World Vision is a Christian, relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
We work through our main sectors – education, health and nutrition, water and sanitation, economic development and child protection – serving all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. Our work is always child-focused, participatory and community driven.
World Vision and has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently serves in 30 locations in 13 Districts across the country through development programmes. In 2020 we directly impacted the lives of nearly 100,000 most vulnerable children and their families.
We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.
Location – Kalpitiya
The Sponsorship Assistant provides support to the Sponsorship Coordinator for the implementation of Sponsorship operations within the Area Programme. The position supports the Sponsorship Coordinator in assuring the accurate and timely processing of correspondence and monitoring of child well-being outcomes for all Registered Children. The position participates in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups.
Assist Sponsorship Coordinator to plan sponsorship education processes and contribute as needed
Participate in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups
Supports development of child selection criteria along with the Sponsorship Coordinator
Ensure sponsorship activities are integrated within project activities
Provide support to ensure Child Monitoring Standards are met
Assist Sponsorship Coordinator to ensure Sponsor communications activities are done aligned with integrated plan and designed in such way so as to while contribute to life skills and development assets of children
Support to prepare Annual Sponsorship Budgets and Annual Business Plans
Required qualifications, experience & competencies
At least 2 years’ experience in NGO / INGO in Development Sector in similar position
At least 1 year of experience as a Mobiliser/ Sponsorship Field Assistant
Completed G.C.E Advanced Level successfully
A Higher Diploma (A study course exceeding 6 months or more) in Development Studies, Sociology, Counselling or any relevant stream of studies
A thorough understanding of all areas of Sponsorship Operation
Proficient in English. Proficiency in Sinhala and/or Tamil will be an added advantage
Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and able to travel often in the field
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.