency Relations (CORE) Team Leader. This position is responsible for ensuring the success, sustainability and growth of World Renew’s, fundraising, communications, marketing and volunteer recruitment and management and provides leadership to the Constituency Relations (CORE) Team.  Specifically, the position works closely with Co-Directors and the Comprehensive Fundraising Campaign (CFC) Director to develop and achieve fundraising, communications, marketing and volunteer engagement strategies and goals.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.       Inspire alignment of the CORE Team and its sub-teams in ways that actively support World Renew’s vision, mission, priorities, values, and set energizing funding goals for the CORE Team portion of the CFC (ie. Comprehensive Fundraising Campaign)

2.       Develop and implement team vision, mission, plans, and priorities; prescribe needed processes, and report results

3.       Manage and motivate the CORE Team, to achieve fundraising goals as per CFC strategy, including the growth of the donor base.

4.       Inspire and develop the leadership gifts of team members by promoting a healthy, nurturing, team-based, results-focused environment

5.       Lead and ensure CORE Team evaluations and follow up on any issues identified for strengthening team dynamics and achieving team goals

6.       Skillfully represent the CORE Team to the Co-Directorate, on Co-Director’s Priorities Advancement Council (CPAC), on the Facilitation and Integration Team (FIT, a major decision-making body of World Renew), and at functional and main team leader meetings

7.   Develop and manage the team budget to ensure it aligns and supports success of the funding plan

8.   Attend networking events and meet current as well as prospective donors and supporters as appropriate for building and strengthening relationships, particularly with high profile potential donors

8.   Prepare reports and give presentations on fundraising, marketing, church engagement, and volunteer recruitment progress to senior leadership team and board as requested

9.   Manage relationships with a small portfolio of key major donors

10.       Participate as a member of CPAC assuring organizational alignment (both within the CRC and internal to World Renew) and organizational goals are met

11.       Represent World Renew in interagency task forces and ministry councils as appropriate for fulfilling CORE Team Leader responsibilities, as well as external collaborative networks such as Integral, ACT Alliance and ACCORD for engaging in justice issues

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position provides leadership and supervision for the CORE Team in the U.S. and Canada. The team leader is a member of the team who is authorized and held accountable to ensure team organization, decision boundaries, development, healthy functioning, and high performance. 

The team leader holds the team members accountable for high performance against the specific outcomes (goals) found in the CORE team plan, personal work plans and written agreements between the team and other World Renew teams.

Qualifications:

1.         Professing membership in a Christian Reformed congregation, or of a church in ecclesiastical fellowship with the CRCNA, and agreement with the doctrine of the church signified by signing a covenant statement.

2.         Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team of people, including strengthening collaborative relationships for the achievement of fundraising and constituent engagement goals

3.         Demonstrated commitment to promoting a work environment that values diversity and equality, as well as have respectful relationships with others

4.         Committed to working towards gender equality, equity and justice in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure

5.         Ability to represent and advocate for the team both within and outside the organization

6.         Demonstrated ability to make quality decisions and implement them through competent delegation

7.         Ability to manage budgets and use financial reports for decision making

8.         Demonstrated ability to build and strengthen healthy team dynamics that promote unity in diversity

9.         Demonstrated ability to self-initiate and execute goals independently

10.     Demonstrated planning and organization skill

11.     Demonstrated interpersonal, facilitation, negotiation, listening, and communication skills with strong emotional intelligence

12.     Demonstrated supervisory skills and experience; understands the requirements of many of the jobs performed by the team and the system for procuring resources for the team

13.     Demonstrated ability to describe to the team and constituents the importance of justice and advocacy and how it relates to the work of relief and development. 

14.     Knowledge of international relief and development

 

Education and/or Experience:

1.       Master’s degree or equivalent certification(s) in fundraising and/or marketing, preferably in non-profit management areas 

2.       At least 5 years of leading a team with demonstrated success in fundraising in areas such as major donor acquisition, institutional donors (foundations, government, corporate), marketing and communications

3.       Successful/proven/demonstrated experience in leading and managing a team, as well as fundraising within international development and disaster response and/or in other competitive nonprofit realms

More information about this position can be found on our website: https://worldrenew.net/careers. Candidates interested in applying should do so on or before January 2, 2019 by applying online at: https://worldrenew.net/careers   

Service Desk Analyst

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.

