Children, by their very nature, are the most vulnerable and yet they are the future of our country. All across our island, we see children in urgent need of the most basic requirements of life – food, water, sanitation, healthcare, education and love.
World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977, working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country. Our work is designed to help families and their communities meet the needs of children through sustainable development.
We are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty eight years, that is what our team at World Vision Lanka has been doing.
When children are cared for, protected and enjoy good health, the community thrives and is transformed.
Join us on our journey of caring.
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.
At World Vision,we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.
We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.
Location – Wattala
The Sponsorship Coordinator provides specialised support for the implementation of sponsorship operations within the area programme. This position participates in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups. The Sponsorship Coordinator is also responsible for providing subject matter expertise for the integration of sponsorship requirements with development process and life skills.
Participating in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups
Planning sponsorship education processes and contributing as needed
Coordinating overall process of child selection
Providing subject matter expertise for integration of sponsorship requirements with development process and child participation
Ensuring sponsor communication activities are designed in such way so as to contribute to life skills and development assets of children
Providing coordination and support to ensure Child Monitoring Standards are met
Required qualifications, experience & competencies
A Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, International Development Studies, Community Development or other relevant field
At least one year experience in community development
Experience with sponsorship activities, programme planning, implementation and monitoring
Strong facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting and building the capacity of community groups
Good analytical and writing skills with basic understanding of design, monitoring and evaluation
Strong computer skills including, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Strong communication skills, including the ability to translate documents
Willingness to be flexible with working hours when necessary and able to travel often in the field (75% of the time)
World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.
Only short listed candidates will be notified.