Sponsorship Coordinator

Bavaro, Dominican Republic

 Education Sponsorship Coordinator

Based in the Dominican Republic

 

Purpose:

To carry out the goals and tasks of the Sponsorship program from the Dominican Republic.  To improve communication between sponsors and students, encouraging a more meaningful relationship.  Check out www.2ndmilemissions.org  for more information about our ministry.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be fluent in both English and Spanish or willing to attend language school
  • College degree preferred; High School diploma required
  • Highly organized with strong administrative skills
  • Experience with children preferred
  • Maintains a consistent relationship with God and has a passion to point others to Christ through his/her life.

 

Essential Functions:                                          

  1. Oversee student to sponsor communication
    • Help students write two cards per year (Christmas and May thank you)
    • Help students write letters to sponsors that have written letters to them
    • Complete New student profiles each fall
  1. Photos
    • Take individual and classroom photos each fall
    • Name each individual photo for home office and upload to Dropbox
    • Take all staff photos and upload to Dropbox with names
  1. Keep student lists updated with the school and home office
    • Create a new master list each fall
    • Reassign new students to sponsors who lost their child
    • Research reasons why students have left the school
  1. Create profiles on each student (work with Social Worker)
    • Upload info into REACH
  1. Social Media posts: 2 per week
  2. Lead monthly birthday parties
    • Coordinate with home office for lists and birthday cards
    • Choose a different small gift for preschool, elementary and high school
    • Order food and plan games
    • Keep track of expenses
    • Take photos and upload to Dropbox
  1. Coordinate and distribute any special donations for the school
    • Brainstorm ideas for Christmas sponsor donations
    • Periodically make needed donation ideas available (backpacks, books, shoes, etc)
  1. Coordinate and lead sponsor visit to the school
    • Coordinate details of the visit
    • Hand out visitor packets
    • Follow up after the visit
  1. Other
    • Attend Graduation—wrap gifts for each student and distribute prior to graduation day, take photos at graduation to upload and share with sponsors via email
    • Help write any newsletters or emails as needed
    • Coordinate everything with the director of engagement in home office

 

Compensation: This position would require a 2-year commitment.  Salary is determined by experience and family need.  Because we are a non-profit organization, all salaries are paid for through donations and we would require your help in funding the salary for this position.  An estimated budget for living expenses will be provided as a guide and the candidate will be fully supported in the process of raising funds.
 

Contact Nancy Wildman for more information or to apply.

 

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