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Samaritan's Purse

International Regional Manager, South America- Operation Christmas Child (2159)

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 08/07/2014
Categories: Christian Teacher - Church/Ministry - Human Resources - Management - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

International Regional Manager, South America  (2159)

Location: Boone, NC


This position will serve on the Samaritan's Purse/Operation Christmas Child - USA International Team based in Boone, North Carolina working chiefly with Regional Leadership Teams of volunteers in eight countries in South America 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. Attention will be given to OCC-related processes with special emphasis on the OCC Discipleship Program.

Responsibilities include:
1) Working with Volunteer 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 - The Greatest Journey
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.

Prerequisites: 3-5 years of relevant cross-cultural living and ministry experience or combination therein. Master's degree in relevant field preferred. Ministry experience in Volunteer development and management. Fluency in the Spanish language is required. International travel of 90-100 days per year required. Twelve credit-hours of college-level Biblical Studies required. Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.


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