WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) Fellow

World Vision is now hiring for WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) Fellow

**This position must be based in one of the following locations: Washington DC (strongly preferred), Seattle WA (Federal Way), or Pittsburgh, PA.**

Role: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) Fellow

Duration: 2-years from start date (full-time position)

Start date: No later than June 1, 2021

Level: Entry-Level / Associate (0-2 of experience)

Job Design: Monitoring activities – 40%, research activities 35%, general program support – 25%

Required Experience: Bachelor’s degree. Strong interest in the WASH sector. Less then 2 years of post-college experience.

Preferred Experience: ArcGIS, research design and analysis, multi-cultural experience, SAS, SPSS, R, Power BI, mWater, Akvo

Location: 3 possible locations. Washington DC (strongly preferred), Seattle WA (Federal Way), or Pittsburgh, PA.

Salary: $42,837.91 USD annually.

Benefits: Yes.

Work Authorization: Requires authorization to work in the U.S.

Company Size: 900+ (World Vision USA) / 37,000 worldwide (World Vision International)

01 The Job At World Vision USA we invite people to positively impact the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children through charitable giving. Our recipe includes love of all people, thriftiness, and targeting the root causes of poverty to bring about human transformation and fullness of life. With us every 60 seconds a family gets water, a hungry child is fed, and a family gets the tools to overcome poverty. As WASH Fellow your expertise will be brought to bear on work that is close to the heart of God (in the spirit of Matthew 25:34-40).

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are at the heart of child well-being and foundational to World Vision’s mission for all children and their communities to experience life in all its fullness. For more than 35 years, World Vision has been committed to stand in the gap, globally leveraging resources and locally working alongside communities to ensure millions of children around the world have access to clean water, dignified sanitation and healthy hygiene practices. However, there is much work left to be done. As our work enters a new decade with only 10 years remaining on the calendar to achieve the 2030 U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, World Vision must accelerate efforts. We have put together a Global WASH Business Plan, outlining our commitment to invest $1 billion over the next five years to extend the impact of our work across 41 countries. Report to the Director of WASH, develop your skills, explore your interests, and build your international development experience by making a meaningful contribution in helping millions of people. We’re looking for a full-time, 2-year fellow to contribute to our evolving monitoring and research practices, especially our growing use of GIS technology. Bring your creative, tenacious character and interest in learning to our highly productive WASH team of 12 people that sits within our International Programs Group.

You’ll be joining the team that flipped the script on child sponsorship with the introduction of Chosen®, recognized by AdWeek, MediaPost, Upworthy, Christianity Today and winner of two 2020 ANA REGGIE Awards. And fundamental to your life: you’re inspired by your faith in Jesus to love God and love your neighbors. Does this sound like you? Want to be a part of creating the future of this incredible organization? We’d love to hear from you. At World Vision our ultimate dream is to see more children, families, and communities affected by poverty experience the fullness of life that God intends for them. Do you share in this dream with us and so many others? We hope so. Reach out and let us know.

02 What success looks like (1) You will gain experience working on several on-going behavior change field research projects (2) You will help build a behavior change training curriculum and deliver training workshops (3) You will grow your skills in analyzing project data, writing reports, contributing to peer-reviewed publications and writing proposals (4) When travel is possible, you will travel internationally and lead at least one planned learning project. (5) You will gain valuable insights through participation in coaching and mentorships with leaders across the World Vision organization.

03 Where this job could take your career World Vision USA is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership. Globally, we have over 37,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries. More than 900 of us call World Vision USA home. You’ll have opportunities to advance within our robust and talented group of professionals as you continue to stretch and grow your career for the future.

04 About World Vision USA When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to meet the greatest needs in the world today. We go to ends of the earth and into the margins. Where few go and the road is less traveled. Because Jesus is alive in the hardest places to be a child. We are dangerously soft-hearted. But just the right kind of dangerous. That’s because we’re a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We empower people out of poverty. For real. For good. For nearly the last 70 years. Jesus’ love at the center. Always. We’re Christian and follow Jesus’ example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. Serving every child we can regardless of faith. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.

05 You Bring A Bachelor’s degree (required). Strong interest in the WASH sector.

06 Additional skills we’re interested in ArcGIS, research design and analysis, multi-cultural experience, SAS, SPSS, R, Power BI, mWater, Akvo.

07 Let your work be your faith in action Every day, nearly 14,000 children under the age of 5 die from preventable causes. Our call to action is urgent. That’s why we’re looking for someone who is ready to place their expertise behind helping the world’s most vulnerable children. Every project, every shoot, every edit can help influence whether someone chooses to help today or not. If not you, then who?

08 Salary Range & Benefits See compensation listed above. In addition, we have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.

09 To Apply See the Apply box in the lower left corner. Still not sure? I’d really like to hear from you, even if it’s just to answer some questions about the job. Message Faith in Talent Acquisition at and/or connect with me on LinkedIn here.

10 What happens next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing strength of fit for the role. Sometimes questions arise on our end so we message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial phone conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to meet additional members of our staff lends itself to more of a 360-view of the role. Our most valuable resource is our talented staff. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time, so we have all hands-on deck to move this important work forward.

Job Location
3 possible locations. Washington DC (strongly preferred), Seattle WA (Federal Way), or Pittsburgh, PA., United States
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