Region: Dease Lake, BC
Samaritan’s Purse is a Christian international relief organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.
Do you have a desire to see Northern communities impacted with the Gospel of Jesus Christ?
Do you have a heart to serve?
Do you love the outdoors; biking, hiking, fishing and enjoy the small community experience?
If you do please prayerfully consider applying to this unique ministry opportunity.
The Samaritan’s Purse Dease Lake Ministry Center opened in June 2013 with a focus on providing a Christ–centered faithful presence to the Tahltan Nation and local community of Dease Lake in Northern B.C. so they may be exposed to and explore the Christian Faith.
The Ministry Center Staff will use their gifts and abilities to participate in, and support the programs and activities of the Ministry Center operations, local community school and the Tahltan First Nation. This position provides support and guidance to youth so that activities and operations in the facility are undertaken with responsible care. As a part of a team, that live and work together in the community, this staff member will also be expected to connect with youth and help them to engage in their own personal aptitudes and interests while demonstrating their own faith in Christ while engaging youth. Staff will also participate in the general upkeep and housekeeping duties of the facility.
- Qualified applicants should be committed to Christian values and precepts and be in agreement with the Samaritan’s Purse Statement of Faith
- Insight into the First Nation’s community culture and able to develop relational skills inclined towards the First Nations and the broader community
- Flexible and adaptable
- Strong relational skills, and ability to build cross-cultural bridges
- Proven ability to work with vulnerable individuals and to create a safe environment
- Disciplined self-starter; able to work independently with little supervision as part of a small team
- Well-organized to carry out projects/programs to completion
- Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in First Nation Studies, Community Development, Counselling or another related field a definite asset
- Previous engagement in a ministry within a First Nations community would be ideal
**Food and accommodation is provided as a taxable benefit, along with some transportation support at the beginning and end of the contract**
To respond to this opportunity, please forward your resume together with a cover letter detailing your passion for Christian ministry employment to:
Attention: Human Resources
20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, AB T3J 5H5
Note: Staff must be in agreement with the Samaritan’s Purse Statement of Faith and be committed to Biblical values, precepts and conduct. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.