Program Manager

Fundación Iluminando Corazones Necesitados, Inc. - Proyecto Corazones

About the organization

Baitoa, Dominican Republic is a rural area that is currently in a period of change - physically, socially & emotionally. This means that - for the right candidate - there is an opportunity to make a long-lasting, and even life-changing, impact on the communities & families being served. Project Hearts is a grassroots non-profit aimed at community empowerment, and this role could offer you the chance to cultivate your leadership skills as you help shape programs that meet the evolving needs of Baitoa.

Project Hearts is on a mission to educate the people of Baitoa, DR so that they might have the knowledge & resources needed to transform their own communities and enhance their quality of life. We’re looking for a highly skilled & motivated Program Manager to help us grow our impact & effectiveness.

Duties

•Leadership & Management - Inspire staff to achieve the organization’s mission through programmatic excellence.

•Program Evaluation - Partner with Executive Director to collect, analyze, and report data & personal testimonies that demonstrate the successes or shortcomings of programs & activities.

•Fundraising & Communications - Support the Executive Director in preparing fundraising initiatives, including grant applications, special events, and campaigns addressed to individual donors.

Qualifications

•Desire to provide quality programs & services that will help to sustainably develop the communities of Baitoa, DR and improve the quality of life for residents
•Fluent in Spanish (written and spoken)
•At least 3 years of experience working in a management or leadership position
•Experience working with a non-profit organization & knowledge of related management & leadership principles
•Strong computer skills, including use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher (or comparable programs) and basic tech repair/troubleshooting
•Solid organizational & time-management skills, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
•Strong written, visual, and verbal communication skills
•Multidisciplinary project skills
•Ability to envision and convey the organization’s mission & strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers, donors and overall community
•Experience developing & implementing new programs based on community needs
•Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation
•Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting
•Experience setting budgets and ensuring adherence to them
•Ability to communicate in a timely manner with all stakeholders

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume with at least three professional references to [email protected] Preferred start date is August 2021, but we will be accepting & reviewing applications until the ideal candidate is hired.

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