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POSITION TITLE:        Service Trips and Development Associate (Full-Time)

BASED IN:                   Nicaragua

REPORTS TO:             Director of US Operations, El Porvenir

TRAVEL:                      25-50%


This position focuses on both service trips and US communications and fundraising. The Service Trips and Development Associate will manage and lead the service trips. When not with a group, the Associate works with the Communications Team to steward donors and support fundraising campaigns, events, and overall US communications. We are looking for someone who is outgoing, motivated, and enjoys connecting with people.


Service Trips:

  • Plan, market, and manage service trips

  • Co-lead all service/impact trips, providing excellent attention to travelers

  • Regularly contribute information to the electronic and print newsletters/social media


  • Working with the team, support annual fundraising goals

  • Strengthen and expand our network of Friends of El Porvenir groups

  • Support the planning and implementation of special events


Experience, Skills, and Attributes:

  • English and Spanish (spoken and written) required

  • Enjoys traveling in rural Nicaragua

  • Competency with Microsoft Office programs

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Proactively able to build bridges with remote, international team members

  • Experience with Salesforce preferred

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills

  • Be curious, creative, and informed about WASH, international development, and Nicaragua

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to intercultural understanding

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive in urban and rural areas

  • Have a genuine desire to help others

To apply, please email us with three things: 1.why you would like to work with El Porvenir, 2. your CV, and 3. your salary requirements to Position open until filled. Application materials must be received in English. Interviews will be conducted only with those who have the required experience.

Starting salary is $800/month. El Porvenir also offers generous benefits and a positive work environment.

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