Career Opportunities

Church Engagement Associate

DIVISION:                    Church Engagement
SUPERVISOR:            Chief of Church Engagement
TYPE:                           Full-Time (40 hrs.)
LOCATION:                  Restore Hope - 1506 W. Pioneer Pkwy, #215, Arlington, TX 76013
BENEFITS:                   PTO and optional Life Insurance


Foundational to the Restore Hope organization is a commitment to the engagement of the local church in Christian mission.  It is our belief that Jesus instituted the church as the primary organism through which his gospel would be proclaimed, and the Kingdom of God would be established on earth.  Our confidence in the local church and her potential are rooted in Matthew 16:18-19 and Matthew 18:18-19 as well as the fuller message of the Biblical text.

Reporting directly to the Chief of Church Engagement, the Church Engagement Associate (CEA) role is designed to enhance the work of Restore Hope’s Church Engagement division. The purpose of the division is to assist churches in realizing and being mobilized toward the actualization of their missional callings through the following activities:

  • Development/Utilization of Missional Formation Resources for Churches
  • Promoting Church Engagement in Strategic Christian Missions
  • Mobilizing Churches for Christian Mission
  • Church Relations
  • Church Networking
  • Church and Missionary Formation/Formation Resources
  • Church Recruitment for Organizational Support Raising
  • Oversight of Church-based Workers (Independent Contractors/Employees) by Restore Hope
  • Crisis/Contingency Management for Workers
  • Member Care for International and Local Cross-Cultural Workers

The Church Engagement Associate role is designed to work in tandem with the Chief of Church Engagement in the implementation of Church Engagement strategies, goals, and objectives. The CEA will directly and indirectly serve churches engaged by Restore Hope.


  • Mature disciple of Jesus Christ
  • Interest/Experience in Cross-Cultural Mission
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work successfully in a virtual team environment
  • Public Relating Skill: Comfortable in Public Leadership Roles with a willingness to engage and lead as required in meetings with staff, partners, and churches
  • Strong technical skills with advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive), Google applications and general database management abilities
  • Media development experience to include the creation of social media posts, building webinar strategies, and training staff and church leaders in the use of technologies and best practices.
  • Analytical Thinker who can review existing systems, processes, and pathways with proven ability to move towards improvement
  • Strong Administrative Skill
  • Excellent Writing Skills
  • Grant Writing/Management skills
  • Learner
  • Thinks clearly in times of crisis
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Domestic and international travel may be required


  • Representing Restore Hope and the Chief of Church Engagement through in-person meetings with church leaders and partners as requested by the Chief of Church Engagement
  • Media development to include the creation of social media posts, building webinar strategies, and training staff and church leaders in the use and best practices of technologies
  • Editing and formatting training resources for web and print production
  • Trains and serves with staff and contingency team in contingency management for workers
  • Learning the best practices of secure communication technologies and training staff and international workers in those practices
  • Database management for all Restore Hope activities, impact, and outcomes
  • Grant Writing/Management
  • Budgeting, expense receipts, reports
  • Event planning for Church Engagement purposes
  • Assistance with fundraisers, conferences and promotional events as needed
  • Domestic and International travel arrangements for Church Engagement staff as requested
  • General administrative duties

Contact information for resumes to Miriam Plowman, Chief of Operations:

No phone calls.

Our Services


Missional maturity for the local church is a process. We help the local-church develop and implement cross-cultural training in the church, sending church structure and processes, on-field strategy development, member care, and more.


Yes, you can! Churches can send their workers to the mission field by utilizing our array of services including financial management and accounting services, contracting, contingency management, and logistics.

We want to join you in taking the whole Gospel to the whole world!

Whole Gospel for the Whole World