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Ministry Operations Manager


  1. Provide inspirational and operational leadership to the Outreach Area Team (volunteers)
    1. Recruit, select, and equip Area Team members and episodic event volunteers.
    2. Meet regularly with Area Team leader for the purpose of coaching and development.
    3. Funnel all ministry activity through the Outreach Area Team
  2. Program Oversight
    1. Plan and execute all forms of programs (virtual, hybrid, live)
    2. Assist partners with Joni and Friends’ programs within their organizations.
  3. In collaboration with the Ministry Relations Manager, provide resources and program assistance to partner churches and like-minded organizations
  4. Cultivate donors domestically and internationally as opportunities arise through relational connections
  5. Participate in local and international Joni and Friends’ programs
  6. Assist with logistics in the wheelchair collection program
  7. Other duties and projects as assigned by supervisor to support department and organizational needs


  • Must possess a vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ and agree with the Joni and Friends statement of faith
  • Desire to serve in a growing and dynamic Christian service ministry
  • 3+ years of event planning, project management, and/or volunteer oversight required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds; physically able to help set up at events
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple events and projects simultaneously
  • Able to effectively recruit, select, equip and lead volunteers to assist in the execution of ministry programs and events
  • Must be able to travel, domestically and internationally, and work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Able to work effectively with Joni and Friends’ service departments to leverage partnerships for ministry success
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • A team player
  • Strong management skills, especially with volunteers
  • Strong general computer skills are necessary along with a competent, working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and the Internet
  • Understanding of Christian ministry and specifically Joni and Friends is desirable

Compensation: $53,000 - $56,000 (Exempt position) 

Prior to applying for any position with Joni and Friends, all applicants must review our Statement of Faith and Mission Statement (below) and be in agreement with both.

Ministry Life:

Joni and Friends desire is to glorify God in the way we conduct ourselves, and in the work we do. Employment at Joni and Friends is not just a job but a calling from God to serve and share the gospel with people living with disabilities. We desire to see the local church become a place of belonging for every family living with disabilities. We want every employee to excel in their walk with Christ and at their job. We purposely create a ministry-wide prayer life environment and offer leadership, and general training to help employees “Lead like Jesus” and perform their work with excellence.

Below outlines the biblical commission, vision, mission, values, and pillars of Joni and Friends:

VISION: “A world where every person with a disability finds hope, dignity, and their place in the body of Christ.”

MISSION: “To glorify God as we communicate the Gospel and mobilize the global church to evangelize, disciple and serve people living with disability.”

BIBLICAL COMMISSION: “Go out quickly in the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame…go out to the roads and country lanes and compel them to come in, so that my house will be full.” Luke 14:21-23 (NIV)


  • Honor God in everything we do
  • Build relationships based on trust and respect
  • Maintain integrity and excellence in programs and services
  • Practice responsible stewardship


  • Lead Like Jesus*
  • Integration
  • Excellence in Your Area of Expertise
  • Best Christian Workplace

Apply HERE: Ministry Operations Manager - Joni and Friends - Career Page (applytojob.com) 

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Not Applicable

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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