Assistant Manager, Program Initiatives
Operation Christmas Child is a dynamic, fast-paced ministry of Samaritan's Purse that transforms lives around the world through the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Do you have experience in volunteer training, project management and administration? Are you searching for a place that you can use your skills and background to help the advancement of the Gospel? We have an opportunity to serve as an Assistant Manager on our Volunteer Relations Team in Boone, N.C. The Assistant Manager, Program Initiatives will manage and implement projects that promote the development of strategic ministry initiatives for OCC volunteers that are here in the United States!
Come be a part of the following:
- Develop and implement strategic initiatives for both Connect and short term Volunteers, taking from concept to deliverable.
- Develop project plan for each initiative that includes timeline, projected budget and justification.
- Develop resources that meet both the vision of the Volunteer Program Manager and OCC Leadership, and the practical need of the Field.
- Deliver resources on-time to meet critical dates, working with the Volunteer Program Manager to prioritize long-range initiatives with more timely needs.
- Create resources that have both a practical Field "know-how" and the heart of High Impact.
- Propose innovative ways to recruit, select, equip, lead and develop our Connect Volunteers, taking initiative from concept to deliverable.
- Support strategic recruitment efforts including maximizing current opportunities as well as implementing new recruitment strategies. Develops recruiting resources include brochures, advertising, video, and web to meet growth goals of new volunteers and active Area Teams,
- Develop selection resources that ensure that volunteers are chosen using the High Impact process.
- Work with the Curriculum Developer to ensure that resources are developed that equip our volunteers to ministry effectiveness. This includes giving input into Connect Conferences, national training plans, and handbooks; contributes to resource development as needed.
- Develop resources that lead our volunteers to great effectiveness, ensuring a balance of "in-here" and "out-there" focus and authentic partnership.
- Develop resources needed to equip volunteers that serve in collection sites and Processing Centers.
- Develop resources that support our staff and leader volunteers to lead short term volunteers to effectiveness.
We ask that you bring:
- Proven leadership to be on International vision trip as needed, as team lead or other logistical support to the Team Distributions Manager.
- Strategic thinking, providing substantial research and solid leads to Field Offices related to volunteer management issues and trends effecting OCC.
- Detail-oriented, with ability to manage multiple, ongoing projects
- Experience working with and/or leading a Operation Christmas Child’s volunteer ministry team
- Available for speaking engagements on behalf of the ministry as needed.
- Ability to consult with and coach Field Staff and serve on the leadership team at an OCC Processing Center during the processing season at discretion of Management.
- Ability to travel. Attend volunteer trainings and other meetings at times throughout the year to provide support and analyze the effectiveness of resources that have been provided to the Field. (Approximately, 70 nights travel required)
- Creative ideas to develop resources that develop our volunteers into next-level leaders, including succession planning and tools that promote volunteers to multiply themselves and develop other leaders.
- Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; and two to four years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies, strongly preferred.
Don’t forget the perks!
- Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Long term and short term disability insurance
- Term Life insurance
- 401(k) retirement savings plan
- Ten paid holidays
- Ten or more days of vacation depending on years of service
- Ten sick/personal days
- Staff discounts at retail stores and service providers in the Boone area and nationwide
- Daily staff devotions and prayer time
Please submit a strong cover letter and resume letting us know why you qualify for this position!
Samaritan’s Purse Distinct Objectives:
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
Samaritan's Purse 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.
Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:
* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God. (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)
* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)
* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory. (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)
* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)
* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life. (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)
* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment. (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)
* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church. (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)
* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ. (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)
* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other. God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society. For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female. (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)
* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism. (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)
* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen. (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10)
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 8211