Word Made Flesh Staff

Word Made Flesh staff are committed to living and serving among vulnerable communities, infusing hope and amplifying voices that often go unheard. As you learn about Word Made Flesh on our website, are introduced to us through friends, or read about us in a book, maybe something connects with you. If you see yourself in the ethos, vision, philosophy of ministry, or a position description maybe there is place for you in the Word Made Flesh staff community! We would love to hear from you.

We invite you to look over the position descriptions of our current staff openings below. We are also always accepting resumes and letters of interest if you do not see a position below that fits your skill set or interest. If you are interested in learning more about staff needs in a specific field please send your resume and letter of interest to careers@wordmadeflesh.com specifying your location of interest.

Basic Qualifications for staff at WMF

  • Participation in a WMF Servant Team, US Internship, International Internship, or Discovery Team
  • Experience living cross-culturally and/or with other NGOs will be taken into consideration in lieu of prior participation with WMF
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Specific qualifications for each opening can be found in the position descriptions
  • We also suggest time be spent (minimum of two weeks) with the WMF community where the open position is located before a final hiring decision is made

Current International Opportunities

Title: Visual Communications Designer
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Position description, responsibilities and qualifications

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Title: Social Media Manager
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Position description, responsibilities and qualifications

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Title: Product Designer
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Position description, responsibilities and qualifications

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Title: Advocacy Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
WMF Los Angeles exists to bring hope to marginalized people groups in the city through relationships and asset based community development.

Position Summary
The Advocacy Coordinator will create and manage all forms of local, national, and global advocacy for Word Made Flesh Los Angeles.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Field Director, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Los Angeles
  • Tell the story of WMF Los Angeles and neighbors, creating platforms for our stories to be heard
  • Identify and involve new partners
  • Identify and implement plans for advocacy for the vulnerable in Los Angeles
  • Manage and increase presence on all social media (blogs, facebook, instagram, twitter, etc.)
  • Plan and execute at least one annual fundraiser
  • Create promotional materials
  • Monitor and expand our funding base
  • Create and implement plan for donor care

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with social media
  • Experience with fundraising
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Design and advocacy experience
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Los
  • Angeles staff community

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 15 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Spanish language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • Demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • WMF Staff commit to a 2-3 year contract of service
  • Full-time: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses.

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Director of Administration
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
WMF Los Angeles exists to bring hope to marginalized people groups in the city through relationships and asset based community development.

Administrator Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the WMF Los Angeles Field Director, the Director of Administration will be responsible for administrative support of staff, legal adherence, and the oversight of finance, accounting and budgeting. They will continually evaluate best industry practices in comparison to internal administrative systems and needed resources, with an eye toward both future needs and budget realities.

  1. Administrative support and legal adherence
    • Ensure that our 501(c)3 status is established and maintained
    • Ensure that staff is informed about pension and retirement options
    • Ensure that staff has regular health consultations and has health insurance
    • Together with the US Director of Operations, ensure that polices are followed
    • Participate in administrative team, planning and implementation
  2. Financial Oversight
    • Overall financial management responsibility including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting.
    • Oversee project budgets and cash flow
    • Monitor, develop and implement new accounting techniques and procedures.
    • Provide information to the public regarding finance and administrationations of the organization.

Qualifications

  • Experience in non-profit accounting systems and general knowledge of standard practices
  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Los Angeles
  • Understands and has experience working with Excel
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Romania staff community

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 15 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Spanish language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • Demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • WMF Staff commit to a 2-3 year contract of service
  • Full-time: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Short-Term Programs Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
WMF Los Angeles exists to bring hope to marginalized people groups in the city through relationships and asset based community development.

