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Son Safaris Mission Trips Director

Posted:March 6, 2023 (posted 85 days ago)View All Jobs
Location:Athens, GA (Athens Clarke County)
Company:Son Safaris
PO Box 48476
Athens, GA 30606

Role As the Trips Director, you will help ignite a passion for God’s creation by making our mission trips to KwaZulu Natal, South Africa happen. You will engage with trip team members from recruitment to trip return and debrief, coordinate all trip logistics and travel plans, communicate with partners, implement logistics on-the-ground during trips, and manage unexpected circumstances throughout planning and trip execution. Responsibilities Process new Team member applications, facilitate Team member onboarding process, and maintain updated Team member rosters Communicate regularly with Team members about deadlines and logistics Collaborate with Executive Director to engage current and former Team members for the purposes of fostering relationships and a sense of community. Execute pre-trip project plan and manage any new or unexpected circumstances Execute in-country trip plans and logistics and manage any new or unexpected circumstances Collaborate with in-country Safari Guide to generously host Team members and ensure their safety Collaborate with in-country Safari Guide to lead service learning conversations, fireside chats, and devotionals. Facilitate Team debrief upon return from South Africa Lead and supervise the Trips Support Intern You will work an average of approximately 40 hours per week with flexible hours. Most of your work is completed remotely in the state of Georgia with the exception of weekly meetings with the Executive Director and weekly staff meetings. Must be available for sporadic evening and weekend events. You will work in South Africa preparing for and serving teams for approximately 8 weeks each summer. Generous flex-time, vacation, and sick leave policies. A minimum 2-year commitment is preferred.

Must believe in the vision and mission of the ministry Must align with the guiding principles of the ministry Desired Experiences Administrative work Project management Leadership or management position Desired Skills & Traits Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate across all levels of education and backgrounds Self-starter with an ability to work independently Detail-oriented and organized Forward-thinking and strategic thinking Ability to navigate ambiguity and unexpected circumstances Disposition for engaging in self-directed learning and professional development Responsiveness to feedback Proficiency with Excel and/or other project management platforms

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