Learning & Development Specialist

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Recruiting Organization: Menzies Philanthropic Foundation

Title: Learning & Development Specialist

Reports to: Head of HR

Location: Remote (work from home)

About the Organization:

Menzies Philanthropic Foundation is a non-profit organization deeply committed to global orphanage support, guided by the Menzies 5 Keys of Needs. Our overarching mission is to lead the way in creating eco-regenerative conscious communities, serving as secure sanctuaries for orphans and vulnerable families. With a focus on addressing trauma and promoting holistic healing, we strive to foster environments where individuals can thrive and flourish.

As part of the Menzies Mission Non-profit Organization, My Source Network stands as an innovative digital platform dedicated to holistic healing. By connecting individuals with a diverse network of practitioners and resources, we facilitate access to various healing modalities and transformative events. Our platform empowers users to embark on personalized wellness journeys, fostering growth and well-being in every individual we serve.

Join our team and help us create exceptional digital experiences for our users!


As a Learning and Development (L&D) Specialist, you will be instrumental in enhancing our associates’ skills, knowledge, and professional development. You will design, implement, and evaluate training programs that align with our strategic goals and support associates’ growth across various departments. This role requires a passion for learning, strong instructional design capabilities, and the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with department heads and HR to assess training needs and develop learning objectives.
  • Design and deliver engaging and effective training programs using a variety of instructional techniques and formats (e.g., workshops, e-learning modules, simulations).
  • Create and update training materials, including presentations, handouts, and online resources.
  • Conduct needs assessments and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs through feedback, metrics, and analysis.
  • Partner with subject matter experts (SMEs) to ensure content accuracy and relevance.
  • Stay current on industry trends and best practices in learning and development.
  • Support the implementation of performance management processes and succession planning initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of career paths and competency frameworks.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Education, Organizational Psychology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Strong understanding of adult learning principles and instructional design methodologies.
  • Proven experience as an L&D Specialist, Training Coordinator, or similar role.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks.
  • Experience with learning management systems (LMS) and e-learning platforms.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace and instructional design software (e.g., Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate).
  • Strong analytical skills to assess training needs and evaluate program effectiveness.

Why Join Us?

  • Growth Opportunities: Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a team of passionate and talented professionals.
  • Flexible Work: Enjoy a flexible work environment with options for remote work.

If you are an L&D Specialist ready to take on new challenges and drive innovation, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and be a part of our exciting journey!

Application Process

To apply, review the volunteer assignment description and submit your resume, and cover letter to hr@menziesmission.org. Ensure accurate contact information for application status updates. If selected, be prepared to discuss qualifications and alignment with the organization's mission.

For questions, contact hr@menziesmission.org. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Menzies Philanthropic Foundation is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation for the application process is available upon request.

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