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OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Baltimore, MD

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), headquartered in Baltimore, MD is the official humanitarian aid agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. Since its inception in 1992, IOCC has delivered $438 million in relief and development programs to families and communities in more than 50 countries.

IOCC seeks a full-time, motivated Outreach Coordinator to work with IOCC Headquarters staff to ensure the success of awareness and fund-raising efforts undertaken by IOCC Metropolitan Committees, parishes and individual volunteers, and provides key administrative and other support to Metropolitan Committees and IOCC staff.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with Metropolitan Committees, parishes and local volunteers to assure successful annual events, spread awareness, and promote outreach opportunities, in assigned region.
  • Facilitate communications with Metropolitan Committees and volunteers to share best practices and activities that support the mission of IOCC.
  • Create and execute plans to recruit new Metropolitan Committee members and parish representatives.
  • Responsible for the successful attainment of revenue goals for Metropolitan Committee events, in assigned region.
  • Process all financials from Metropolitan Committee events and volunteer activities (overseeing online registration, tracking payments, collecting checks, reconciling expenses, etc.)
  • Assemble mailings for events, parish visits and volunteers.
  • Assist Donor Services with Raiser’s Edge entry for all Metropolitan Committees, volunteers, parish representatives, emergency kit donors, and Prayer Journal requests.
  • Prepare and write copy for all event-related promotional materials, including online communication for IOCC social media pages, email blasts and updates; letters to clergy.
  • Light travel to promote IOCC, its mission, and to advance the Resource Development plan.
  • Work closely with Senior Outreach Coordinator to complete country-wide communication to volunteers, monthly Volunteer Update, Volunteer Best Practices, and other duties as assigned.
  • Become trained on Raiser’s Edge to run financial reports for Metropolitan Committees, pull donor and city information, provide reports to the Director of Development, and provide back-up support for Donor Services, as needed.
  • Conduct trainings for Metropolitan Committees to assure adherence to IOCC standards and procedures.
  • Support the drafting and development of the Outreach Coordinator Manual (TBD).
  • Support the drafting and development of the Metropolitan Committee Policy and Procedures (Best Practice).
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Qualified applicants will possess:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; skilled at Excel; knowledge of data software (Raiser’s Edge preferred)
  • General office skills
  • Strong communication skills and proven writing ability
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to juggle multiple activities, prioritize tasks and manage groups
  • Effective time management skills with ability to handle interruptions
  • Leadership ability to be able to delegate responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Orthodox Hierarchy preferred
  • Outgoing personality who likes to be around people and works well with others
  • Financial affinity with understanding of numbers
  • Well organized and good with follow-through
  • Self-directed and requiring minimal supervision
  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of volunteer coordination experience preferred

To apply, qualified applicants should send a Resume or CV and Cover Letter with salary requirements to:

  • Email at jobs@iocc.org

    OR
  • Mail to:

    International Orthodox Christian Charities
    Attn: Human Resources Manager
    110 West Road, Suite 360
    Baltimore, MD 21204

No phone calls please. This position is available until April 18, 2014. Apply today!
IOCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a professional and diverse workforce.


Operations Team Leader
Based in: Beirut, Lebanon

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), headquartered in Baltimore, MD, USA is the official humanitarian aid agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. Since its inception in 1992, IOCC has delivered $438 million in relief and development programs to families and communities in more than 50 countries.

IOCC seeks a full-time, highly motivated and experienced Operations Team Leader to head up and lead IOCC's multi-million dollar, multi-donor efforts to effectively address the humanitarian needs arising from the crisis in Syria. These efforts include: life-saving humanitarian assistance; support for healthcare including infant and young child feeding; water and sanitation; shelter; and, operations to protect and assist domicile, displaced, and refugee populations affected by the crisis.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing strategic direction and vision to the programs and operations for the area.
  • Guiding, coaching, and mentoring team members in their various responsibilities and ensuring project operations meet the highest standards of practice, efficiency, effectiveness, and donor compliance.
  • Establishing and maintaining productive relationships with key stakeholders, including partners, donors, government officials, and community based organizations.
  • Representing IOCC at inter-agency and similar NGO/UN meetings, local government authorities and donors.
  • Contributing to the timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results to the donor, including progress reports, and annual reports
  • Managing capacity-building efforts of staff and partner(s) and adherence to best practices.
  • Monitoring operations daily, and taking action to address any programmatic challenges to ensure that project-level and strategic goals and priorities are being met.
  • Providing information, analysis, advice and consultation on ongoing operational matters.
  • Ensuring that internal and external reporting, evaluation, and data requirements are met with high-quality products.
  • Leading in the design and implementation of comprehensive emergency planning, readiness and response strategies for the area.
  • Coordinating staff and partner safety and security issues and ensure related policies and procedures are fully implemented.
  • Leading in the design, coordination and/or delivery of cohesive custom-tailored training and capacity building activities for partner organization and enhance capacity to implement M&E strategies.
  • Leading the development of new program strategies; contributing to proposal writing and budgeting.

Qualified applicants will possess:

  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to manage and motivate teams; minimum 8 years of senior level supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of senior level experience in designing, implementing, and managing complex international relief or development programs; finance experience with capability to handle sizable budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of government and civil society counterparts, donors and UN partners
  • Experience reporting clearly and comprehensively on a complex portfolio of activities; understanding of donor expectations and trends
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to partner(s) and diverse audiences through training, mentoring, and other formal and non-formal methods
  • Experience in leading contemporary qualitative, quantitative and mixed method evaluation of complex programs
  • Ability to build strong personal and organizational relationships with internal and external staff and contacts
  • Knowledge in common NGO safety and security practices
  • Strong familiarity with the Middle East and a broad understanding of the social and political context of the region; sensitivity to cultural conditions and practices
  • Tenacity in observing procedures, regulations, local laws and other established requirements
  • Ability to think strategically, analyze issues and make appropriate recommendations
  • University Master's degree in international development, business, public health, or other related field
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, listening) in English required; Arabic and French language proficiency is highly desirable
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office suite

To apply, qualified applicants should send a resume or CV and cover letter with salary requirements to:

Email at: jobs@iocc.org

OR

Mail to:

International Orthodox Christian Charities
Attn: Human Resources Manager
110 West Road, Suite 360
Baltimore, MD 21204

No phone calls please. Please apply today!

IOCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a professional and diverse workforce.



 
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