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RFP opportunity for a Marketing Firm

World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America seeks to engage an experienced marketing/fundraising consulting firm.  Recently, World Renew created a Comprehensive Fundraising Campaign with the objective of changing fundraising practices, and increasing the engagement of new and existing constituents. The key objective of this consultancy is to run core analytics of the present donor database and an audit of marketing practices to make recommendations to the Comprehensive Fundraising Campaign Director and Executive Directors. The full details of this RFP opportunity can be found on our website, along with instructions on how to submit a proposal: https://worldrenew.net/RFP. Proposals must be submitted on or before December 2, 2018.  

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

Cross Catholic Outreach is recruiting a Gifts-in-Kind (GIK) Director, who will also oversee GIK services to Cross International.  The GIK Director shares responsibility for overseeing a $300 million a year program.

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.

Country Consultant - Cambodia

OVERVIEW

In Cambodia, World Renew’s programs are implemented by local partners. Current local partners include a Christian learning network and three local NGOs. Each local NGO carries out its own community development work and collaborates with approximately four local churches. The Country Consultant position is responsible for the overall operation of World Renew in Cambodia, including ensuring supervision of national, expatriate, volunteer, and, potentially, seconded staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Consultation

To lead World Renew’s small team of program officers, serving as the lead consultant where most appropriate. Lead consultant work could involve areas such as strategic planning, board governance training, consultation on organizational policies, program design or evaluation. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

·         Implement and improve community development strategies particularly with a focus on an integral mission

·         Strengthen partner’s leadership to encourage the ongoing development

·         Coordinate the in-country strategy and ensure alignment with agency long-range plan

·         Facilitate learning and networking among organizations with which World Renew has worked

Organizational-Administrative Activities

·         Produce plans, reports, and narratives as required according to the required formats of World Renew and donor partners

·         Support various World Renew teams: this may include providing leadership on a task force; acting as a resource/trainer; fulfilling reporting requirements or improving reporting systems.

·         Facilitate and accommodate visits from donors, discovery and serve tour groups and home office staff when necessary

Asia Ministry Team (AMT) Activities

·         Support the AMT leader in improving the work of the AMT in programming, strategies and policies

·         Help evaluate programs in other countries in the region as requested

·         Provide leadership and assist in one of the AMT managerial functions (administration, finance, spiritual support, computer support)

·         Perform other duties as assigned

Resource Development

·         Write proposals and manage field grants for donor partners such as Foods Resource Bank. This position is responsible for maintaining relationships with the representatives of key donors.

·         Communicate, regularly and effectively, with individuals and supporting churches to raise financial support for community development programs that demonstrate an integral mission.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Mature Christian committed to serving Jesus Christ. Essential to have membership in a Christian church and strongly preferred to have an agreement with the doctrine of the CRC evidenced with signing covenant of office-bearers.

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

·         Committed to working towards gender equality in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure

·         Compassionate, respectful of other cultures

·         Commitment to sustainable development and relief concepts, models and values

·         Proactive and able to work with minimal supervision

·         Ability to lead and supervise staff in ways that build their capacity

·         Demonstrated ability to help organizations improve relationships with multiple stakeholders

·         Able to be flexible and adaptable based on the cultural context and able and willing to work in a team setting;

·         Able to develop team skills in others, in combination with the delegation of responsibility to implement decisions and hold staff accountable for implementation

·         Well-developed competence in Microsoft Word and Excel 

Additional Information:

·         Minimum education: A bachelor’s degree

·         Minimum of 5 years of community development consultation work experience to implement, improve and integrate holistic development programs

·         Minimum of 5 years’ of cross-cultural experience

·         Strong preference for fluency in oral and written Khmer language skills; or willingness to learn to speak Khmer

·         Fluency in oral and written English language skills for ensuring professional communication.

 More information about this position can be found on our website: https://worldrenew.net/careers. Candidates interested in applying should do so online, on or before November 26, 2018: https://worldrenew.net/careers

Regional Stewardship Director

Who We Are:

Water Mission 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, South, Central America, and the Caribbean. To learn more, visit WaterMission.org

Position Summary:

The Regional Stewardship Director represents the ministry of Water Mission in building long-term partnerships with current and prospective major investors within the region of the United States. Their focus is on sharing what God is doing through the ministry and intentionally developing relationships that invite people into deep and meaningful partnerships to will facilitate the ongoing funding of Water Mission programs.

This position reports to the Vice President of Volunteer and Investor Partnerships and is part of the larger development team. He/She is expected to travel 50-80 nights annually, including domestically and internationally as necessary.

