Seeds of Hope Children’s Ministry has two ministry opportunities serving overseas at Grace Academy in Zambia!

  1. Farm Manager

  2. Construction Manager

Are you a hands-on person? Do you love to work with people from other cultures? Are you looking for a way to serve the Lord with your talents and abilites?

Interested candidates should email their resumes to: admin@seedsofhopecm.com

Farm Manager

Qualifications:

Successful applicant must agree with Seeds of Hope’s Statement of Faith, have a personal, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and desire to continue being an active, consistent witness for Him.

Must have experience in farming and operating farming equipment and machinery.

Job description: responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Teach and empower Staff and Grace students
  • Manage monthly farm funds
  • Bookkeeping/Payroll: piece work/overtime
  • Manage large farm projects/builds
  • Plan Goals with national staff
  • Find and purchase resources in town for farm: feed, fertilizer, seeds, tools and chicken, pig, goat related items. (With the help of national staff who are familiar with suppliers and products frequently used.)
  • Manage small poultry processing plant
  • Be familiar with fish farming or aquaponics systems
  • Monitor farm equipment and schedule repairs when needed: tractors, implements, irrigation, green houses, chicken barns, pig pens
  • Know how to operate a tractor and drive manual transmission
  • Plan crop rotations and seasonal crops
  • Use regenerative agriculture programs to improve the soil health: cover crops, animal rotations: manure/compost
  • Layer & Broiler: order/expired rotations and general health understanding
  • Schedule deworming, hooves trimming, lice meds for goats
  • Pasture management for goats
  • Schedule pig rotation in movable pig pens (pigs fertilize ground – regenerative agriculture_.
  • Manage watering of crops in dry season: Aloe, bananas, vegetables, pastures.
  • Manage Aloe Vera health, production, sales
  • Manage Banana health, production, sales
  • Plan what products need to be delivered to the cafeteria and supply room.

*The successful candidate will be required to complete a background check.

You will be provided with housing, a ministry vehicle, medical insurance including emergency air evacuation, one trip home every two years. Compensation is negotiable.

The successful candidate will need to view this as their ministry and will be required to have a Ministry Support team that will life them up in prayer and financially support them in the work the Lord ahs called them to. The financial support will cover the costs of the candidate’s salary and ministry expenses. Seeds of Hope will assist and mentor  the candidate in establishing a Ministry Support Team.

We are asking for a minimum one year commitment.

Construction Manager

Qualifications:

Successful applicant must agree with Seeds of Hope’s Statement of Faith, have a personal, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and desire to continue being an active, consistent witness for Him.

Journeyman in building trade

Job description: responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Daily management of construction at Grace Academy.
  • Adhering to legal building requirements.
  • Submitting of building drawings and plans to Ndola Ci

    ty Council.

  • Insuring passing of all city inspections and acquiring approval certificates.
  • Purchasing of materials
  • Monthly financial reporting to head office.
  • Accounting of funds used for the construction project.
  • Weekly progress reporting to head office.
  • Keeping tool and equipment inventory.
Staff development and construction crew training:

One of your jobs is to mentor the building crew, teaching modern building methods, job planning, keeping the job site clean and safe as well as mentoring them in their personal and spiritual lives.

Secondly, we want to develop a construction crew that has excellent workmanship, build to a high standard of quality, is able to work safely and is economically beneficial to the ministry. This will be your team that you will be responsible to train and develop.

 

*The successful candidate will be required to complete a background check.

You will be provided with housing, a ministry vehicle, medical insurance including emergency air evacuation, one trip home every two years. Compensation is negotiable.

The successful candidate will need to view this as their ministry and will be required to have a Ministry Support team that will life them up in prayer and financially support them in the work the Lord ahs called them to. The financial support will cover the costs of the candidate’s salary and ministry expenses. Seeds of Hope will assist and mentor  the candidate in establishing a Ministry Support Team.

We are asking for a minimum one year commitment.