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Regional Manager, Southeast US - Operation Christmas Child
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 06/23/2011
Job Type: Full-Time
IF YOU ARE SEARCHING FOR A CAREER WITH IMPACT, COME SEE HOW WE SERVE!!!! SAMARITAN"S PURSE - Operation Christmas Child is a dynamic, fast-paced ministry that transforms lives around the world through the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Samaritan's Purse is seeking an experienced manager of volunteers to serve as OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD REGIONAL MANAGER for the SOUTHEAST REGION. In partnership with the Regional Director, the Regional Manager will recruit, select, train, and lead year-round volunteers.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience in volunteer management, strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to motivate and lead volunteer teams in implementing program goals. Responsibilities include: recruiting and retaining participation in the program through churches and community groups, developing and facilitating prayer support, building media awareness, and coordinating a regional volunteer-run effort to collect gifts for the neediest children worldwide. The Regional manager will serve to spiritually shepherd and lead volunteers to grow in their relationship with the Lord while mentoring and modeling a Christian life.
In addition to the year round duties, the Regional Manager will serve for 3-4 weeks from mid-November to mid-December to assist with the Atlanta Processing Center Management Team where shoebox gifts are inspected and prepared for overseas shipment. Responsibilities also include travel (60 - 80 days/year) throughout Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
Bachelors Degree preferred.
Samaritan's Purse is a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. For over 40 years, 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.
Go to www.samaritanspurse.org. Under "Who We Are" choose "Employment Listings", then click on "US Positions" . Please complete the on-line application and attach a cover letter and resume.