Position Summary:

The Service Desk Analyst is responsible for a pro-active approach to building and maintaining reliable information technology services and supporting Water Mission’s staff in the application and use of these services. On a larger scale, the Service Desk Analyst is responsible for data security and the protection of Water Mission’s information. He/she is a critical part of the team and will report to the Information Systems Manager.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, donors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public

  • Provides exceptional customer service from initial request to full ticket resolution

  • Manages help desk ticketing requests from local and international staff utilizing service desk and remote access software; ensures all tickets are processed and resolved in a timely manner

  • Uses service desk’s reports to regularly monitor effectiveness and plan for continuous improvement of service delivery

  • Troubleshoots technical issues that arise (Windows 10 laptops, MacBook Pros, iPads, conference rooms’ video conferencing and presentation equipment, phones, printers, networking, security, Windows Server, etc.)

  • Recommends and installs standard hardware and software to ensure a secure, collaborative and efficient organization

  • Maintains a regular upgrade cycle for staff’s laptops and software

  • Responsible for processes and account permissions with employee onboarding, change of roles, and offboarding (purchasing, setting up equipment, software, and user accounts)

  • Responsible for training users and continually encouraging good security practices

  • Sets up and maintains IT equipment in conference rooms to facilitate effective audio and video collaboration

  • Gathers feedback from staff on how technology could better enable them to complete their jobs

  • Collaborates with IT team members on shared goals

  • Manages IT inventory and documents updates to IT procedures

  • Supports the Information Systems Manager with special projects

Qualifications Required:

  • A committed Christian with an active relationship with Jesus Christ

  • At least two years of experience in a similar role (five or more preferred)

  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, and analytical skills with excellent attention to detail

  • Servant’s heart and strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Consistent positive attitude and a sincere concern for quality

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and quickly resolve internal staff issues

  • Able to prioritize multiple issues based on severity and impact

  • Familiarity with Office 365 products (web applications and software versions for Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive for Business, and Excel)

  • Must be a team player and work well with others

  • Must be a quick and eager learner

  • Ability to create process documentation and follow IT processes

  • Possesses creativity with solving problems with resource constraints

Competencies:

  • Technical Expertise

  • Concern for Quality

  • Attention to communication

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Flexibility

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

Vice President of Advancement

Position Title: Vice President of Advancement

Department: Advancement

Reports to: President/CEO

Position Summary:

Reporting to the President, the VP of Advancement serves as a key leadership member and active participant in making strategic decisions affecting Cross International.  Working closely with the President /CEO, this position is responsible for all fundraising and marketing & communication activities. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build Cross International’s visibility, impact and financial resources that will grow CI from its current approximate $8 million in annual cash contributions, to multiples of that over the coming years.  The VP of Advancement will design and implement a comprehensive plan and lead the Advancement team to develop key external alliances by creating wide-spread brand awareness and cultivating individual and philanthropic support.

The VP of Advancement is responsible for executing all marketing and communications to build brand awareness and establish CI as a thought-leader and service provider. He/She will establish and build a strong digital presence to enhance CI branding, to communicate our mission and create content strategies that are relevant and useful to the marketplace, and to generate new partner donors and advocates.   

Knowledge and Required Competencies:

  • Strong personal spiritual commitment  

  • Vision setting abilities and the experience to create viable plans to support strategies

  • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated, able to handle multiple tasks with senior level responsibility

  • Must have direct management experience with scaling initiatives involving significant dollar amounts and implications, managing staff, and involving diverse stakeholder groups.

  • Demonstrated personal successes in major gift fundraising, special events and community development.

  • Adept at selecting, negotiating, and managing vendor relationships.

  • In-depth knowledge of best practices in the non-profit sector, with expertise in current fundraising, marketing & communications, and digital methodologies and regulations

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The core focus of the VP of Advancement is to oversee the successful development and implementation of long-term fundraising and marketing & communication growth strategies to meet and exceed organizational goals, and ensures these strategies are regularly reviewed and adjusted as needed.

  • The VP of Advancement will forge a strong working relationship with the President/CEO who will have input into overall strategy and implementation framework.

  • He/she will lead the branding and all related communication strategies for CI to position the organization for significant growth into the future.  This person is forward thinking and can lead into new strategies, new methods and implementation while preserving current successes. She/he will have the background to lead not only in our current broadcast acquisition strategy and direct mail engagement, but also has the depth to lead CI into a successful digital presence which will include content strategies and online gift generation.

  • The VP of Advancement will be an engaged, positive, servant-leader who places a high priority on valuing, leading, motivating, and encouraging staff to perform at their highest levels.

