Communications and Administrative Support

Hours: Part-time (15-20 hours per week)
Commitment: Temporary position (6-12 months)
Location:
Home-based office, located in Guatemala or El Salvador

Position Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Lead Sister Parish’s communications work, including newsletters, website updates, videos, social media posts, fundraising materials, and other materials to improve communication between partner communities;
  • Organize and facilitate online meetings and events to engage members in the U.S., Guatemala, and El Salvador;
  • Assist in facilitating communication between partner communities;
  • Assist with administrative tasks such as tracking donations and thank you letters;
  • Participate in regular staff meetings;
  • Provide monthly expense reports with receipts.

Qualifications

  • Understanding and commitment to ecumenical and social justice work based on
    anti-oppression principles;
  • Strong writing skills, ability to produce website updates and newsletters, and
    manage social media platforms;
  • Strong visual media skills, ability to use photos and videos effectively as a communication tool;
  • Advanced computer skills, including comfort with Microsoft Office
    (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher), and database management (Salesforce or other online database systems);
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently;
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills for multi-tasking;
  • College degree preferred, but applicants with significant relevant experience are
    encouraged to apply;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with faith-based communities;
  • Prior work with human rights, solidarity, or community development organizations;
  • Prior experience with Indigenous, economically poor, rural, and/or marginalized populations;
  • Strong commitment to social justice and grassroots work;
  • Ability to organize and facilitate online meetings.

Salary and Benefits
$400-500 per month

To apply:
Please send a resume in English, contact info for 3 references, and a cover letter in Spanish to:

Carrie Stengel, Executive Director
carrie@sisterparish.org
Position is open until filled.  Ideal start date would be late August or early September.

About Sister Parish, Inc.
Sister Parish exists to foster mutual understanding and commitment to peace and justice among people in the United States and Central America.  This objective is pursued through intentional linking between churches and Christian communities in the United States and Central America.  Delegation travel to the North and South with home stays is an essential aspect in enhancing awareness and understanding, and nurturing closer relationships. For more information about Sister Parish, Inc, applicants are encouraged to browse our website.

Sister Parish is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender or sexual orientation.