Girls Foster Home Program Coordinator at HSCV

Humanitarian Services for Children of Vietnam (HSCV) is seeking a Vietnam National to fill the position as Girls Foster Home Program Coordinator in Tay Ho, Ha Noi.

Job summary:  The GFH coordinator will support the development and implementation of strategic plans for the Foster Home. The coordinator will also assist with fundraising activities and developing grant proposals.

Job Location: Ha Noi

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Oversee the daily and long-term management of the Girls Foster Home (GFH) in accordance to the organizational guidelines. This includes
    • Supervise 3 GFH staff; ensure the collaboration among staff and the smooth operation of the foster home
    • Support the staff to resolve problems if any
    • Ensure staff development via coaching and other team building activities
  • Work with volunteers/interns to strengthen staff capacity and improve the GFH operation
  • Liaise with governmental authorities, and partner organizations
  • Receive visitors and donor reporting
  • Manage the house finances within a set budget.

The GFH coordinator will report directly to the Country Director and President and will assist the Country Director with the development and implementation of strategic plans for the Foster Home. The coordinator will also assist with fundraising activities and developing grant proposals.

Minimum Qualification and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Social work, Development, Management, Public health, Education or Communications or related field
  • Two years of managerial and/or consulting experience
  • Experience working within the field of Social Work
  • Experience working with NGOs, or other Non-profit organizations
  • Financial & strategic-planning skills and experience
  • Human resources management skills and experience
  • High Proficiency in English

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Strong computer skills: MS Office, internet and ability to learn new programs
  • Basic accounting skills
  • Strong team work skills; conflict and problem solving skills
  • Strongcommunication & training skills
  • Experience working within Western managed organizations

Personal Traits of an Ideal Candidate

  • Must enjoy children
  • Strong leadership skillsand have the ability to motivate staff
  • Effectively deal with local authorities at all levels
  • Hard working and have genuine interest in helping others
  • Demonstrate high level of trustworthiness, honesty, empathy
  • Determined, result oriented and ability to work under high pressure
  • Commitment to social welfare awareness and possess a deep knowledge of social welfare issues

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary based on qualifications and previous experience
  • Free lunch provided
  • State Health Insurance provided
  • Motorbike insurance provided after one year of employment
  • Normal working hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm with lunch and breaks
  • Some weekend work is required
  • National Holidays off as well as 12 personal days in the first year, 22 personal days every year after

How to apply

Send a Cover Letter, CV, letters of recommendation and any other supporting documents to In-Country Director Ms. Annetta De Vet at [email protected]. Application should be in English. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Deadline and Starting Date

The Deadline for application is Sunday, May 3rd, 2015.A successful candidate can start immediately

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Humanitarian Services for Children of Vietnam (HSCV)
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2015-05-03