While Timmy Global Health’s staff is small, our team spans from Indianapolis to Ecuador, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic. Upcoming employment opportunities will be posted posted below as they become available.
Programs Coordinator – Indianapolis, IN
For Immediate Hire
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis to fill this immediate vacancy. Please note that applicants will only be contacted if selected for an interview.
|Employee Status:||Full-time salary; exempt|
|Location:||This position is based in Indianapolis, with travel both domestically and internationally|
|Start Date/End Date:||TBD – Immediate vacancy; Immediate need|
|Reports to:||Executive Director|
|Supervises:||The Programs Coordinator is the lead staff member for Timmy’s Domestic and International programs. They actively supervise Timmy’s college chapter leadership teams, the High School Outreach Coordinator, Timmy’s Global Health Fellow, and Programs and Administrative Assistant, and work closely with Timmy’s five international Medical Programs Coordinators (based abroad).|
|Paid Time Off:||Within 2 years of service: 10 days
After 2 years of service: 15 days
|Sick days:||6 days per year|
|Other Benefits:||Health Insurance
Dental & Vision Insurance
Eligible for retirement plan after one year of service
|Holidays||New Year’s Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day & After; Christmas Eve & Day|
Timmy Global Health (an Indianapolis based non-profit that expands access to healthcare and empowers the next generation of healthcare professionals to tackle global health challenges) is currently seeking an entrepreneurial, energetic, highly motivated, flexible, intelligent, creative, engaging self-starter to join our Indianapolis-based staff as a full time Programs Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have relevant, responsibility-filled experience working in international development, global health, public health, non-profit management, and/or student empowerment, and a proven skill-set and track record in volunteer coordination, student chapter development, and the coordination of international aid initiatives. The ability to communicate effectively (both written and orally) in both English and Spanish is required to succeed in this position. The Programs Coordinator is the lead staff member for Timmy’s domestic and international programs. Both international travel and domestic travel is expected as part of the position.
The Programs Coordinator plays a multifaceted role at Timmy Global Health. The position is a mix of program oversight and coordination, program development, long-term planning, student empowerment, partner organization expansion, volunteer recruitment, and office management responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be willing and able to take on a variety of roles, some of which will change and develop over time. The ideal candidate will be very versatile, independent, well rounded, and excited to play an important role at a rapidly growing global health non-profit with a national presence and programs in 5 countries around the world.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
1. Manage all US-based logistics for Timmy Global Health’s short-term medical teams to Guatemala, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and more, in cooperation with Timmy’s international Medical Programs Coordinators (based abroad), the Programs and Administrative Assistant, and the Timmy Global Health Indianapolis-based staff. This includes recruitment of medical professionals, management of US student chapters, oversight of international trip logistics, oversight of quality control, and management of trip financial planning (including the creation of trip budgets and annual trip budgets).
2. Manage relationships with medical professional volunteers and Timmy Global Health student leaders at US universities. Equip and prepare them for their international medical service trip experience.
3. Liaise with our Medical Programs Coordinators, Executive Director, and international partner organizations to coordinate financial and programmatic support of our international partners and on the ground public health, medical, and other initiatives.
4. Cooperate with Medical Programs Coordinators to manage the organization’s international medical programs, and work with other Timmy volunteers and staff to develop, improve, and expand these programs.
5. Support Timmy’s Executive Director and Medical Programs Coordinators in formalizing quality control standards for international medical programs and student participation in international medical service provision.
6. Plan, manage, and oversee Timmy Global Health’s Annual Student Leadership Conference, an annual Indianapolis based conference designed to bring together Timmy Global Health’s incredible network of student leaders throughout the United States.
7. Oversee, engage, and empower college student volunteers through leadership and program development at our chapter campuses. Work to ensure that college chapters fundraise, advocate, and serve on behalf of Timmy Global Health and our international partner organizations.
8. Work with Timmy Global Health staff and the Timmy Global Health fellow to expand Timmy’s college chapter network at higher education institutions in the US.
9. Guide and oversee the High School Outreach Coordinator to continue the ongoing global education and outreach that local, Indianapolis-based high school chapters of Timmy Global Health perform each year.
