International Fellow - Dominican Republic

Reports to: National Program Manager

Position: International Fellow, Full-Time

Location: Dominican Republic

Time Period: July 2019 - June 2020

 

Wine To Water’s International Fellows primarily serve to support the work of our International Programs, while also providing a life changing experience for volunteers from all backgrounds as they experience the world water crisis first hand.

Our Mission:

Wine To Water is committed to support life and dignity for all through the power of clean water. 

Job Description:

The International Fellow’s primary responsibility is to act as liaison between W|W International and W|W DR. Furthermore, the fellow should actively support all functions and program initiatives including but not limited to: team communications, WaSH program implementation, community development, and volunteer team coordination. Lastly, the fellow should work in the spirit of interdependence, innovation, and quality growth to ensure W|W meets its strategic objectives while and supporting the overall mission of W|W. 

 

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent writing, editing, presentation, and communication skills

  • Proficient in Google Drive & Microsoft Suite

  • Positive Attitude

  • Detail Oriented, and Organized

Responsibilities:

Volunteer Program Responsibilities

  • Volunteer team planning, hosting, and follow-up in accordance with Volunteer Program expectations.

  • Volunteer Logistics (food, housing, transportation and project) (support the Field Coordinator)

  • Have required documents with you at all times (EAP, Registration, Flight, etc.)

  • Support Field Coordinator with the volunteer budget preparations as needed

  • Be with or available to team 100% of the time

  • Communicate the schedule to the team, after developing it with the Field Coordinator

  • Lead evening debriefs with volunteers

  • Be aware of safety and security precautions

 

International Programs Responsibilities

  • Support Field Coordinator with project reporting in accordance with W|W mWater standards

  • Attend bi-weekly IP Strategy meeting via google meet

  • Assist NPM with office operations as needed

 

Communications and Research Responsibilities

  • Gathering and submitting impactful and relevant media content

  • Relationship building with local partners, donors, and program stakeholder

Reporting:

This position reports to the DR National Program Manager. There will be times when this position will liaison between HQ and the local DR staff. Constant collaboration between different departments and projects is highly encouraged throughout the organization.

 

Qualifications:

Support the Field Team in:

  • Support the identification and vetting of WaSH initiatives in support of W|W’s mission

  • Submission of project  reporting in accordance with W|W mWater standards

  • Gathering and submitting impactful and relevant media content

  • Relationship building with local partners, donors, and program stakeholders

  • Volunteer team planning, hosting, and follow-up in accordance with Volunteer Program expectations.

 

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • International travel experience

  • International experience leading teams strongly preferred

Compensation:

This position is for an International Fellowship. As a Fellow, this position will not be considered a salaried employee of Wine To Water, but instead an independent contractor. Wine To Water will pay or reimburse for any reasonable, necessary, and approved expenses for travel, food, and lodging for Wine To Water.