Position Summary
The Short-Term Program Coordinator will organize and lead logistical coordination for study abroad students, Servant Teams, internships and short term teams for Word Made Flesh Los Angeles. They will be a participant in the WMF Los Angeles community while focusing their time on discipleship and formation of short-term participants.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Field Director, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  1. Logistical Coordination
    • Create and implement activities to recruit short-term participants
    • Communicate with potential students, Servant Team (ST) members, interns and short-term teams
    • Participate in interviews and selection process of short term participants
    • Coordinate with US office and local partners in facilitating short-term programs
    • Create and monitor short-term program budgets and report expenses
    • Plan and facilitate short-term program activities and schedules
    • Facilitate evaluation and debriefing of short-term participants
  2. Discipleship and Formation
    • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Los Angeles
    • Lead discussions on formation materials and readings
    • Integrate the short-term participants into the community relationships and service
    • Support short-term participants in their host family relationships
    • Support short-term participants in debriefing their experience and re-entry into home culture
    • Participates in personal staff development plan

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Leadership experience including team development and conflict management
  • Able to set budgets, complete financial reports and basic accounting
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Los Angeles staff community

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 15 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Spanish language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • Demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • WMF Staff commit to a 2-3 year contract of service
  • Full-time: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses.

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Spiritual Director
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
WMF Los Angeles exists to bring hope to marginalized people groups in the city through relationships and asset based community development.

Position Summary
The spiritual director will support the community in its spiritual development and self-care.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Field Direcor, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Support staff in providing holistic care to vulnerable population
  • Organize daily prayer, worship or spiritual formation
  • Organize annual community retreat
  • Ensure that covenantal commitments are being followed
  • Provide counseling to staff or help connect staff to appropriate counselors, as needed
  • Provide training on aspects of community care (i.e. secondary trauma management, contemplative practices, personality tests, health assessments, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Experience in community life, pastoral care and/or spiritual direction
  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Los Angeles
  • Experience in counseling
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Los Angeles staff community

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 15 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Spanish language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • Demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • WMF Staff commit to a 2-3 year contract of service
  • Full-time: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses.

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Community Programs Developer
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
WMF Los Angeles exists to bring hope to marginalized people groups in the city through relationships and asset based community development.

Position Summary
The Community Programs Developer will take the lead on all new programs that Word Made Flesh Los Angeles seeks to create and implement in the community.

Responsibilities

  • Creation and maintenance of community assets and needs database
  • Finds and recruits individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to create programs
  • Maintains relationships with community leaders
  • Work with the Director of Administration to create financial plans and legal structures of new projects
  • Works with Advocacy Coordinator to establish program funding
  • Oversees new programs for the first year in order to make any necessary adjustments to ensure their success.

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Imaginative problem solver
  • Background in business/non-profit start-up
  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Los Angeles
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Los Angeles staff community

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 15 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Spanish language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • Demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • WMF Staff commit to a 2-3 year contract of service
  • Full-time: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses.

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Community Administrator
Start Date: Position Open Until Filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Romania prays and works for a better future for vulnerable children through personal development through partnering friends.

Administrator Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the WMF Romania Administrator and Field Director, the Community Administrator will be responsible for administrative support of non-Romanian staff, legal adherence, and the oversight of international finance, accounting and budgeting.

  1. Administrative support and legal adherence
    • Ensure that visas and rental contracts are attained
    • Ensure that staff is informed about pension and retirement options
    • Ensure that staff has regular health consultations and has health insurance
    • Ensure that contingency plans are current and implemented
    • Together with the US Director of Operations, ensure that polices are followed
    • Participate in administrative team, planning and implementation
  2. Financial Oversight
    • Develop, submit and monitor annual budget for international donations
    • Monitor international donations
    • Provide annual financial report to international donor organizations

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience in non-profit accounting systems and general knowledge of standard practices
  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Romania
  • Understands and has experience working with Excel
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Romania staff community

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Galati, Romania
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Full-time: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses
  • Weekly Romanian language tutoring will be expected in order to fulfill responsibilities

Application Procedures

Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Community Pastor
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Romania prays and works for a better future for vulnerable children through personal development through partnering friends.

Position Summary
The Community Pastor will support the community in its spiritual development and self-care.