10. Serve as the staff liaison for the Timmy Global Health Programs Committee and Medical Advisory Committee.
11. Assist the entire Timmy Global Health team in completing miscellaneous office administrative tasks, volunteer coordination, fundraising, event planning, etc.
Minimum Job Requirements/Skills/Abilities
- Minimum 2 to 3 years experience in project management with a social enterprise, non-profit, or private sector organization; additional experience preferred
- Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (international affairs, non-profit management, public health, global health, etc., required); Masters Degree in relevant field preferred.
- Spanish-language proficiency (oral and written) required. Applicants must be able to effectively communicate in both English and Spanish to succeed in this position.
- Travel and/or work experience (Latin America and/or Africa preferred); experience living abroad (Latin America, Africa preferred)
- Commitment to global health equity, commitment to using philanthropic efforts and social enterprise to eliminate global health disparities, and interest in empowering the next generation of healthcare professionals and leaders to tackle global health challenges.
- Competency regarding topics in international development, poverty alleviation, international aid, NGO work, global health and public health
- Experience / interest in coordinating volunteers and working with students leaders
- Charisma and comfort leading and working with large groups of people with various backgrounds
- Excellent writing skills; strong leadership skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work very independently, but also cooperate effectively with teams
- Flexible personality; ability and interest in assuming very diverse tasks and managing multiple programs / initiatives at once
- Great sense of humor, strong work ethic, and dedication to the position
- Commitment to personal and professional growth
- 9 to 5ers, folks who like to “go through the motions,” and “the glass is half empty” perspectives need not apply!
Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax at 317-920-1821. ONLY finalists will be contacted for an in person or telephone interview. Please note: Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning immediately.
Please direct any questions or concerns to Timmy Global Health – Finance & Operations Coordinator
Tel: 317-920-1822 ext. 4. Email: email@example.com
Non-Profit Management and Global Health Fellowship
Overview and Description
Academic Year 2013-2014
The Timmy Global Health Non-Profit Management and Global Health Fellowship is designed to provide a former Timmy student leader or other emerging global health/non-profit leader with an opportunity to deepen their contribution and understanding of the non-profit and global health world through a stipend-based, yearlong fellowship at Timmy Global Health’s headquarters in Indianapolis. The Fellowship seeks to further Timmy’s mission while at the same time providing a former student leader or other emerging global health/non-profit leader with the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the areas of non-profit management, fundraising, program development, project management, grant-writing, and global health/international development. The Fellowship is open to both former Timmy Global Health student chapter leaders and other graduating seniors who have demonstrated a significant, prolonged commitment to affecting tangible, positive change in the global health/non-profit world.
The Fellow will receive an $800 monthly stipend during the time of the fellowship, to be used to offset the cost of living expenses in Indianapolis. In addition, the Fellow may receive paid travel and other work-related benefits during the term of service.
The Fellowship is a full-time position. The position will begin in August of 2013, and will conclude no earlier than May 2014.
Activities, Responsibilities, and Focus Areas:
During the course of the term of service, the Fellow will make meaningful contributions in a number of professional areas, including: Project Management and Program Development; Event Planning and Management; Development and Fundraising; Student Outreach and Student Chapter Development; Communications; Marketing, and Financial Administration.
Specifically, the Fellow will:
- Support the Timmy Global Health Programs Coordinator, Medical Program Coordinators, and Executive Director with project management, research, and program development activities related to international and domestic programming, including: Timmy Global Health Medical Service Teams and Medical Teams; the Timmy Global Health Medical Supply Warehouse; Monitoring and Evaluation activities; Timmy Global Health Volunteer Program; and other related projects.
