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Regional Manager, Florida / Operation Christmas Child
Orlando, Florida, United States
Date Posted: 06/23/2011
Job Type: Full-Time
SAMARITAN'S PURSE is looking for an experienced manager of volunteers to serve as REGIONAL MANAGER, OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD FLORIDA REGION. In partnership with the Regional Director, the Regional Manager will recruit, select, train, and lead year-round volunteers to coordinate and run the effort to collect shoebox gifts for the neediest children worldwide.
Operation Christmas Child is a dynamic, fast-paced ministry that transforms lives around the world through the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. If you are searching for a career with impact, come see how we serve!
The REGIONAL MANAGER recruits and retains participation in the Operation Christmas Child program through local churches, schools, community groups and corporate relationships; develops and facilitates prayer support; builds media awareness and serves as regional media spokesperson; communicates regularly with volunteers; spiritually shepherds and leads 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 on the management team at the Atlanta Processing Center for 3-4 weeks during late November until mid-December to assist with shoebox gifts inspection and preparation for overseas shipment. Responsibilities also include travel (60-80 days) throughout Florida and Puerto Rico.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience in volunteer management, strong written and verbal communication skills, and demonstrate the ability to motivate and lead volunteer teams in implementing program goals. A Bachelor's degree (B.A., B.S.) from a four-year college or university and two or more years related volunteer management & leadership experience is required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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.