Established in 1955, World Concern is a Christian, non-governmental organization headquartered in Seattle, USA. World Concern implements relief and development operations in Asia, Africa, and the Americas to alleviate suffering and improve the quality of life for the poorest of the poor. One of World Concern’s priorities is the Child Protection (CP) Program.
Through the CP Program, World Concern provides coordination, administrative and financial support to the Sanjai Network. The Sanjai Network is a coalition of Christian organizations and church ministries in Thailand that uses its combined strengths to engage in training, exchange experiences, share resources, build awareness, advocate, and engage in collective action to address issues affecting vulnerable children and women.
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Contract Length: 1 year renewable
Apply by: 31 August 2012
Working closely with Child Protection Program Manager
Facilitate, coordinate and follow up San Jai Network activities in the North of Thailand according to the Sanjai Strategic Plan and in consultation with Steering Committee Members.
Build relationships and network with partners, and other organizations working in Sanjai Network in the North.
Support network building initiatives in the Child Protection Program
Scope of Work:
Provide leadership in the coordination of the activities in the North
Assist the National Coordinator in ensuring the development of an autonomous Sanjai Network Entity
In cooperation with San Jai committee members, plan and facilitate all San Jai meetings
Facilitate the translation and interpretation of all program communications and activities, project proposals and project reports
Provide and manage member’s data base and advice in how to achieve effective communication with members in the north
Establish and maintain an efficient filing and office management system, and track membership data
Provide support and leadership in the network activities and trainings
Visit the various network members, providing encouragement and referral services as is appropriate and explore new potential network activities and trainings.
Write project proposals and follow up reports as needed with the assistance of the National Coordinator
Feed information to the website master monthly by providing new and update
Function as clearing house for disseminating information
Facilitate the production of a quarterly newsletter in English and Thai
Undertake other tasks assigned by the supervisor.
Minimum Skills & Education required:
Christian faith-commitment and ability to embrace and embody World Concern’s Christian mission and values
Bachelor’s degree in social science
Self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit who is able to work independently
Highly adaptable and flexible
Fluent in written and spoken English and Thai
Computer literate (MS Office)
Preferred Skills (but not required):
Previous travel or experience in a foreign context
Experience in leading devotions
How to apply:
Interested individuals should submit updated CV and cover letter indicating ““Sanjai Area Coordinator” on the subject line” as well as your expected salary and contact details of three references in English (no other supporting documents are required) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate Closing date: 31 August 2012
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contact for interviews.