Fields: interfaith, international development, global health, disaster recovery, Latin America
Location: Charleston South Carolina
Details and Requirements: Water Mission is a nonprofit Christian engineering organization that designs, builds and implements safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. Its Community Development Programs exist to provide foundation and structure for sustainability and spiritual integration in the organization through research and development, knowledge management and capacity building. The Community Development Specialist is responsible for expanding Water Mission’s approach to holistic community development, resulting in improved wellbeing in the areas where the organization is actively engaged. In addition to conceptual development, the position engages in capacity building and project management activities to ensure programs are implemented as designed.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in international community development, cross-cultural studies, or related field of study required; International field experience, especially in Latin America, preferred; Working familiarity with integral mission required; Project management experience required; Written and verbal Spanish language proficiency required; Strong verbal and written communication skills in cross-cultural settings required. Full-time. Extended, independent international travel (8-12 weeks per year) required.