Japan – Envision Site Coordinator

Envision desires to see people come alive as they follow Jesus. As a site coordinator you will work closely with a catalytic church planting team in Sendai.

Posted on August 9, 2017

Japan

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Position Type

  • International Worker—Vocational Track
  • Responsible for raising own support
  • Ordination not required
  • Couple or single

As part of this team, the individual or couple is expected to make strong contributions in the areas of evangelism, discipleship, and hosting short-term teams and interns. Working in this cross-cultural environment requires a missional calling, willingness to work on a team, flexibility, and an innovative mindset.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ample proficiency in a specific vocation
  • Study within field of expertise
  • Completion of Alliance Polity course
  • Experience serving in ministry
  • Proficiency in an area of ministry
  • Successful completion of Bible knowledge exam

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership skills and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Heart for Kingdom advancement and church planting
  • Evangelism and discipleship experience
  • Experience and/or gifting in hospitality and hosting large groups

Responsibilities:

  • Create, dream, recruit personnel and volunteers, and manage the Envision Sendai site
  • Develop creative ministries to reach young adults as part of a catalytic church planting team
  • Host short-term teams/individuals
  • Learn the local language to a full professional proficiency (Tuition for language school will be paid by the Alliance upon appointment.)

Timeline for deployment:

The timeline will be decided following appointment and based on successful completion of fund-raising and other criteria.

General Information:

CIA World Factbook—Japan

Work and Living Environment:

This position is part of a church planting team composed of Alliance international workers. Specific housing options will be explored following appointment.

Status of Christian Witness:

The Joshua Project Japan

Language Expectations:

If married, the spouse will partner fully in meeting this position’s required responsibilities.

Children’s Education Plan and Options:

Japanese public school
Hybrid: Japanese public school/English homeschool
Tohoku International School (Sendai)

Compensation Package:

Once appointed, the worker must raise funds using his/her network of friends and family, local church, and/or other financial resources. Cost information will be made available upon application.

Important Clarification:

Applicants should be aware that serving in the international world often requires a higher degree of grace and flexibility. For example, overseas teams can be suddenly and unexpectedly impacted by illness, government decisions, financial realities, team changes, or other factors beyond the team’s control. The challenge for applicants is that these factors can sometimes necessitate the sudden redefining of a position, which may take place before, during, or after the application/interview process has begun or is completed.

Questions?

Please contact Amy Roedding at roeddinga@cmalliance.org.

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