Community Pastor Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Executive team, the selected candidate will collaborate with the Community Care Department and will be responsible to:

  • Support staff in providing holistic care to vulnerable population
  • Organize daily prayer, worship or spiritual formation
  • Organize annual community retreat
  • Ensure that covenantal commitments are being followed
  • Provide counseling to staff or help connect staff to appropriate counselors, as needed
  • Provide training on aspects of community care (i.e. secondary trauma management, contemplative practices, personality tests, health assessments, etc.)
  • Tell the story of WMF Romania and create platforms where our vulnerable friends can be heard
  • Implement policies related to the Community Care Department (leaves of absence, sabbatical, etc.)

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience in community life, pastoral care and/or spiritual direction
  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Romania
  • Experience in counseling
  • Understanding of health issues encountered in context of poverty
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Romania staff community

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Galati, Romania
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Full-time: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses
  • Weekly Romanian language tutoring will be expected in order to fulfill responsibilities

Application Procedures

Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Short-Term Program Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Romania prays and works for a better future for vulnerable children through personal development through partnering friends.

Position Summary
The Short-Term Program Coordinator will organize and lead logistical coordination for study abroad students, Servant Teams, internships and short term teams for Word Made Flesh Romania. They will be a participant in the WMF Romania community while focusing their time on discipleship and formation of short-term participants.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Field Director, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  1. Logistical Coordination
    • Create and implement activities to recruit short-term participants
    • Communicate with potential students, Servant Team (ST) members, interns and short-term teams
    • Participate in interviews and selection process of short term participants
    • Coordinate with US office and international partners in facilitating short-term programs
    • Create and monitor short-term program budgets and report expenses
    • Plan and facilitate short-term program activities and schedules
    • Facilitate evaluation and debriefing of short-term participants
  2. Discipleship and Formation
    • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Romania
    • Lead discussions on formation materials and readings
    • Integrate the short-term participants into the community relationships and service
    • Support short-term participants in their host family relationships
    • Support short-term participants in debriefing their experience and re-entry into home culture
    • Participates in personal staff development plan

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Experience/Qualifications

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Leadership experience including team development and conflict management
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Able to set budgets, complete financial reports and basic accounting
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Romania staff community

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Galati, Romania
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Full-time: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses
  • Weekly Romanian language tutoring will be expected in order to fulfill responsibilities

Application Procedures

Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Advocacy Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Romania prays and works for a better future for vulnerable children through personal development through partnering friends.

Position Summary
The Advocacy Coordinator will coordinate with the Partnership Coordinator, create and manage all forms of local and international advocacy for Word Made Flesh Romania.

Advocacy Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Field Director, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Romania
  • Tell the story of WMF Romania and create platforms where our vulnerable friends can be heard
  • Identify and involve new partners
  • Identify and implement plans for advocacy for the vulnerable in Romania
  • Manage and increase presence on all social media
  • Plan and execute at least 1 annual fundraiser
  • Create promotional materials
  • Monitor and expand our funding base
  • Create and implement plan for donor care

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with social media
  • Experience with fund-raising
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Design and advocacy experience
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Romania staff community

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Galati, Romania
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Full-time: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses
  • Weekly Romanian language tutoring will be expected in order to fulfill responsibilities

Application Procedures

Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Community Care Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Rwanda is called to love and serve Jesus among and alongside the most vulnerable in Kigali, Rwanda.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Field Director, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Provide support to the spiritual, emotional, and physical health of staff community
  • Coordinate and plan annual staff retreats
  • Serve as part of local team committed to working alongside and among the poor

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Responsible for raising personal funding
  • Currently seeking a 2-3 year commitment to the role

Application Procedures

Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Advocacy Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Rwanda is called to love and serve Jesus among and alongside the most vulnerable in Kigali, Rwanda.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Field Director, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Oversee all social media and webpage content
  • Engage global community in local work and create an ongoing narrative of local community
  • Serve as part of local team committed to working alongside and among the poor

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Responsible for raising personal funding
  • Currently seeking a 2-3 year commitment to the role

Application Procedures

Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Short-Term Programs Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Rwanda is called to love and serve Jesus among and alongside the most vulnerable in Kigali, Rwanda.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Field Director, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Oversee North American short-term staff (Servant Teams, Interns, Discovery Teams, Volunteers, etc)
  • Provide administrative, financial, and logistical support to the short-term staff
  • Engage short-term staff members in community through discipleship, reading, and discussion
  • Serve as part of local team committed to working alongside and among the poor

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Responsible for raising personal funding
  • Currently seeking a 2-3 year commitment to the role

Application Procedures

Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Community Administrator
Start Date: Open until filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Sierra Leone seeks to love, serve and accompany vulnerable children and families in the Kroo Bay neighborhood of Freetown.

Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Directors in partnership with the WMF Sierra Leone Administrator, the Community Administrator will be responsible for the oversight of financial systems and administrative support.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Directors and in partnership with the Sierra Leonean Administrator the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Commit to learning about WMF Sierra Leone culture and programs
  • Train and assist community members in administrative policies and procedures
  • Evaluate best industry practices in comparison to internal administrative systems and needed resources, with an eye toward growth
  • Develop new policies and practices as needed
  • Help prepare for, participate in, and implement suggested changes of an external audit
  • Participate in staff meetings
  • Financial Oversight
    • Monitor international donations
    • Overall financial management responsibility including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting.
    • Oversee project budgets and cash flow
    • Provide information to the public regarding finance and administration/operations of the organization.
    • Liase with and report to WMF USA office
    • Prepare reports for the WMFSL board of directors
  • Administrative support and legal adherence
  • Ensure that staff is informed about pension and retirement options
  • Ensure that contingency plans are current, posted and implemented
  • Ensure, with the support of the directors, that polices are followed
  • Oversee staff attendance and leave, maintaining proper records
  • Oversee annual staff evaluation and goal-setting process
  • Oversee contract renewal process

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or demonstrate prior experience in related field
  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Sierra Leone
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Open Office
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Good self-awareness and self-care
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Sierra Leone staff community
  • Experience in non-profit accounting systems and general knowledge of standard practices

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Full-time: 35-40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses
  • Weekly Krio language tutoring will be expected in order to fulfill responsibilities

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to info@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Title: Community Center Educator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Sierra Leone seeks to love, serve and accompany vulnerable children and families in the Kroo Bay neighborhood of Freetown.

Position Summary
The Community Center Educator will work together with our team of educators to guide the children, youth and/or adults in holistic development in accordance with WMF Sierra Leone’s vision, mission and values.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Field Director, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Understand and support the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Sierra Leone
  • Build supportive relationships with children, parents, and teachers
  • Learn and implement WMF Sierra Leone’s methodology of behavioral development, positive discipline and healthy attachment
  • Create and maintain clean and safe place for development at Community Center
  • Oversee small library and educational materials
  • Model a healthy life for students
  • Train and oversee volunteer tutors
  • Collaborate with team of educators to prepare, implement and evaluate curriculum
  • Create and monitor individual plans for children
  • Assess learners’ academic ability and progress quarterly
  • Assist children with homework
  • Facilitate quarterly parent meetings
  • Help cover fellow community members’ responsibilities when they are sick or on leave
  • Help plan and participate in annual summer camp
  • Optional: Educator may focus on adult literacy, English as a second language, or other specialized programs

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or demonstrate prior experience in related field
  • Experience in teaching
  • Knowledge of childhood development
  • Understanding of education in the context of poverty
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Good self-awareness and self-care
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Sierra Leone staff community

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Full-time: 35-40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses
  • Weekly Krio language tutoring will be expected in order to fulfill responsibilities

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to info@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Social Media Manager/Fundraising Specialist
Start Date: Open until filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Sierra Leone seeks to love, serve and accompany vulnerable children and families in the Kroo Bay neighborhood of Freetown.

