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 always accepting resumes and letters of interest if you do not see a position below that fits your skill set or passion. 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 U.S. and International Career Opportunities

As we briefly mentioned above, thank you for your interest! We often have openings and would love to connect with you about the possibility of walking and working with us.

If you do not see a position opening below that you are hoping to find, but believe that WMF is a place the Lord is leading you to further pursue, please still contact us. We often have openings and needs that we have yet to post. Send us your ideas and resume. We will be glad to explore possibilities and see if there is space for us to move forward together.

Please contact us at careers@wordmadeflesh.org

International Office

Vision: Word Made Flesh (WMF) is called and committed to serving Jesus among those experiencing extreme poverty and exploitation. This calling is realized as a prophetic ministry for, and a holistic, incarnational ministry among, the world’s poor.  We focus our energy to make Jesus known among the poor while reconciling the church with the poor.

Purpose: As an active community member of the international office and reporting to the Director of Operations, the Short-Term Programs & Marketing Coordinator (STPMC) builds partnerships and networks by promoting the vision, activities and opportunities of WMF, attracts participants and funding, and facilitates the recruiting, selecting, sending and debriefing of short-term participants.

Profile: The SPTMC: enjoys working with many people; appreciates multi-tasking/holding multiple projects open at any given time; is both an ideas-person and an implementer; thrives under deadlines; is a person who brings positivity and energy to a team setting.

 Responsibilities:

    1.  Builds partnerships and networks by promoting WMF’s vision, activities and opportunities – The STPMC increases WMF presence and visibility in churches, schools, conferences, events, and through publications and social-media.
      1. Create and implement annual strategic plan for marketing
        1. Print and digital advertising
        2. Donor campaigns and mailings
        3. Programmatic campaigns
      2. Oversee the maintenance, design, content and usability of the WMF website (implementing graphic design aspects and light web design editing)
      3. Ensure maintenance of an active online presence through ongoing Social Networking/Social Media Imprint
        1. Obtain pictures and video from WMF fields and take pictures and video where present
        2. Create and manage content
        3. Manage social media audiences
      4. Manage communication with partners and networks
        1. Manage differentiated databases of partners and networks
        2. Create and implement digital campaigns
        3. Manage differentiated email strategies for audience segments
      5.  Create and design promotional materials (Brochures, banners, postcards, etc.)
      6. Ensure proper communication of WMF philosophy and standards in all WMF materials, keeping the consistency in the message WMF transmits around the world, both visually and in terms of content
        1. Update, communicate and monitor the WMF Language Use Guidelines  
        2. Update, communicate and monitor photo, video and WMF logo standards
      7. Coordinate regular Beggars Society event including dates, speakers, and advertising in conjunction with the Office Manager
      8. Maintain contact with individual supporters, churches and foundations
      9. Oversee any interns, staff, and/or volunteers assigned to this area of work

       

    2. Attracts participants and funding 
      1.  Introduce, implement, and follow through on plans to cultivate new donors and to retain and strengthen relationships with existing donors.
      2. Build and maintain differentiated data bases of existing donors and prospective donors.
      3.  Develop and oversee planning and execution of fundraising events.
      4. Care for donors and disciple supporters into an understanding of the spirituality of fundraising, giving and gratitude.
      5. Support field staff in personal fundraising efforts (education, resources, etc.)
      6. Oversee any interns, staff, and/or volunteers assigned to this area of work

       

    3. Recruits, selects, educates, sends and debriefs short-term participants (that includes interns, Discovery Teams, Servant Teams and Semester-abroad students)
      1. Create and implement activities to recruit short-term participants
      2. Communicate with potential short-term participants
      3. Participate in interviews and the selection process of short-term participants
      4. Coordinate with short-term program coordinators and international partners in facilitating short-term programs
      5.  Create and monitor short-term program budgets, accounts and reports
      6. Facilitate evaluation and debriefing of short-term participants
      7. Update and monitor adherence to the Short-Term Programs handbook
      8. Manage database for potential, existing and past short-term program participants
      9. Recruit, train, manage and evaluate international office interns
      10. Oversee any interns, staff, and/or volunteers assigned to this area of work

       