  • She/he is a “player coach”, one who can lead but also participate.  The VP of Advancement will carry a portfolio of major donors and will be the primary support role for the President/CEO to engage major donors and other key constituents.

  • Oversees the hiring, evaluation, and other personnel matters related to the Advancement department.  Insures adherence to the Cross Christian Community standards in hiring, promotions, and all aspects of personnel management.  Utilizes organizational performance measurements when managing staff.

  • Ensure legal and ethical compliance in fundraising, marketing and communications are met.  Keeps up to date with developments in industry and ministry standards as law and circumstances change so as to insure the organization is aware of and meets the highest standards of ethics and transparency as required by ECFA, state and Federal regulations and other oversight groups.

  • Partner with other department heads to ensure CI’s goals and objectives are achieved and will work with the Finance and Programs departments to prepare and update annual operating budgets and gift income projections.  

  • In conjunction with the Director of Finance & Operations, will evaluate all current systems related to the Advancement department and will look for ways to streamline and economize while maintaining excellence in operations.

  • Is fiscally responsible and will be managing department budgets to support plans that are developed for the departments.

  • The VP of Advancement will be member of the CI Executive Team and will play a key role in leading the organization into the future.  He/She will engage with the Board of Directors in a variety of ways (committees, reporting, Board development, and others as needed).

  • The VP of Advancement will travel to meet donors, and to CI field programs for deep understanding of our work which will be translated into effective fundraising and marketing & communications expressions (approximately 20-25% of time).

Educational or Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in business, marketing or a related field

General Requirements:

  • 10+ years of senior level leadership experience with at least 5 years in nonprofit organizations.

  • Is a person of committed Christian faith.

  • Will be an active member/attender of a local Christian church and is a contributing part of a local body of believers.

  • Has a deep desire, a calling, to serve the world’s poor.

  • Is eager to participate in the active Christian community at CI.

  • Demonstrated success in the development and leadership of strategic fundraising, marketing & communications, and digital strategies which have taken an organization(s) to the next level.

  • Thrives and is able to lead and work in a changing environment, and to focus on growth while maintaining excellence in practices.

  • Has high degree of knowledge and experience with best-practices in fundraising, marketing & communications, and the digital space.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and cultivate long-term relationships.

  • Strong project management skills. Able to balance competing priorities, complex situations, and tight deadlines.

  • Ability to construct, articulate and implement periodic strategic development plan

  • High energy and passion for CI mission is essential, in order to motivate groups and individuals.

  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside Cross International.

  • Is a person who has a sense of humor and enjoys co-workers and the work place.

  • Residence will be in the Cross International headquarters area, or one of the surrounding communities.

For more information about Cross International

visit our web site at https://crossinternational.org

 To apply please submit your resume to hr@crossinternational.org

RFP - Freelance Graphic Designer

World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church, seeks to engage an experienced graphic designer (individual or a firm) to create a series of products that illustrate the varied work of World Renew's international development and disaster response work.

Important components of these designs include data visualization, conveying complex projects in an easily understood and visually compelling format, and customizable templates that highlight the variety of work that World Renew does.

Please see our website for more information on the opportunity and for details on how to submit a proposal: https://worldrenew.net/RFP.  

Programs Specialist

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.

Position Summary:

Working under direct supervision of the Executive Vice President of Programs and reporting softly to three Program Directors, this position is responsible for Program controls and reporting Program and project performance against success, budgets, and other metrics. This position provides direct support for the NetSuite ERP system, Accounting, Country Programs, and Community Development. The position is based in Charleston, SC, USA with the possibility of up to 2-3 weeks of travel per year in international developing countries.

Position Responsibilities:

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

• Provide administrative and project tracking support to the Executive Vice President of Programs, the Volunteer and Investor Partnerships staff (VIP), and Operations staff, contributing to effective internal communication and efficiency – examples include, but are not limited to:

o Forecast income, expenses, and assets o Review contracts for final content and signature o Assist the Project Managers in creating and updating PayApps and invoices o Monitor and communicate funding needs, reallocating funding as needed o Prepare documents, reports, and letters for Executive Vice President of Programs, VIP

staff, and Operations staff

• Create institutional documents, such as fillable PDF’s and Visio Flowcharts,

• Coordinate and schedule Programs meetings when needed

• Provide support services for Programs staff, including project impact report creation for client and donor updates and internal publications

• Work closely with the Community Development team and the Project Managers to produce statistical and historical data used in internal and external publications

