Impacts & Innovations Coordinator

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Position description: 

Sawa World believes there is a way to end extreme poverty for billions of people on our planet. The solution lies in the minds, hands and hearts of those who suffer it most. We called them Sawa Leaders; unsung heroes who have themselves been among the one billion people living on one dollar a day or less. Their solutions are documented and shared by vulnerable, unemployed youth in their communities. (

This position is perfect for someone who LOVES working with data! You will be responsible for organizing, entering, and analyzing data collected from our beneficiaries in Uganda, in order to identify our successes and areas for improvement. Working closely with our friends at Salesforce, you will be working through large amounts of data in great need of some serious clean up. The ideal candidate for this role will be someone with solid data experience, who loves a challenge!

Working with the Sawa World team provides a space to express and implement your idealism, learn/develop new leadership skills, gain work experience, meet a dynamic and fun group of people, feel valued and inspired and be part of a highly innovative and bold approach to solving extreme poverty in the world.


Key Responsibilities:
•-Develop a deep understanding of Sawa World’'s work and the key impacts areas that require measuring and assess current tools being used with a focus on Uganda

-Data clean-up, entry, and analysis

-Research and develop simple effective measurement matrix’s for Sawa’s key impact areas
-Communicate with the founder and other team Directors on a regular basis
-Attend monthly team meetings and other team events


-Solid experience with data entry, organization, and analysis

-Experience in the field of M&E, preferably with a background in the non-profit and social enterprise sector

-Strong leadership and teamwork skills •

-Self-motivated with the ability to work independently •

-Superb attention to detail

-Strong organization, oral and written communication skills •

-Fun and outgoing personality

-Passionate about Sawa’'s mission to empower local heroes in the world’s poorest countries and reduce global poverty

-Experience with Salesforce is a strong asset, but not required

-Must be able to meet for in-person meetings and team events in Vancouver

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Additional Information: 

Please note, there is no official start date for this position. We will take this ad down once we have found the right candidate.

How to apply:
Contact person: 
Katy King
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
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Skilled Role:
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Position start/end date:
12 Feb 2018
Time Committment:
5 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Vancouver, BC