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Managing Director

Posted by: New Life Homes

Posted date: 2017-Apr-07

Location: Southern Africa

Position: Managing Director

Organization Name: New Life Children’s Homes


Managing Director’s Role

The Managing Director will have overall operational and management responsibility for New Life Children’s Homes in Swaziland. The organization implements best practice in orphan care and requires knowledge, experience, maturity and long-term commitment. This individual or married couple will work in collaboration with local staff to oversee the residential care homes, farm, and primary school. 


About New Life Children’s Home

New Life Homes provides a permanent, Christ-centered home for orphaned or abandoned children who have no other alternative for care. Children are placed in a family setting, which includes 8-10 children and a Swazi housemother. Currently there are four homes and 35 children living in community on a 200-acre working farm. The farm, which provides food and income for the children’s homes, is a key component of NLH’s self-sustaining model. The school provides high-quality education for the resident children as well as children from the wider community. 


Directors Job Description:

  •  Oversee the residential homes.
  • Ensure the atmosphere of each home is such that every child grows in a loving, safe, Christian family home as defined in the NLCH vision.
  • Hire and ensure ongoing training of house parents.
  • Ensure that National Standards for care centers in Swaziland are met and exceeded through continued research and development providing improvements for Caregivers and homes.
  • Promote development, welfare, health, and education for children and staff
  • Oversee home budgets and all financial matters of NLCH
  • Attend to administration and record keeping
  • Lead the spiritual development of children and staff


  •  Oversight of the New Life Homes Farm:
  • Work with the farm supervisor to ensure ongoing productivity
  • Provide leadership for personnel, finances and developmental plans


  •  Oversight of New Life Primary School:
  • General oversight for preschool through grade seven classes
  • Ensure teachers are hired and performing according to set standards


Qualifications for Ideal Candidate:

  • Demonstrated Christian character and lifestyle
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas across cultures and education levels
  • Minimum of a B.A./B.S. degree in a relevant field
  • Experience working with vulnerable children and managing an organization is preferred.
  • Willingness to fundraise as required


Send resume and cover letter to:

                  Mary Jean Kopp



Job Title Managing Director
Post Details
Organization New Life Homes
Email maryjean.kopp(at)gmail.com
Location Southern Africa
State State -> Not in United States
Zip Code 0.00
Country Country -> Swaziland
Deadline for applying
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Job Category Job Classification -> Ministry - Missions
Church Job Category
Denomination Denomination -> Non-Denominational
Church Size
Worship Style

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