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Mobilization Director

World Orphans
Posted: 08/01/2022
Colorado Springs,Colorado

Join the World Orphans Mobilization Team and be a part of a dynamic ministry that facilitates relational trips that are part of long term, mutual partnerships focused on equipping local churches who are empowering communities to keep children in families. A detail oriented individual who enjoys working as part of a team, can navigate the flexibility of cross-cultural communication and is excited about growth and leadership potential will thrive in this position.

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World Orphans is an accredited member of the Standards of Excellence in Short Term Missions and our short term trips line up with best practices as set forth by CAFO, Faith to Action and The Barna Group. 

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Position: Mobilization Director

Reports to: Senior Mobilization Director

Position Purpose: To uphold the World Orphans Mobilization Purpose Statement (see below). To serve World Orphans by managing details of short-term trips sent out by World Orphans. To ensure that the Standards of Excellence (as set forth by the SOE ( are pursued and upheld in all teams sent to the field.

Salary/Benefits: 100% support raised position. Salary commensurate to location, level of education and experience.

Position Details:

Uphold World Orphans Mobilization Purpose Statement: To mobilize teams onto the mission field in accordance with the Standards of Excellence in Short Term Missions to equip, inspire and mobilize the church to wholistically care for orphans and vulnerable children.
Contribute to the Mobilization Department team effort by exhibiting cooperative and effective work relationships. Take initiative to keep the trip management system, SOE documents, and training materials current and effective. Respond positively to challenges, assignments, and inter and intra departmental requests. See beyond personal tasks to help fulfill the organizational goals.
Contribute to a positive, productive work environment by attending all requested meetings (or notifying supervisor of absence ahead of time), being disciplined and self-motivated to complete tasks in the expected time frame, and pre-arranging time off with appropriate notice; treating all people with dignity and respect; exhibiting good listening and comprehension skills including giving and welcoming feedback.
Do all work necessary to ensure that World Orphans meets and maintains the Standards of Excellence:
Manage and oversee details and logistics of casting vision for, planning, preparing and implementing Church Partnership trips (as well as Journey and/or Vision trips when applicable), to ensure that World Orphans continues to meet the Standards of Excellence. This includes but is not limited to:
Work with Mobilization Coordinator
Maintain trip calendar
Cast vision with staff and other stakeholders regarding the purpose of Church Partnership, Journey/Vision and unique (events, donor relations, etc.) trips
Trip leadership training
Ensure that Asana, Managed Missions and Google Drive are properly used and the information kept current
Follow and uphold World Orphans Short-Term Mission Guidelines.
Encourage adherence to guidelines by World Orphans staff, trip leaders and team members
Uphold excellence in all areas of World Orphans trips: pre-trip, on-field, and post-trip 

Qualifications andRequirements:

Flexible and relational – able to manage detail within fluid situations and cross cultural relationships
Detail oriented – experience successfully and simultaneously managing big picture operations as well as detailed tasks
Proven ability to successfully self manage time and workload
Experience in developing, maintaining and updating materials/information
Strong leadership qualities and experience in a leadership role

Personal Leadership:

Able to communicate the World Orphans Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual leadership that is an example to others
Attend and participate in a local church body, preferably in a teaching or leadership capacity 

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