• Work and communicate in a dynamic, multicultural work environment

• Provide support on an as-needed basis to cover a variety of Programs functions to include grant writing, analyzing metrics between country programs, and reviewing system rollouts for functionality

• Gain an advanced level of knowledge on Water Mission systems and standard operating procedures to train HQ and field staff

• Create documentation on Programs procedures

• Serve as a liaison between Rotary, other NGOs, and government contacts as needed

Qualifications Required:

• Committed Christian who has an active relationship with Jesus Christ

• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Program Management, or related fields

• Prefer advanced understanding of accounting principles (although not required, a finance degree is beneficial)

• Previous work experience in quality control, project management, or admin support preferred

• Ability to quickly assess a work environment, learn new concepts, and independently gather key ideas and details

• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks directed from the Executive Vice President of Programs and multiple Program Directors, efficiently fulfilling each task given in a timely manner

• Familiarity with database utilization, data visualization, the ERP system, Acrobat, and SharePoint

• Ability to enthusiastically take on new challenges and areas of growth when needed

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Willingness to represent Water Mission with dignity, maturity, and initiative at the highest levels

• Ability to be a team player, work closely with the Project Managers, and act as a resource to staff in HQ and around the world

Competencies:

• Attention to Detail

• Independent and Flexible

• Quality Control

• Analytical thinking

• Initiative

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

Director, Raise Up Global Ministries

Raise Up Global Ministries (Raise Up), an affiliate of the Christian Reformed Church in North America is seeking a full-time Director. Raise Up provides training, devotional and education programs for pastors, lay leaders, teachers and many roles in the Christian church globally. The director will provide vision, organization development and executive leadership including engagement with ministry partners and key donors, oversight of financial and administrative operations and leading change in educational content and programming. This position is expected to begin around April or May, 2019.

Visit https://tinyurl.com/Director-Raise-Up for more information. To apply,  complete an online application, submitting a current cover letter and resume indicating your interest on or before Monday, December 31, 2018.

Director of Finance, Central America Region

Compassion International

Director of Finance, Central America Region

Link: http://bit.ly/compassion-finance

The Regional Director of Finance oversees all finance functions of the Central American Region, including accounting, treasury, and planning & analysis. This position works cross-culturally, directing up to eight countries on finance and accounting related matters. They must be bilingual (Spanish and English) and should be native to (and live in or be willing to relocate back to) either Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Guatemala or Nicaragua. There’s also the possibility that this person could live and work out of their Miami regional office (as long as they are a native of Central America).

This position directly supervises two regional senior managers (who oversee three field accountants in each country office) and oversees the culture of staff care for all Finance staff in the Central America Region. In short, they are the “point person” for all financial matters in the region.

The ideal candidate would not merely have an accounting background, but would also have general financial management skills and experience, probably having served as a CFO, VP of Finance, Comptroller or Controller of a large corporation or NGO, with experience handling budgets in the tens of millions of dollars. They will have experience working across cultures and demonstrate strong relational and communication skills outside of the finance area, as Compassion is a large ($900 million USD), complex and diverse organization with the need for effective communication both at the corporate and field/program levels.

This person will be someone who is a strong born-again Christian who wants to use his/her God-given gifts, talents and experiences to positively impact millions of children, helping them to be released from poverty in Jesus’ name.

Director of Education Programs

Position Purpose

The Director of Education Programs will provide leadership to a global team of staff who are responsible for the technical/programmatic support and resource development for early childhood development (ECD), early grade success and adult education projects in FH fields.  The Director of Education Programs will report to the Senior Director of Program Quality & Design and coordinate extensively with the Regional Education Leads, the Director of Food Security, Director of Relief and Humanitarian Assistance, Director of Social Behavior Change and related team members.  The Director of Education Programs will also provide direct support for the development of new proposals in the areas of ECD, girls’ education, early grade success, and adult education in coordination with the Grant Development Department.

 

Responsibilities

 

Key Result #1 – Provides strategic direction, leadership and training to equip Regional Staff to design, implement, and monitor projects for increased education impact (60%).

 

Key Result #2 – Grant Development and Partnerships (20%).

 

Key Result #3 – Staff Development and Unit Management (20%).

 

A resume and an application are required to apply for this position. This position will close to applications on November 23, 2018. For a complete version of the job description, qualifications, and to apply, access our Career page: https://www.fh.org/about/careers/

                                                       

FH benefits include (for USA):

Health insurance, 100% company paid for employees

Paid holidays, vacation, & sick leave

You are eligible to enroll in our 401k retirement plan, effective on your date of hire

Public transportation subsidy for non-virtual employees

Professional development and continuing education opportunities

Values, Vision, and Purpose

At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call “The Heartbeat.” This includes our Values, Vision, and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as an organization. Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty.

