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Samaritan's Purse

Associate Administrative Assistant - Operation Christmas Child (Various Locations)

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States


Date Posted: 07/10/2014
Categories: Administrative - Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Samaritan's Purse/Operation Christmas Child is seeking a talented, energetic follower of Christ for available Associate Administrative Assistant positions. This role provides an exciting opportunity for capable, self-starters to provide administrative support within one of the Operation Christmas Child regional offices nationwide.

 

Locations available are: Xenia, OH; Columbia, MD; Alpharetta, GA; Albany, NY; Hurst, TX


Associate Administrative Assistant (AAA) is responsible for providing administrative support during Operation Christmas Child's promotional season. The Associate Administrative Assistant will support the Regional Office by performing a variety of administrative duties.


Responsibilities include:
* Answering phones in a timely and gracious manner
* Developing and maintaining spreadsheets
* Tracking drop-off location data and processing paperwork
* Entering and maintaining volunteer information in a database
* Fulfilling promotional material order requests
* Preparing and mailing a variety of correspondence
* Monitoring and responding to email inquiries in a timely manner
* Assisting in scheduling groups to serve at a Processing Center


The AAA role is a seasonal, temporary position that has variable start and end dates depending on office location.


Qualified candidates will have administrative and organizational experience, strong interpersonal proficiency, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Candidates must be detail-oriented, able to multi-task and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook are required.


Position requires an Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school. Candidate will possess six-months to one year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong candidates will also adhere to the Samaritan's Purse statement of faith and be committed to the mission and vision of Operation Christmas Child.

 

TO APPLY:  Go to www.samaritanspurse.org.  Under "Get Involved" choose "Employment Listings."  Use the search options to 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

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