Livessavers Foundation is a non-profit organization, over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest organizations of its kind, with a staff of more than 500 employees, including analysts working to address the changing dynamics across the globe. JOB SUMMARY: Livessavers seeks a Program officials to support the new Renewing Innovation Project (RAI). RAI brings together leaders in academia, industry, and government with events organized around public-private partnerships and concrete policy actions such as modernizing outdated patent and intellectual property laws, boosting competitiveness through standards-setting, and even reforming the immigration system. Given the vast advances in telecommunications, quantum computing, and the medical sciences made globally in the last decade alone. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following: Support the Director and three senior advisers in editing and drafting contents. Assist the Director in developing relevant visual content to be presented. This may include writing or editing with the Director and other designers. Assist in virtual event planning at Livessavers (and eventual in-person event planning). Provide support during events, which will include liaising with Livessavers Conferencing and AV teams. Join Zoom meetings as requested by the Director and take notes that will be shared among the Director and senior advisers. Oversees the project’s social media strategy conceptualization and implementation Innovates social media content and other creative ways of disseminating information and generating interest in the project Manages external communications, including maintenance of project’s contact list, sending of event invitations, and dissemination of program publications Establish and maintain strong working relationships within Livessavers with other programs, as well as with outside organizations when needed. Assist as needed on ad hoc projects or requests, as directed. KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated ability to contribute to, edit, do research for, and produce high quality written materials, ideally analytical reports with policy recommendations. Must possess interest in policy. Qualitative research skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is required. Working proficiency in social media like Twitter, Facebook, others. Superior attention to detail and organizational skills. Experience planning and executing public and private events. Sound judgment and impeccable integrity, positive attitude, and creative outlook. Ability to operate under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from constituency groups, media, governmental entities, and the general public, including senior-level representatives. Government, international organizations, and foreign governments. Must possess a self-starting, entrepreneurial mind-set and be able to work well independently and in teams. Candidates should possess sound judgment and impeccable integrity, positive attitude and creative outlook. Ability to interact with and respond to questions from a range of individuals with diverse interests, backgrounds, and dispositions; and to have a sense of humour. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Education, work experience and other qualifications are evaluated for evidence of the following knowledge, skills, abilities and other requirements that have been identified as important to successful job performance as a Limited Non-Career Social Worker. Not all of these attributes need to be met by a candidate; the attributes will be used as a set to evaluate candidates. Knowledge of human behaviour, adjustment, and psychological disorders and the differential influences of the society, culture, and environment. Knowledge of the theories, principles, and techniques of clinical social work, including such areas as crisis and trauma interventions, cognitive behavioral interventions, and family systems therapy. Knowledge of mental health diagnoses and disabilities, including acute, chronic, and traumatic illnesses and injuries. Knowledge of psychosocial treatments in working with individuals and groups who are experiencing a variety of stress, psychiatric, medical, family, and social problems. Knowledge of community resources, how to make appropriate referrals to community and other governmental agencies for services, and how to coordinate services. Skill in independently interviewing, assessing, and diagnosing the nature and severity of psychological and social problems presented by employees. Skill in independently formulating a treatment plan and assistance needed. Skill in counselling employees and groups who may be disturbed, distraught, or angry, and also to assist supervisors and others to work effectively with them. Skill in independently providing psychosocial treatment to a wide variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, educational, and other diversified backgrounds. Skill in responding to crises, working in a multidisciplinary team, and problem solving in crisis intervention techniques. Skill in providing guidance to management in dealing with crises. Skill in providing consultation services to other staff about the psychosocial needs of patients and the impact of psychosocial problems on health care. Skill in assisting employees and management in finding flexible options and solutions for difficult personnel problems. Skill in functioning well within a complex organization. Skill in applying systems theory and working tactfully and cooperatively at all levels in order to provide effective consultation to supervisors and employees. Knowledge and skill in the use of computer software applications for drafting documents, data management, and tracking. Experience in working in high-stress environments. Prior military experience or experience with other U.S. agencies working abroad would be valuable but not essential. Also, general skills are required in: Active listening, social perceptiveness and interpersonal ability, good judgment