- Support the Programs Coordinator with outreach to existing and new student chapters, including: general communication, support with fundraising, support with student chapter governance, support with outreach and advocacy activities, support with trip planning
- Support the Timmy Global Health staff with planning, organizing, and implementing advocacy, awareness, and fundraising events, including (but not limited to): 1) The Timmy Global Health student conference, 2) Timmy Global Health Golf Outing; 3) Timmy Global Health Annual Event
- Enhance Timmy’s communication with national student chapters, including working with the Programs Coordinator to more effectively communicate responsibilities, support programming and other activities, and communicate results, successes, and impact through publications, newsletters, and social media
- Work with the Programs Coordinator to develop and maintain standards for current and new student chapters, and help develop the administrative capacities of new student chapters at campuses throughout the US
- Enhance Communication with Timmy Student Chapter Alumni, including the maintenance of the Timmy Global Health alumni database and consistent, systematic communication
- Help to oversee the operations of the Smilow Family Medical Supply Warehouse, including organizing and managing volunteers, responding to inquiries about supply disbursements and donations, etc.
- Support the Communications and Development Director with social media projects, including investigating stories and writing blogs, mining Twitter and Facebook, and creating videos
- Represent Timmy at local and national events related to Timmy’s programming, including but not limited to the recruitment of medical professionals, recruitment of student volunteers, etc.
- Support the Timmy Global Health staff to provide administrative support when and where necessary
- Support the Executive Director and Development and Communications coordinator with fundraising and development efforts, including: grant writing, grant research, donor outreach, stakeholder communication, donor prospecting, and database management
Desired Skills and Qualifications
The ideal candidate for the Timmy Global Health Fellowship is a responsible, dependable, and highly organized, entrepreneurial self-starter with a great work ethic, a passion for Timmy and our work, a sense of humor, and a flexible personality. This individual communicates effectively, and has the ability to work both independently and with a team. Necessary skills/interests include, but are not limited to: familiarity with Microsoft office, familiarity with donor databases (preferred), familiarity with social media, interest and familiarity with basic best practices in non-profit management and international development, ability to communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders, and an interest/familiarity with global health. Spanish language skills, preferred but no required. Previous experience with event management and fundraising, preferred but not required.
Overview of Timmy Global Health:
Timmy Global Health is an Indianapolis-based non-profit that is expanding access to healthcare while empowering students and volunteers to tackle today’s global challenges. In collaboration with our international and US partners, the organization sends medical service teams to support development world partners and channels financial, medical, and human resources to community-based health and development projects. Through our work, we seek to strengthen local health systems while promoting a spirit of humanitarianism and global awareness amongst our volunteers.
Please submit a current resume with a cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 14th. ONLY finalists will be contacted for an in person or telephone interview. Please direct any questions or concerns to the Timmy Global Health – Finance & Operations Coordinator, Anna Butterbaugh Tel: 317-920-1822 ext. 4. Email: email@example.com
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please note that applicants will only be contacted if selected for an interview.
|Title:||Medical Director Guatemala|
|Employee Status:||Full-time Staff Member|
|Term of Service:||14-16 months required (first and last months spent training); 2 years of service preferred|
|Start Date/End Date:||Immediate|
|Compensation:||$1000 – $1400 monthly stipend, based on experience, professional skill-set; negotiable within certain parameters|
|Other benefits:||International Health Insurance during 14-16-month term of service, if applicableOne round-trip plane ticket to Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, if applicable|
|Requirements:||Must be a licensed medical professional provider (MD, NP, PA) to be considered as a candidate; Advanced Spanish language skills, advanced English speaking skills required; preference given to candidates with experience with low-income or developing world populations; must be willing and able to live, work, and travel independently in Guatemala / Latin America.|
Timmy Global Health (formerly the Timmy Foundation) is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit that seeks to expand access to healthcare, while empowering students and medical volunteers to tackle today’s most pressing global health challenges. In collaboration with our international and US partners, we facilitate medical brigades and channel financial, medical, and human resources to community-based projects in the countries where we serve. Through our work, Timmy Global Health seeks to strengthen local health systems while promoting a spirit of humanitarianism and global awareness among our volunteers.
