Employment Opportunities

Helping in Jesus’ Name


Join us to serve in a career with eternal impact!

A Career with Impact

Samaritan’s Purse is a Christian international relief organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

We are among the largest international non-government organizations in the world and work in more than 100 countries addressing critical needs such as food, clean water, shelter, and medicine.

This is not just a job. It’s a calling, it’s a ministry, and it is your opportunity to begin a life-changing career.

The world needs more Good Samaritans.

Join us!

Each day of work at Samaritan’s Purse is another opportunity to see lives and communities around the world transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Employment Opportunities

Material Distribution Coordinator

Calgary, Alberta

Samaritan’s Purse is looking for a Material Distribution Coordinator to serve as a member of the Operation Christmas Child (OCC) operations team. This role will be responsible for the coordination and supervision of the processes of material distribution and volunteers.

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Human Resources Coordinator

Calgary, Alberta

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Coordinator supports the successful facilitation and administration of Human Resources functions and programs, contributing to the productivity and efficiency of department processes. This position works collaboratively with the HR team and internal departments to champion HR programs, provide support and resources, and enhance employee retention and wellbeing.

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Grounds Maintenance Attendant

Calgary, Alberta

Are you a hardworking individual with an eye for details? Join our team and be responsible for the regular maintenance and landscaping on the grounds at our main office in North East Calgary throughout the year.

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Administrative Assistant

Calgary, Alberta

Are you passionate about providing assistance with scheduling, internal approval routing, travel planning, and logistics, and other support tasks within the Programs and Projects Department team? Samaritan’s Purse Canada is looking for a strong Administrative Assistant to join our team!

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Volunteer Coordinators

Calgary, Alberta

Samaritan’s Purse is seeking experienced administrative professionals to fill in as casual/part time Volunteer Coordinators to support with the coordination and administration of volunteers and volunteer teams for the Canadian Ministry Projects department. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for scheduling, database management, communications, logistics, and other administrative functions, and will provide operational support to Canadian disaster relief activities across the country.

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Facility Attendant

Calgary, Alberta

Samaritan’s Purse is seeking a hardworking individual with an eye for detail to fill a short-term contract position. This individual will be responsible for performing general maintenance, set up and operation of the building facility and grounds.

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Partnerships & Promotions Manager

Calgary, Alberta

Samaritan’s Purse is looking for a highly relational individual to be part of the Operation Christmas Child Program of Samaritan’s Purse Canada as Partnerships & Promotions Manager who will be responsible for strategically analyzing, planning, developing, and implementing all information and promotional materials to enable sharing the Gospel message by expanding awareness and participation in the evangelistic, discipleship and multiplication work of Operation Christmas Child.

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Recovery Specialist

Abbotsford, British Columbia

Reporting to the Recovery Program Manager, the Recovery Specialist will contribute to long-term community recovery following disasters in the Abbotsford – British Columbia region through strengthening relationships between individuals, social supports, government, and churches as part of Samaritan’s Purse Canada’s Approach to Recovery.

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General Manager

Dease Lake, British Columbia

Samaritan’s Purse Canada (SPC) is seeking a General Manager who will be responsible for the ongoing development as well as the day-to-day leadership, operations and management of the SPC Dease Lake Ministry Center, which focuses on promoting an understanding of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and SPC’s faithful presence in the community. This position liaises and builds rapport with the Tahltan Nation, local community and church, and is responsible to manage and oversee the Center’s operations, staff, and hospitality services and programs offered to the Dease Lake and surrounding First Nations communities.

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Ministry Program Coordinator

Dease Lake, British Columbia

Samaritan’s Purse Canada (SPC) is seeking a Ministry Program Coordinator who will be responsible to coordinate and implement the Ministry Center’s programs and initiatives in an effort to accomplish the charitable purposes of the Organization. Under the direction of the Dease Lake Ministry Center Leadership, this position plans, coordinates and supports the Center’s day-to-day operations and hospitality services offered to various members of Dease Lake and surrounding First Nations communities.