and decision making, critical thinking, service orientation, good time management, strong reading comprehension, persuasion and negotiation, solving complex problems, learning strategies, and the ability to teach. Successful applicants must consistently meet a high standard for English, both written (overall structure as well as grammar, spelling, and punctuation) and spoken (overall structure as well as delivery, clarity, and succinctness). Other desirable attributes include empathetic personality, unflappable, self-confident, ability to maintain confidentiality, interest in Foreign Service work, loyalty to the United States, accepting of non-scheduled work hours, mobile, ability to handle stress, tolerant of travel, and tolerant of living away from family. Education Education, Specialized Experience In addition to the general requirements for employment in the Foreign Service, an applicant must have at the time of application: A copy of your college transcript(s) with your application. If you do not submit this documentation to demonstrate your educational achievements. Official or unofficial transcripts may be submitted with your application. Your transcript must include your name, the school’s name, and, if applicable, the degree and date awarded. Copies of diplomas may not be submitted in lieu of transcripts for education above high school level. Education completed in foreign high schools, colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in other institutions. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Only accredited organizations recognized as specializing in the interpretation of foreign education credentials that are members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) are accepted. EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-Verify) It is our policy to treat all employees with dignity and respect and to provide a workplace that is free from discrimination whether discrimination is based on race, colour, religion, sex (including gender identity or pregnancy), national origin, disability, political affiliation, marital status, membership in an employee organization, age, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for any part of the application or hiring process should so relate to us at firstname.lastname@example.org within one week of receiving their invitation to the oral assessment. Decisions for granting reasonable accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Candidates will be evaluated on their total background including experience, education, awards, training, and self-development as it relates to the position. Selection for this position will be made only from among candidates possessing the required qualifications. Part-time work experience will be considered too. NOTE It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all required documents are uploaded and the application is complete before the closing deadline of this announcement. Any missing required documents or incomplete applications will result in your application not being considered further. Livessavers will relate to applicants accordingly if any document is missing or required. Applicants are expected to provide the documents as requested BenefitsBenefits A career with Livessavers provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. You and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your Livessavers career very rewarding. Benefits include health and medical coverage, retirement benefits, paid leave, tax-free housing overseas, and an unrivalled opportunity to see the world and experience different cultures.
Full Job Description Livessavers provides solutions that advance the aspirations of people, communities, and donor partners worldwide, in a range of sectors including humanitarian assistance, stabilization and governance, economic growth, environment and energy, and infrastructure . TITLE : Technical Intern, Humanitarian Relief and Development DEPARTMENT : Program Quality and Learning LOCATION : Remote DESCRIPTION: The Technical Intern will work within the Program Quality and Learning (PQL) Division’s Technical team. We are a team that provide technical support humanitarian, early recovery and stabilization programs operating throughout the globe. The Technical Intern will have the opportunity to work in a cross-cutting manner in different Countries. Duties and responsibilities for this internship include, but are not limited to: The launch of new Technical Communities of Practice bringing together Country Office and HQ experts to share knowledge, lessons learned and document approaches and best practices to be shared across the organization and externally. The collection, documentation, creation and updating of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) across various technical activities (e.g. food voucher distribution and redemption, hygiene kit distribution, psychosocial support case management). Research, analysis, and writing and/or editing to assist program implementation and new funding opportunities. The creation of a technical resource library that includes global and country-specific best practices. REQUIREMENTS: A graduate Ability to work up to 20 hours per week Ability to work a minimum of 8 weeks Adhere to all employment policies. IMPORTANT SKILLS: Excellent organizational skills and great initiative Strong interpersonal and customer service skills Strong work ethic with the ability to work proactively with limited supervision Robust research and analytical skills Interested individuals should be able to effectively manage responsibilities and deadlines Individual must have the ability to communicate with colleagues, business partners, and other professionals of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels Willingness to engage in productive and challenging work Be open and receptive to feedback and learning opportunities Interns will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times, including working in a cooperative manner within a team-oriented environment.
