Jobs

Partners is seeking an entrepreneurial, visionary leader who can thoughtfully and collaboratively guide and grow our organization. The President and Chief Executive Officer oversees the organization’s portfolio of development and exchange programs as well as a network of 4,500 chapter members, individuals, and organizations throughout the Americas. In the dual role of both President and CEO of Partners, key responsibilities include fundraising, financial oversight, cultivating strategic partnerships, and leading the vision and mission of the organization. In addition, the President and CEO manages  a team of over 30 staff in Washington, DC and oversee strategic consultants and field office personnel across Latin America and the Caribbean. The President and CEO reports directly to the Board of Directors.

Partners of the Americas is currently seeking a full-time Senior Officer for the Program Development Unit. The position is based in Washington, DC and will support the Program Development Unit in implementing the outreach strategy, developing new business opportunities, and responding to funding opportunities that include government solicitations and/or private sector sources.

The consultant, who will report directly to the Senior Director of Public-Private Partnerships, will be responsible for leading and providing strategies for developing a network of public and private partners committed to investing in the Capacity Building Grants for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad (CBG). This grant program focuses on empowering higher education institutions to diversify study abroad on their campuses to better equip graduating students with global competencies when entering the competitive workforce. 

The Senior Director, which reports directly to Partners' Vice President for Education and Global Citizenship, is responsible for leading and providing overall oversight to programs and initiatives involving public and private sector collaboration, including President Obama's signature educational initiative in the Western Hemisphere, the global Capacity Building Program for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad, and other public-private partnerships strategic to the organization.

Partners of the Americas (Partners) busca un profesional calificado para la posición de Especialista en Educación, para el Proyecto Paraguay Okakuaa financiado por el Departamento del Trabajo de Estados Unidos (USDOL).  El/la Especialista en Educación será responsable de supervisar las estrategias de educación para niños/as beneficiarios del proyecto, incluyendo actividades como evaluación de estudiantes, formación de docentes, desarrollo de material educativo, provisión de servicios educativos, entre otros.

Partners of the Americas is seeking a contractor to implement the end line study for its EducaFuturo project. EducaFuturo is a project funded by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) and implemented by Partners of the Americas (Partners) and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs). EducaFuturo started its program activities on December 2012 and will end them on December 2016. EducaFuturo implements activities in four provinces in Ecuador and three provinces and two comarcas in Panama. In Panama, EducaFuturo partners with local implementing agencies Fe y Alegria Panama, CoSPAE and APROTENGB. And in Ecuador, EducaFuturo partners with FUDELA, ExpoFlores and Comunidec. EducaFuturo improves educational outcomes for children and adolescents involved in child labor and increases family income so that households do not need to rely on the work of children for survival. Partners is collaborating with local organizations to target 3,940 children, 1,290 youth and 1,600 households. Contact: recruit@partners.net, jesparza@partners.net

Partners of the Americas inicia concurso para la realización del estudio de línea de salida del proyecto EducaFuturo. Este proyecto  es financiado por el Departamento de Trabajo  de Estados Unidos y se desarrolla en Ecuador y Panamá. EducaFuturo es un proyecto financiado por el Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos (USDOL ) e implementado por Partners of the Americas ( Partners), mediante la participación de organizaciones locales sin fines de lucro (ONG). EducaFuturo inició sus actividades en diciembre de 2012 y finalizará en diciembre de 2016. EducaFuturo lleva a cabo actividades en cuatro provincias de Ecuador y tres provincias y dos comarcas de Panamá. EducaFuturo mejora el rendimiento escolar de los niños y adolescentes involucrados en trabajo infantil y apoya a las familias para fortalecer sus medios de vida de manera que no dependan del trabajo de los niños para la supervivencia. Partners colabora con organizaciones locales para llegar a 3.940 niños, 1.290 jóvenes y 1.600 hogares. Contactos de envío : recruit@partners.net, jesparza@partners.net