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Ministry Center Staff

Dease Lake, British Columbia

The Ministry Center Staff will use their gifts and abilities to participate in, and support the programs and activities of the Ministry Center operations, local community school and the Tahltan First Nation. This position provides support and guidance to youth so that activities and operations in the facility are undertaken with responsible care.

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International Opportunities

Samaritan’s Purse has teams on the ground preparing to help fleeing Ukrainians. If you are a Christian nurse or physician who is interested in joining our DART roster to be a part of these types of disaster responses, please click the link below:

Nurses

Physicians

Non-Medical

 

To apply for International Field Staff positions, please visit the Careers page on our US website and submit your application online. For further information, call 1-800-663-6500.

The unpredictable nature of disasters and crises means we intermittently require suitable candidates to fill various short-term and permanent positions.


 

DART

Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) Member

Various Locations
Every international disaster response needs resourceful and competent professionals experienced in providing international assistance, program management, administration, logistics, communications, and medical care.

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Registered Nurse

Various Locations
Are you a Registered Nurse who thrives under pressure and has a heart for sharing the love of Christ with those who are hurting?

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Physicians and Surgeons

Various Locations
Are you a Physician or Surgeon who thrives under pressure and has a heart for sharing the love of Christ with those who are hurting?

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Medical Operations

Various Locations
Are you a professional who thrives under pressure and has a heart for sharing the love of Christ with those who are hurting?

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Ancillary Medical Services

Various Locations
Are you a medical professional who thrives under pressure and has a heart for sharing the love of Christ with those who are hurting?

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Logistics & Supply Chain Personnel

Various Locations
DART Logistics & Supply Chain Management Personnel serve along each stage of the supply line and deploy to crisis situations in some of the toughest locations around the world to serve those in desperate need in the name of Jesus.
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Finance, Technology & Administration Personnel

Various Locations
Finance, Technology, & Administration Personnel work side by side with the rest of the DART personnel and deploy to crisis situations in some of the toughest locations around the world to serve those in desperate need in the name of Jesus.

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Management, Coordination & Data Personnel

Various Locations
DART Management, Coordination, & Data Personnel oversee and guide all response related activities, including initial assessment, program strategy and implementation, monitoring & evaluation, reporting, grant management, and more.

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Programs Personnel

Various Locations
DART Programs Personnel are technical experts who deploy to crisis situations in some of the toughest locations around the world to serve those in desperate need. These responders assist in providing essential services including clean water, food, shelter, and medical care, all in the name of Jesus!

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Still trying to find your fit at Samaritan’s Purse?

If you don’t see the right role for you, but feel passionately about serving God with your abilities at Samaritan’s Purse, you may submit a general application to us via email. Please include a cover letter outlining why you feel called to work here, and specify the ideal position you would like to fill.


You can also view job postings on the website of our “sister” organization, The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada.


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at our Operation Christmas Child Calgary processing center and help put the finishing touches on shoebox gifts for children around the world. You can play a vital role in reaching boys and girls across the globe with the true meaning of Christmas—the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

From packing Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes to helping victims of Canadian disasters to joining an overseas missions trip, we have numerous ways for you to serve. Together we can reach hurting people with physical relief and the hope of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Please visit our Get Involved page to learn more.

 

Perks

Employees at our location in Calgary, Alberta, enjoy free parking, group insurance and benefits, social events, a comfortable and modern office space, free coffee, RRSP matching, plus opportunities to travel and see the work we’re engaged in.

 

Samaritan’s Purse work culture

What beliefs are important to us? Why do we do what we do? What kind of person is a good fit for our organization? Before applying, please consider if you are the right fit for our organization, and in alignment with our Statement of Faith.