Gifts-in-Kind Director

Position Title: Director of Gifts-in-Kind

Department: Gifts-in-Kind & Shipping

Reports to:  Vice President for Missions

Educational or Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related field required.

  • Master’s degree preferred.  

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7+ years’ work experience in GIK solicitation, particularly from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) serving those in need around the world and domestically -- both as regards ongoing provision and natural and man-made disasters -- and from pharmaceutical companies; corporations, etc.

  • Previous performance ‘record of success’ in driving revenue from programs of distinction, and in adherence with expense budgets.

  • Experience in fundraising for GIK and non-profit shipping essential.

  • Field-tested monitoring and evaluation skills and application.

  • Record of accomplishment in developing and helping others develop successful fund raising proposals.

  • Extensive tactical engagement working in developing countries and diverse cultural environments.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required/Preferred:

  • Managerial experience in both projects and staff essential, as well as record of accomplishment in fundraising for GIK and non-profit shipping.

  • Extensive GIK and/or logistics experience preferred.

  • Skills in identifying goals and targets, creating plans to engage the appropriate people at diverse organizations, and closing the deal.  

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, attention to detail and follow-up; thrives in a fast-paced environment with ability to prioritize, manage simultaneously multiple projects and activities with variable deadlines.  

  • Excellent analytical capacity and negotiation skills.   

  • Experience in management, finance/accounting or related experience.

  • In-depth understanding and use of inventory management/supply chain management systems.

  • Past responsibility for developing policies, procedures, and processes, as well as monitoring and evaluation methodologies.

  • Proven success in cross-functional collaboration.

  • Abilities in financial analysis of complex operations.

  • Proficient knowledge of developing countries, cultures and ability to communicate cross-culturally.  

  • Excellent organizational skills, preferably with nonprofits.

Managerial responsibilities:

The Director of Gifts-In-Kind supervises the GIK International Development and Procurement Officer, and the GIK International Program Officer.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Provide principled Christian leadership for the provision of GIK services.

  • Oversee GIK program planning for all GIK recipients within a given calendar year, approving new and existing partner agencies in coordination with GIK Director of Administration and Logistics, meeting revenue generation targets and aiding in expense reduction to maximize efficiency.

  • Manage a portfolio of donor prospects with the goal of initiating or increasing activity each calendar year, with assistance of those reporting to him including GIK International Development and Procurement Officer.

  • Initiate personal visits with current and prospective donors in each calendar year for the purpose of identifying, cultivating, qualifying, soliciting, and stewarding gifts; increase revenue through coordinating business acquisition activities of the GIK Development and Procurement Officer.  

  • Confirm product donations and expected timing with the GIK donors, communicating this information to Director of Administration and Logistics and staff members for planning and shipping activity; comply with minimum GIK Team standards for volume, mix, and dating of GIK, revenue-service fee generation, and GIK acceptance standards, etc.  

  • Provide technical advice, assistance and support to donors and Cross staff.  Work with GIK Director of Administration and Logistics to create strategies with specific action plans to achieve department income goals for each calendar year.  

  • Measure income donations against monthly projections to ensure department goals are being met, e.g., for GIK partners’ service fee, freight reimbursement.  

  • Develop and maintain relationships with authorities, churches, donors, and other NGOs within each country and the U.S., with the objective of fulfilling Cross GIK goals of serving the poorest of the poor, for both CCO and CI.

  • Work and travel extensively in the country of assignment as well as internationally to attend various senior management and project meetings in country of assignment, region and Cross International partnership.

  • Develop personal relationships with key partners, senior managers and executives in other nonprofit humanitarian agencies.

  • Assist in managing GIK/Shipping work in progress for GIK partners, earning customer satisfaction to promote repeat business.

  • Responsible for developing processes, procedures, and systems to guarantee that GIK partner – related documentation to be maintained for all GIK activity.  

  • Participate in development of GIK operations budget with the GIK Director of Administration, monitoring its revenue and expense goals; ensuring GIK team submits required internal reports in timely fashion.

  • Collaborate and participate throughout the organization in cross-functional teams to define goals, requirements, expectations, and deadlines for GIK projects.  

  • Participate in GIK/Shipping department strategic planning.

  • Commit to helping team achieve new Cross International Strategic Plan.

