**CHILDREN’S DIRECTOR, Lalmba Association
Agaro Bushi, Ethiopia
CALLING ADVENTUROUS LEADERS! Lalmba seeks a children’s director to spearhead a children’s outreach program in the remote southwest highland rain forest of Ethiopia. This role requires experience in the developing world, a knowledge of programming for vulnerable children, and good intercultural leadership and management skills.
The setting is rural, in an area without modern amenities. This is a rare opportunity to introduce a new project in an area of great need and breathtaking beauty. The role requires a 1 year commitment.
Lalmba pays no salary but covers all expenses related to travel to/from Ethiopia, and working and living in Ethiopia (visas, immunizations, airfare, room and board, medical & life insurance). We will also pay for roundtrip tickets for a visit back home after one year.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Children’s Director(s) provides the overall leadership of a new orphan and vulnerable children’s program in Agaro Bushi. The Children’s Director is the primary liaison with government officials and US office, and is responsible for the management of Ethiopian staff, procurement of supplies, maintenance of assets and equipment, management of the finances and other miscellaneous duties.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates have a desire to serve the poor and are willing to make a commitment to work in a very rural location. They must have strong organizational skills, be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, and be very flexible. International experience in the developing world is also required. Personnel management skills and/or experience are strongly preferred. Applicants must be college graduates with at least 5 years work experience. Must be currently located in the U.S., South America, Canada or Europe.
How to apply:
TO APPLY: For more information, go to www.lalmba.org or call 303-485-1810. If you fit our qualifications and would like to apply, please fill out the application form from our Volunteer page: http://www.lalmba.org/volunteer-application/