Goods for Good is a nimble, innovative organization taking a unique approach to alleviating childhood vulnerability. Founded in 2006, our mission is to uplift Malawi’s children by building businesses and by enabling investment in children’s care. In Malawi, yamba means begin, and this is Goods for Good’s focus: brighter beginnings for children, and lasting change for their communities. Our unique combination of social services, one-on-one coaching, and business development ensures every child has food, education, and care today—all while establishing economic systems and safety nets that build brighter tomorrows. Since our founding, Goods for Good has launched 10 community businesses, 40 household businesses, and impacted the lives of over 100,000 children.
Goods for Good is a 501(c)(3) organization with offices in Brooklyn, NY and Lilongwe, Malawi.
Goods for Good is seeking experienced professionals to contribute their high level of expertise to the organization and its programs through the following positions:
Position: Program Officer – OVC Care & Support
Location: Mitundu, Lilongwe Rural, Malawi
Job Category: Full-time
Period: 3 years Contract (Renewable Annually)
Reports to: Program Manager – OVC Care & Support
Responsible For: Field Facilitators
Language(s): English, Chichewa
The Program Officer is responsible for the coordination and linking of packaged OVC interventions down to the household level in the community. S/he is also responsible for the day-to-day implementation of integrated OVC activities at the community level; to include supporting and supervising Field Facilitators to implement program activities and monitor them. The successful candidate will work closely with the responsible Program Manager, in the implementation of OVC care and support activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Program Officer – OVC Care and Support is responsible for implementation, supervision and reporting of all aspects of Goods for Good child focused interventions, with the overall objective of improving the wellbeing of children in Malawi. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Applications from qualified candidates, including a CV and a cover letter that justifies the relevance of the candidate's’ background and experience to the position should be sent to:
no later than Friday, June 22,2018. Please specify in the email subject line the position being applied for: Program Officer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.
13th of June, 2018 2:23:21 pm
Employment Type: Full-time
Job deadline: 22nd June, 2018
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