**Education Director for Orphan Programs, Chiri, Ethiopia
Lalmba Association is a small, Colorado-based NGO that operates a Medical Clinic, Public Health and orphan care programs in a remote area of the Ethiopian highlands. We are looking for an Education DIrector to oversee our orphan care operations as a volunteer for a period of 1-2 years.
Lalmba pays no salary but covers all expenses related to travel to/from Ethiopia, and working and living in Ethiopia (visas, immunizations, airfare, room and board, medical & life insurance). We will also pay for roundtrip tickets for a visit back home after one year.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Education Director(s) provides the overall leadership of the orphan care program in Ethiopia. Director is the primary liaison with government officials and US office regarding these programs and is responsible for the management of up to 15 Ethiopian staff, procurement of supplies, maintenance of the grounds and equipment, management of the finances and accounting, supervising construction or infrastructure improvement projects, designing and implementing orphan care programming, and other miscellaneous duties.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates have a desire to serve the poor and are willing to make a minimum 1 year commitment to work in a very rural location. They must have strong organizational skills, be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, and be very flexible. Proficiency with Word and Excel is required. Personnel management skills and international experience are strongly preferred. Applicants must be college graduates. Must be currently located in the U.S., South America, Canada or Europe.
How to apply
TO APPLY: For more information, go to www.lalmba.org or call 303-485-1810. If you fit our qualifications and would like to apply, please fill out the application form from our Volunteer page: http://www.lalmba.org/volunteer-application/