Director of Training - Thailand

The purpose of the Director of Training (SLICE) is to work alongside the Hub Director providing logistical and managerial pre-field preparation for SLICE participants. He/she will be responsible for getting all the requirements completed by each prospective SLICE participant before they begin the program and communicate with the various team members who will be receiving and working with the participants. This ministry role can be either full or part time and support-raising is required. The Director of Training has the ability to work on site and from home on a regular basis. The role is based out of Bangkok, Thailand.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain informative, timely communication with participants and the Hub Director throughout the entire inquiry to arrival process
  • Have a clear understanding of GFM’s SLICE program and pre-field process (including MTS) and communicate those steps concisely and completely with those making inquiries 
  • Manage all logistics for the SLICE program activities – travel dates, collecting/checking deposit fees, receiving final payments, confirming hotel booking, etc.
  • Coordinate with the Business as Missions Coordinator, Housing and Orientation Trainer/Coordinator and Language Program Coordinator to provide leaders and SLICE participants with details regarding training materials and logistics
  • Assist the Hub Director and other leaders with administrative needs inside GFM Thailand
  • Stay informed of the current needs, staff roles, and opportunities within GFM

Required Qualifications

  • Must personally embrace GFM’s purpose, vision, values. and statement of faith
  • Must identify as a maturing believer in Jesus Christ with a high view of Scripture (2 Tim 3:16-17; Col 3:16-17)
  • Must demonstrate humility, teachability, and an ability to work well with others (Eph 4:15)
  • Must display advanced interpersonal relational skills and be dedicated to peacemaking (Heb 10:24-25)
  • Must function well both independently and in a team environment (1 Cor 12:25-26)
  • Must be able use or learn internal communications and technology systems (Email, Google Drive, Slack, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Must possess experience in administration and program/staff supervision
  • Must be ready to experience significant missions training and discipleship through the GFM Missionary Training School (in person sessions or online)

Recommended Experience

  • A College Degree is preferred but not required; informal trainings in management, organization, leadership, and or ministry are also acceptable

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