Position Summary
The Social Media Manager/Fundraising Specialist will

  1. Share WMFSL stories on various social media platforms
  2. Seek out and apply for grants
  3. Help WMFSL community members build relationships with supporters

Position Summary and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Directors, the selected candidate will collaborate with the Advocacy Department and will be responsible to:

  • Commit to learning about WMF Sierra Leone culture and programs as to best facilitate communication regarding the organization
  • Create and send a e-newsletters
  • Be deeply familiar with different social media platforms and specific usage details of each
  • Regularly contribute to 2-3 social media networks
  • Facilitate child sponsorship program
  • Seek out and apply for grants
  • Train and assist community members in media publication and donor relations
  • Thank donors regularly

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Communications or demonstrate prior experience in Social Media Management or related field
  • Understands and support the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Sierra Leone
  • Proficient in Excel, Publisher, Word
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Good self-awareness and self-care
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Sierra Leone staff community
  • Posts regularly on various social media networks
  • Knowledge and experience of photography, videography, and/or writing
  • An awareness of WMF Sierra Leone’s current style and image
  • A portfolio exhibiting current expertise

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Full-time: 35-40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses
  • Weekly Krio language tutoring will be expected in order to fulfill responsibilities

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to info@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Spiritual Director/Pastor
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Word Made Flesh Sierra Leone seeks to love, serve and accompany vulnerable children and families in the Kroo Bay neighborhood of Freetown.

Position Summary
The Spiritual Director/Pastor will support the community in its spiritual development and self-care.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Directors, the selected candidate will collaborate with the Community Care Department and will be responsible to:

  • Support staff in providing holistic care to vulnerable population
  • Organize daily prayer, worship and spiritual formation
  • Organize annual community retreat
  • Encourage contemplative practices
  • Ensure that community commitments and standards are being followed
  • Provide counseling to staff or help connect staff to appropriate counselors, as needed
  • Help cover fellow community members’ responsibilities when they are sick or on leave
  • Provide training on aspects of community care (i.e. secondary trauma management, contemplative practices, personality tests, health assessments, conflict resolution, spiritual gifts assessments, etc.)
  • Create opportunities for individual community members to share their stories
  • Implement policies related to the Community Care Department (leaves of absence, sabbatical, personal spiritual retreat, soul friend, etc.)

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

  • Community prayer
  • Formation reading and discussion
  • Language acquisition
  • Intentional interaction and service among the vulnerable

Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or demonstrate prior experience in related field
  • Experience in community life, pastoral care and/or spiritual direction
  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Sierra Leone
  • Experience in counseling
  • Understanding of health issues encountered in context of poverty
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Good self-awareness and self-care
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Sierra Leone staff community

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Full-time: 35-40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses
  • Weekly Krio language tutoring will be expected in order to fulfill responsibilities

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to info@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Director of Administration
Start Date: Position Open Until Filled

Vision
Creative Life Foundation (CLF) is a project of Word Made Flesh Thailand (WMF). Our mission is to respond to the poor, marginalized and displaced people of Thailand through holistic, educational, therapeutic and creative projects to address their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Administrator Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the WMF Thailand Field Director, the Director of Administration will be responsible for the oversight of financial systems including finance, accounting, and budgeting. S/he will continually evaluate best industry practices in comparison to internal administrative systems and needed resources, with an eye toward both future needs and budget realities.

  1. Financial Oversight
    • Overall financial management responsibility including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting.
    • Oversee project budgets and cash flow
    • Monitor, develop and implement new accounting techniques and procedures.
    • Provide information to the public regarding finance and administration/operations of the organization.
  2. Support operations of the organization:
    • Develop and monitor policies for the Administration Department and the organization as a whole, as needed.
    • Partner with the other managing directors to provide Omaha office oversight, staff support and management,
  3. Serve as a member of the Executive Staff Team
    • Participate in Senior Staff meetings.

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 8hrs a week on:

  • Communities activities (garden day, dinners, outings)
  • Daily prayer
  • Faith Full Conversations weekly
  • One on One relationships
  • Holistic Safety training
  • Formation reading
  • Counseling or spiritual direction
  • Monthly worship

Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience in non-profit accounting systems and general knowledge of standard practices
  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of the Creative Life Foundation (WMF Thailand)
  • Understands and has experience working with Excel
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Bangkok staff community

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Bangkok Thailand
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Fulltime: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses
  • Weekly Thai tutoring will be expected in order to better communicate with our Thai staff

Application Procedures

Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Advocacy Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Creative Life Foundation (CLF) is a project of Word Made Flesh Thailand (WMF). Our mission is to respond to the poor, marginalized and displaced people of Thailand through holistic, educational, therapeutic and creative projects to address their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Position Summary
The Advocacy Coordinator will manage and take the lead to implement all forms of local and international advocacy for Word Made Flesh Thailand the Creative Life Project.

