Member Care Coordinator

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Are you someone who loves God and wants to serve Him by journeying with His people?

We have an opportunity for someone who has a heart for missions and people, to serve alongside our members by coordinating their pastoral care.



Personal Discipleship, Volunteer, Human Resources
1 to 3 years, More than 3 years
Australia

Start Date: January 01, 2022
End Date: January 01, 2023

Job Description

Missionaries often face challenges in life and ministry beyond what they would have if they stayed in Australia, so we want to ensure that they get good pastoral care in order to sustain them in ministry long term. From NSW alone we have about 75 missionaries on the field that we provide pastoral care for when they are in Australia.

Our vision is to send people to be involved in biblical church movements in East Asia and we believe that good Member Care is an essential part of sustaining people in cross-cultural ministry for the long run. We want to get alongside missionaries by helping them process their experiences, providing resources to equip churches as they help meet the missionaries’ practical needs, and ensuring that each person can find ways to build their resilience

Our office is based in Sydney.

Responsibilities

The Member Care Coordinator will work as part of a team to ensure a good support base of care for NSW members while they are in Australia. This includes help with organising practical needs, providing opportunities to attend retreats, and take holidays.

To build trust with members and keep up to date with them whilst they are serving overseas.

To facilitate the effective debriefing of Home Assignees and liaising with psychologists so that people can process their experiences and develop good resilience.

To lead and support volunteers involved in member care.

To oversee the coordination of events for Parents of Missionaries, Alumni, and Home Assignees.

To liaise with other mission agencies and contribute to events that provide support for our members.

Qualifications

The Member Care Coordinator must have a love for people and the ability to listen well and communicate clearly. Experience in pastoral care is essential.

They need to be spiritually mature, being able to work proactively and as part of a team. Being a team player is an absolute essential.

They must have demonstrated involvement in cross-cultural mission either through personal experience as a missionary.

Valuable skills include being able to stay on top of administrative work, planning and coordinating events, and leading a team of volunteers.

Living Situations

Minimum commitment 3 years.

You need to be able to commit 3-5 days a week towards this role.

Our office is based in Sydney and some out-of-hours work will be involved.

This is a position where you would need to raise your own financial support or work as a volunteer.

Australia

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