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Gravity Water offers Internship Programs for students and individuals who wish to combine their studies in Global Studies, Environmental Science, Education, and Business Management (plus many others), with real-life experience. Available Internship opportunities will provide leadership on non-profit management and development, community-based conservation, water quality and science, and environmental education, which many students can use for course credits.

National Director of Vietnam

Application Deadline: November 10th, 2018
Position: Part-time, Paid
Timeframe: Long-term

Description

Gravity Water, a US-based 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization, focuses on providing clean drinking water to communities in developing countries by combining rainwater harvesting, elevated storage, and gravity-fed filtration, is seeking a National Director of Vietnam to assist the Gravity Water Management Team in developing it’s program services (projects) in Vietnam. The National Director of Vietnam position holds an important role in the Organization, serving as the bridge that connects Gravity Water’s work in Vietnam with the U.S.-based team and allows Gravity Water to scale locally and independently throughout the country. The National Director of Vietnam will be part of a supportive and professional team of passionate individuals dedicated to making clean drinking water accessible by the communities who need it most.

This position focuses on two primary objectives: Maintaining clear and consistent communication with the Executive Director of Gravity Water on past, present, and future projects and organizing and coordinating clean water projects at schools in need throughout Vietnam. Gravity Water strongly encourages individuals who are passionate about the importance and benefit of clean water access in Vietnam and are inspired to use their communication, leadership, and project planning skill sets to make a real-world difference to apply for the position.

Responsibilities

Essential job responsibilities and duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Check-in with past project locations monthly, giving updates on system performance
  • Organize and coordinate any maintenance or services that are needed on past projects
  • Develop and grow a list of schools that are in need of clean water throughout Vietnam
  • Plan and coordinate materials and labor to complete Gravity Water system installations
  • Assist in growing the Organization’s funding opportunities within Vietnam
    Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Vietnamese Citizen
  • Passion and inspiration for providing clean drinking water to communities in need
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher (business, communications, engineering, environmental degrees are recommended but not required)
  • Leadership and organizational skills
  • Fluent English and strong communication skills
  • Can travel on occasion

Desired Qualifications:

Experience using Google Drive, grant writing, photography, engineering, project planning and management

How to Apply

Interested applicants can email a cover letter and resume to Danny Wright at danny@gravitywater.org, using the subject line “Gravity Water Position Application -National Director of Vietnam”. Applications must be submitted by 12:00 PM PST, November 10th, 2018.

For more information on Gravity Water Internships, or to get in touch about a specific opportunity please e-mail info@gravitywater.org

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