• Leadership Trainer for Christian Counseling

    Locations KG
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/15/2018 12:22 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1200
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    International
    US Starting Rate
    USD $50,939.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    Resonate Global Mission of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) has an International opening for a Leadership Trainer for Christian Counseling in Kyrgyzstan. This position will enable Resonate Global Mission to participate in Spirit-led mission with churches and other Christian organizations in Kyrgyzstan in order to actively promote the kingdom of God through family counseling and leadership training. A detailed job description is available below.


    For consideration, complete an online application attaching a cover letter and resume. Accepting Applications Until Position is Filled.

     

     

    *****INTERMEDIATE STEPS
    The successful candidate for this position will pass through two intermediate steps before taking up the tasks outlined in this position description; the rate range for each step is included.
    Step #1
    Missionary Candidate: The purpose of this position is to prepare for international service by building a network of prayer, care and financial support in North America that will enable future ministry. Ordinarily, this will progress from part-time to full-time as the support network grows through the work of the candidate and the missionary support team that is designed for this purpose. One can expect to be in this role for 6 to 12 months, depending on how quickly the support network comes together. The hourly pay range for this step is $20.21 - $23.78 US or $23.70 - 27.88 Canada on the CRCNA Domestic scale.

    Step #2
    Missionary in Training: The purpose of this role is to develop language and culture skills, ministry skills and relationships that will enable future ministry, and begin to use those in ministry. Ordinarily, one can expect to be in this role for 6 to 18 months, depending on prior background and experience. The annual pay range for this step is $36,257 - $42,655 US or $38,764 - $45,605 Canada on the CRCNA International scale.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following:

    1. Offer Christian Counseling service at clinics in assigned region, .
    2. Teach, train and provide a counseling ministry by working as a staff at Kyrgyzstan International Universal College (KIUC) and Servant of Servants International (SOSI) academy for the staff and students and their families.
    3. Train pastors and lay leaders and foreign missionaries in the country in the area of Christian family counseling.
    4. Offer leadership training to missionaries, pastors and ministry leaders in assigned region.
    5. Collaborate with partner organizations in assigned region, and with the CRC and other mission organization as approved.
    6. Work with regional churches to facilitate exchanges and projects that will provide mutual benefit with the CRCNA.
    7. Participate in creating field strategies, plans and budgets, particularly in the assigned ministry area.
    8. Produce and implement an annual work plan, reports, and budgets as required.
    9. Participate in support-raising (e.g., prayer, care and financial support - at least 90% of the average cost of a missionary) for Resonate ministries by developing and maintaining a network of supporting churches and individuals.
    10. Ensure notes of thanks are sent to donors in a timely manner.
    11. Educate the CRCNA and others about the nature of the global church and its mission, encouraging them to develop a deeper passion and involvement in global missions.
    12. Provide the CRCNA with insight and resources for ministry among minority racial/national/religious groups living in North America about which the missionary has knowledge and expertise.
    13. Communicate the nature and value of Resonate’s ministries to the CRCNA and others through written communications, and through preaching/speaking engagements.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    None

    Qualifications

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
    1. Professing membership in a Christian Reformed congregation, or of a church in ecclesiastical fellowship with the CRCNA, and agreement with the doctrine of the church signified by signing a covenant statement.
    2. Deep spiritual maturity marked by personal integrity and Christian discipline.
    3. Clear understanding of the Reformed tradition and its applicability to the ministry context.
    4. Commitment to the constitution, bylaws and policies of Resonate Global Mission.
    5. Language: Both Russian and Kyrgyz languages will be needed in this ministry.
    6. Demonstrated ability to work with others from different cultures and religious traditions.
    7. Strong sense of call, relational ability, and ministry gift are necessary.

     

     

    *****INTERMEDIATE STEPS
    The successful candidate for this position will pass through two intermediate steps before taking up the tasks outlined in this position description; the rate range for each step is included.
    Step #1
    Missionary Candidate: The purpose of this position is to prepare for international service by building a network of prayer, care and financial support in North America that will enable future ministry. Ordinarily, this will progress from part-time to full-time as the support network grows through the work of the candidate and the missionary support team that is designed for this purpose. One can expect to be in this role for 6 to 12 months, depending on how quickly the support network comes together. The hourly pay range for this step is $20.21 - $23.78 US or $23.70 - 27.88 Canada on the CRCNA Domestic scale.

    Step #2
    Missionary in Training: The purpose of this role is to develop language and culture skills, ministry skills and relationships that will enable future ministry, and begin to use those in ministry. Ordinarily, one can expect to be in this role for 6 to 18 months, depending on prior background and experience. The annual pay range for this step is $36,257 - $42,655 US or $38,764 - $45,605 Canada on the CRCNA International scale.

    Additional Information

    1. Graduate degree in counseling or M.Div. degree, is required.
    2. At least two years of cross-cultural experience with knowledge of at least one other culture or language required.
    3. Pastoral ministry experience is strongly preferred.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

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