This position will be located remotely out of a home office and should be located in a major metropolitan area, easily accessible for car and air travel.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Master’s degree and CFRE are beneficial, but not required

  • 3+ years’ experience in successfully developing relationships with high capacity individuals   

  • Experience in raising $1,000,000+ annually through major gifts

  • Excellent development and communications skills

  • Willingness to travel 50-80 nights annually, including domestically and internationally

Position Responsibilities:

  • Intentionally Create and Build Relationships

    • Personally engage partners through a variety of means such as personal visits, special events, vision trips, and other meaningful touches (with a priority on face-to-face interaction).

    • Manage a portfolio of approximately 150 priority partners.

    • Grow the portfolio by developing new giving partnerships through networking and research.

    • Develop and execute an annual plan including an individualized engagement strategy for advancing each relationship.

  • Present Opportunities for Partnership

    • Invite people into deep and meaningful partnership through giving opportunities that align their ministry passions with the mission and programs of Water Mission.  

    • Seek other opportunities for partnership that utilize a partner’s influence, time, and talent.

    • Specifically seek the leading of the Holy Spirit through each relationship and encounter.

    • Show opportunities for partnership that invite investors into a deep and meaningful relationship that aligns their ministry passions with Water Mission’s mission and programs.

  • Serve and Care for Partners

    • Thank partners well by providing personal and timely acknowledgement.

    • Minister to donors by connecting on a spiritual level; encouraging their walk with the Lord, praying with and for them, and incorporating principles of Biblical stewardship as appropriate.

    • Provide customized impact reporting.

    • Keep partners feeling connected, updated, and valued as true partners.

  • Personally represent Water Mission at events as needed.

  • Grow the partner portfolio by discovering and developing new giving partnerships through intentional networking and research.

  • Remain updated on global events and all aspects of ministry programs through personal study of Water Mission website, department wiki, public communications, and news outlets.

  • Accurately document all constituent contact information using Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge software.

  • Report investor/prospect engagement activity and outcomes monthly to the VP.

  • Work remotely while participating in weekly video conferencing with VP and development team, and other meetings as deemed necessary.  

Competencies Required:

  • Initiative

  • Relationship Building

  • Results Orientation

  • Attention to Communication

  • Integrity and Truth

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

Stewardship Manager

Who We Are:

Water Mission 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, South, Central America, and the Caribbean. To learn more, visit WaterMission.org

Position Summary:

The Stewardship Manager represents the ministry of Water Mission in building long-term relationships with mid-level partners. Its focus is on sharing what God is doing through the ministry and intentionally developing relationships that invite people into deep and meaningful partnerships to facilitate ongoing funding of Water Mission programs.  

This position is responsible for engaging a portfolio of partners through a quarterly communication strategy that includes phone calls, emails, handwritten notes, ministry updates, etc. This includes qualifying potential major donors through prospect research and coordinating closely with a regional major gifts team.  The Stewardship Manager reports to the Vice President of Volunteer and Investor Partnerships.

This position may be located at Charleston, SC or can be remotely based out of the candidate’s home office.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing & Communications, Public Relations or related field

  • Master’s degree and CFRE are a plus   

  • 3+ years’ experience in developing relationships with individuals

  • Experience in raising $500,000+ annually through cultivation of donors

  • Excellent team-building, development, and communications skills  

  • Prior donor-centered fundraising experience preferred

Position Responsibilities:

  • Intentionally Build and Advance Relationships

    • Manage a portfolio of approximately 1,200 partners giving between $2,500 - $10,000 annually.  

    • Ensure people feel like valued partners with a personal connection to the ministry.

    • Develop and execute a range of engagement activities designed to advance each relationship. This includes phone calls, updates and reporting, emails, letters, and other meaningful touches.

    • Periodically design campaigns as a fresh strategy to highlight a certain geographic or other initiative, and thereby increasing support.

  • Present Opportunities for Partnership

    • Invite people into deep and meaningful partnership through giving opportunities that align their ministry passions with the mission and programs of Water Mission.

    • Encourage partners to seek the Lord in their giving decisions.

    • Thank partners well by providing personal and timely acknowledgement.

  • Serve and Care for Partners

    • Minister to donors by connecting on a spiritual level—encouraging their walk with the Lord, praying with and for them, and incorporating principles of Biblical stewardship as appropriate.

    • Provide customized impact reporting.

    • Keep partners feeling connected, updated, and valued as true partners.

  • Personally represent Water Mission at events as needed.

  • Remain updated on global events and all aspects of ministry programs through personal study of Water Mission website, department wiki, public communications, and news outlets.

  • Accurately document all constituent contact information using Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge software.

  • Report investor/prospect engagement activity and outcomes monthly to the VP.

Competencies Required:

  • Initiative

  • Attention to Communication

  • Results Orientation

  • Relationship Building

  • Production Efficiency

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

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

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.