Private Sponsor Support Coordinator at World Relief

Location: Remote, US
| Full-time
World Relief

Title: Private Sponsor Support Coordinator

Job Details

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Are you a person of compassion? An advocate for justice? Someone who stands up for the rights of the vulnerable and speaks out for the marginalized, the exploited and the forgotten? Do you believe in our calling as Christians to welcome the least of these and love our neighbor?

If you answered yes’, to any of the above, World Relief, and millions of people around the world need you.

World Relief is seeking a national Private Sponsor Support Coordinator to help us empower churches, groups, and individuals who are partnering with Ukrainians and others coming through U.S. Private Sponsorship programs. Because Private Sponsorship is a new path of U.S. resettlement for those who have been displaced, this position is ideal for someone who is agile, innovative, collaborative, and ready to hit the ground running. The Private Sponsor Support Coordinator will work in collaborating with field offices, service lines, other national agencies, and community members. This position will assist in resourcing and supporting field office staff, work with Home Office colleagues to develop needed resources, and help create and launch a Private Sponsor version of World Relief’s Good Neighbor Team ministry model.

Compensation: $50,000-$55,000 DOE

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • In collaboration with field and Home Office staff, identify opportunities, needs, challenges, and training gaps of those who are Private Sponsors
  • Advise and assists in the development of resources that can be deployed to fill gaps and meet the needs of those who are engaging as Private Sponsors
  • Collaborate with home office staff who are focused on World Relief’s team ministry program called Good Neighbor Teams (GNT) in order to develop the GNT Private Sponsor model
  • Assure the contextualization of Good Neighbor Team materials for use by GNT Private Sponsors
  • Serve as an ear to the ground and bridge between field offices and Home Office staff who are engaged with Private Sponsor programs
  • Provide resources and coaching to field staff focused on supporting those who are or seek to become Private Sponsors
  • Participates in national Private Sponsor focused collaborative groups
  • Field and direct national inquiries from those interested in or currently engaged as Private Sponsors
  • Work in collaboration with other World Relief departments to recruit Private Sponsors
  • Maintain up-to-date self-education about resettlement and integration programs and stay informed on best practices for Private Sponsorship nationally
  • As requested, represent WR at internal and external conferences, meetings, committees, and working groups with WR colleagues, national Resettlement Agencies, federal partners, and other stakeholders
  • Performs other related duties and projects as requested

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Experience in and knowledge of refugee resettlement preferred
  • Experience with community sponsorship or other team based service preferred
  • Knowledge of ORR programs and benefits preferred
  • Cross-cultural experience preferred
  • Ability to work remotely in a team across time zones

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mature and personal Christian faith
  • Committed to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief
  • Desire to serve and empower the Church to impact vulnerable communities
  • Able to affirm and/or acknowledge World Reliefs Core Beliefs, Statement of Faith, Christian Identity and National Evangelicals For the Health of The Nation document
  • History of involvement with volunteerism
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office 365 software
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize in a fast paced and fluid environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations
  • The ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-15 pounds
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information
  • The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Hybrid work environment.
  • Great lengths of time working on computer, reading from computer screen, entering information, standing at copier or fax machine, and some time on the phone or in skype meetings may be required
  • Year-end archiving activities involve repeated lifting and bending
  • Physical, emotional and intellectual demands
  • Equipment used: Employee computer (desktop or laptop), printer, and copier
  • All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. This position description is not all-inclusive and is always under review.

World Relief offers a competitive benefits package (25 hours + per week):

World Relief contributes to monthly premiums:

  • Medical
  • Dental

Additional Benefits:

  • Offer 16 Paid Holidays!
  • Vision
  • Offer Paid Sick and Vacation Leave
  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • FSAs: Medical & Dependent Care, & Commuter Funding
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (employee, spouse, and children)

World Relief pays 100% for eligible employees:

  • Group Term Life (employee, spouse, and children)
  • Long Term & Short-term Disability
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Long Distant Travel Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

World Relief – Retirement:

  • 401K & Roth
  • WR matches up to 4%, then an additional quarter percent up to 10%
  • Eligibility: Full Time is eligible after 3 months of employment. Part time is eligible after 1000 hours in a year

World Relief Discounts (Immediately Eligible):

  • Verizon
  • Pet Insurance through Nationwide
  • Home and Auto insurance through Liberty Mutual

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