The Medical Director Guatemala position is multi-disciplinary and perfect for charismatic individuals looking to gain on the ground experience in international development, public health, and work related to health disparities in the developing world. Medical professionals will serve a clinical role through the position, working alongside the local healthcare professionals at Timmy’s two partner organizations in Guatemala. The Medical Director plays a vital role within the organization, helping to oversee Timmy’s Guatemala programming. The position’s primary responsibilities include: caring for patients at the Pop-Wuj Medical Clinic, supervising medical professionals and students rotating through the Pop-Wuj clinic, managing the referral fund for patients, overseeing grant-funded projects and supervising medical professionals on Timmy medical brigades. Medical brigades are conducted in partnership with Timmy’s university and corporate US partners, and form the backbone of Timmy’s support for both the communities and partner organizations with whom we work. The Medical Director will also work closely with the Timmy Programs Coordinator and Executive Director to advance the organization’s programming in Guatemala, including evaluation and monitoring of current projects, social work and community organization, public health outreach, and general support of Timmy’s partner organizations. Advanced Spanish language speaking skills and advanced English language skills are required to succeed in this position.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
- Seeing patients 3 days a week at the Pop Wuj Medical Clinic which provides free and low cost health care to residents of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala and the surrounding communities (including one day of mobile clinic each week).
- Supervising medical students, residents, nurses, and other medical professionals rotating through the Pop Wuj Medical Spanish program. This includes training lesser advanced students on appropriate triage and pharmacy techniques and precepting advanced students.
- Overseeing the day-to-day functioning of the clinic including pharmacy inventory and patient flow.
- Lecturing Medical Spanish students on topics relevant to Guatemala health care.
- Following up with patients that need specialty care and helping to arrange the necessary care.
- Managing the “Social Work” fund which allows for further testing, procedures, specialty referrals, etc to be performed when necessary on patients who otherwise could not afford the care.
- Supervising medical professionals on the Timmy medical brigades including providing orientation upon arrival and consulting on complicated patients.
- Creating medical policies and protocols for all Timmy affiliated programs and activities
- Helping to oversee the Capacity Building health grant including:
- Supervising the project coordinator and assistant project coordinator on the grant implementation and activities
- Further developing the Supplemental Nutrition Project, a project that identifies high risk children between the ages of 6 and 24 months and combines the use of Nutributter with nutritional education to improve their nutritional status and long-term growth and cognitive potential
- Training Community Health workers in the communities throughout the region on health education topics and proper patient follow up techniques
- Working with local midwives and midwife organizations to conduct trainings and perform needs assessments.
- Participation and supervision of other public health projects, including analyzing results of stool samples and determining treatment for positive results as part of the Tufts Water project; conducting occasional health assessments for children at the Guarderia and recipients of Pop Wuj scholarship program; giving talks to community members on public health topic
- Mentoring/advising graduate students on thesis work.
- Working with the Timmy Global Health Executive Director and Programs Coordinator to advance overall programs and objectives for Timmy Global Health’s work around the world.
Minimum Job Requirements/Skills/Abilities
- Minimum 14 -16 month commitment; two year commitment preferred
- Advanced Spanish-language proficiency (oral and written) required; Fluent English required
- Travel experience (Latin America preferred); experience living abroad (Latin America / Africa preferred)
- Flexible personality; ability and interest in assuming very diverse tasks
- Strong work ethic and dedication to the position
- Competency regarding topics in international development, development economics, poverty alleviation, international aid, NGO work, and public health
- Experience coordinating volunteers and working with students, preferred
- Willingness to travel independently throughout Guatemala and Latin America, including via public transportation
- Charisma and comfort leading and working with large groups of people, including US medical professionals and US university students
- Excellent writing skills; Strong leadership skills; Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work very independently, but also cooperate effectively with teams
- Licensed medical professional status (MD, NP, PA) is required; MD preferred
Please submit a current resume with a cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by fax at 317-920-1821. Both foreign national and Guatemalan candidates will be considered. Preliminary interviews will be conducted with the Timmy Global Health Programs Coordinator and current Medical Director in Guatemala and final interviews will include the Timmy Global Health Executive Director and, if applicable, members of the Board of Directors. ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES BEING CONSIDERED AS FINALISTS WILL BE CONTACTED BY TIMMY GLOBAL HEALTH FOR INTERVIEWS.
Please direct any questions or concerns to the Timmy Global Health – Finance & Operations Coordinator, Anna Butterbaugh, Tel: 317-920-1822 ext. 4. Email: email@example.com