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Word Alive Commission for Relief and Development (WACRAD), a developmental arm of Word Alive Ministries International, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position tenable in Blantyre Rural.

Title of post: Sponsorship Officer

Grade: MM 2

Location: Blantyre


  • Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Education, or any related field involving child rights and policies with a well-recognized University/College.
  • At least 2 years experience
  • Ability to motivate community volunteers, parents and children even in adverse situations.
  • Excellent supervisory skills, personal maturity, sensitivity to gender and cultural issues.
  • Experience with usage of participatory tools and methodologies
  • High conviction and understanding of the importance of child participation
  • Computer/software skills, literacy and ability to use a camera
  • Fluent in English and Chichewa
  • Class A motor cycle licence
  • Experience in working with Faith Based Organisations an added advantage.

Personal Attributes 

  • A Christian stand without reproach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Chichewa.
  • Proven record of integrity and accountability.
  • A crime free record and experience of working closely with children in rural areas
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Willingness to work odd hours and demonstrate ability to work to strict deadlines to ensure effective communication to sponsors and donors.
  • Team player



  • Providing necessary information to the community about the program
  • Collecting information from families and children in the program
  • Timely delivery of Identity Sheets, Project Reports and qualitative management of Child Reports and Leaving Forms
  • Managing sponsorship files and annual children’s lists
  • Facilitate children’s meaningful participation in the project activities.


Remuneration in line with the Church’s Salary Structure will be offered to the successful candidate.

How to apply

Candidates meeting the above qualifications should send their application letters together with their most recent Curriculum Vitae (CV) and three (3) contactable referees one of which should come from their church ministers to:

Director – Finance and Administration
Word Alive Ministries International
P. O. Box 2502
Blantyre, Malawi.


Email: hmijoya@wordalive.mw

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3rd November, 2020. Only short listed applicants will be acknowledged.

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