Director of Sponsorship and International Service Programs
Shannon Hollanitsch began working as Child Sponsorship Program and International Experiences Coordinator for The GOD’S CHILD Project in February, 2016. She graduated from Hamline University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Global Studies, with minors in Spanish and Business Administration in 2012, and earned a TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification. She has worked in bilingual community outreach, volunteer coordination, program management, Spanish/English translation, and international English Education. Most recently, she spent 2 years in Santiago, Chile, teaching Business English, and returned to Minnesota in 2016.
As the Director of Sponsorship and International Service Programs, she is in charge of recruitment, coordination, organization of the ServiceTeam and Individual international volunteer program in volunteer projects including home-building, medical and dental care, education, social work and cultural awareness. She is responsible for arranging for GOD’S CHILD Project ServiceTeam and Volunteer program participants to speak to their communities, prepare them to help out at special events, and to meet community desire for greater interaction in assisting poor people in the world. She also manages the Project’s Child Sponsorship Program, its development, and facilitates relationships between the Project’s stateside and international sponsors and their children.
Shannon.Hollanitsch@GodsChild.org or 612.351.8020