    4. Community member of the international office
      1. Understand and support the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh
      2. Lead and participate in staff prayer, community events, and discussions on formation materials and readings
      3.  Participate in personal staff development plan
      4.  Participate in regular service among those who are vulnerable
      5. Participate in weekly international staff meeting
      6.  Contribute annually to ‘The Cry’
      7. Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications/Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or other related field
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to collaborate and creatively problem-solve with a team
  • Graphic Design Experience
  • Experience with light web design/editing (WordPress Sites)

Preferred:

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (especially Adobe InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator)
  • Experience using MailChimp or similar Email Marketing tools
  • Experience with and knowledge of Social Media campaigns & content marketing
  • Experience working internationally

 

Reports to: Director of Operations

Works closely with: Editor of the Cry (quarterly advocacy journal), Short-Term Programs Coordinators in WMF fields, Social Media Coordinator, Web developer, Representatives from local colleges, interns & volunteers

Terms and Conditions:
Worksite Location: Wilmore, KY
Full-time: 40 hours a week

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

Application Deadline: Open until filled

 

Bolivia

Title: Community Care Facilitator

Start Date: Open until filled

Word Made Flesh Bolivia Vision
Abundant life for those affected by prostitution in Bolivia.

Word Made Flesh Bolivia Mission
In community we seek to practice and proclaim the Kingdom of God among persons affected by prostitution, through relationship and opportunities for transformation.

Position Summary
The Community Care Facilitator will:

  • Support staff members to live sustainable and thriving vocation grounded in spiritual formation, emotional well-being, and physical vitality.
  • Provide a pastoral presence of support and guidance to encourage the holistic well-being of staff and families.
  • Accompany staff members from integration into the community through to service conclusion and transition.

Position Summary and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of Field Director and Director of Operations, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Create and execute an annual plan of Community Care activities and resources for the benefit of staff members.
  • Develop and sustain a local Community Care team to support the program vision and carry out activities.
  • Support, encourage, and monitor staff members through the stages of the formation process.
  • Provide and encourage opportunities for vocational expression and formation.
  • Assess community health and sustainability.
  • Promote a lifestyle that submits to the transforming nature of Christ in communion, through community, and for mission.
  • Coordinate human resources needs with leadership.

Staff Development Plan
New Staff are expected to fully enter the WMF Bolivia community through a period of formation, continued community activities, and presence with WMF Bolivia staff and beneficiary population. The staff member will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

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

Experience/Qualifications
All Word Made Flesh staff are expected to exhibit a commitment to WMF’s vision, Lifestyle Celebrations, and the Lausanne Covenant. The applicant will also understand and support the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Bolivia and be committed to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Bolivia staff community, culture and programs.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and/or previous related work experience
  • A pastoral heart to care for others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Creative and organized individual with high standards of quality
  • Strong self-awareness and self-care
  • Spanish proficiency, preferred.

Reports to: Field Director and Director of Operations
Works closely with: Local Community Care team, Bolivia field staff, and Director of Community Care in International Office

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: El Alto, Bolivia
  • 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

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: Short Term Programs Coordinator
Start Date: Open Until Filled

Word Made Flesh Bolivia Vision
Abundant life for those affected by prostitution in Bolivia.

Word Made Flesh Bolivia Mission
In community we seek to practice and proclaim the Kingdom of God among persons affected by prostitution, through relationship and opportunities for transformation.

Position Summary
The Short-Term Programs Coordinator will organize and lead logistical coordination for all short-term visitors, teams and interns for Word Made Flesh Bolivia. They will be an active participant in the WMF Bolivia community while focusing their time on ministry introductions, 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
  • Organize all visits to WMFB and guide visitors through ministry introduction, tours, volunteer activities, etc.
  • Create and implement activities to recruit short-term participants with Short Term Programs Coordinator in the International Office.
  • Communicate with team members, interns and short-term teams
  • Participate in interviews and selection process of short term participants
  • Coordinate with International Office and international partners in facilitating short-term programs
  • Facilitate short-term programs: orientation, language study, and learning activities (meetings, partner visits, field trips to enhance learning about Bolivia)
  • 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
  1. Discipleship and Formation
  • Understands and supports the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Bolivia
  • 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:

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

Qualifications/Experience
All Word Made Flesh staff are expected to exhibit a commitment to WMF’s vision, Lifestyle Celebrations, and the Lausanne Covenant. The applicant will also understand and support the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Bolivia and be committed to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Bolivia staff community, culture and programs.