  • Participate in multi-departmental projects support, e.g., Boxes of Joy [BOJ], Development team fundraising projects.

  • Manage donor compliance requirements, in liaison with the GIK Director of Administration and Logistics.

  • Manage all GIK Communications and PR initiatives with internal and external stakeholders, with assistance of the GIK Program Officer, and the GIK Development and Procurement Officer.

  • Manage the approval and edits of all GIK activities related to fundraising appeals, Direct Mail appeals, donor proposals, Web fundraising appeals (Christmas catalog), Radio, etc.

  • Supervise all GIK activities related to disaster relief efforts in direct liaison with the GIK International Program Officer and other internal and external stakeholders. Including the procurement and transportation of IEHKs and MMPs as necessary.

  • Provide Christian leadership in Integral Mission for the GIK department and for other Cross International/Cross Catholic Outreach employees.

  • Actively participate in the hiring, training, and coaching of new GIK staff in compliance with department’s budgetary and administrative procedures and standards.

  • Develop and maintain GIK Department relationships with ACCORD Network and other international Christian aid organizations.Candidates must have a minimum of seven years' experience in international GIK management and GIK solicitation.

The position is located in Pompano Beach, Florida.  CVs should be emailed to HR@crosscatholic.org.

Warehouse Worker/Truck Driver

Operation Blessing HSF – Bristol, VA

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), has an immediate opening for a Warehouse Worker/Truck Driver.  The qualified candidate will provide shipping, receiving and warehousing support to OBI’s Bristol distribution center.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of warehouse operations and inventory systems

  • Knowledge of and compliance with Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to lift 80+ pounds on a consistent basis

  • Skilled in MS Office and industry standard inventory software applications

  • Ability to work with high attention to detail

  • Valid Class A CDL Permit with CDL-A license within 6 months

  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license

  • Ability to operate a forklift

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.

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

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. 

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

Director of Operations

Position Description 

Women of Hope International

Director of Operations

Contact – Kim Kargbo, President

                      kimkargbo@wohint.org

                      901-775-9757

 

Organization

Founded in 2009, Women of Hope International’s (WOHInt’s) mission is to equip and train the global Body of Christ with a Biblical framework to promote the wholistic transformation of all people with disabilities, with a primary emphasis on women. We envision marginalized people with disabilities living lives of dignity, purpose and transformation and impacting their communities for Christ.  

We do this through two primary strategies:

-        Women of Hope Sierra Leone – a wholistic discipleship program led by national staff in Sierra Leone to reach women affected by disability with the Gospel through training programs, Bible studies, economic empowerment activities and support, as well as educating the general public about the issues surrounding disabilities while working to alter the fundamentally accepted worldview informing disability perceptions.

-        Equip – a training and consulting arm of ministry that equips and consults with ministries and churches throughout the world to facilitate a Biblical and wholistic attitude and approach to disability.  

For more information, please visit www.WomenofHopeInternational.org 

Position

Reporting to the President and as a supervisor to the other staff members, the Director of Operations (DO) will be responsible for enhancing the internal organizational processes and infrastructure that will allow WOHInt to continue to grow and fulfill its mission. This position will require has the potential to develop into an Executive leadership role, given the right fit. In collaboration with the staff team, the DO will manage the following functions:

 

Human Resources

·     Working with the President, manage and oversee the human resource function for WOHInt, including, but not limited to:

o   Recruitment, hiring, and compensation

o   Benefits administration and oversight

o   Maintaining and enforcing Personnel Policies

o   Professional training and development, including new employee orientation

o   Retention strategies

o   Regulatory oversight and legal compliance

·     Ensuring that the human resource function is properly resourced and represented within the management team

  

Financial Management and Development Oversight

·       Working with the Office and Finance Manager, manage and oversee all financial and business planning activities, including:

o   Direct and administer all budgets and financial plans

o   Oversee business policies and accounting practices

o   Review and analyze financial reports

o   Support and advise the President in decision making

o   Lead and support organizational budgeting process

·     Oversee reporting and monitoring of organizational performance metrics

·     Provide overall financial oversight and monitoring

·       Ensure that relevant financial data is presented to the President and Board of Directors

·       Oversee and direct the team fundraising efforts

o   Monitoring, analyzing and interpreting donor trends

o   Directing monthly development team meetings and ongoing follow-up

o   Assist President in building and maintaining relationships with major donors

o   Assign and approve grant applications and research

o   Coordinate POE (Point of Entry) events through appropriate staff delegations

o   Overseeing and managing donor communications

o   Ensuring and monitoring donor care and discipleship

 

