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The Office of the CFO (Chief Financial Officer) comprises four important groups: Information Technology (IT), Sponsor & Donor Services, Finance, and Building Operations/Services. Each group provides relevant and sustainable solutions that support the work of Compassion’s global staff. As the ministry continues to expand, this department ensures that we have the necessary systems and infrastructure to facilitate that growth.

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The Human Resources department supports our global staff, both at the Colorado Springs headquarters and around the world. Members of this department act as employee advocates, recruit top talent to join the Compassion team, and provide training to equip Compassion’s next leaders.

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Global Marketing & Engagement manages the Compassion brand to attract and engage sponsors, donors, and advocates. This department works hard to widen Compassion’s presence among potential donors and deepen loyalty among current donors. Groups include Channel Marketing, Sponsor Retention & Engagement, Global Product & Brand, Emerging Markets, and Innovation.

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Global Program manages all all of Compassion’s program operations, communications and implementation in the 25 countries in which we work. This department ensures that all our local church partners have the resources they need to serve our sponsored children. Groups in this department include the Management Support Office, Child & Youth Development, and Partnerships.

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The Global Leadership Office serves the executive team and global staff by developing organizational strategy and implementing plans for growth. This department communicates across all Compassion offices to maintain consistency and unity for our vision and culture. Leadership Development, Corporate Communications, and Strategy all serve under this office.

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The General Counsel Office provides legal counsel and guidance for risk reduction across all Compassion Departments. This department also performs regular organizational audits to ensure that Compassion is executing all business operations and practices at a high level. Groups in this department include Legal Services, Office of Risk Management, and Global Board Engagement.

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Our Global Strategic Relationships department is focused on generating resources beyond the scope of our current sponsorship offerings and establishing high-impact relationships to partner with Compassion for greater awareness, influence, and movement in a global context.

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