Learn about our culture

  • Our purpose is to share God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ, in everything that we do. As such, all staff must adhere to our Statement of Faith and conduct themselves according to Christian principles, practices and precepts.
  • We are looking for service-minded individuals who feel called to use their gifts, skills and professional experience for God’s purposes.
  • We strive to maintain a warm atmosphere and positive, respectful working environment for all our staff.
  • We strive to offer our best, and communicate with honesty, integrity and openness.
  • Our employees genuinely care about one another, and strive to work with humility, kindness and unity every day.
  • Corporate and team devotions are a regular part of our staff’s day. We pray together often, and encourage staff to seek God’s will in all our endeavors.

 

What we do

You may know that we serve people with our field work in Canada and overseas, but it takes a team of staff working behind the scenes in our office to support those initiatives. Our people are talented, experienced and passionate about using their skills for Kingdom work. Your gifts may be needed here too.

Our Canadian head office, located in Calgary, Alberta, is made up of several departments.

Learn about our departments

Communications & Creative Services 
Writers, editors, graphic designers and digital media specialists craft materials that excite our audiences and inspire them to support our work.

Donor Ministries
Representatives communicate with our donors, stewarding their financial contributions and explaining how their involvement sustains our ministry and changes lives.

Information Technology
IT specialists use their technical skills to build and maintain the hardware, networks and computer applications to support all other departments, allowing others to carry out God’s work.

Operations 
Facility workers, warehouse staff and others keep our work spaces running efficiently, keeping our staff safe, productive and happy.

Projects 
Coordinators, managers and other support staff plan and deliver our domestic and international development projects and crisis responses, witnessing firsthand the impact of God’s love to all people.

Operation Christmas Child
Coordinators, managers and other support staff administer our annual shoebox distribution program, which delivers thousands of joy-filled gift boxes to children in developing countries.

Finance 
Accountants, payroll specialists and others handle the money that flows through the organization, enabling ministry work to be fulfilled properly and efficiently.

 
 

 
 

Quotes from our employees

“It’s such a blessing to work in an organization that truly strives to be the hands and feet of Christ. The culture is supportive, and prayer is a key value which means we get to pause in the midst of our workday to pray for one another or for things going on in the world.”
~ Katrina, International Volunteer Coordinator

“Samaritan’s Purse is an organization where I have been able to use my professional skills as an accountant to serve God in a tangible way. SP has also enabled me to develop spiritual leadership skills through leading departmental devotions and praying regularly with my co-workers. Also our Thanksgiving potluck is really good!”
~ Maria, Accountant

“I love working with a supportive and collaborative team on a project that is not only making a positive impact on millions of children around the world, but is also an evangelical outreach program resulting in millions of children making decisions to follow Christ. It is great to be part of a passionate and dedicated team that supports me and inspires me to strive for excellence in my work.”
~ Stefani, Volunteer Relations Coordinator

“I am so excited to be part of this team! To be able to come to work every day to a place where the people genuinely care about you, extend grace to you, support you, and pray with you is an incredible blessing. To work with people who are passionate about what they do and are actively pursuing God’s purposes for them and this ministry is amazing. I have done a lot of different jobs and been part of several ministries but the atmosphere here is unique and special and it is truly a joy to work here.”
~ Heather, Receptionist

“I love seeing, hearing and playing a small part in helping to build the Kingdom of God around the world. Working with like-minded, cultured and passionate people is a joy. It’s a privilege to have a front row seat at many world-shaping events where immense needs are met with aid and hope in Jesus’ name.”
~ Jason, Project Manager

“I love working with my team! These words would describe our team: responsibility, helpfulness, understanding, fun, striving to do our best, and lifting each other up in prayer!”
~ Irene, Executive Assistant

“My favorite part about working at Samaritan’s Purse is knowing that I am contributing to incredible work being done around the world. It is inspiring to hear testimonies on a regular basis about what is taking place out in the field, and it is a privilege to be able to partner with those in the field in prayer and with the work we do in the office. I have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of a fantastic team at Samaritan’s Purse, and greatly appreciate the opportunity to grow and develop within my role.”
~ Amanda, Accountant

Other ways you can get involved