Sponsorship Assistant - Colombo
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 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.
At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty five years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.
We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring.
Location: Colombo with travel
The Sponsorship Assistant will assist the Sponsorship Operations Team in maintain a strong and healthy relationship between sponsor & child, systemizing donor correspondence effectively, ensuring the well-being of sponsored children in line with World Vision standards, while providing a high quality service to all stakeholders including the children, sponsors and the WVL Area Development Programs (ADP)
The duties will include data entry, translation and dispatch of the relevant correspondence and other material to the field offices and the maintenance of accurate records of the dispatched correspondence.
Required qualifications, experience & competencies
Minimum GCE Advanced Level. Diploma/Degree in any relevant discipline preferred
Experience in an INGO or similar agency will be an advantage.
Good coordination and analytical skills
Good communication & presentation skills
Experience working with children is essential
Excellent oral and written communication in English & Tamil/Sinhala
Competency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Power Point
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 application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.
Closing Date: 20th February, 2017
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be notified.
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.