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

Reports to: Field Director
Works closely with: Short Term Program Coordinator in International Office.

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: El Alto, Bolivia
  • 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 Spanish 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: SutiSana International Sales Coordinator
Start Date: Open until filled

Word Made Flesh Bolivia Vision
Word Made Flesh Bolivia/SutiSana seek abundant life for those affected by prostitution in El Alto, Bolivia

Word Made Flesh Bolivia Mission
In community we seek to practice and proclaim the Kingdom of God among persons affected by prostitution, through relationship and opportunities for transformation.

Position Summary
The SutiSana International Sales Coordinator will:

  • Work together with the SutiSana team to make SutiSana a profitable, just, and thriving business
  • Coordinate US and international sales through sutisana.com, trade shows, and sales advocates
  • Expand SutiSana international sales through established and creative avenues

Position Summary and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of SutiSana General Manager and associates, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Learn or improve Spanish fluency
  • Coordinate the export of SutiSana collections and special orders to the United States.
  • Communicate regularly with US distributor, US sales advocates, and US trade show representative.
  • Seek out and coordinate special or private-label orders from the United States or other countries
  • Expand the network of boutiques, fair trade stores, bookstores, etc. where SutiSana sells
  • Maintain US software-based inventory

Staff Development Plan
New Staff are expected to fully enter the WMF Bolivia community through a period of formation, continued community activities, and presence with WMF Bolivia staff and beneficiary population. The staff member will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

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

Experience/Qualifications
All Word Made Flesh staff are expected to exhibit a commitment to WMF’s vision, Lifestyle Celebrations, and the Lausanne Covenant. The applicant will also understand and support the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Bolivia and be committed to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Bolivia staff community, culture and programs.

  • Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration or related field
  • Proficiency in Spanish (preferred)
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to easily converse with strangers
  • Ability to collaborate and creatively problem solve with a team
  • Strong self-awareness and self-care

Reports to: SutiSana General Manager
Works closely with: SutiSana Associates

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: El Alto, Bolivia
  • 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

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: October 2018 or until filled

Title: SutiSana Marketing and Design Specialist
Start Date: Open until filled

Word Made Flesh Bolivia Vision
Abundant life for those affected by prostitution in Bolivia.

Word Made Flesh Bolivia Mission
In community we seek to practice and proclaim the Kingdom of God among persons affected by prostitution, through relationship and opportunities for transformation.

Position Summary
The SutiSana Marketing and Design Specialist will:

  • Work together with the SutiSana team to make SutiSana a profitable, just, and thriving business
  • Coordinate the design of three SutiSana Collections per year alongside established designers
  • Coordinate SutiSana online, email, and catalogue marketing

Position Summary and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of SutiSana General Manager and associates, the selected candidate will be responsible to:

  • Create and execute a seasonal marketing calendar including regular Mailchimp updates, Facebook and Instagram posts along with advocacy coordinator.
  • Explore other marketing mediums to extend SutiSana’s outreach.
  • Coordinate product photoshoots and collection catalogues along with advocacy coordinator.
  • Analyze past sales and current trends within target market to propose design and collection adjustments.
  • Coordinate collections and cloth designs alongside established designers.

Staff Development Plan
New Staff are expected to fully enter the WMF Bolivia community through a period of formation, continued community activities, and presence with WMF Bolivia staff and beneficiary population. The staff member will spend approx. 20 hrs a week on:

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

Experience/Qualifications
All Word Made Flesh staff are expected to exhibit a commitment to WMF’s vision, Lifestyle Celebrations, and the Lausanne Covenant. The applicant will also understand and support the vision and mission of Word Made Flesh Bolivia and be committed to building relationships with and investing in the WMF Bolivia staff community, culture and programs.

  • Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration or related field
  • Proficiency in Spanish
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Motivated and responsible individual able to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines
  • Creative and organized individual with high standards of quality
  • Strong self-awareness and self-care

Reports to: SutiSana General Manager
Works closely with: SutiSana Associates

Terms and Conditions

  • Worksite Location: El Alto, Bolivia
  • 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

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: August 2018 or until filled

Brazil
Colombia
India - Chennai
Malawi
Moldova
Navajo Nation
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Romania

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

Rwanda
Sierra Leone

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 careers@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 careers@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 careers@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 careers@wordmadeflesh.com. Applications and reference forms will be sent upon receiving this information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled