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Samaritan's Purse

Coordinator, International Volunteer Relations / Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 07/30/2013
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Operation Christmas Child has an immediate opportunity for a Coordinator, International Volunteer Relations - a dedicated ministry professional who will utilize Biblically-based volunteer management principles (High Impact) to invest in the development of 100+ volunteer teams serving at the national and regional levels in more than 90 OCC countries.


Position will provide support for the Manager by developing effective volunteer management tools and systems to track effectiveness for the purpose of building healthy and effective OCC volunteer teams around the world.


Qualifications include:

-          A background in statistics, project or data management

-          A passion for training others to lead effect Gospel presentations for children

-          Experience recruiting, inspiring, leading and managing volunteers

-          Experience developing remote training and staff training programs

-          The ability to organize data, monitor budgets and manage inventory


Position will provide supporting data for materials being developed for both in-country training and remote training of volunteer National/Regional Leadership Teams and International Field Representatives (IFR), with a particular emphasis on the development and implementation of the NLT National Coordinator training program to strengthen our lead volunteers in each country.


Position will include up to 75 travel days with a global portfolio.


A Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years’ related international ministry experience, or equivalent, required; including 12-credit hours of college-level Biblical studies preferred.  Second language proficiency is preferred, but not required.



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Mission Statement:Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Distinct Objectives:The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:
PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world
SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom
RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister
DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work
WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible-- “God Room”