GGCN Volunteer Opportunities and Needs

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The Global Great Commission Network is part of a global Church and mission force.  In order for the Global Great Commission Network (GGCN) to achieve its vision to “stimulate worldwide mission efforts that promote the making of disciples of every people in our generation”, many
volunteers are needed, especially at the local, grassroots level. Every voice in the development, growth, and outreach of GGCN is important.

GGCN is 100% a network of volunteers at all levels and for all positions. There is no consideration or provision for the paying of salaries or personal compensation.  Also, local funds need to be raised for operating expenses.

The following is an abbreviated list of current volunteer opportunities and needs, including links that lead to further descriptions.  If you are drawn to the vision and ministry of the Global Great Commission Network, please start the process of building a volunteer relationship with an email to [email protected]

Volunteer Priority Needs:

Regional CoordinatorEurope, Latin America and more
Country and Local CoordinatorAfrica, India, US, Canada and more
AdministratorAfrica, Asia, and North America
Training DirectorAfrica
Communications Director Central Asia, Global
Local Steering Team ParticipantAfrica, India, and more
TranslatorAfrica, Central Asia, India, and more
  
Prayer CoordinatorGlobally and Locally
  
Connect Network Administrator & FacilitatorsGlobal (located anywhere)
Data Entry and ‘Help Desk’ VolunteersGlobal (located anywhere)
Discipleship Survey & Discipleship Resources ChampionGlobal (located anywhere)
Global Voices Marketplace DirectorGlobal (located anywhere)
Public Relations and Promotional Material DirectorGlobal (located anywhere)
UPG Networking AdvocatesGlobal (located anywhere)
Web Developer/ProgrammerGlobal (located anywhere)
  
Finance Manager/TreasurerUS and Locally

Regional Coordinator

A regional coordinator fills a key, leadership role within the Global Great Commission Network, working in various regions and countries around the world. They promote GGCN initiatives and to participate in GGCN development and promotion. A regional coordinator is responsible to develop and recruit healthy regional and local GGCN steering teams. For more information contact [email protected] and/or see a current GGCN regional coordinator job description.

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Country and Local Coordinator

A country or local steering team coordinator works to broadly represent the Global Great Commission Network in an assigned area to promote GGCN initiatives and to facilitate a country or local GGCN steering team. For more information contact [email protected]

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Administrator

An administrator serves local or regional GGCN steering teams in an organizational role. Duties vary depending upon the location and scope of involvement but could include work such as GGCN web page development, GGCN regional newsletters, the development and management of regional and global mailing lists, team communications and organizational issues, and more. For more information contact [email protected] .

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Training Director

A training director serves regional GGCN steering teams in a training and mobilization role, with responsibilities to prepare and distribute Great Commission resources, to create a mobilization/training program, and to hold various training events.
For more information contact [email protected] .

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Communications Director

A communications director serves regional or global GGCN coordinators in the development of newsletters, reports, and other public relations and development materials. For more information contact [email protected]

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Local Steering Team Participant

The strength of the GGCN vision is the development of local, grassroots expressions of GGCN. These encompass the broad composition of the church and the variety of mission callings and giftings. The local steering team is made up of mission practitioners, pastors, business men and women, and others with a desire to see the making of disciples of every people in our generation. For more information contact [email protected]

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Translator

Translators are needed in many parts of the world to translate the Tokyo declaration, Discipleship Survey, Discipleship Resources, and other materials into local languages. For more information contact [email protected]

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Prayer Coordinator

GGCN prayer coordinators are needed locally, regionally, and globally and are responsible for facilitating prayer for Great Commission activities in general and prayer for GGCN initiatives and activities.  For more information contact [email protected].

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Connect Network Administrator & Facilitators

The Connect Network is focused on the social networking opportunities for the furtherance of Great Commission collaborative efforts.   The Global Great Commission Network has developed Connect as a secure, online, collaborative platform.  We are encouraged that this is a tool that will encourage more people to CONNECT, COLLABORATE, AND COMMUNICATE within the mission community as causes are championed, projects are promoted and discussions are facilitated, and much more.

  • A Connect network administrator is needed for www.connect.ggcn.org.  This is a WordPress site using BuddyPress as the social networking tool.  A network administrator is needed for oversight of this network, including both technical and non-technical issues.
  • Connect Facilitators promote online discussions and in general promote the use of Connect.

For more information contact [email protected].

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Data Entry and ‘Help Desk’ Volunteers

The GGCN Global Steering Team facilitator needs periodic help with mailing list management, processing of Tokyo Declaration signators, Discipleship Survey administration, and other desktop and online tasks.  For more information contact [email protected].

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Discipleship Survey & Discipleship Resources Champion

The Global Great Commission Network exists to stimulate worldwide mission efforts that promote the making of disciples of every people in our generation.  As a priority project, the GGCN has created an interactive discipleship assessment survey tool to aid in the efforts of making disciples of every people.  This tool can be found on the Global Great Commission Network web site (www.ggcn.org)  where individuals, churches, and other groups can participate.   After taking the survey, users receive an immediate Survey Analysis response.

The Discipleship Survey (individual or organization) champion needs to have a burden to see discipleship training broadly provided to the church and mission efforts, especially geared toward Great Commission activities and callings.  This person manages the online Discipleship Survey tool , including the implementation of various versions of the Discipleship Survey to be made available to different cultures and languages.  This person corresponds with survey participants and seeks to guide them to online or other helpful resources in furthering discipleship training and practice, and in a broader sense seeks to locate and promote the application of discipleship resources in general.  For more information contact [email protected].

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Global Voices Marketplace Director

GGCN desires to serve mission networks and ministries on a grassroots level and to encourage individuals and organization to share among themselves resources, products, and services.  Global voices, including anointed ministries and individuals from all corners and places of the Church, sometimes need help to distribute and market their own exceptional resources.  The GGCN Global Voices Marketplace Director works to provide global access to member-produced products and services and to enhance extended relationships and networks.  For more information contact [email protected].

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Public Relations and Promotional Material Director

A public relations and promotional director serves GGCN regional or global coordinators in the development of newsletters, reports, and other public relations and development materials.  For more information contact [email protected].

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UPG Networking Advocates

UPG networking advocates focus on various regions of ethnic blocs in the world and broadly encourage collaboration around UPG topics/forums on Connect.  Skills needed include communication and marketing abilities and, most of all, a heart to see UPG’s reached with the Gospel.  For more information contact [email protected]

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Web Developer/Programmer

Web developers and programmers with WordPress and internet programming skills serve on the Connect development team and manage and/or contribute to the GGCN web page (www.ggcn.org) development and maintenance.  For more information contact [email protected]

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Finance Manager/Treasurer

Finance managers manage the finances of global, regional, and local GGCN steering teams.   This is an accounting and stewardship role and may optionally include fund-raising responsibilities.

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