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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Program Officer

SPOON Foundation, a young and growing global nonprofit, is the first and only organization dedicated to transforming nutrition and care for orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide. UNICEF and Ashoka recognize SPOON for its innovative approach and system-changing work that has catalyzed national policy change and yielded dramatic improvements in childrenís health and development.

SPOONís Program Officer is critical to the day-to-day activities of the organization and the long-term success of its initiatives. S/he collaborates with the Program Team and field teams to grow, develop, and administer high-quality and impactful SPOON programs around the world. S/he supports the management of existing projects and grants, collaborates in new program development, responds to internal and external information-flow needs, and contributes to technical research. This key position reports to the Director of Programs and is empowered to creatively and strategically shape the impact of an organization, and of the lives of children around the world.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Grant Administration and Management

Program Management

Communications

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a full-time position. Salary competitive. Benefits include health coverage, generous paid time off, participation in our self-care plan, and flexible schedule.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and completed application to hiring@spoonfoundation.org. Application deadline: July 31

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Technology Program Manager

SPOON Foundation, a young and growing global nonprofit, is the first and only organization dedicated to transforming nutrition and care for orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide. UNICEF and Ashoka recognize SPOON for its innovative approach and system-changing work, which has catalyzed national policy change and yielded dramatic improvements in childrenís health and development.

As a key member of our program team, the Technology Program Manager is tasked to translate data and technology resources and gaps in a variety of settings, regions, and countries and translate the real world data and needs into technical requirements. The Technology Program Manager will manage the creation of a comprehensive database and user-friendly digital assessment and intervention tool package, including informing content and design, coordinating with all parties, testing the end-product with users, and revising and customizing as needed. This generalist will be organized, strategic, and entrepreneurial. This full-time position is based in Portland, OR and will involve periodic travel to domestic and international program locations. S/he reports to the Deputy Director and is empowered to creatively and strategically shape the impact of SPOON and of the lives of children around the world.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Product Development

Innovation

Program Management

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a full-time position. Salary competitive. Benefits include health coverage, generous paid time off, participation in our self-care plan, and flexible schedule.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and completed application to hiring@spoonfoundation.org. Application deadline: July 31

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IT Technical Support

SPOON Foundation is currently looking for an individual to provide on-site technical support for 2 hours per week on either Tuesday or Thursday between 9:00-5:00. Must have previous experience with Mac operating systems and iCloud. Position provides basic technical support to staff, such as password recovery, software installation, printer set up, and general troubleshooting. Great opportunity to work in a fun and relaxed mission-driven non-profit. Rate of pay at $13/hour. Please email a current resume to hiring@spoonfoundation.org.

Volunteer Opportunities

SPOON Foundation is the first and only organization worldwide working to protect orphans and vulnerable children from the debilitating - yet fully preventable - impacts of malnutrition and improper feeding. We have been recognized by UNICEF and Ashoka for our innovative approach and systems-changing work, which has catalyzed national policy change and yielded dramatic improvements in children's health and development.

Program Volunteer

We are seeking a dynamic volunteer to work with our program team approximately 5-10 hours a week. Key responsibilities include organizing our products, providing pre-trip support, developing fact sheets for our products and partnerships, perfecting our international volunteer orientation package, and desk research on partners and grant opportunities.

Administrative Volunteer

We are seeking a detail-oriented volunteer to work with our Executive Director and Director of Finance & Operations approximately 10-20 hours a week. Key responsibilities include assisting with mailings, database entry and reports, general office management, such as filing and ordering supplies, and meeting scheduling.

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We offer collaboration with an exceptional and fun team, mission-driven work, and an opportunity to make a huge impact in the lives of vulnerable children around the world!

We ask that volunteers commit to the position for at least 3 months. Please contact volunteer@spoonfoundation.org with your interest and availability.