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Sponsorship Staff (Central Mindanao Program Area)

Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Cotabato City, Philippines

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

 

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

 

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

 

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

 

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

 

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

 

Plan International is one of the oldest and largest international development agencies in the world. In the Philippines, Plan works with children and their families in poor communities with programs covering disaster risk management, youth economic empowerment, nutrition, and child protection.

 

Plan International invites highly competent, experienced, and committed professionals to fill the following position:

 

The Sponsorship Staff is responsible for encoding documentation in relation to the sponsored children of Plan International Philippines. This assignment is three (3) months.

 

Further, as the Sponsorship Staff:

 

  • You will assist the Sponsorship Officer in receiving and checking sponsor child information and communications received from the field.
  • You will assist in the segregation and sorting of sponsorship letters and gift items.
  • You will process photos acquired related to sponsored children and upload them to the online database.
  • You will monitor and maintain all filings related to child sponsorship in the program area.
  • Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization. In exceptional cases, you will be asked to support emergency response activities in the communities in your assigned covered areas.

 

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

 

To be successful in the role you will need among other things:

 

  • University degree in Computer Science, IT, Information Systems, Communication, or any related course.
  • Experience in the use of computer applications or programs, online platforms, or any database management.
  • Has the ability to perform basic computer-related troubleshooting and knowledge and skill in operating corporate computer systems.
  • Has good communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Applicants must be based in the Philippines and a Filipino national.

 

Location: Cotabato City, Maguindanao, BARMM

Type of Role: Fixed-term (3 months)

Reports to: Sponsorship Officer

Office-based role

 

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

 

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

 

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

 

We foster an organizational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights, and inclusion.

 

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

 

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme, we will request information from the applicant's previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.