This posting is no longer available. This is either because the employer has filled the position or the position has closed. Click here to find more jobs like this one.
Samaritan's Purse

Regional Manager / Operation Christmas Child (Various Locations)

Samaritan's Purse
Multiple US Locations, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 01/10/2013
Categories: Church/Ministry - Management - Missions/Domestic
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Position Locations: Franklin, TN (Nashville); Columbia, MD; Minneapolis, MN - Chicago, IL: Albany, NY

Operation Christmas Child is a dynamic, fast-paced ministry of Samaritan's Purse that transforms lives around the world through the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We praise God for his provision of growth in the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse and Operation Christmas Child and are excited to open additional leadership positions within four of our regional offices in the United States. The Mid-South, Mid-Atlantic, Upper Midwest and Northeast regions are vibrant regions in the country in shoe box generation and the stewardship of thousands of volunteers. The goal is to continue to take the ministry to the next level by retaining current participants and growing the scope and reach across these regions, primarily through the development of leader volunteers. Samaritan’s Purse is seeking effective leaders, ready for a challenge, with experience managing high capacity volunteers.

The Regional Manager is responsible for leading ministry efforts in a defined geographic area, specifically:
• Coordinating with the Regional Director, Administrative Assistant and Associate staff to implement strategic plans and initiatives in the areas of office health, prayer, volunteer relations, church relations, community relations, media relations, logistics and operations;
• Spiritually leading volunteers;
• Recruiting, selecting, equipping (training), leading, and developing year-round leader volunteers according to the High Impact model of volunteer ministry;
• Serving on the management team in one of the regional Operation Christmas Child Processing Centers for four to six weeks in November and December.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in volunteer leadership and management, including motivating and leading volunteer teams in implementing and achieving program goals related to recruiting and retaining participation in the program through church and community groups; facilitating prayer support; building media awareness; and coordinating a regional volunteer run logistics network to collect gifts for the neediest children worldwide. Strong written and verbal communications skills required. Bachelor’s degree preferred, including 12-credit hours of college-level Biblical studies preferred.

Responsibilities include travel throughout the Area Regions. Yearly travel averages 80 days/nights per year.


Go to Under "Who We Are" choose "Employment Listings", then click on "U.S. Positions." 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.

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
WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible