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Job Opening-Missions Coach

OVERVIEW: 

The purpose of the Missions Coach role is to contribute to the mobilization of Christ’s church to Great Commission obedience by bringing about increased involvement, understanding and commitment to missions generally and TEAM in particular. This is a ministerial position and the following ministry-related qualifications are of paramount importance:

  • Able to cast a biblical missions vision for those presently unengaged in missions
  •  Able to provide godly coaching and direction to those presently moving towards missionary service
  • Able to assess missionary candidate’s spiritual maturity and readiness for international service with TEAM
  • Able to resource and serve the local church in their efforts to mobilize their own people towards missionary service

KEY RESPOSIBILITIES: 

  • Stay informed of needs and opportunities within TEAM
  •  Represent TEAM and recruit new missionaries from resource pools such as campuses, churches, missions focused groups, etc.
  • Respond quickly and appropriately to people inquiring about service with TEAM
  • Actively maintain relationships with potential missionaries
  • Wisely coach candidates as they seek and obey God’s direction
  • Work with potential missionaries to identify appropriate opportunities within TEAM
  • Work with field missionaries to provide excellent personnel to fulfill their ministry needs
  • Interview and assess missionary candidates
  • Handle logistics for travel, events, vision trips, etc.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of activities and interaction with contacts according to TEAM’s established mobilization procedures
  • Continually learn and develop core competences of the missions coach role.
  • Willingly travel as needed for the job

​REQUIRED SKILLS: 

  • Able to effectively relate the imporance of missions in indvidual and group settings
  • Successfully completed an undergraduate degree with a preferred focus in Religion/MIssions and/or Communications and Recruitment
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively in person, in writing and on the phone
  • Able to appropriately manage relationships with inquiries and applicants to TEAM
  • Able to easily and effectively establish and maintain relationships
  • Able to contribute positively as part of a Mobilization Team through collaboration of ideas and tasks, encouragement and input towards fellow team members, willing to carry the workload, eager to participate in team meetings and activities
  • Able to engage pastors and church staff in missionary sending and carew
  • Functions well both independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrates enough technological proficiency
  • Able to track the details related to scheduling, budgets, mobilization events, follow-up, etc.
  • Able to assess and interview candidates through all stages of the mobilization process and for all lengths of service
  • Able to pay attention to details and discern issues that would be potential flags/risks
  • Able to ask insightful and probing questions
  • Able to manage time and prioritize work related tasks both effectively and efficiently

Send cover letter and resume to: 

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Fax: 630-653-1826
Mail: Human Resources Manager, 400 S. Main Place, Carol Stream, IL 60188

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