Sponsorship Assistant - Wennapuwa
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.
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, 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 as required.
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 & Sinhala as required
Good IT skills & competent in the use of Microsoft 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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.
Closing Date: 18th January, 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.