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Samaritan's Purse

Church Relations Associate - Operation Christmas Child ( 2142)

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 05/06/2014
Categories: Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: N/A

Job Description:

Associates are needed to provide support for Church Relations initiatives for Operation Christmas Child through the high season of Church Relations efforts. These associate positions represent an invaluable resource to staff and volunteers in the region as those who strengthen relationships with past and current Operation Christmas Child partner churches.
Essential to this role is a commitment to the mission of OCC and daily emphasis on telephone contact as the primary means of relationship development. Other duties include support of Field Office staff and Operation Christmas Child volunteers in their contact with and service to churches, while regularly representing the ministry of OCC in communication with churches of many different denominations. Limited localized travel may be required.
Candidates will have completed two or more years of college education, and demonstrate flexibility, skill in written and oral communication and a sense of passion to facilitate involvement in the global outreach of OCC. Solid organizational skills and clarity and cordiality in all forms of communication (especially telephone and email) a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs required, especially Excel.
This is a full-time, temporary position from July through November. Positions will require 40 hours per week in the office. Due to the temporary nature of these roles, local applicants are preferred.
LOCATIONS may include: Boone, NC; Charlotte, NC; Orlando, FL; Alpharetta, GA; Minneapolis, MN; Aurora, CO (Denver); Santa Ana, CA (Orange County); Franklin , TN (Nashville); Hurst, TX (Dallas); Elliott City, MD (Baltimore); Xenia, OH (Dayton); Tacoma, WA; Albany, NY; Overland Park, KS
*Please note in your application the location(s) for which you are applying.
Applicants will need to apply online at to be considered for one of these positions. Resume and cover letter can be submitted online along with application.
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 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