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Sponsorship Coordinator - Chankanai (Jaffna)

Job Description

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 and has invested over USD 380 million in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and 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.

SPONSORSHIP COORDINATOR

Locations: Chankanai (Jaffna District) with travel

Job Profile

The Sponsorship Coordinator will manage the Sponsorship projects of the Area Development Programme, ensuring the well-being of sponsored children in line with World Vision standards, while providing a high quality service to sponsors.

The role will also be responsible for initiating new and creative methods of strengthening communication between sponsors and the community.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Degree OR A/Level with minimum 02 years ’experience with WVL in a similar capacity

  • Good coordination and analytical skills

  • Good presentation skills

  • Experience working with children is essential

  • Excellent oral and written communication in English, Tamil. Ability to communicate in Sinhala preferred

  • 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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 10th April, 2016

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.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children