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.
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.
75,000+ Pastors and Community Leaders
December - March
These volunteers share the Gospel at outreach events where shoebox gifts are delivered.
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.