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Regional Programs Coordinator (Independent Contractor)

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Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM) is a humanitarian, faith-based, non-profit organization based in Irvine, California, USA. Our mission is to provide the transforming gift of mobility to people with a disability living in developing nations as motivated by Jesus Christ.

There are an estimated 75 million people around the world today in need of a wheelchair. We are focused and committed to being a leading provider of wheelchairs and other types of mobility in developing countries.

Free Wheelchair Mission is seeking a Regional Program Coordinator who has an interest in being part of an organization that is making a significant difference in the lives of individuals in need throughout the world.

 Scope of Work:

This is a contract position for a highly organized professional with outstanding interpersonal skills and a strong sense of initiative. The Regional Program Coordinator will be responsible for managing a portfolio of Free Wheelchair Mission international distribution partners in Africa. This position requires domestic and international travel and administrative reporting. This position reports to the Regional Program Manager.

Responsibilities:

·       Share the vision and mission of Free Wheelchair Mission.

·       Manage a portfolio of Free Wheelchair Mission distribution partners by coordinating and completing program activities.

·       Conduct and lead events such as Trainings and Audits.

·       Cultivate relationships with the partners to understand needs and communicate expectations.

·       Provide feedback to partners concerning wheelchair provision and program implementation.

·       Report to Regional Program Manager about partners’ wheelchair provision and their feedback on the wheelchair products.

·       Communicate with Free Wheelchair Mission staff, including compiling and preparing reports and performing administrative duties, as necessary.

·       Assist in coordination of travel for Free Wheelchair Mission staff and donors.

·       Domestic and International Travel up to 40% of time.

Minimum Experience and Required Skills:

·       Minimum 2 years of university or relevant experience.

·       Excellent verbal and written skills in English. Proficiency in a second language is preferred.

·       Minimum 1-year of experience in wheelchair provision strongly preferred.

·       Credential in occupational therapy, physical therapy, or a related field strongly preferred.

·       Prior experience in leading or instructing groups.

·       Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work well within a team.

·       Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

·       Excellent communicator, who takes initiative and will proactively share updates with Free Wheelchair Mission staff through emails, zoom calls, or WhatsApp.

·       Well-organized with proven ability to prioritize duties and manage time effectively.

·       Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

·       Experience with Smart Sheet and SalesForce preferred.

·       Ability to travel up to 40% of the time.

·       Has a valid passport

·       Has or can obtain travel Visas to US and countries in Africa.

Working conditions/environment:  

·       Must have a good set up to work from home effectively.

·       Must live in one of the following countries:

o  Burundi

o  Eswatini

o  Ghana

o  Kenya

o  Rwanda

o  South Africa

o  South Sudan

o  Uganda

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The contractor must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (18 kilograms).

Compensation:

Rate negotiable dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to Apply:  

Please send cover letter and resume addressing your experience in regard to the responsibilities and qualifications listed above to tstansbury@freewheelchairmission.org with Regional Program Coordinator in the subject line.

No phone calls please.

Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM) is a humanitarian, faith-based, non-profit organization based in Irvine, California, USA. Our mission is to provide the transforming gift of mobility to people with a disability living in developing nations as…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    Other Education Requirement
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in Kenya
Associated Location
15279 Alton Parkway, Suite 300, Irvine, CA 92618, United States

How to Apply

Be sure to include a cover letter along with your resume to be considered for this position.

Be sure to include a cover letter along with your resume to be considered for this position.

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