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  • Compassion International update
    3 days ago

    The movie 'Poverty, Inc.' asks the probing question: Could I be part of the problem? See how Compassion's model of holistic child development partnering with the local church fits with the movie's solution to ending poverty worldwide.

    'Poverty, Inc.': The Global Poverty Industry

    The room was packed, occupied by some of the most inspiring Christian leaders I've met from across the continent of Africa. I began my afternoon presentation in Ethiopia with a movie trailer for a new documentary, Poverty, Inc. , that seeks to reveal some of the pitfalls of the global aid system.

  • Compassion International update
    18 days ago

    The poverty of education is a battle that can be won, no matter your age. Rather than just telling their pupils the importance of seeking education, these workers are showing them with their own lives.

    Literacy: Turning Mirrors into Windows

    Natida, a Compassion child worker, furrows her brow and chews on the end of her pen as she sits at the edge of her seat in the tense silence of a classroom. Child workers from five other Child Development Centers sit in schoolchildren's seats around her. Worawut, the center's director, explains why they're here.


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  • No job is perfect, but this is the best one I've had

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    Current Employee - Director
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    I have been working at Compassion International full-time (More than a year)


    Committed employees Great cause Organization truly makes a difference in the lives of 1.7m children world wide


    Organization's needs/size has grown beyond the abilities of several of its top managers.

    Advice to Management

    GET needs to "get" out of its own way. Dramatic opportunity for CI once that is resolved.

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    Mobile Experience Regional Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Colorado Springs, CO
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    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Compassion International (Colorado Springs, CO) in April 2015.


    Submitted resume online, received a call for an interview with HR, moved to 2nd interview with Director, and then brought in for interviews with various people of the team. The people were all very nice. Seemed liked a great place to work. Highly recommend Compassion.

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Compassion International Awards & Accolades

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Great Workplace Award , Gallup Organization, 2013

Additional Info

Headquarters Colorado Springs, CO
Size 501 to 1000 Employees
Founded 1952
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Compassion International exists as a Christian child advocacy ministry that releases children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enables them to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults. Founded by the Rev. Everett Swanson in 1952, Compassion began providing Korean War orphans with food, shelter, education and health care, as well as Christian ... More

Mission: In response to the Great Commission, Compassion exists as an advocate for children to release them from their spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults.

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