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Faith & Development Coordinator

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

Purpose of the position:

World Vision Chad Faith & Development ministry aims to integrate initiatives that nurture the spiritual formation of staff, the development of partnerships with churches and Faith Based Organizations, and the faithful expression of holistic Christian witness which contribute to the flourishing of children spiritual nurture, their families and communities thereby equipping them for sustained transformational development.

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an exampleto others.

Major Responsibilities:

Develop and implement programmes for staff spiritual formation and Christian Commitments related leadership and capacity building.

Contribute to an ethos and culture in World Vision that is consistent with our Vision and Mission Statements, Core Values, Guiding Beliefs, and Policies.

Participate with Human Resource and senior management in establishing recruitment standards and staff orientation to ensure full alignment to Witness to Jesus Christ Policy; and support the incorporation of Christian Commitments engagement in annual performance appraisals.

Develop and implement targeted strategies to Mobilize and engage churches, Christian agencies, and Faith Based Organizations in our shared ministry for the Child Wellbeing targets, Peace building, Prayers, etc.

Ensure that kids club, Youth Ministry with holistic approach and the replication of Celebrating Family Curricula are effective in each Cluster of WV Chad.

Coordinate efforts to build the capacity of staff and Church leaders for effective “Witness to Jesus Christ through life, word, deed and sign”.

Work with management at Clusters and national levels to develop and evaluate annual Christian Commitments strategies and operating to align Christian Commitments in our design documents.

Submit monthly, semi-annual and annual reports to National Director and Regional Faith & Development Director.

Provide technical support to Cluster and National Office level staff as well as Christian Commitments officers in the integration of Christian Commitments and child wellbeing outcomes in projects and programmes.

Organize network of prayer groups at the grassroots and national level and coordinate exchange of prayer requests and encourage prayer mobilization.

Participate in the Senior Management Team to provide overall corporate leadership for World Vision Chad programme in order to ensure ministry quality and integrity and commitment of staff toward transformation in the lives of children and their families in communities.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Personal commitment to Christ and proven church/Christian leadership experience

  • Adequate educational and theological training and biblical understanding

  • Exemplary Christian character, interpersonal relationship skills and willingness to learn

  • Good understanding of and respect for diverse churches and Christian organizations in the country and ability to effectively work with churches with different doctrines and traditions

  • Good knowledge of World Vision’s ethos, philosophy of work, and CORE documents.

  • Enough mature and capable to engage with people of other faith for the CWB targets

  • Perform other duties as required by National Director.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Minimum Educational level required: University Degree (in related field desired)

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Professional technical skill desired (certification?)

  • 3 years of experience in Church or Christian ministry work

  • Other: Bachelor’s degree in Theology is preferred.