Mission: PROMOTE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies; and,
SERVE CATHOLICS IN THE UNITED STATES as they live their faith in solidarity with their brothers and sisters around the ...
I worked at Catholic Relief Services full-time (More than 10 years)
I have worked with dozens of international development organizations (either directly, or in collaboration with their teams.) Truthfully, I think CRS does some of the best work of all organizations. They hire smart people and they are truly committed to their mission.
the organizations is generalist. I went in as a specialist in the area of Small Enterprise Development... ... I left with a much more diluted focus on general management. Yes, some SED, but lots of Health, Emergency, Education, etc. This can be a pro or a con.... ... depends on your career objectives. I also feel that the affilitation to the Catholic Church can be a liability. The social justice and Catholic Social Teaching elements of their mission hold water .... ... but they still need to carry a lot of water when it comes to equal opportunity employment, birth control and cow-towing to episcopal hierarchy.
I applied online. I interviewed at Catholic Relief Services (Baltimore, MD) in May 2016.
The hiring process was pretty easy. I submitted my resume and other information requested into the portal. I got a call several months later from HR to fix a time to speak with the Manager. First it was a phone conversation and then a meeting at the office.
An estimated 813,908 South Sudanese refugees are in Uganda--the majority of them being women and children--and they are in desperate need of food and water.
Steve Hellen (Director of ICT4D & GIS) explains the role of digital innovation in development. CRS is a founding partner of the ICT4D Conference to be held in Hyderabad 15-18 May 2017.
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