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Samaritan's Purse

Admnistrative Assistant - 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:

Locations: Alpharetta, GA (Atlanta), Albany, NY, Charlotte, NC, Minneapolis, MN, Blue Springs, MO (Kansas City), Tacoma, WA 


Operation Christmas Child is seeking talented, energetic followers of Christ for available Seasonal Administrative Assistant positions.  This role provides an exciting opportunity for capable, self-starters to provide administrate support within one of the Operation Christmas Child regional offices nationwide. 

The 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 a 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.


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 the location you are applying for.



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