Thursday, 14 December 2017



Victoria House, Victoria Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5EX
Samaritan’s Purse is a global evangelical Christian relief and development organisation providing emergency relief, development assistance and church and community support to suffering people around the world while sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Regional Volunteer Manager – North East England
Full time                                                         £27,000 - £28,800 per annum + benefits
Permanent                                                     Home-based                                                 
Operation Christmas Child UK (OCC) has implemented a strategic volunteer ministry, investing in teams of volunteers who will multiply themselves and hugely extend the reach of OCC’s mission.

OCC is the world’s largest shoebox appeal where Samaritan’s Purse, together with local churches here and overseas, distributes from the UK over 800,000 gift-filled shoeboxes to children in need overseas and in so doing demonstrates God’s love in a tangible way while sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

A resourceful and energetic Regional Volunteer Manager is needed to recruit, select, equip, and lead teams of volunteers throughout Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland.

You will be passionate about developing others towards highly effective ministry, teamwork and increased personal competency. You will be confident to take initiative with people and projects and also have good administrative and organisational skills. You will also enjoy envisioning the numerous volunteers who participate in the OCC shoebox appeal each year.

You will enthusiastically support the Christian purposes of OCC and Samaritan’s Purse and be committed to the value of well-equipped volunteers and to developing them further. Candidates will have proven people and project management and administrative experience in the workplace and be educated to A levels or ideally Degree level.

This role is based in region and so prospective candidates should currently live in the region and provide their own transport for which defined expenses will be paid.

Due to the nature and context of this role the successful candidate will need to be a committed Christian able to fully commit to our Statement of Faith. For more information see the Christian Ethos Statement below.

ALL applicants are required to submit a completed application form, together with a covering letter highlighting their relevant experience.  Please note we are only able to consider applicants who are currently fully eligible to work in the UK.  For an application form and full details about this role, please view our website by clicking on the following link:

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3 January 2018 (12 noon).