Thank you for your interest in employment at CFCA. Our staff members are co-creators of a dynamic, international sponsorship organization that has been serving children, youth and the aging in developing countries since 1981. If you have a heart for working with families living in poverty, and the experience and skills for any job opening below, we encourage you to apply.
Bilingual Financial Auditor
Bilingual Phone Liaison
US Outreach Call Representative
Bilingual Financial Auditor
Christian Foundation for Children and Aging (CFCA) is seeking a bilingual financial auditor to work in our international department. This position's primary responsibility is to provide financial training, monitoring and support, financial analysis, financial audits and audit coordination for overseas projects.
This position is responsible for ensuring project compliance with CFCA financial policies and the implementation of audit recommendations. This position also serves as a lead role in training and support to CFCA project accountants in the implementation of Sage MIP fund accounting software.
Candidate should have strong computer skills and three to five years proven experience with financial analysis and auditing and audit planning and reporting.
The ideal candidate must have the following: excellent written and oral communication skills; good problem-solving and analytical skills; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; and the ability to train others in an international setting. This individual must also be able to take initiative and work with minimal supervision, and have a desire to work in service of those living in poverty.
This position is based in Kansas City, Kan., and will require periodic travel overseas.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting from a four-year college or university; knowledge of fund accounting principles; and fluency in English and Spanish.
Preferred qualifications: Overseas experience and working with other cultures preferred. Experience managing or supervising accountants or auditors preferred. Presentation skills a plus.
Salary and benefits: Salary commensurate with experience and education. Generous benefit package for employee: Health, Dental, Life, AD&D, STD, LTD and 403(b) with generous paid time off.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send resume and salary requirements to: CFCA Human Resources, 1 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City, KS 66103; fax to (913) 384-2211; or email in Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bilingual Phone Liaison
Christian Foundation for Children and Aging (CFCA) is seeking a bilingual phone liaison for our Sponsor Services department. This position represents CFCA by phone (inbound and outbound), email, mail and instant messaging. It addresses concerns and interests of sponsors and donors and nurtures the sponsor experience with CFCA. This position must provide excellent customer service. It serves sponsors and/or donors in both English and Spanish.
Incumbent must have 3+ years of customer service experience, excellent customer service skills and experience with proven results. Incumbent must possess the ability to listen to clients and resolve concerns while maintaining composure and professionalism, excellent organizational skills, and excellent writing skills. The position requires the ability to multitask (talk on the phone and type on the computer at the same time), work on a team and be a team player while working independently, understand and follow through on instructions, type 45 to 50 wpm and have strong computer skills in a Windows environment.
Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required, 3+ years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Fluency in English and Spanish required.
Preferred qualifications: College degree preferred.
Salary and benefits: Salary DOE. Fully paid benefit package for employee: Health, Dental, Life Ad&D, STD, LTD and 403(b) with generous paid-time-off allotment.
Submit your resume AND salary requirements to: CFCA HR, 1 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City, KS 66103; fax 913.284.2211; or email in Word or PDF format to email@example.com.
Christian Foundation for Children and Aging (CFCA) is seeking a .Net developer. We are seeking an individual with proven experience in the development and maintenance of computer systems. The primary responsibility of this position is to maintain and enhance existing CFCA proprietary software applications and to assist in the design and development of new initiatives. Must be able to design, develop and test software efficiently while communicating effectively with all user levels. The ideal candidate will possess a thorough understanding of the .Net Framework and related technologies.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Information Systems and a minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Two or more years experience in programming, testing, documenting and maintaining software applications on a .Net platform.
- A proven record of software development and experience in troubleshooting programming and systems problems.
- Experience in the full project development cycle of a client-server application including design, programming, testing, implementation and maintenance.
- Highly proficient in the following: C#, ASP.Net, T-SQL.
- Experience with a CMS tool such as Sitecore.
- Exposure to a reporting tool such as Crystal Reports.
- Understanding and exposure to ORM tools such as Nhibernate.
- Knowledge of open source unit testing tools such as Nunit and MbUnit.
- Experience or willingness to learn new systems and new areas in CFCA that require technical support.
- Experience working with users and other IS staff to overcome difficulties with processes and to recommend new solutions.
- Service-oriented attitude and willingness to improve skills at all levels.
- Able to multitask effectively.
- Ability to work and function effectively as a member of a team or small group.
- Good communication skills – both oral and written.
- Must have the ability to complete assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner.
- Knowledge or experience with Infragistics toolset a plus.
- Knowledge or experience with Telerik toolset a plus.
- Knowledge or experience with Jira a plus.
- Knowledge or experience with Git source control a plus.
Salary and benefits: Salary DOE. Excellent benefit package: Health, Dental, Life AD&D, STD, LTD and 403(b) with generous paid-time-off allotment.
Submit your cover letter, resume AND salary requirements to: CFCA HR, 1 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City, KS 66103; fax 913.284.2211; or e-mail in Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Outreach Call Representative
Christian Foundation for Children and Aging (CFCA) is seeking a U.S. Outreach call representative for our U.S. Outreach department. The call representative is responsible for initiating contacts within the national Catholic community and promoting CFCA to prospective parishes.
Communication is predominantly completed via the telephone but will also utilize email, fax and U.S. mail.
The Call Representative must be credible and comfortable in speaking and representing CFCA by telephone, specifically in outbound cold calling and inbound customer relations.
The Representative must be energetic and persuasive, with an entrepreneurial spirit, willing to work in a team environment and motivated by the desire to serve the poor of the world.
Candidate should have a basic familiarity with the Catholic Church and the ability to work comfortably within Catholic culture. Should have strong sales and/or marketing background, customer service, administrative and call center experience.
Should possess the ability to deal with rejection and remain positive; excellent organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to multitask; ability to work on a team and be a team player while having to work independently and be self-motivated; ability to understand and follow through on instructions. Strong computer skills in a Windows environment: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and database experience required.
Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; three+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Salary and benefits: Salary DOE. Excellent benefit package: Health, Dental, Life Ad&D, STD, LTD and 403(b) with generous paid-time-off allotment.
Submit your cover letter, resume AND salary requirements to: CFCA HR, 1 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City, KS 66103; fax 913.284.2211; or email in Word or PDF format to email@example.com.