Advocacy Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the WMF Thailand Directors, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Manage all social media presences
  • Plan and execute at least 1 annual fundraiser
  • Promote and communicate our cohesive identity and presence in the non-profit world
  • Increase our presence in digital forms of media
  • Create promotion materials
  • Expand our funding base
  • Participate in WMF/CLF new staff development plan

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 8hrs a week on:

  • Communities activities (garden day, dinners, outings)
  • Daily prayer
  • Faith Full Conversations weekly
  • One on One relationships
  • Holistic Safety training
  • Formation reading
  • Counseling or spiritual direction
  • Monthly worship

Qualifications

  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Design and advocacy experience
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Bangkok staff community

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Bangkok Thailand
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Fulltime: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com.  Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Short-Term Program Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Creative Life Foundation (CLF) is a project of Word Made Flesh Thailand (WFM). Our mission is to respond to the poor, marginalized and displaced people of Thailand through holistic, educational, therapeutic and creative projects to address their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Position Summary

This person will organize and lead logistical coordination of Servant Teams, Internships and other short-term teams for Word Made Flesh Thailand. This position involves an active participation in the WMF Thailand community while focusing on caring for the needs of short-termers. The coordinator will serve as an interface between short-term participants and founders and directors.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the WMF Thailand directors, the selected candidate will be responsible to do the following:

  • Communicate with the Director of Staff Development in the WMF International Office to coordinate details for all short-term programs
  • Communicate with potential Servant Team (ST) members, interns, and short-term teams
  • Participate in interviews and the selection process of ST members, interns and short-term teams
  • Set short-term program budgets and report expenses
  • Plan and facilitate ST, Intern, and short-term team activities and schedules on field
  • Facilitate evaluation and debriefing of ST members, interns, and short-term teams
  • Participate in WMF/CLF new staff development plan

Staff Development Plan

New Staff will spend approx. 8hrs a week on:

  • Communities activities (garden day, dinners, outings)
  • Daily prayer
  • Faith-full conversations weekly
  • One-on-one relationships
  • Holistic Safety training
  • Formation reading
  • Counseling or spiritual direction
  • Monthly worship

Qualifications

 

  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and creatively problems solve with a team
  • Leadership experience including group development and conflict management
  • Able to set budgets, complete financial reports and basic accounting
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Bangkok staff community

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Bangkok, Thailand
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Fulltime: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com.  Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Spiritual Director
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Creative Life Foundation (CLF) is a project of Word Made Flesh Thailand (WFM). Our mission is to respond to the poor, marginalized and displaced people of Thailand through holistic, educational, therapeutic and creative projects to address their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Position Summary
WMF Thailand is seeking a community pastor or spiritual director to lead us in deepening our spirituality the core of what we do.  The Spiritual Director will have a broad and inclusive faith ideally from a tradition known for this.  Ideal candidate will have training and experience in a contemplative practice.

Responsibilities

  • Lead daily prayer and devotion
  • Lead in contemplative practices
  • Staff spiritual formation
  • Explore ways to bring spiritual direction and contemplative practices to local relationships
  • Workshops for local community and local NGO’s

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will also spend approx. 8hrs a week on:

  • Communities activities (garden day, dinners, outings)
  • Daily prayer
  • Faith Full Conversations weekly
  • One on One relationships
  • Holistic Safety training
  • Formation reading
  • Counseling or spiritual direction
  • Monthly worship

Qualifications

  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Able to set budgets, complete financial reports and basic accounting
  • Able to multi-task and resume routine with multiple interruptions
  • Commitment to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Bangkok staff community

Education and/or Experience:

  • MA in Spiritual Formation or related field
  • demonstrated prior experience in related field

