Program Manager, Inua Partners In Hope
Inua Partners In Hope seeks to empower orphaned and vulnerable youth in Naivasha, Kenya, to improve their socioeconomic status through financial independence and God’s love. Through education, vocational training and legal support, this comprehensive three-year program nurtures the physical, emotional and spiritual lives of youth-led families devastated by poverty.
The Program Manager plays a critical role supporting the development, implementation and strategic growth of ministry program initiatives, resources and partnerships in the United States. Collaborates closely with program leadership, staff, community and institutional partners both domestically and in Kenya to maximize ministry integration, promote financial sustainability and expand program impact. Occasional evening and weekend work hours are required.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
- Support the Inua program administrative council and Board of Directors in the development, implementation and management of program operations and initiatives in furtherance of Church vision, mission and goals.
- Serve as the administrative contact and staff liaison for the program ministry, providing proactive and timely communication and information to program staff, volunteers and participants.
- Coordinate the administrative and functional planning of local program activities, projects, events and initiatives, including logistical and financial considerations, advertising and communications, and regulatory compliance.
- Participate in ongoing program performance management, regularly reviewing and evaluating program outcomes, practices and participation to ensure maximum effectiveness, appropriateness and alignment with Church vision and mission.
- Participate in the formulation of long-range program planning and development, including financial strategy, budget management, risk analysis and resource development.
- Support the development, training and oversight of an effective volunteer network of Church members, ministry partners and community leaders in the facilitation of program education and development, ensuring appropriate training, background check, and safety procedures are followed prior to ministry participation.
- Assist in the coordination of program resource development and financial administration, including budget management, fundraising, grant and resource allocation, expense reporting and donor management.
- Manage program administrative records, reporting, communications and other program-related documentation (including the annual report, policies and procedures) in compliance with legal regulations, internal operational guidelines and program requirements.
- Maintain appropriate boundaries while cultivating healthy professional relationships with program participants, volunteers and staff.
- Represent the Church and denomination within the local geographical community, participating as appropriate in related forums, roundtables, conferences and ministries for partnership and outreach purposes.
- Support program integration into the life of the congregation and community by fostering spiritual growth and encouraging proactive ministry connection and participation.
- Understand and support the Church vision, mission, values and direction, as developed and communicated, proactively participating as a member of the Church staff team.
- Maintain a current knowledge of non-profit administration best practices, innovation, and trends by participating in appropriate training, continuing education and networking activities.
- Other as deemed necessary by Church leadership.
WHAT TO BRING
- A commitment to our vision , core values and commitment to inclusion, inspired by a personal faith in Jesus Christ.
- Active membership of the United Methodist Church, supplemented by regular, consistent participation in a UMC worship congregation (FUMC Winter Park preferred.)
- Bachelor’s degree in international business, non-profit or public administration, or a related field required. Advanced degree preferred.
- A minimum of five years professional program management experience in a faith-based, public service or non-profit organization with global reach and impact.
- Outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to compose professional communications, adapt messages in an audience-appropriate fashion and develop strong relationships with a wide range of backgrounds and demographics.
- Excellent technological skills, including computer software, internet and mobile telecommunications programs and applications.
- Demonstrated organizational management and operations experience with strong critical and strategic thinking, planning and decision-making capabilities.
- A self-directed, results-driven leadership style with the ability to work independently while driving an empowered, collaborative team of lay and paid staff.
- Ability to remain professional under pressure and resolve conflict in a Christ-like manner.
- High level of discretion and emotional intelligence with the ability to handle sensitive information and maintain the strictest confidentiality.
- Proactive, progressive-thinking and positive approach and attitude.
Contact: Erin Corbelli
125 North Interlachen Avenue Winter Park FL 32789