Operations

·     Intimate familiarity with all WOHInt programs for oversight of staff performance

·       Organizational reporting and monitoring: provide guidance and leadership through management of the WOHInt metrics and measurement reporting process

·       Oversee risk management and legal activities: letters of agreement, contracts, leases, and other legal documents and agreements

·     Business insurance: monitoring and management

·     Information technology – working with the manager of information technology or IT outsourced agents to ensure the ongoing maintenance and updating of information systems and infrastructure, including hardware and software

·     Office management

o   Oversee administrative functions for WOHInt office in the US

o   Ensure smooth daily operations of physical facilities and equipment

o   Manage internal communications systems

·     Board of directors – working with the President to provide staff support and provide guidance to the WOHInt Board as staff liaison to relevant Board committees

·       Work to scale-up growth of WOHInt’s model and mission, offering strategic insights on maximizing and replicating impact

 

Qualifications

·       Strong, vibrant relationship with Christ and applied comprehension of the Gospel in a wholistic manner

·       Commitment to contemplative spiritual practice in ministry and personal life

·       Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Non-profit management, Business Administration, Finance or related study focus

·     Demonstrates personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission, vision and core values of WOHInt through verbalization and reference verification

·       Enjoys and is skilled at managing a collaborative leadership experience with high levels of interdependency, while fostering individual autonomy and ownership

·       Strong operational experience: ideally has worked in a leadership role for 5+ years in a non-profit, ministry organization with progressive experience leading to at least three years experience in operational/administrative management. Experience working in the developing world is required, experience in Africa preferred.

·       Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis with previous experience managing human, financial and material resources

·       Skills should include organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning; demonstrating success developing and monitoring systems to manage both operational and programmatic work that involve high levels of collaboration

·       Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team with varied personalities, gifts, backgrounds and cultures

·       Enjoys connecting with ministry partners and donors, building and fostering relationships

·     Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrates resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems

National Stewardship Director 

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.

 

Position Summary:

The National Stewardship Director leads and manages the fundraising strategies for the Investor Partnership (IP) department to accomplish goals and objectives established by the Vice President of Volunteer and Investor Partnerships (VIP). This includes direct management of the teams related to major donors, mid-level donors, corporate partners, foundations, and church strategy operations and support functions. Position requires frequent travel.

 

Position Responsibilities:

·       Collaborates with Vice President of VIP to establish the department goals and priorities.

·       Leads the various donor development programs by setting strategies and direction, building an excellent team and culture, and providing accountability for achieving results.

·       Directly manages the execution of the various donor development programs including the teams for major and mid-level partnerships, corporate partnerships, church strategy, and foundations giving.  Continually evaluates and measures performance by monitoring key metrics and conducting analysis.

·       Builds the team through participating in recruiting, onboarding, and training key employees to ensure the highest standards of staff selection and preparation.

·       Pursues the professional, spiritual, and personal development of staff.  Ensures employees are effectively trained in job functions and mission/values of the IP department and Water Mission.  Ensures each staff member has clear goals and is held accountable for work output. 

·       Oversees resource allocation and budgeting, forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions.  Develops a sense of financial awareness on the part of all staff by creating a culture of stewardship and accountability. 

·       Supports the Vice President by providing excellent reporting and insightful analysis on donor activity and strategy execution. Attends Water Mission events or external meetings as required.  Accepts other duties as assigned.

·       Oversees donor vision trips on behalf of the department and coordinates with other WM departments.

·       Represents Water Mission at various events in a public relations context.

·       Maintains a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, donors, prospects, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.

 

Qualifications Required:

·       Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred) with 5+ years of management experience

·       Proven self-starter with successful track record of leadership, program management, and developing relationships with high capacity donors

·       In-depth development expertise, knowing the various elements of major, mid-level, corporate, church, and foundations giving

·       Unwavering commitment to quality programs and excellence in organizational and project management with the ability to achieve strategic objectives and successfully manage a budget

·       Works effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

·       Proven leadership skills with vision for ministry growth and strong commitment to evangelism

·       Effective presentation skills and excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication abilities

Competencies:

 

·       Results Orientation

·       Managing Performance

·       Building Organizational Commitment

·       Developing Others

·       Influence

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

Regional Resource Development Director, South Africa

World Vision International

*International and national candidates are welcome to apply.

*Preferred location: Johannesburg, South Africa. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Southern Africa Region where WVI is registered to operate.