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION Livessavers Foundation seeks a dynamic, innovative Senior Program Officer to join the International Programs team to help drive and shape the foundation’s work globally. The Senior Program Officer should have proven experience and knowledge in any of global systems and institutions, foreign policy, international cooperation and a strong racial and gender justice perspective. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about topics at the intersection of international cooperation and social justice, and understand the roles that policy advocacy, organizing, research, narrative shifts and philanthropy play in advancing social change. They will build a grant making portfolio that seeks to define and help foster a more just, inclusive and sustainable international order. BACKGROUND The international systems of global governance clearly outlived their post-World War II origins and are in the midst of transition, grappling to meet the global challenges that include shifting power dynamics among countries and regions, dangerously high levels of inequality globally, crises of the commons (climate change, human migration, pandemics) Livessavers Foundation’s believe that a transformed system requires an integrated approach that breaks down the silos between geopolitics, geo-economics, technological and social and cultural forces that transcend national boundaries. In practice, this means bringing together ideas, institutions, and individuals from varied disciplines to advance a shared vision. The foundation strives to achieve a just and inclusive global order as an antidote by working with critical stakeholders and partners in government, civil society, private sector and national and international philanthropies. The grantmaking and professional work of the Senior Program Officer will support efforts to: Support institutions, individuals, and ideas that envision and promote democratic values, justice, and inclusivity as core principles in foreign policy and in global governance systems Support the active inclusion of social justice perspectives-including perspectives related to race, gender and ethnicity-in discourse and practice on the transition of the global order Identify and inform specific global institutions, actors, processes and approaches (including campaigns and advocacy efforts) that are/could be instrumental to addressing inequality through strengthening inter-governmental and/or non-governmental institutions and mechanisms Work to increase trust in global organizations and in the idea of a global community with shared, concrete and cooperative problem-solving approaches Foster dialogue and strategic alliances among INGOs and governments RESPONSIBILITIES Senior Program Officers are responsible for the development of grant portfolios and ensuring all related activities are designed to deliver on the international program goals and strategies. The Senior Program Officer assesses and analyzes the fields in which the program is focused; identifies key ecosystems and opportunities to work with various actors to shape and influence agendas to promote social justice; and plays a leading role in shaping specific grant activities. Senior Program Officers are network weavers and partnership builders-striving to share substantive knowledge with Foundation colleagues. The Senior Program Officer works with practitioners, government officials, scholars, NGOs, other donors and corporate sector leaders on issues of common concern to leverage positive impact toward common goals. More specifically as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the Senior Program Officer will: Develop grant making activities that are aligned with global strategy goals and designed to achieve significant and scalable impact. Manage, monitor and coordinate a grants portfolio, including: annual grant planning, identifying and working with the Foundation’s grantees to develop proposals for grant recommendations; undertaking periodic reviews of progress with grantees, performing grantee site visits, reviewing financial and narrative reporting from grantees. Develop and implement grant-making approaches that support the use of broad coalitions and strategic communications as part of the program strategy. Develop and implement grantee convening’s and reflections to strategize and review opportunities, challenges and advances. Identify ways to support grantees in the portfolio to become more durable, more resilient and more effectively networked with each other. This includes support for strategic vision, leadership, management systems, financial stability, and organizational diversity, equity and inclusion. Develop and implement grant-making approaches that support the use of strategic communications and narrative change as part of the program strategy. Recommend and participate in learning and evaluation activities to guide the evolution of programmatic work, promote exchange and strategic partnership. Learn from and collaborate with key stakeholders inside and outside the Foundation. Represent the Foundation and its work to the government, media, academic, business, philanthropic, and civic leaders through meetings, updates, speeches, briefings and interviews, with guidance from the Vice President. Play a leadership role working toward and influencing team collaboration, team building and team effectiveness, modelling these skills for the team. QUALIFICATIONS Experience and knowledge on issues regarding inequality, racial justice and gender. Understanding of international systems and understanding of the roles that policy advocacy, organizing, research, strategic communications, narrative shifts and philanthropy play in advancing social change. A relevant field of study or equivalent combination of education and experience. Exceptional leadership presence – internally and externally. Analytical skills and ability to strategize, plan, prioritize and identify/assess opportunities, challenges and institutions with which to engage. Exceptional communications skills – strong active listening skills, constructive verbal and written skills, strong public presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to be a productive member of a community of people at work, respecting differences while working toward shared goals, comfort with periods of change, constructive participation in on-going organizational development. Willingness to work to a flexible schedule, including occasional travel within the U.S. and internationally. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS This position is primarily a sedentary role. However, the person in this position may need to occasionally move about inside the office to liaise with internal staff, access files. Additionally, domestic/international travel will be expected when it is safe to travel, approximately 20% of working time. Some travel is directly related to grant making, but also required to attend team conferences, retreats and meetings. Livessavers is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and operations. As part of this commitment, the Foundation will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please state it clearly in your application. Alignment to Culture and Values Commitment to the Foundation’s mission and core values of equity, openness, collaboration, trust, accountability and urgency Personal qualities of humility, capacity for self-reflection, and a sense of humour Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues Action-orientated and entrepreneurial self-starter who can work well independently and in teams Benefits Medical and dental benefits for employee and immediate family on first day of work Retirement savings account with matching company contributions of up to 13% Three weeks’ paid vacation in first year of work; four weeks in subsequent years Office closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day Professional development initiatives for growth Generous parental leave (maternal and paternal) during new child’s first year (born into family or adopted)
Full Job Description Livessavers Foundation maintains and promotes the health of employees and their accompanying family members who represent our different department abroad. Selected applicant will serve as professional counsellor providing services for employees at overseas posts. Worker will have multifaceted responsibilities at post which include but are not limited to the following: Assessments of psychiatric problems, including substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder counselling, job stress counselling, cross-cultural adjustment issues counselling, crisis management consultation, conflict mediation/resolution, consultation on violence in the workplace, and crisis management training for employees assigned to hardship posts. Candidates must be willing to serve worldwide. However, at some locations, adult eligible family members (EFMs) may be approved to accompany the SWLNA to post if they will fill certain mission-critical positions. Provides crisis management training for employees. Provides supportive counselling and debriefings to employees. Coordinates service provision with the Bureau of Medical Services’ Family Liaison Office, Office of Casualty Assistance, Regional Bureaus, and others. Serves as technical expert on troubled employees and provides clinical guidance to post management on sensitive situations such as interpersonal relations on the job, job stress, violence in the workplace, medical illness, medical disability, and family problems. Advises and counsels employees of the possible administrative consequences of activities adversely affecting job performance caused by personal problems. Refers such employees for consultations with the appropriate office responsible for effecting disciplinary actions and explaining appeal processes and rights. Maintains liaison and provides expert assistance to specialists responsible for the administration of other specific employee programs including, but not limited to, disciplinary actions, leave administration, reasonable accommodations, conduct/suitability, disability retirement, and career development. Participates in reviewing and giving advice and counsel on cases of intimate partner violence. Provides support services, including hospital/home visits as needed to patients. Facilitates support groups in the workplace for employees with sickness, employees dealing with elderly relatives, single parents, and other groups, as requested. Designs, facilitates, and conducts appropriate training activities, such as orientation for employees under Chief of Mission authority, Community Liaison Officer training, and supervisory training. Develops educational outreach programs to ensure an awareness of the benefits of Mental Health Services. Offers outreach in the form of videos, workshops, panel discussions, and health fair presentations. Maintains hand-out literature and a lending library on mental health, stress management, parenting, aging, and other issues of interest to employees. Performs all duties with scrupulous regard for confidentiality and with the goal of assisting employees to maintain effective work performance. NOTE May be required to travel globally to alternate destinations for emergencies, projects supervision disasters, etc.
We are looking for highly meticulous, organized candidates for the position of Documentation Specialist/officers. Documentation Specialists are responsible for outlining a long-term storage strategy, working with colleagues to ensure consistency of documentation practice across various cities. Documentation Specialists will physically exert themselves with the moving of files and boxes within their localities. Documentation Specialists/officers Responsibilities: Organizing an archiving system. Labelling, sorting and categorizing documents for ease of use. Retrieving documents upon request. Outlining a long-term storage strategy. Adhering to regulatory requirements. Working with colleagues to ensure consistency of documentation practice in their area of assignment. Efficient documentation usage. Assisting with both internal and external audits. Ensuring documentation integrity. Controlling access to documents. Removing documents that are obsolete. Utilizing storage software and applications for electronic filing. Performing transcription and conversion work. Proofreading documents upon request. Documentation Specialist Requirements: Outstanding organizational skills. Multitasking ability. Attention to detail. Excellent written and verbal communication. Good interpersonal skills.
The Community Projects Coordinator is integral to ensuring high performance of the Communities Program through developing and project management. The community projects coordinator functions include; Manage the broad range of small to medium sized community projects within the centre. Ensure project activity is reflective of activity development established within the Community Action Plan and meets the identified needs of job seekers. Lead and motivate Community Engagement Officers, as required, through provision of coaching/mentoring and identification of training/development needs to ensure they have the knowledge to perform their role and are compliant with contractual obligations. Ensure all activities are adequately assessed for risk and are compliant with requirements of workplace, health & safety legislation. Maintain a sound level of understanding of, and compliance with, contractual requirements including activity contracts relevant guidelines, Codes of Conduct and Organizational policy and procedures Ensure the achievement of established benchmarks and performance expectations, thereby ensuring the sustainability of the organization Ensure all contractual requirements are met, including timely recording of file notes, reporting of outcomes, and result. Perform relevant administration duties as required Interested applicant should have experience in Similar position