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Are you good at mobilising people to pray, leading teams or liaising with churches, community groups, schools etc? If so, why not join one of our local area teams?

We need year-round and seasonal volunteers in all regions and there’s a role to suit you! Complete the form below or contact your local Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Representative on 1800 684 300 (AU) or 0800 684 300 (NZ).

YEAR-ROUND ROLES:

Prayer:
Uphold the ministry of Operation Christmas Child in prayer. Meet regularly with team members to pray for children receiving the shoeboxes, the receiving countries and their teams, donors and other volunteers. Engage and recruit other groups to pray for various aspects of the ministry.

Church Relations:
Connect with existing and new Christian churches and help them engage in the ministry of Operation Christmas Child. Promote and recruit OCC through presentations at Christian churches. Provide ongoing support and encouragement to Christian churches partnered with OCC and equip them with the distribution of OCC resources. Provide ongoing support and encouragement.

Community Relations:
Connect with existing and new community groups, businesses and organisations and help them engage in the ministry of Operation Christmas Child. Promote and recruit OCC through presentations at community groups, businesses and organisations. Equip community groups, businesses and organisations with OCC resources. Provide ongoing support and encouragement.

Logistics:
Oversee the collection of shoeboxes within a designated area and build more collection points within that area. Maintain accurate records of shoebox numbers and arrange transportation to the nearest Processing Centre. Provide support and encouragement by connecting with seasonal volunteers, drop-off points and freight providers. Equip seasonal volunteers and drop-off points with OCC resources.

Student Partnerships:
Connect with existing and new Christian schools and young demographic groups and help them engage in the ministry of Operation Christmas Child. Promote and recruit OCC through presentations at Christian schools and young demographic groups. Provide ongoing support and encouragement to Christian schools and young demographic groups partnered with OCC and equip them with the distribution of OCC resources. Provide ongoing support and encouragement.

SEASONAL ROLES:

Shoebox Processing:
Volunteers serve in one of our Processing Centres from October to December each year, preparing shoeboxes for shipping to impoverished kids in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, PNG, Fiji, Vanuatu and Samoa.

REGISTRATION:

Enter your details below and a local OCC representative will contact you. 

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