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Assistant Director

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Villages in Partnership
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Allentown, NJ

Villages in Partnership


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Published 16 days ago

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Villages in Partnership (VIP), an independent non-profit corporation based in Allentown, NJ, is a community of people and organizations who are devoted to coming alongside the people living in the remote villages of Malawi, Africa. We experience God’s transforming love as we share burdens, solutions, and resources to holistically address six critical needs of human development.

  • OUR VISION is a world in which communities from across the globe work together in partnership to transform each other’s lives so that people are relieved from suffering and can begin to achieve their full potential.
  • OUR BELIEF is that we can empower people to raise themselves from extreme poverty by coming alongside them as partners to share each other’s burdens, resources, and solutions.
  • OUR MISSION is to build partnerships between villages in the developed world and villages in Malawi to bring about life-changing development for all.
  • OUR MOTIVATION is to respond to the call of Jesus Christ to love and serve the poor, the hungry, the widowed, and the orphaned.

Position Summary

The Assistant Director (AD) position is a full-time position based in Allentown, NJ, and reports to the Executive Director (ED). Reporting to the Assistant Director are the following:

  • Office Administrator
  • Communications and Special Events Coordinator

The Assistant Director, working closely with the Executive Director, will further the mission and strategic plan of Villages in Partnership (VIP). With primary focus on US Operations, the Administrative Director will work to develop partnerships, raising awareness and funds to lift people out of extreme poverty in Malawi.

Key Responsibilities

The Assistant Director will:

  • Develop goals and objectives that include fundraising to support the operating and capital expenditure targets
  • Plan, implement and coordinate a comprehensive program to identify, cultivate and develop support from individuals, churches, businesses, and, private and public foundations.
  • Oversee US fundraising events.
  • Give presentations to update, motivate and inspire VIP partners.
  • Provide oversight of marketing, communication plans, preparation of materials, to ensure that information is current to tell the cohesive story of VIP in Malawi.
  • Recruit and arrange for donors and potential donors to visit Malawi to further solidify relationships.
  • Manage and lead trips to Malawi, including but not limited to preparation activities such as participant education and cultural sensitization.
  • Supervise US staff, including development and evaluation of annual goals, individual professional growth and development, and building an effective team environment.
  • Manage and support a US volunteer network.
  • Serve as a resource to Committees of the Board, reporting progress to the Executive Director.
  • Write and submit proposals to increase corporate and foundation support.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the ED

Please submit a Cover letter and Resume to apply.

Villages in Partnership (VIP), an independent non-profit corporation based in Allentown, NJ, is a community of people and organizations who are devoted to coming alongside the people living in…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Managerial

Level of Language Proficiency

Native or Professional English proficiency required.

Native or Professional English proficiency required.

Location

On-site
Allentown, NJ

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