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Regional Programs Coordinator


Free Wheelchair Mission is a humanitarian, faith-based, non-profit organization based in Irvine, California, USA. Our mission is to provide the transforming gift of mobility to people with a disability living in developing nations as motivated by Jesus Christ.
Free Wheelchair Mission is seeking a Regional Program Coordinator who has an interest in being part of an organization that is making a significant difference in the lives of individuals in need throughout the world.
The Regional Program Coordinator will be responsible for managing a portfolio of Free Wheelchair Mission international distribution partners in Africa.
Responsibilities: Share the vision and mission of Free Wheelchair Mission.
Manage a portfolio of Free Wheelchair Mission distribution partners by coordinating and completing program activities.
Report to Regional Program Manager about partners' wheelchair provision and their feedback on the wheelchair products.
Communicate with Free Wheelchair Mission staff, including compiling and preparing reports and performing administrative duties, as necessary.

Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM) is a humanitarian, faith-based, non-profit organization based in Irvine, California, USA. Our mission is to provide the transforming gift of mobility to people with a disability living in developing nations as motivated by Jesus Christ.

There are an estimated 75 million people around the world today in need of a wheelchair.聽We are focused and committed to being a leading provider of wheelchairs and other types of mobility in developing countries.

Free Wheelchair Mission is seeking a Regional Program Coordinator who has an interest in being part of an organization that is making a significant difference in the lives of individuals in need throughout the world.

Scope of Work:

This is a contract position for a highly organized professional with outstanding interpersonal skills and a strong sense of initiative.聽The Regional Program Coordinator will be responsible for managing a portfolio of Free Wheelchair Mission international distribution partners in Africa. This position requires domestic and international travel and administrative reporting. This position reports to the Regional Program Manager.

Responsibilities:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Share the vision and mission of Free Wheelchair Mission.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Manage a portfolio of Free Wheelchair Mission distribution partners by coordinating and completing program activities.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Conduct and lead events such as Trainings and Audits.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Cultivate relationships with the partners to understand needs and communicate expectations.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Provide feedback to partners concerning wheelchair provision and program implementation.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Report to Regional Program Manager about partners鈥 wheelchair provision and their feedback on the wheelchair products.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Communicate with Free Wheelchair Mission staff, including compiling and preparing reports and performing administrative duties, as necessary.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Assist in coordination of travel for Free Wheelchair Mission staff and donors.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Domestic and International Travel up to 40% of time.

Minimum Experience and Required Skills:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Minimum 2 years of university or relevant experience.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Excellent verbal and written skills in English. Proficiency in a second language is preferred.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Minimum 1-year of experience in wheelchair provision strongly preferred.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Credential in occupational therapy, physical therapy, or a related field strongly preferred.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Prior experience in leading or instructing groups.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work well within a team.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Excellent communicator, who takes initiative and will proactively share updates with Free Wheelchair Mission staff through emails, zoom calls, or WhatsApp.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Well-organized with proven ability to prioritize duties and manage time effectively.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Experience with Smart Sheet and SalesForce preferred.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Ability to travel up to 40% of the time.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Has a valid passport

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Has or can obtain travel Visas to US and countries in Africa.

Working conditions/environment:聽聽

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Must have a good set up to work from home effectively.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Must live in one of the following countries:

o聽聽Burundi

o聽聽Eswatini

o聽聽Ghana

o聽聽Kenya

o聽聽Rwanda

o聽聽South Africa

o聽聽South Sudan

o聽聽Uganda

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The contractor must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (18 kilograms).

Compensation:

Rate negotiable dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to Apply:聽聽

Please send cover letter and resume addressing your experience in regard to the responsibilities and qualifications listed above to tstansbury@freewheelchairmission.org with Regional Program Coordinator in the subject line.

No phone calls please.

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