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Samaritan's Purse

Regional Manager, West and Central Africa/Int'l Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 03/03/2014
Categories: Church/Ministry - Management - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Regional Manager, West and Central Africa position will serve on the Samaritan’s Purse/Operation Christmas Child – USA International Team based in Boone, North Carolina or possibly in the field working chiefly with Regional Leadership Teams of volunteers in thirteen (13) assigned countries facilitating evangelism in West and Central Africa under the direction of the Regional Director. The Regional Manager will support the Regional Director in relationship building, recruitment, selection, training, equipping, and leading of volunteer National and Regional Leadership Teams. Focus on project management - attention will be given to OCC-related processes with special emphasis on The Greatest Journey discipleship program.

Responsibilities include:

1) Working with national and regional leadership teams by training and consulting with them as they facilitate the distribution of shoebox gifts in their respective countries;

2) Providing guidance and training for the OCC discipleship program;

3) Monitoring the importation and distribution of shoebox gifts into the various destination countries;

4) Developing prayer networks throughout each of the assigned countries;

5) Managing assigned special projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred; including 12-credit hours of college-level Biblical studies preferred.
  • Experience living and working within West and Central Africa.
  • French Language fluency required.
  • International travel of approximately100 days per year 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”