Build Up Coordinator

Department: Mission Programs

Reports To: Director of Kingdom Workers Construction

Status: Exempt (Salaried)

As the Build Up Coordinator, key responsibilities include managing material acquisition for upcoming projects, helping the volunteer teams in the different areas stay organized with planning and sourcing materials, working on-site with youth and local volunteers, and building strong relationships with youth and partner organizations. This position allows for the rapid expansion of the Build Up program to new locations.


Christ-centered Culture

  • Regularly share your faith with others. The Great Commission is our mission, and our role is to equip and encourage others to do the same.
  • Keep Christ central. Actively participate in and contribute to the spiritual growth of the organization by maintaining God-pleasing relationships with all co-workers, volunteers, donors and partners.
  • Mobilization is ministry. Every person and position is eagerly looking for opportunities to directly mobilize volunteers and donors.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate construction activities with volunteer groups and the organizations served.
  • Collaborate with volunteers and partner organizations to address all project needs.
  • Develop schedule/timeline for the projects and develop plans for the continuation of construction activities.
  • Develop a reporting process for project progress.
  • Work closely to answer questions for volunteer teams and ensure they are on track.
  • Responsible for site safety training.
  • Coordinate tooling, materials, and deliveries.
  • Manage tooling and trailers, including pulling trailers to project locations as needed.
  • Manage schedules across multiple organizations served.
  • Collaborate with the Program Coordination & Optimization team to gather data on the impact of our work.
  • Report weekly to Director of Kingdom Workers Construction on project progress, challenges, and needs.
  • Working onsite with volunteers and youth as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned


Ministry Partner Development (MPD) Required

  • Build and maintain a community of supporters who embrace your work, are engaged in outcomes, and support your success through their prayers and donations.
  • Attend training and work with the MPD Coach who supports you as you generate and maintain financial support for your mission.
  • Raise a set amount in support annually.
  • Regularly update your support network about the impact of and challenges to your ministry.
  • Click here for a short description of MPD.


Education, Experience, and Characteristics

  • Must be a member in good standing with a church formally affiliated with the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference.
  • Previous experience in a construction field.
  • Organizational knowledge, including customer relations, project development, budgeting, and implementation.
  • Ability to research safety protocols for youth.
  • Ability and love for working with at-risk youth.
  • Experience in and ability to safely pull trailers.
  • Ability to participate in a work environment that fosters open and honest two-way communication.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize workload, and deliver quality results on time, while working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Comfortable with the use of technology and software platforms.
  • Proven ability to work cross-culturally while building relationships and working collaboratively with others.


Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • Position is based in Southeastern or Central Wisconsin.
  • This position is required to be onsite.
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time.
  • Ability to travel by road, air or other means as may be encountered in a developing country.
  • Ability to happily spend time and work in conditions that may occasionally be deemed primitive.
  • Valid Passport, or ability to obtain one, required.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand, and/or lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity.
  • Continually required to talk and hear.
  • Occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions including outdoor exposure.
  • Occasional exposure to bloodborne and airborne pathogens or infectious materials.


Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

The above information describes the general duties and requirements necessary to perform the principal functions of the position. This shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the duties and requirements that may be necessary for this position.

If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Ulman at

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