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Bangkok, Thailand
  • WMF International Staff commit to a 3-year contract of service
  • Fulltime: 40 hours a week
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com.  Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Director of Education
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Creative Life Foundation (CLF) is a project of Word Made Flesh Thailand (WFM). Our mission is to respond to the poor, marginalized and displaced people of Thailand through holistic, educational, therapeutic and creative projects to address their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Position Summary
The Director of education will oversee the CLF Education programs including the oversight of the scholarship/donor relations and schools annual budget.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the WMF Thailand Directors, the selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Help guide teachers in achieving their educational goals
  • Oversee daily operations of school, ensuring a safe and friendly environment
  • Ensure teachers are uplifting the vision, mission and core values of the school also consistent with the Montessori philosophy
  • Helps coordinate and lead teacher meetings once a month or as needed
  • Curriculum development
  • Continue strategic planning and implementation to ensure that the schools needs, as it relates to resources and funding, are met or exceeded
  • Create and maintain policies that apply
  • Relieve staff for breaks if needed or absent
  • Maintain records of students, visitors and volunteers
  • Help maintain the educational environment both in the classroom and on the grounds of the foundation, in a manner consistent with Montessori standards
  • Teacher evaluations as needed
  • Student evaluation twice a year
  • Establish standards for the use of materials and inform the staff of them.

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 8hrs a week on:

  • Communities activities (garden day, dinners, outings)
  • Daily prayer
  • Faith Full Conversations weekly
  • One on One relationships
  • Holistic Safety training
  • Formation reading
  • Counseling or spiritual direction
  • Monthly worship

Knowledge/Qualifications

  • Early childhood development
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the impact of poverty
  • Open to non-traditional and child-led teaching method

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience working with the Maria Montessori approach, minimum 5 years
  • A bachelor’s degree in an accredited or approved college or university with a major or emphasis in early childhood education or child development

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Minimum 2-year commitment
  • Fulltime: 40 hours a week
  • Weekly Thai tutoring will be expected in order to better communicate with our students
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com.  Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Title: Creative Life Foundation Teacher
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Vision
Creative Life Foundation (CLF) is a project of Word Made Flesh Thailand (WFM). Our mission is to respond to the poor, marginalized and displaced people of Thailand through holistic, educational, therapeutic and creative projects to address their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Position Summary

The CLF teacher is a guide who helps direct his/her students in a prepared environment that challenges each child to reach his/her full potential in accordance with CLF Education’s vision, mission and core values.

Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the WMF Thailand Directors, the selected candidate will be responsible for:

On-going, Daily

  • Pre school preparation
  • Receive and welcome students; greet parents/ caregivers
  • Create classroom manipulatives
  • Attend monthly meetings with the executive CLF team
  • Regular communication with advisory team

During class

  • Assist children who need individual help to choose work
  • Uphold and reinforce positive behavior by: modeling behavior, positive feedback and drawing attention to classroom rules
  • Treat children with unconditional positive regard
  • Conduct the classroom consistent with the Montessori philosophy as well as CLF’s core values
  • Interact and respond to students with curiosity
  • Withdraw occasionally to observe and document
  • Record observations, issue, etc. to expand later.

After class

  • Make minor material adjustments
  • Refresh the environment
  • Complete daily notes

Staff Development Plan
New Staff will spend approx. 8hrs a week on:

  • Communities activities (garden day, dinners, outings)
  • Daily prayer
  • Faith Full Conversations weekly
  • One on One relationships
  • Holistic Safety training
  • Formation reading
  • Counseling or spiritual direction
  • Monthly worship

Knowledge/Qualifications

  • Early childhood development
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the impact of poverty
  • Open to non-traditional and child-led teaching method

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience working with or familiar with the Maria Montessori approach minimum 1 year
  • A bachelor’s degree

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Minimum 2-year commitment
  • Fulltime: 40 hours a week
  • Weekly Thai tutoring will be expected in order to better communicate with our students
  • This is a support-based position; staff commit to raising support for their salary and expenses

Application Procedures
Send a letter of interest and your resume to careers@wordmadeflesh.com.  Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

 

 

 

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