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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The following positions are currently available:

Program Manager – Clean Water Initiatives

Operation Blessing International – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. Through core programs of disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, orphan care, water wells and community development, OBI has touched the lives of more than 200 million people providing goods and services valued at over $1 billion.

OBI is seeking an experienced Program Manager to further develop, implement and monitor clean water initiatives in OBI Global centers.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience implementing programs for humanitarian or disaster relief efforts with emphasis in clean water initiatives
  • Ability to navigate coordination efforts with government agencies and non-government organizations (NGOs)
  • Strong ability to assess resources, plan, track, and report project status and outcomes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent research and analytical skills to include strong reporting and documentation
  • Ability to take initiative, be innovative, and work independently as well as function as a team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office to include understanding of Excel and Access
  • Excellent logistical, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Self-starter with ability to effectively perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work with cross-cultural teams
  • Able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and effectively multi-task
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 30% of the year

Program Manager – Haiti

Disaster Relief – Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. Through core programs of disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, orphan care, water wells and community development, OBI has touched the lives of more than 200 million people providing goods and services valued at over $1 billion.

OBI is seeking an experienced field worker to serve as a Program Manager in Port Au Prince, Haiti.  This individual will reside in Haiti and coordinate with Haitian team members to implement various humanitarian projects, manage existing relief efforts, and provide administrative and reporting support.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience managing humanitarian programs and/or disaster relief projects including but not limited to the areas of health, water and agriculture
  • Willingness to relocate to Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Ability to navigate coordination efforts with government agencies and non-government organizations (NGOs)
  • Strong ability to assess resources, plan, track, and report project status and outcomes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to speak Creole and/or French helpful
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with ability to learn new software
  • Excellent logistical, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Team leadership skills with ability to coordinate diverse groups of people while overseeing complex projects and working relationships
  • Self-starter with ability to effectively perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work with cross-cultural teams
  • Able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and effectively multi-task

National Media Liaison

Operation Blessing International – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is a humanitarian organization dedicated to relieving human suffering. OBI combats hunger, deprivation and physical affliction with the provision of food, clothing, shelter, medical care and other basic necessities of life. We also help facilitate the development of healthy, vibrant and self-sustaining communities by addressing larger issues of education, food security, potable water, employment, community health, and disaster mitigation projects.

OBI’s Disaster Relief team specializes in responding to natural disasters and mobilizing teams to assist with major relief and recovery efforts in response to earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis and floods.

We are currently seeking an experienced National Media Liaison to capture footage (video & stills) of disaster relief efforts in real time. Find, shoot, edit and help produce stories and testimonials to be used for a variety of media sources.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge in television production, print journalism, communications media and/or public relations experience
  • Professional video experience including shooting, lighting, editing, and media formatting/conversion for web and television broadcast.
  • Technical experience with remote LIVE broadcast using Skype.
  • Proficiency with professional camera and audio operation for broadcast.
  • Proficient in non-linear editing with Final Cut Pro editing system and experience with Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, and Adobe CS5, preferred.
  • Technical experience with MPEG Streamclip, Picasa, and DSLR video production
  • Ability to perform audio editing and mixing tasks
  • Strong working knowledge of writing feature stories
  • Experience and proficiency with still photography
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to interact with staff and public in a positive manner
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, bend and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Required to travel and stay in the field for extended periods of time during disaster deployments
  • Available to work flexible hours and travel on short notice
  • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to make credit card purchases for OBI as needed

Please include internet link to video portfolio or send DVD to: OBI Employment, 977 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, VA  23463.

Financial Compliance Specialist

Operation Blessing International – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing is seeking a highly motivated individual to compile and reconcile gifts-in-kind support documentation and administer Hunger Strike Force division timekeeping processes.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of basic warehousing and transportation practices and procedures
  • Excellent analytic and math skills
  • Excellent clerical and organization skills, accuracy and neatness
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills with emphasis in Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport with all levels of Operation Blessing staff, as well as various levels within the private, public, and government sectors
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to take initiative and to work independently or as an effective member of a team
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively to meet ongoing department deadlines

