2 No Experience Partnership Facilitator Job Opportunities – Compassion International

Organization: Compassion
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Us:
International is a Christ Centered non-governmental organization dedicated to
child development. Through a holistic approach, Compassion International
addresses the spiritual, economic, social and physical aspects of the neediest
children in communities to help them become responsible and fulfilled Christian
Job Summary:  The Partnership Facilitator is an entry-level
professional who assists with interacting with the local church to build
capacity and resources of local church partners to minister to children and
youth in their own context. This facilitator is responsible for supporting
relationships with church partners in a way that fosters mutual respect, trust,
and service that builds up church ministry. At this level the incumbent may still
be learning and assisting with moderately complex issues or projects for his or
her assigned location and generally works under the guidance of her or his
supervisor or a more experienced facilitator or as a team member on larger
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent
    witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in
    dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully
    upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the
    needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and
    challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater
    involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to serve, respect, and empower
    the church according to principles outlined in Compassion’s ministry
  • Supports relationships with the pastor, church or project staff and
    other key stakeholders. Builds respect and trust with the church and
    community by living out Compassion’s cultural behaviors in every
  • Serves as Compassion’s key liaison with the church by providing
    resources to existing church partners in ways that are consistent with a
    developmental mindset.
  • Helps churches to identify and utilize local resources, services,
    and relationships as well as maximize their own resources to support the
    ministry to children and youth.
  • Assists with work plans and activities to reflect individual church
    needs. Helps churches implement plans to best grow in capacity and
  • Supports and encourages cluster level activities and resources.
    Fosters and connects relationships within the cluster for the purpose of
    improving ministry to children, peer-to-peer learning, and addressing
    other needs in the families and the community.
  • Encourages the participation of parents, children and youth in all
    aspects of the ministry. Actively supports church involvement in the
    broader community as an agent of social transformation that promotes child
    development and child protection.
  • Assists with the contextualization of child protection practices at
    church partners. Supports child protection investigations as necessary.
  • Upholds Partnership Management strategic process objectives within
    the scope of own contributions. Uses metrics and feedback from the church
    to identify areas for self development and improvement.
  • Coordinates with the appropriate administrative assistants as
    locally defined, and those in Program Support or Business Support who have
    responsibility for Compassion’s role in those deliverables to ensure
    quality and completion.
  • May participate in partnership preparation and selection activities
    as guided by the country’s specific strategy.
  • Utilizes growing knowledge in partnership practices to meet
    expressed needs at church partners and collaborates with appropriate
    functional specialists to apply solutions.
  • Proactively seeks understanding of details and needs of each church
    partner. Assists with the implementation of child and youth ministry at
    each church partner.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Compassion International Partnership
    Facilitator job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion’s
    core “Cultural Behaviors” in all internal and external
    communication and relationships.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join Compassion International in the aforementioned
capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 3rd June 2019 by 5:00PM
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