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Samaritan's Purse

Church Relations Associate - Seasonal/Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan's Purse
Various, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/02/2015
Categories: Administrative - Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Samaritan's Purse has an exciting opportunity for applicants who are needed to provide support for Church Relations initiatives for Operation Christmas Child through a very busy shoebox processing season. These positions represent an invaluable resource to staff and volunteers in the region where they serve as those who work to strengthen relationships with past and current Operation Christmas Child partner churches.  Positions are temporary, full time (40 hours per week) from July to November.


  *Locations include:   Boone, NC; Charlotte, NC; Orlando, FL; Alpharetta, GA; Aurora, CO; Santa Ana, CA; Hurst, TX; Columbia, MD; Xenia, OH; Tacoma, WA; Albany, NY 


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. Solid organizational skills and clarity and cordiality in all forms of communication (especially telephone and email) a must. 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. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required (especially Excel).


Due to the temporary nature of these roles, local applicants are preferred. Please include a resume and cover letter for consideration along with application. 


TO APPLY:  Go to  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 and location you are available for.

Mission StatementSamaritan'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