June 18, 2015

Ministry Position: Focus on Haiti (FOH), US Coordinator

Focus on Haiti (FOH) is a grassroots organization which sprung up as a response to the Institute of the Americas 2011 Chapter Declaration specifically, “to liberate and redistribute our human and financial resources across the Institute and develop creative solutions to unmet needs acting in solidarity with impoverished people”. Over the last four years, twenty Sisters of Mercy, Associates and Friends in Mercy have built a collaborative effort with our Haitian partners to address the needs of the community of Gros Morne, Haiti.

This position is full-time for a Sister of Mercy who acts as the convener and main communicator for the group. She will be responsible for facilitating the collaboration between our Haiti partners, US based partners, and FOH Working Committees. The US Coordinator will assist in collating and distributing information to help all partners to plan, implement and evaluate FOH programs and activities in Haiti. She will also be responsible for supervising, collaborating with and supporting the FOH personnel in Haiti.

These responsibilities will be done with a focus on FOH’s mission to grow in solidarity with those who are most vulnerable in Haiti through Mercy presence, relationship and effective response to the needs articulated by the community partners in Gros Morne, Haiti.

The full position summary can be found here (PDF). If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV to Geraldine O'Hare via email by July 15, 2015.

Messages to: Geraldine O’Hare - Chairperson of FOH

Image: Eileen McDonnell rsm at the water well at Maison Bon Samaritan

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