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Sponsorship Assistant - Trinco South

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

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 worlds 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 forty 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.


Locations: Trinco South with travel

Job Profile

The Sponsorship Assistant provides support to the Sponsorship Coordinator in the implementation of Sponsorship operations & related activities within the Area Programme(AP), ensuring the well-being of sponsored children in line with World Vision standards while providing high quality service to the sponsors. The position supports the Sponsorship Coordinator in assuring the accurate and timely processing of correspondence/translations and monitoring of child well-being outcomes for all Registered Children. He/She will also participate in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups.

The position will also provide coordination and support to ensure Child Monitoring Standards are met & sponsor communications contribute to child participation & voice. He/She will be responsible for the coordination of design & development of communication material, quality assurance and administration. The Sponsorship Assistant also coordinates information management, data quality, data entry, monitoring, tracking, exception reports, follow-up and reports.

Major Responsibilities

Support the Sponsorship Coordinator in the following

  • Plan and roll out Community Engagement and Sponsorship Education processes through effective engagement of partners & community groups

  • Assist in coordinating activities related development of child selection criteria, data entry, documentation, record management & registration of sponsored children

  • Support integration of Child Well-Being (CWB)monitoring & follow ups within project activity plans & effective engagement of community volunteers/Sponsorship Field Assistants in meeting CWB quality standards

  • Provide support in the design & development of high quality sponsorship communication material in a timely manner as per sponsorship standards

  • Ensure quality assurance, efficient record management and timely and appropriate response to queries & Gift Notifications (GNs)

  • Assist in facilitating sponsor visits & the preparation of management reports on the Sponsorship Programme of the Area Program(AP) as required

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Diploma/Degree in any relevant discipline preferred

  • Experience in World Vision or similar agency, preferably in a similar role will be an advantage.

  • Excellent oral and written communication in English & Tamil/Sinhala as required

  • Good IT skills & competent in the use of MS Office. Word, Excel and Power Point

  • Good interpersonal skills & cross-cultural sensitivity with ability to work well in a team

  • Ability to be creative & innovative in coordinating the sponsorship programmes within the AP

  • Understanding of community-led development work

  • Willing to travel & flexibility in working out of the core work hours when required

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: 23rd September, 2018

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.