Development Coordinator

Operation Blessing International – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is seeking a highly motivated Development Coordinator who will coordinate donor care and development activities for the Philanthropy Department with a focus on personal contact that deepens donor relationships and increases annual giving by maximizing connections to the mission, accomplishments, and needs of Operation Blessing.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Three to five years if experience in a non-profit fundraising environment with working knowledge of fundraising principles and practices
  • Proven project management skills, with the ability to independently manage multiple projects under tight deadlines, producing high quality output in a timely manner
  • Experience in cultivating relationships over the phone with track record of improving revenues through relationship building
  • Strong customer service skills with ability to demonstrate empathy and personal commitment to donor needs and interests
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and various software systems
  • Strong ability to compose letters, edit documents, and create spreadsheets with critical attention to detail
  • Ability to interact with the staff and public in a positive and professional manner
  • Ability to deal discreetly and diplomatically with all levels of management
  • Ability to use good judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Ability to solve practical problems and “think on your feet” in situations where limited standardization exists

Production Chef & Food Manager

Operation Blessing International – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI), an international humanitarian relief and development organization, is seeking a highly skilled Production Chef & Food Manager to provide quality food preparation for mass distribution while managing safe food handling practices for OBI’s Mobile Kitchen and feeding operations.

OBI’s Disaster Relief team mobilizes to assist with major relief and recovery efforts in response to earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis and floods.  Meeting a critical need, this individual will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing preparations of large quantities of food within hours of a disaster to support staff, volunteers and first responders.

The successful individual will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a commercial kitchen and/or catering operations for large groups of people
  • Knowledge of public health and food safety policies and practices
  • Knowledge of federal agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services, and the Food and Drug Administration
  • Strong ability to become familiar with various state and local health department requirements
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and Internet
  • Excellent ability to produce high volumes of quality food within difficult surroundings and under challenging circumstances
  • Strong ability to assess resources, implement a plan and evaluate results
  • Excellent decision making and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to establish effective working relationships across diverse groups of people
  • Ability to train and lead a team of staff or volunteers
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on short notice and /or for  extended periods of time
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, bend and lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Must have valid driver’s license with a good DMV record
  • Ability to make credit card purchases for OBI as needed

Full Time Truck Driver

Operation Blessing International – East Coast & Mid-West

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is seeking a Full Time Truck Driver to work with Hunger Strike Force to transport product to and from assigned pick-up and delivery locations. This position will ensure safe operation of assigned OB tractor and trailer in compliance with Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations (FMCSR).

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Must have Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Class “A”
  • DOT Certification required
  • 300,000+ miles previous driving experience
  • No DMV chargeable offenses for immediate 3-year period prior to employment
  • Must pass DOT drug and alcohol test prior to employment
  • Working knowledge of DOT 11, 14, and 70 hour drive/work rule
  • Working knowledge of trailer product placement in accordance with Federal Bridge laws
  • Knowledge of DOT Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations
  • Ability to plan and execute travel-time in a safe, legal and DOT compliant manner
  • Ability to perform DOT compliant vehicle inspections
  • Skill in hooking and unhooking tractor-trailer combination units
  • Ability to travel 10+ nights per bi-week
  • Ability to handle stress, and meet deadlines and time demands
  • Ability to communicate to donors, ministries and dispatch in a positive manner
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time; ability to stand, walk and lift 25+ pounds

On Call Truck Driver

Operation Blessing- Bristol, VA & Florida

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is seeking an On Call Truck Driver to work with Hunger Strike Force to transport product to and from assigned pick-up and delivery locations. This position will ensure safe operation of assigned OB tractor and trailer in compliance with Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations (FMCSR).

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Must have Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Class “A”
  • 300,000+ miles previous driving experience
  • No DMV chargeable offenses for immediate 3-year period prior to employment
  • Must pass DOT drug and alcohol test prior to employment
  • Working knowledge of DOT 11, 14, and 70 hour drive/work rule
  • Knowledge of DOT Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations
  • Ability to plan and execute travel-time in a safe, legal and DOT compliant manner
  • Ability to perform DOT compliant vehicle inspections
  • Skill in hooking and unhooking tractor-trailer combination units
  • Ability to communicate to donors, ministries and dispatch in a positive manner
  • Ability to stand, walk and lift 25+ pounds
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