Full Time, Guatemala City
Regional Director, Latin America and Caribbean
The Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean provides strategic and creative leadership in the region. The Regional Director works with staff to give regional and local expression to broader organizational goals and is accountable for the implementation of the strategic plan of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). The Regional Director is the primary spokesperson for the region, interpreting its programs and communicating the principles expressed by the work of the AFSC. The Regional Director participates in AFSC-wide staff groups to help ensure organization-wide coherence, collaboration and program excellence. They provide guidance and support to the International Programs Executive Committee on regional matters and programs, and implements decisions, consistent with AFSC board policy. The Regional Director also provides supportive supervision to staff; manages the financial resources of the region; has a strong role in regional and organizational fund raising; leads regional grant management and compliance; and guides outreach activities including communications with the Religious Society of Friends and with peace and justice organizations within the region.