Local Area Team Leader – V

Careers Volunteer

Position: Local Area Team Leader

God has given OMF International a heart for Asia and the desire to bring his hope to billions. To do this, OMF International seeks to mobilize individuals to become more engaged with long-term ministry in East Asia. The Local Area Team Leader will develop and mentor a team to strategically raise awareness for missions involvement in their town or city.
Supervised by: Area Coordinator
Supervises: Local Area Team members
Relates closely with: Global Ministry Group Facilitators
Status: Volunteer, minimum eight hours per month
Location: Virtual or local

Major Responsibilities

Lead a team:

  • Recruit and help screen people for a Local Area Team.
  • Lead the team in defining its local target area.
  • Lead the team in developing and implementing strategies to mobilize its target area for missions.

Invest locally:

  • Attend and/or lead a Global Ministry Group, which is a local group of believers who gather to discuss ways to become more deeply involved in the Great Commission.
  • Shepherd Global Ministry Group Facilitators.
  • Provide encouragement to those interested in active involvement (whether overseas or local) in God’s heart for East Asia.
  • Help volunteers, missionary applicants and inquirers take practical next steps in seeking their role in God’s plan for the nations.
  • Connect others to the various mobilization events and opportunities within the local area.
  • Mobilize volunteers to represent the ministry and vision of OMF International (U.S.) to various regional audiences, such as churches, schools, constituents and students.

Pray for new workers for East Asia:

  • Spend time weekly praying for the needs of East Asia and OMF International.
  • Pray consistently for each Global Ministry Group Facilitator.
  • Love for Jesus Christ and growing relationship with him.
  • A humble heart to invest in others preparing to serve God in missions.
  • A teachable spirit and flexible attitude.
  • Passion for East Asia and reaching its peoples for God’s glory.
  • A self-starter and motivator, able to proactively plan.
  • Sufficient verbal, written, presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working and interpersonal relationships.
  • Experience working with people of different ages, denominations and ethnicities.
  • Experience in short-term or long-term cross-cultural ministry preferred.
  • Sufficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications.


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