Community Project Manager

Are you experienced in business training and coaching? Do you have community development experience? Can you encourage people as they start a business and form follow-up groups? These groups support and encourage each other and work together toward solutions to uplift the community economically. OM’s Micro enterprise business ministry is passionate about helping people transform, uplift and empower their communities through business. Help us renew hope and see lasting change in peoples’ lives.
2-3 Years
Full Time
Responsibilities:
• Marketing & Developing relationships for training and/or economic development initiatives in new communities
• Organise training, identify, select, and equip community representatives to become small business trainers and/or community transformation group facilitators.
• Start and maintain community transformation groups.
• Manage the network of existing trainers and facilitators in your region and maintain a sense of community among your trainers and facilitators.
• Monitor & evaluate existing communities.
• Ministry involvement – with local team or church.
• All staff secure their own funding by private donations.

Requirements:
• Proven business acumen (business qualification and/or 5 years of working experience and/or have run their own business) and/or qualification or experience in Community Development.
• Passionate about empowering and uplifting others through business/entrepreneurship.
• Experience in managing people from diverse backgrounds and the ability to communicate effectively with trainers in various geographic locations using virtual channels of communication.
• Previous exposure to missions (at least one short term outreach or equivalent) and an in-depth understanding of Business as Mission.
• Willing to serve long term in (or close to) an UPG.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
• Able to use appropriate software used in OM for communication and people support

Live opportunities are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

Interested?

Across OM, we have a strong need for people gifted in administration to aid ministry taking place on the mission field.Those with administrative skills are needed in almost every facet of ministry to ensure efficiency, and that tasks, paperwork and coordination involved in organising people and events is accomplished with completeness and attention to detail.If this describes you, consider here how you can use those gifts to see more vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached
As a finance assistant serving on the mission field, you will provide much-needed support to the finance manager on the OM team, and you will fulfil a vital ministry role toward the purpose of seeing more vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached. We are looking for knowledgeable, detail-oriented individuals who will handle the paperwork associated with OM's business and ministry transactions, including petty cash, data entry, bills, accounts, banking and record keeping.
Buddhism in the light of the cross "In my family, traditions and cultural barriers could not keep the love of Jesus from breaking through," I'Ching Thomas shares. Read Now
Short-term teams among the least reached According to Stephan Bauer, short-term mission teams are "less a problem to be solved, but more a tension to be managed, and the aim should be for STTs to have a credible impact on the ministry and be effective in mobilising long-term workers." Read Now
Getting back to basics "The more I look at biblical examples of ministry, the more I see a simple yet profoundly flexible grassroots approach to ministry that compels me to focus on things that really matter," shares Ben. Read Now
Strength to overcome During special Easter outreaches to women in red light areas, outreach workers go in the knowledge that Jesus is with them and His resurrection power gives hope, strength and life. Read Now
Believe to receive – sharing the hope of Easter Small outreach teams will share the life-changing message of the gospel with hundreds of women in brothels and on the street this Easter. Read Now
Why we help “In the face of this devastating poverty, I feel a sickening sense that there is no way to help; that any programme we organised, any aid given or any message shared would not be enough to bring a real change,” shares Ellyn. “It is only when I learn to see their beauty—the person that God… Read Now