Full-Time Volunteer Update Coordinator needed in Haiti

Susie Schuelke has been our Update Coordinator since the end of June 2010 but is returning to the States to finish her Masters in Social Work at the end of this year.  We are looking for a full-time Update Coordinator to work in Haiti at the orphanage effective  around the 1st of July 2013.

This position is very detailed and requires a lot of organizational skills and planning.  We need someone to come and train with Susie and learn the position before she leaves at the end of December.  July, August, and September are very busy months for our school sponsorship program and we need someone who can come and train during those months. 

Here is the job description for the position:

Location:  Petionville, Haiti

Working Hours:  Generally Monday - Friday 8-5, must be very flexible

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Take, edit, and file photos of each child at GLA monthly
Write and send monthly updates to adoptive parents
Take photos of and organize files for students in the School Sponsorship Program (approx. 400 students)
Coordinate, send regular updates, and communicate with sponsors for the School Sponsorship Program
Coordinate and send monthly updates for the GLA Sponsorship Program
Answer emails from adoptive parents and sponsors
Measure kids and track weights monthly
Take passport pictures for children and others.
Take and organize photos of events, volunteers, families, donations, etc.
Assist in hosting adoptive families, volunteers, teams, and visitors
Assist in the development of the GLA Newsletter
Other duties as assigned


Flexibility, ability to multi-task, and willingness to fill in where needed
Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
Posses solid communication skills (both written and verbal) with a diverse population
Basic computer skills and knowledge of digital photography
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Maintain confidentiality (with adoptive parents, children, web postings, among staff, etc.)
Respect diversity of all adoptive parents, staff, volunteers, donors.
Willingness to learn Creole (Haiti’s native language)
Hold a valid driver’s license and be willing to learn to drive in Haiti

If you are interested in the Update Coordinator position, please contact Mrs. Jean Bell for more inforamtion at jean@glahaiti.org or call the US office at 719-638-4348. 

1 comment (Add your own)

1. Summer wrote:
This job sounds amazing!!! :) I would totally take it but I'm only 14. :(

Sun, July 14, 2013 @ 11:09 PM

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