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Volunteers in Nambia

Volunteer Network

Many Volunteers, One Purpose

Operation Christmas Child counts on thousands of volunteers to collect and process millions of shoebox gifts every year. These volunteers take on many roles, all with one wonderful purpose: to bring the Gospel to children in need around the world.

The Volunteer Story Continues

Internationally, local believers in more than 100 countries deliver Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts and facilitate our follow-up discipleship programme, The Greatest Journey. The volunteer roles below are filled exclusively by these national Christians.

Regional leadership teams

5,700+ National/Regional Leadership Team Members

January – December

These volunteers train pastors and community leaders to host Operation Christmas Child outreach events and also equip The Greatest Journey teachers. They also help co-ordinate the logistics of shoebox gift delivery in their country.

Pastor and community leaders

75,000+ Pastors and Community Leaders

December - March

These volunteers share the Gospel at outreach events where shoebox gifts are delivered.

Ministry partners

186,000+ The Greatest Journey Teachers

February - June

These volunteers teach The Greatest Journey Bible Discovery course to shoebox recipients and train others how to lead the 12-lesson study.