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Children's Hunger Fund

Ministry Development Coordinator Midwest

Children's Hunger Fund
Homewood, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 04/06/2010
Categories: Church/Ministry - Missions
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Ministry Development Coordinator, Midwest assists with developing and maintaining relationships with local Mercy Network churches in the Midwest for the purpose of equipping God’s church to communicate the Gospel through effective compassion ministry. This full-time, exempt position is located in Homewood, IL, and reports directly to the Ministry Development Director, Midwest. Compensation depends on experience and includes a comprehensive benefit package (medical, dental, retirement, etc.)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Identify, approach, cultivate, maintain, and report on prospective and existing partner churches and all related activity including progress made and challenges faced in conducting biblical compassion ministry
• Meet departmental and organizational requirements, in terms of number of contacts made and following established processes for selecting, qualifying, developing, and approving partner churches
• Plan and prepare to equip churches to communicate the Gospel through effective compassion ministry, formally and informally, through in depth discussion and systematic instruction consistent with CHF’s approach
• Assist with developing additional Mercy Networks within the region according to CHF's vision plan
• Facilitate the distribution of products to Mercy Networks in cooperation with Operations personnel, including assisting with the loading and unloading of products by operating a forklift occasionally
• Travel locally within the region to churches and various ministry locations frequently
• Travel to CHF regional sites across the U.S. and corporate office in Southern California occasionally
• International travel may be required at least once per year

Other Duties & Responsibilities
• Attend and assist with donor and volunteer events periodically, including some evenings and weekends

Supervisory Responsibilities
• Coordinate Ministry Development interns, volunteers, and part-time staff occasionally

• Received Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
• Maturing in a personal relationship with Christ for at least five years
• Active in a local church for the last consecutive three years and continuing
• Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience preferred, but not required
• Experienced in public speaking
• Experienced in teaching the Bible
• Experienced in working with others from various theological backgrounds

• Computer literate and proficient
• Able to learn new software quickly
• Able to write proficiently
• Able to administrate tasks

• Microsoft Office (required)
• Power Point (helpful, but not required)
• Raiser’s Edge (helpful, but not required)

Physical Demands
• Occasionally lifts under 50 lbs
• Able to set up and break down a display booth occasionally
• Able to remain in a stationary position, seated or standing, at least 50% of the time
• Moves around inside the office occasionally to access file cabinets and utilize office machinery
• Constantly operates a computer and other office machinery, such as a copy machine and printer
• Able to exchange accurate information verbally and in writing constantly

Equipment Used
• Forklift
• Office Equipment

Work Environment
• Office
• Cubicle
• Churches
• Warehouse
• Public venues
• Private homes
• Hazardous areas
• Impoverished areas

Interested Parties
Please email your cover letter and resume to, apply through, or fax them to 818-899-9552 with a cover page indicating the position you are interested in applying for. If you submit your information through our website, we will send you an email confirming we received it. No phone calls regarding employment please. Please visit our website at to view all our current employment opportunities.

If you meet the qualifications for an open position, we will contact you to begin the application process. However, due to the number of inquiries and submissions we receive for employment, we are unable to respond to follow up requests. Please understand that we greatly appreciate your interest in working at CHF and we are truly grateful for your support. We pray that God would bless you in your endeavor to find work in which you can serve Him and bring glory to His name.