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Samaritan's Purse

Administrative Assistant, South and East Asia and RECA / Operation Christmas Child Int'l

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/24/2013
Categories: Administrative - Church/Ministry - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Operation Christmas Child (OCC) is looking for a talented Administrative Assistant with a passion for impacting the mission field to be part of our dynamic team.  Strong organizational, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as a passion for learning and serving; and a firm understanding of English grammar and structure.


This position reports to an International Regional Director and provides support to four (4) Regional Directors, four (4) Regional Managers and 25 International Field Representatives (contractors) for two regions:  South and East Asia, and Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (RECA). 


Responsibilities include assisting with general correspondence, scheduling appointments and meetings, arranging travel details, filing expense reports, and compiling and editing a variety of reports.  Ability to maintain confidentiality required. 


Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.  This position requires fluency in English.  At least two years of experience in a professional, administrative capacity is strongly preferred.  A working knowledge of a Slavic or an Asian language, and experience working in another country or with Internationals is desired.


 TO APPLY:  Go to  Under "Who We Are" choose "Employment Listings", then click on "U.S. Positions."  Find the position you are interested in; then please complete the on-line application by clicking “Apply Now” at the bottom of the page; and attach a current resume and cover letter stating your interest in this position.


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