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our nearly 40,000 staff members working in almost 100 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

 

As Regional Resource Development Director, South Africa, you will lead and drive growth in revenue in the Southern Africa region and support National Offices (NOs) fundraising efforts for private non-sponsorship and public/institutional grants income in alignment with regional and NOs strategy.

You will support the National Offices in increasing and diversifying bilateral, multilateral, major foundations, private public partnerships, GIK (gifts-in-kind) non-food items, corporates and grants income, by providing over strategic direction in line with World Vision Regional and National Offices strategies.

 

Requirements include:

 

  • Master’s Degree in Development, Social Science, Management or other field applicable to developing country context preferred.

  • Bachelor Degree in International Development, International Relations, Rural Development or any related field.

  • At least 8 years of senior management experience leading fundraising initiatives in a large International Organization.

  • Leadership capabilities that includes strong ability to coach staff to achieve high levels of performance.  

  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and ability to influence private and institutional donors

  • Excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge of Portuguese or French will be an added advantage.

  • Travel: minimum of 30% International travel is required.

 

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 14 NOV 2018.  For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Location: Remote or Baltimore/DC Metro

Application Link: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/WOR1016/JobBoard/a4c67858-3f4d-610a-f531-c898bc798638/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=b969cf8b-830e-4a77-938d-239d02f6a484

Position Summary: Are you passionate about utilizing your gifts to connect people to God’s work around the world? The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations will play a critical role in the success of World Relief’s fundraising goals. S/he will join the corporate and foundation team as a development officer and is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of private foundation gifts and grants in support of World Relief’s priorities. S/he will develop and implement strategies that align our strengths, initiatives, and priorities with foundation programs, and will play a key role in positioning the organization on the leading edge within a myriad of disciplines in an effort to increase foundation grants and collaborations for World Relief. Strong candidates will have a background in communications, relationship management and strategy.

This position will report to the Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, and collaborate with the President’s Office, the Foundations Manager, and program department leaders. The position will be part of defining strategy, writing high impact proposals/reports and developing relevant content to generate leads. Ideal candidates will bring an existing network of foundation relationships, and a penchant for teamwork, flexibility, and creative thinking. They will drive towards results. Collaborate in ways that deliver. Persist and innovate over time to reach success.

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:

  • Cultivate and build “best of class” partnerships with corporate and private foundations.

  • Identify and develop new strategic and collaborative funding opportunities/initiatives with current and potential partners

  • Develop and submit proposals, drawing on input and expertise from program staff

  • Coordinate necessary internal and external resources to ensure all grant programs are effectively executed and partners’ needs are fully met

  • Ensure timely receipt of project deliverables and required reports; prepare and submit consolidated reports to funders and other internal and external stakeholders on the progress of partnerships with foundations

  • Travel and represent World Relief at meetings with prospects, conferences, and events.

  • Navigate a complex relationship map of internal and external players.

  • Deliver world class written and verbal communication and demonstrates the impact of giving to World Relief.

  • Function as part of a team environment with key leaders in the organization, including at the SVP, President and CEO level.

  • Drive towards expansive revenue growth for World Relief.

  • Research foundations whose mission aligns with our vision and build deep relationships to the point of a grant award—creative thinking, persistence and entrepreneurialism needed.

  • Equip the SVP of Strategic Engagement and the President with the tools they need to lead our biggest foundation relationships with excellence.

  • Understand the deep connection between various foundations and their funding sources.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Deep knowledge and understanding of foundations, and, ideally, an existing network of contacts in the field

  • Prior fundraising and mobilization experience

  • Ability to articulate World Relief’s mission and position persuasively to diverse audiences.

  • Ability to use Raiser’s Edge donor tracking system or equivalent.

  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and detail orientation.

  • Good understanding of World Relief and/or integral (holistic) mission

  • Ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently

  • Ability to capture and organize complex information

  • Commitment to World Relief Core Values and Mission Statement

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects

  • Experience finding creative ways to optimize limited resources

  • Mature team player with strong interpersonal skills and high “emotional quotient”

  • Ability to clearly articulate personal walk with Christ.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mature and personal Christian faith

  • Committed to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief

  • Desire to serve and empower the Church to impact vulnerable communities

  • Graduate level degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in sales, foundation work, fundraising, and communications.

  • Experience in project management

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; attention to detail and ability to execute well.

  • Ability to conduct long or irregular hours during periods of preparation for events

  • Based regionally in the United States, Baltimore preferred

  • Travel may be up to 40% and may include rural areas in developing world.