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 US 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

 

Opportunities:

International Office

Vision: Word Made Flesh is called and committed to serve Jesus among the most vulnerable of the world’s poor. This calling is realized as a prophetic ministry for, and an incarnational, holistic mission among the poor. We focus our energy to make Jesus known among the poor while reconciling the church with the poor.

Purpose: The Bookkeeper / Accountant assists the director of finance and external accounts administration in maintaining the financial structure of the organization. The Bookkeeper / Accountant is responsible for using accounting and donor information systems to ensure revenue and expenses are accurately recorded, and for the processing of donations, accounts payable, expense reports, donor and vendor inquiries, and overall office support. The Bookkeeper / Accountant should be familiar with administrative / office systems and general office software, including Quickbooks, Microsoft Office, and will use other proprietary software.  


Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Assistance – provides accounting and financial support:
    • Provide financial reports including the creation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting materials and metrics for distribution.
    • Assist with the compilation of Field budgeting, reconcile bank and credit card statements, monitor investment accounts, cash flow and coordination of audit activities as well as accounts payable, receivable, and general ledger functions.
    • Monitor, develop, and implement accounting techniques, procedures and systems.
    • Provide information to the public regarding finance and administration / operations of the organization.
    • Review reimbursement and field transfer requests; ensure timely transfer of funding in every month.
    • Keep daily accounts of all project and office financial transactions:
      1. Enter all the transaction information into appropriate accounts.
      2. Scrutinize bills, receipts, invoices, petty cash statements etc. before making payment.
  2. Support operations of the organization: 
    • Support existing systems and processes for financial accountability within the organization.
    • Support the Community Care Center in areas of human resources including contract support, staff budgets, staff health insurance and benefits oversight, and other staffing duties as required.
    • Maintain organizational records and legal documents.
  3. Communications: 
    • Provide assistance with quarterly and monthly mailings, the annual appeal letter and prayer letters.
    • Monitor e-mail operations related to finances to ensure continuous organizational e-mail service.
  4. Serve as a member of the International Office Staff Team:
    • Reports directly to the Director of Operations
    • Participate in Staff prayer meetings.
    • Participate in Staff administrative meetings.
    • Work closely with other International Office and Field Staff by supporting Word Made Flesh’s strategic plan.
    • Support daily physical operations of Wilmore office, as needed.
  5. Organizational Commitments:
    • Support the Word Made Flesh vision, philosophy of ministry and lifestyle celebrations.
    • Agree to the Lausanne Covenant Statement of Faith.
    • Ethical conduct following the Word Made Flesh Community Standard and professional standards.
    • Thoroughness, ability to achieve quality results and service, technical capacity, collaboration skills, performance management, communication proficiency, openness to learn and apply new skills, and flexibility.
    • An accepting, trusting, learning, understanding and serving approach to completing all tasks
    • A passion for excellence and an overall positive outlook.

Experience/Qualification:

  • Required education and experience
    1. High school diploma or equivalent.
    2. Solid understanding of bookkeeping principles.
    3. Accounting / Bookkeeping experience using Quickbooks.
    4. Keyboard skills and proficient use of a PC.
    5. Intermediate experience with the Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word & especially Excel.
  • Preferred education and experience
    1. Associate or bachelor’s degree in business or related field, or equivalent experience.
    2. AIPB (American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers), NACPB (National Certification of Certified Public Bookkeepers) or similar certification.
    3. Three to four years of related experience using QuickBooks.
    4. Two or more years of administrative experience.
    5. Experience using administrative software for scheduling, order entry, inventory, and purchasing functions.


Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing and general cleaning is required. This would require the ability to lift files and cleaning tools, open filing cabinets, and bend, stretch, or stand as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This position necessitates 10-20 hours per week. The Days and hours of work will be determined in conversation with the Director of Operations and will be within the workweek, Monday through Friday during the business hours of 9am-5pm at the Word Made Flesh International Office in Wilmore, KY. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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

Bolivia

Title: Community Care Facilitator

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: Development and Communications Administrator

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 Development and Communications Administrator will:

  • Providing administrative support, the Development and Communications Administrator supports efforts for long-term donor engagement and organizational growth. 

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

  • Maintain comprehensive database 
  • Develop and execute a donor care plan, in coordination with Development Coordinator 
  • Refine development systems to support most effective operations
  • Manage communications budget
  • Support engagement and fundraising efforts 
  • Assist with event planning and execution 
  • Coordinate printing and distribution of promotional materials 
  • Support administrative tasks of Communications/Development team

Position Tasks: 

  • Input all donor data with precision 
  • Regularly update all contact information with detail and precision
    (volunteers, institutions, advocates, partners, in coordination with team leaders) 
  • Update multiple mailing lists and segmented audiences
  • Ensure quality and timely acknowledgement processes 
  • Report and monitor quarterly analytics (google, mailchimp, online engagement) 
  • Report and review donor monthly giving 
  • Implement adjustments to improve donor tracking and engagement
  • Pay outstanding bills and report expenditures
  • Gather stories and photos from program activities, program staff and ministry context, in collaboration with team leaders
  • Research, collect and archive data for promotional materials 
  • Proofread/edit communications, as needed 
  • Support online engagement (social media, newsletter and webpage) 
  • Research and track grant/partnership possibilities, in alignment with WMFB programming and objectives
  • Coordinate grant initiatives as needed 
  • Supports event  planning, logistics, promotion and follow-up, as needed
  • Liaison with printers for projects including reports, flyers, event materials, shirts, etc. 
  • Assist with mass mailings (mail merge, printing, writing letters, folding, postage, sending)
  • Distribute printed materials to all parties, as needed
  • Take meeting notes and distribute to team members
  • Update program activities, tasks and goals (google calendar, kanban, etc.) 

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 Business, Communications, Marketing or related degree
  • Minimum of 2+ years experience in administrative or communication roles 
  • Fluent verbal and written Spanish, working knowledge of written English
  • Must be able to complete strict deadlines and adhere to strict grant priorities 
  • Must maintain beneficiary and organizational confidentiality

Skills:

  • Exceptional organizational and administrative skills
  • Attention to detail 
  • Working knowledge of Google Suite and/or Microsoft Office 
  • Plan, prioritize and organize work effectively to meet deadlines and goals 
  • Numbers and analytics guru; analyze how to improve systems and engagement
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines
  • Strategic, creative, critical thinker  
  • Entrepreneurial, relentless learner, strong researcher
  • Professional, responsible, hard-working 
  • Positive and adaptable
  • Team player, collaborative, creative 
  • Respectful of others, open to diversity of thought 
  • Able to effectively receive and communicate feedback
  • Demonstrates highest levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • Sacrificial, servant-minded 
  • Postured to the best interest of most vulnerable
  • Willing to share in missional community 
  • Committed to the values of WMFB 

Preferred: 

  • Working knowledge and experience of CRM and other online platforms 
  • Spanish – English fluency, strong written and verbal skills
  • Working knowledgeable of sex trafficking, gender based violence, trauma-informed care

Benefits: 

  • Positive and flexible work environment
  • Spiritually vital missiological community
  • Holistic care benefits

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.

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