POSITION: Holistic Child Development Coordinator (Eurasia Region)

REPORTS TO: Regional NCM Coordinator (Eurasia Region)  

The purpose of this role is to provide leadership and support to NCM’s Holistic Child Development (HCD) initiatives on the Eurasia Region – including Child Sponsorship, child-focused projects and advocacy with and for children. This person will be chosen in consultation with the Eurasia Regional Director and with the HCD Staff at the Global Ministry Center.


  • Work closely with Regional NCM Coordinator and Global Child Development Coordinator in the development of a HCD strategy for the region
  • Mentor and support NCM coordinators and HCD practitioners on the region – with a focus on high-quality programs and strategy development
  • Submit annual work plans and budgets to NCM Regional Coordinator and Global Child Development Coordinator


General Program Management

  • Monitor and coordinate regular reviews of existing HCD programs and projects on the region, including review of annual project renewal
  • Maintain regular communication with all HCD staff/coordinators and Field NCM Coordinators in the different fields within the Eurasia Region
  • Serve as a liaison between NCM’s global office and the fields, ensuring all inquiries are responded to
  • In consultation with Regional NCM Coordinator, travel to project sites for onsite monitoring and evaluations
  • Review and approve any HCD proposals arising from the fields
  • Work together with HCD coordinators to develop local and external resources to be invested in children
  • Mentor and equip field and country coordinators for effective training down to the local Child Development Center level
  • Create, provide or arrange trainings and technical assistance for Child Development staff/volunteers in the field
  • Request stories to be used for promotional use and provide these to the global office – ensuring adequate consent has been obtained for use of stories, images etc.


Child Sponsorship (CS)

  • Promote the importance of the CS experience for children and sponsors alike, striving for quality, timely correspondence and communication
  • Work to ensure all HCD ministries in the Child Sponsorship program are compliant with Child Development Manual (Child Protection, MOUs, reporting requirements, funding guidelines, child tasks etc)
  • Ensure CS software is regularly monitored to guarantee program and child updates are being inputted, issuing necessary reminders to the field
  • Ensure all CS coordinators are trained and proficient in CS software
  • Support the improvement of CS software through relaying of suggestions to global NCM
  • Encourage Eurasia missionaries to promote sponsorship from their fields during their home assignments and any other promotional opportunity


Educational Requirements 

  • Degree/Masters in Child Development, Child Education or related-field


Personal Specifications

  • Strong administrator
  • Experienced and engaging trainer
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Skilled cross-cultural communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong initiative/self-starter
  • Experience in financial management (project budgets etc.)
  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 6 weeks per year
  • Required to live in Eurasia Region
  • Demonstrates Christian maturity and member of the Church of the Nazarene International
  • Passionate about serving vulnerable children and able to able to communicate theological and biblical basis for HCD
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Discreet with office and projects matters


Please email your resume/CV including references to jmann@eurasiaregion.org to apply.

Closing date for applications is September 8th.