Director of Coaching
Salary Range: This is a support raised position. Salary commensurate with experience.
Hours: Full Time
Do you have experience in campus ministry, higher education, or student development? Do you enjoy administering effective systems and creating space for this generation to consider if serving globally is right for them? The Director of Coaching oversees the application process, eliminating the barriers that keep students from applying and inspiring twenty-somethings to find their place in God’s global work. The Director of Coaching also leads a dynamic team of Mission and Vocation Coaches.
Reports to: Director of Goer Experience
About GoCorps - GoCorps helps Christians take the bold and meaningful step of global service after college. Goers invest two years connecting their faith and their degree while making a real difference among those who need it most. GoCorps is a liaison between ministries, churches, Christian colleges, students and recent grads and overseas opportunities through a partnership of multiple Christian mission non-profits globally.
GoCorps was founded in 2009 with the dream of making it the norm for Christians to invest the first two years of their career in global service. We do this in two ways.
We partner with leading mission organizations in overcoming barriers that keep young adults from serving overseas.
We work with collegiate and church leaders to connect global minded Christian young adults to two year overseas positions fighting front line injustices.
Oversee the coaching process, from initial interest to acceptance, and lead the team of Mission and Vocation Coaches.
Supervise individual staff in their role as coaches through consistent communication and mentoring.
Make decisions about the direction and nature of communication with potential applicants and underclassmen.
Create, delegate, and manage various special projects and campaigns to increase the effectiveness of the coaching process.
Coach a portion of candidates (via phone calls, emails, texting messaging, and Skype meetings with globally-minded seniors to share vision, answer questions, counsel re: track and location preferences and assessing readiness).
Oversee the interview and team selection process.
Provide one-on-one coaching through the application steps to encourage seniors as they discern if serving globally with GoCorps is the right choice for their next step.
Regularly report status of the coaching process to supervisor.
Ongoing emails and calls with various ministry partners and colleagues in a virtual work environment.
Lead a small cohort of Goers as they prepare and train to launch to the field.
Attend GoCorps events including:
GoCorps Orientation Weeks (GoWeek)
GoCorps Partner Summit
Weekly phone call with supervisor
Weekly conference call with GoCorps staff and regional reps
Weekly staff prayer
Background and required skill-sets:
Self motivated and able to work independently
Excellent communication and writing skills
Project management skills
Good people and networking skills
Ability to cast vision in one-on-one settings
Prior cross cultural experience very beneficial
Willingness to travel