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Program Manager, Potable Water Systems

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The program manager for potable water systems reports to the executive director and oversees the organization’s efforts to provide rural communities with potable, chlorinated water.


RESPONSIBILITIES 

·      Manage and oversee potable water projects in 12 remote villages where the Brigade has established and manages rural health programs

·      Make periodic visits to the communities during the course of the year

·      Collaborate with our partner EOS International to monitor water chlorination and provide technical assistance

·      Collaborate with EOS to develop annual contract for training of community water board members and chlorine monitoring

·      Identify program objectives

·      Identify, track and provide monthly and quarterly reports on program outcomes

·      Prepare written content for relevant grant applications (program overview, outcomes)

·      Work closely with VHCMB’s community development program team and executive director

·      Collaborate with funding entities in managing water project construction and expansion


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

·      Bachelor’s degree or higher

·      Bilingual in Spanish and English

·      Availability during regular business hours

·      Highly organized with solid communications and follow-through skills

·      Ability to collaborate with volunteers from a variety of cultural and professional backgrounds

·      Proficiency with Microsoft software and Google Drive shared document systems as well as WhatsApp

·      Passion for VHCMB mission and vision and a desire to improve the lives of others


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

·      Compassion for those living in poverty

·      Experience working or volunteering internationally

·      Cultural sensitivity and/or knowledge of Hispanic culture

·      Willingness to hike in the mountains and sleep overnight in VHCMB clinics (a very rustic experience!)


BENEFITS

·      Experience nonprofit culture and operations

·      Participate on a team dedicated to improving the health of the underserved

·      Exposure to people from a variety of cultural backgrounds with diversity of professional distinctions

·      Possibility for future letters of recommendation


Schedule:

·      Bi-monthly (2x/month) check-in with executive director (business hours)

·      Quarterly community development meetings (evenings)

·      Approximately 2 hours per week between meetings


HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.vhcmedicalbrigade.org/volunteer-app to express interest and learn more.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The program manager for potable water systems reports to the executive director and oversees the organization’s efforts to provide rural communities with potable, chlorinated water.


RESPONSIBILITIES 

·      Manage and…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1069 West Broad Street, Suite 747, Falls Church, VA 22046, United States

How to Apply

Visit www.vhcmedicalbrigade.org/volunteer-app to express interest and learn more.

Visit www.vhcmedicalbrigade.org/volunteer-app to express interest and learn more.

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