Church Engagement Administrator
Brand: Food For The Hungry
Req#: 164450
Updated: 12/17/2012
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Phoenix, AZ USA
Category: US/Salaried
Salary: Salary
Benefits: Full Benefits
Contact: Debbie Meythaler
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Job Description

"Open Until Filled: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient pool of qualified applicants has been received"


Motivated by Christ's love, this position plays a key role in promoting the wholistic ministry of FH through the framework of the organization’s vision, “God called and we responded until physical and spiritual hungers ended worldwide.”  In order to accomplish this vision, FH’s mission is to “walk with churches leaders and families in overcoming all forms of human poverty by living in healthy relationship with God and His creation.”

The Administrator for the Church Engagement department is responsible for providing administrative support to its department. This position will develop systems and processes that will assist the department in serving churches and partners as they join us in supporting the work on the field.   The Administrator for the Church Engagement department will be responsible for assisting with team details, tracking donation and sponsorship data, developing necessary reports, processing funds and other general administrative tasks.



Key Result #1- Assist Teams Manager with tracking and organizing team details (45% of time)

  1. Utilizing databases and other systems to track the receiving and transferring of team funds to the field;
  2. Develop the team contracts and team profiles;
  3. Create and maintain personnel files for each team member and ensure proper documentation is in each file (passport, signed applications, Protection Policy documentation, etc.)
  4. Coding and processing of team/church funds;
  5. Organize team feedback as gathered from team evaluations;
  6. Coordinate all ministry courier efforts with team leaders;
  7. Provide general administrative support for teams processes, including but not limited to developing travel arrangements, data entry, filing and copying;

Key Result #2 – Providing strategic administrative support to the Church Representatives and Church Recruiter (45% of time)

  1. Tracking the annual acquisition of C2Cs, sponsorships and special project donations from churches;
  2. Working with appropriate staff on creating necessary codes to allocate funds and sponsorships correctly;
  3. Updating sponsorship request information and forecasting numbers;
  4. Mailing out sponsorships packets and other resources to potential and current church partners;
  5. Providing database support in tracking overall impact of these church partnerships;
  6. 6Providing general administrative support for sponsorship and church acquisition efforts, including but not limited to data entry, filing and monitoring in-house supplies;

Key Result #3 – Providing administrative support to the Director of Church Engagement (10% of time)

  1. Assisting the Director of Church Engagement with on-going projects as needed;
  2. Providing support in the tracking of departmental budgets and expenses;

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Walk with Christ and demonstrate a strong commitment to prayer to accomplish this ministry.
  • Vibrant personal relationship with Christ
  • High integrity and a strong sense of professional ethics.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to the poor.
  • Commitment to the vision of Food for the Hungry.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Exceptional organization skills
  • Proven administrative capability.
  • Effective at multi-tasking and prioritization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and willingness to learn new software.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to interact positively with all levels of the organization and across organizational and cultural boundaries.
  • Ability to speak, read, write business correspondence in Spanish.
  • Ability to communicate and support virtual staff.
  • Ability to travel both within the US (5%) and internationally

Three  to five years of experience, in an administrative / business environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public in both languages, English and Spanish.




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