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The HALO Foundation
DescriptionThe HALO Foundation is seeking qualified individuals to live abroad in Nicaragua while making a difference in the lives of children in need. The Nicaragua Ambassador will be expected to serve a minimum of 2 years while researching, developing and overseeing HALO programming.
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*Please do not hesitate to contact Lacy Voight (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are currently not a student and still want to apply.
The HALO Foundation Mission:
Empowering youth in the greatest need to become contributing members of their communities.
The HALO Foundation is committed to enhancing the living conditions and providing art therapy for orphans worldwide. HALO provides American youth with opportunities to learn philanthropy and volunteerism by seeing the world through the eyes of the less fortunate.
ResponsibilitiesMain Responsibilities Include:
*Researching high-need communities in Nicaragua, primarily in and around Managua. Research entails potential partner organizations, youth and communities in the greatest need, and potential resources available.
*Development of partnerships and programming, including education and job training programming through a community or educational center to be developed by HALO.
RequirementsDuring their commitment, Ambassadors will:
*Communicate all pertinent information with HALO Headquarters on a timely basis
*Create detailed home updates to share with supporters and donors
*Oversee home budgets and spending
* Manage employees and volunteers involved in HALO programming.
*Maintain positive relationships with local organizations in partnerships with The HALO Foundation
*Assess growth opportunities through new programs and projects
*Ensure that each program is in compliance with HALO standards.
*Evaluate processes and procedures for resettlement and tracking of youth progress during and after participation in HALO supported programming.
Individuals applying for this position must be passionate about helping youth in need and poses strong leadership ability. Must be comfortable working independently and in a team atmosphere, highly motivated, enjoy brainstorming, and take the initiative on all projects. Strong writing and communication skills are highly pertinent. Experience working in the non-profit sector is encouraged. High proficiency in Spanish and English is required. Excellent opportunity to gain a variety of experience. Candidates should have a clean driving record, must pass a background check and must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Training will be provided.