Job position at World Hunger Relief, Inc.

We are excited to announce that we are taking applications for a new position at WHRI, theEducation Coordinator.  Please check out the job description below.

Education Coordinator

World Hunger Relief Mission Statement

World Hunger Relief, Inc. is a Christian organization committed to the alleviation of hunger around the world.  Our activities include a 1-year agriculture missions internship, local education and outreach, and direct international assistance.  Our 40-acre Texas facility is operated as a working farm, generating produce for consumption and sale, and provides a real-world setting for training activities.

Job Description – Posted 10-29-2010 open until position is filled

This will be a part time position (20 hours per week), work hours may be flexible but some availability on Saturdays is required.  The Education Coordinator will mainly be responsible for coordination of the education activities occurring at WHRI’s training facility near Waco TX.  The Education Coordinator will also help with special projects as needed.The Education Coordinator will fulfill these duties in coordination with the Education Director who serves as the direct supervisor.

Specific Duties Include:

Oversee local education programs

  • Oversee  coordination of and as needed participate in Farm tours, Service Learning, Off Farm Speakers, and other educational programs
  • Coordinate the implementation of the curriculum:
    • Update annual calendar of classes and events to fulfill curriculum goals
    • Schedule WHRI staff and guest speakers to teach classes
    • Schedule field trips
  • Assist with evaluation of curriculum
  • Utilize volunteer or work-study labor to catalogue new resources and keep library organized

Manage Intern Curriculum

Coordinate intern recruitment efforts

  • Communicate with prospective Interns and Live-In Volunteers, and review applications
  • Maintain communication with organizations such as universities and other non-profits that could help with recruitment of Interns and Live-In Volunteers
  • Promote the spiritual health of the farm by participating in devotions, worship time, etc.
  • Encourage organization of social events for farm residents and the extended WHRI community

Contribute to WHRI community life and health

  • Promote the spiritual health of the farm by participating in devotions, worship time, etc.
  • Encourage organization of social events for farm residents and the extended WHRI community

Qualifications Of The Ideal Candidate

  • A committed Christian with a desire to help the poor
  • 1-3 years practical experience in education, office administration, or social work
  • Excellent organizational skills, good verbal communication skills, , and a team player

Compensation

The salary range will be based on experience.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to:  matt@worldhungerrelief.org

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