Trips and Visits Specialist III at Compassion International – Jobs In Ghana

Job Description:

This career specialist’s role is dedicated to offering Compassion visitors an opportunity to engage with Compassion’s fieldwork. This includes meeting sponsored children and students, visiting Compassion-assisted projects, and interacting with Compassion field staff. These experiences provide visitors with insights and knowledge about Compassion’s response to poverty, broaden their cross-cultural perspectives, and inspire them to advocate for children. The specialist collaborates closely with GME, GP, and GPA teams to prioritize and plan successful tours and visits. This involves coordinating with the partnership team to facilitate logistics, book accommodations, arrange transportation and translators, purchase gifts, schedule activities, and plan child/family home visits while ensuring alignment with Compassion’s child protection policies. The success of these trips is evaluated within specific budget parameters. At this career level, the specialist typically handles tours and visits independently or as part of a team for major, complex tours. Additionally, they may coach and oversee the work of other specialists.

Job Summary:

  • Company: Compassion International
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: 
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Ghana

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, serves as a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer, and maintains a Christ-like attitude in interactions with individuals both within and outside of Compassion.
  2. Acts as an advocate for children, advancing Christ’s mandate to protect children, raising awareness of children’s needs, and actively working to prevent neglect, abuse, and exploitation of children. Promotes the dignity, respect, positive treatment, and potential of children, and encourages the involvement of others in helping children in need. Reports and supports responses to incidents of harm to children.
  3. Collaborates with marketing specialists to provide firsthand experience and exposure to Compassion’s core ministry programs during vision trips, sponsors, and donors, to increase the involvement and sponsorship of children.
  4. Collaborates with the partnership team and church partners to plan tours and visits for vision trips, sponsors, and donors. Works with Partnership Facilitators and Training teams to enhance the quality of tours and visits to the project.
  5. Selects and recruits translators to assist tour groups in interacting with church partners, sponsored children, and other key stakeholders. Provides training and arranges payment for these translators.
  6. Demonstrates discretion and independent judgment to protect Compassion’s interests, as well as the safety of trip participants. Assesses and mitigates foreseeable risks for all trip participants travelling to the region. Acquires expertise in travel security for the area using external resources.
  7. Plans logistics for marketing-related groups, including booking accommodations, arranging in-country transportation, and purchasing visit gifts.
  8. Provides expertise on Compassion programs and trip outcomes, contributing to revenue-generating goals set in tour objectives. Collaborates with key stakeholders to ensure the quality and effectiveness of field exposure trips, addressing all trip needs to deliver an excellent experience.
  9. Coaches and provides expertise, and may oversee the work of other professionals and support staff in the tours discipline.

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Qualifications:

  • Faith:
    • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Culture:
    • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion’s core “Cultural Behaviors” in all internal and external communication and relationships.
  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Experience:
    • Seven years of experience working in a similar position or field.
  • Licenses and Certifications:
    • Certification in the profession from a nationally or internationally recognized organization or a similar credential. Equivalent education, training, and/or certification may be substituted for the experience and education requirements.

Working Environment:

  • Office – Standard Office Environment

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

Travel Requirements:

  • May be required to travel up to 50% of the normal schedule.

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Closing Date: 19th November, 2023

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