Director of Outreach

Date Posted: September 19, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Hope Church EPC
Richmond, VA, USA
Job Type: Ministry Director,Other Professional Ministry Positions
Other Details

Position: Director of Outreach

Job Type: Full-time (40 hrs/wk)

Department: Missional
FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: On-site
Reports To: Missional Pastor


The Director of Outreach will serve as a part of the Missional Team to lead HOPE’s efforts in missions and outreach internationally as well as assist in raising up young mission leaders. HOPE is a church of approximately 5000 people, actively seeking to advance God’s kingdom across cultural and geographic lines. The Director of Outreach will help HOPE increase its effectiveness as a catalytic movement, offering the Gospel to as many people as possible, as creatively as necessary.


Leading Outreach initiatives

  • Setting priorities and strategy to accomplish the vision for HOPE Outreach, working with the Missional Pastor and Executive Leadership Team.
  • Envisioning and developing new and catalytic endeavors and partnerships that will support HOPE’s work to advance Christ’s Kingdom.
  • Establishing and supporting short-term trips and trip leaders for HOPE’s mission teams.
  • Collaborate with Missional Coordinator in participating, planning, and implementing local outreach events.

Managing Outreach department

  • Providing spiritual leadership and direction for HOPE Outreach, working with staff and volunteers as a team.
  • Supporting and communicating with HOPE’s global and local ministry partners; including global visits every three years with a team from HOPE and a local, summer bus tour of Richmond ministry partnerships.
  • Developing a Global Workers Summit at HOPE two times a year.
  • Recruiting, equipping, and mobilizing volunteers for the Outreach ministry through quarterly in-person mission classes; a digital missions trip training program; and an online outreach course after Discover HOPE attendance.
  • Overseeing and managing the Outreach budget, including an annual $100k project spanning a 2–3-week promotional emphasis, and a monthly, family-oriented outreach project and giving opportunity.
  • Working with the Communications team to promote HOPE’s outreach vision and activity.
  • Managing incoming partnership requests and coordinating support through finances, volunteers, prayer, and communications.
  • Planning, coordinating, and executing short-term church mission trips in accordance with HOPE’s mission, vision, and values.


  • A mature and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Can fully support the vision, mission, values, theology, and methodology of HOPE.
  • Must have a mature grasp of and ability to teach the Bible, particularly related to the work of expanding God’s kingdom.
  • Proven ability to plan and implement programs, equip volunteer staff, and work with community organizations to carry out outreach efforts.
  • Wise stewardship of complex financial situations including budgeting.
  • Project, detail, and task-oriented, able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and effective mobilization skills.
  • Excellent leadership, administration, and communication skills.
  • Domestic and international travel required.

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Seminary or Ministry degree preferred.
  • Ministry experience in outreach, missions, or related field.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, sometimes to impoverished areas

Expected Hours of Work

  • 40 hours per week, to include:
    • Sundays 7:45a-12p
    • Monday – Thursday 9a-5p

How To Apply

Please visit our website. review the job description, and

submit the following to: [email protected]

• Cover Letter & Resume

HOPE Application for Employment