Employment opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at Unbound. Our staff members are co-creators of a dynamic, international sponsorship organization that has been serving children, youth and the aging in developing countries since 1981. If you have a heart for working with families living in poverty, and the experience and skills for any job opening below, we encourage you to apply.


Business Intelligence Analyst

Unbound is enabling people to make meaningful changes in their lives and we need a Business Intelligence Analyst who can help us with our mission.

The Business Intelligence Analyst is responsible for the detailed work of understanding various sets of organizational and functional data, and in conveying that understanding to leadership and staff through a variety of means including reports, presentations, visualizations, and dashboards. This role is pivotal to helping Unbound leadership and staff make informed, data-driven decisions, within strategic, functional, and day-to-day planning and activities.

The individual in this role is expected to monitor, identify, and understand trends and insights within sets of data, and to be able to communicate those in various ways to teams and stakeholders throughout the organization. The Business Intelligence Analyst aids in effective decision-making by conveying a true and comprehensive understanding of what Unbound’s data is telling us. This includes the creation of ongoing and individual reports, charts, graphs, and datasets.

This position will be responsible for keeping leadership and staff informed on trends in Unbound’s metrics concerning organizational progress and health in the areas of sponsor/donor behavior, sustainability benchmarks, and other organizational and functional KPIs (key performance indicators).

The Analyst will be expected to generate and understand current reporting methods/outputs and to devise better ones, including questioning, contextualizing, and analyzing what the data is telling us. This role requires experience with data gathering and analysis with an orientation towards critical and creative thinking, and effective communication skills.

Unbound will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Intelligence or a related field from a four-year college or university. Three to five years directly related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with data analysis, data presentation, or similar areas within the field of Business Intelligence
  • Strong working knowledge and experience using data visualization software such as Power BI (preferred), Tableau, or similar
  • SQL knowledge and experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel
  • Knowledge of data gathering, preparation and analysis techniques; Business Intelligence concepts, terminology, best practices, tools and software; relational database concepts
  • Enthusiasm about data and what can be learned from it
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to understand and analyze functions, activities, and processes
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities while working with minimal supervision and meet deadlines
  • Desire to work in service of the poor.

Job Type: Full Time. Work location will be "hybrid" with some time spent working from home and some spent working in our Kansas City office.

Salary and benefits: Salary DOE. Excellent benefit package: Health, Dental, Life, AD&D, STD, LTD and 403(b) with generous paid-time-off allotment.

Submit cover letter, resume AND salary requirements to: Unbound HR, 1 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City, KS 66103; fax 913.384.2211; or e-mail in Word or PDF format to [email protected].


Regional Project Specialist

The primary responsibility of this position is to support and improve the quality and flow of communication between sponsors and sponsored members, and to support and develop the scholarship program for the projects in an assigned region. Additionally, this role assists regional project directors in implementing consistent Unbound policies and core values at the project level. This position is also responsible for ensuring quality information from Unbound projects and providing personal attention to sponsorship program details. Unbound will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university or equivalent related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience.
  • Experience in professional correspondence. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • In-depth understanding and buy-in of Unbound mission, values, principles and concepts of sustainable structures in Unbound sponsorship programs.
  • Professional attitude and work habits.
  • Intermediate computer skills in a Windows environment: Excel, Word, Teams, PowerPoint and Outlook. Database experience preferred. Ability to be proficient in use of Portal and CASA internal systems. Internet, web presentation software, Skype.
  • Desire to work in service of the poor.
  • Overseas experience and working with other cultures preferred.
  • Strong listening skills and presentation skills required.
  • Candidate must be fluent (both written and spoken) in English, and is also required to be able to speak fluently in at least one of the following languages: Swahili, Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, Tagalog, Luganda, Malagasy or Kinyarwanda.
  • Availability to travel domestically and internationally.

Job Type: Full Time. Work location will be "hybrid" with some time spent working from home and some spent working in our Kansas City office.

Salary and benefits: Salary DOE. Excellent benefit package: Health, Dental, Life, AD&D, STD, LTD and 403(b) with generous paid-time-off allotment.

Submit cover letter, resume AND salary requirements to: Unbound HR, 1 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City, KS 66103; fax 913.384.2211; or e-mail in Word or PDF format to [email protected].