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Project Team Leader
Location: North Island. The MMM Centre is located at 1 Kane Street, Pirongia, Waikato.
Salary: This position is non-salaried (as are all positions in MMM) however, it comes with training on how to build a partnership support team, low-cost housing and work vehicle.
- Working with MMM means you work alongside and support all the good stuff that is happening in the Christian community
- Every day requests come to MMM from ministries seeking MMM's help to develop their facility so they can impact God's world more. We are privileged to assist in meeting that need.
- Every day we pray for more workers, never more work, we have plenty of ministries needing our support.
- MMM is committed to a high standard of Health and Safety on every project.
- MMM has vehicles and equipment including mobile scaffolding. However, you will be required to have basic electric/battery tools.
About the role:
The role of the Project Team Leader is a varied one. On the project site, as the Team Leader, you will be responsible for communicating with the ministry you are serving on what is required for this project. You also coordinate the volunteers, who have various backgrounds, to complete the project ensuring each person is happy and suited to their task. Every day on an MMM project we pause to share a devotion and prayer time at Morning Tea. As the Project Team Leader, you are also responsible for the condition and use of tools and maintaining MMM’s high Health and Safety standards.
To be successful in this role you will need to:
- Be someone who is seeking God regarding His will and direction for your life.
- Be qualified/skilled or experienced in the building trade.
- Love working with a variety of people in many different places.
- Desire to see the Good News of Jesus spread
Location: MMM Centre, 1 Kane Street, Pirongia, Waikato
Salary: This position is non-salaried (as are all positions in MMM) however, it comes with training on how to build a partnership support team, low-cost housing and mobile phone.
- MMM provides building and maintenance services to churches and ministries involved in Christian outreach.
- Every day there are requests from Christian ministries requesting MMM’s support for their building and maintenance needs.
- Working with MMM means you get to make a difference for Christian ministries by giving them the facilities they need to be effective in their outreach.
About the role:
The role of Project Coordinator is an exciting role as you communicate with Churches and ministries seeking MMM’s assistance to grow and develop their ministry. Your role will be to assess the ministries need and how MMM can support it through the maintenance and extension of their facilities. Also, you seek to inspire, recruit and encourage our volunteers, updating them on projects and ensuring they are informed on all the opportunities MMM has for them to serve. This role also involves ensuring MMM’s high Health and Safety standards and policies are maintained. Mostly this is a desk role, however, there are also opportunities to join the team on some projects.
To be successful in this role you will need to:
- Be someone who is seeking God’s will and direction in your life
- Have a great attitude
- Have some understanding and knowledge of the building industry
- Be competent with computers especially Excel spreadsheets
- Enjoy encouraging, communicating and working with a variety of people
- Desire to see God’s Kingdom grow
If you have a trade or office skills, or are simply a handy person with time to spare, MMM can provide a way for you to use your skills and energy to further the Kingdom of God…right here on earth.
Whether you’re looking for a full time commitment, a part-time pastime or a short-term project, you can get involved with MMM.
Staff Members are full-time members of the ministry who have joined us in response to a ‘clear call of God’. They are commended by a supporting church. Usually they bring trade or admin skills to the team and help us ensure we’re effective in achieving our aims. They either live in their own home, provided homes at the MMM Centre or in their mobile homes allowing them to travel from project to project.
Volunteers are the backbone of our organisation. Volunteers usually work with us part-time on an ongoing basis, helping with a range of tasks on projects, at MMM Centres, or as prayer group conveners. An MMM volunteer is anyone with a heart to serve. MMM also has Associate Members. Associate Members are those who have served as volunteers and MMM wishes to acknowledge their ongoing commitment by inviting them to be Associate Members.
Mobile Teams have remained a vital aspect of MMM. Being mobile is an effective way to meet the needs nationally, particularly in isolated areas. Each team member owns their own work tools and basic equipment necessary for the variety of building and maintenance tasks. Mobile team members live in caravans or self-contained campers. Their vehicles are personally owned and maintained. All mobile team members are responsible for all their personal living expenses.
Prayer Force is a daily prayer list sent out monthly. If you would like to be a part of this vital ministry contact the MMM office to either receive the Prayer Force by post or email.
Prayer groups meet regularly in various parts of the country to pray for the ministry of MMM.For enquiries about dates and times contact the MMM Centre at Pirongia.
MMM is a faith Mission, depending on God's provision. MMM provides its assistance free of charge so that the groups MMM help, can complete their Christian work. For MMM to be able to do this, each MMM worker is a volunteer.
Financial provision for MMM comes through individuals, churches, businesses and sometimes, the groups which have been helped by MMM. These funds are used to cover operating and capital development costs of the work. This allows MMM to use all funds donated, for its purposes.
MMM is a registered charitable trust, financial donations are tax deductible. Particular avenues of giving include:
- General donations.
- Donations specifically for particular aspects of the work.
- Bequests. Bequests are a special way in which people can bless the ministry of MMM, through their Last Will and Testament.
- Sponsorship of students at the Vocational Training Centre in Zambia.
Donate via online banking. Account number: 030442 0148838 00
Please notify the MMM office so ensure you receive your end of year tax deductible receipt.
This has and continues to provide a much needed source of income for God’s work and also provides an avenue for busy farmers to be directly involved in mission.Would you like to be involved in this way? Could you help with farm produce? Have you any time on your hands between seasons that you could assist MMM in various ways? Or are you leaving the farm, not sure what you can do? It may be that God has a role for you in MMM that will suit your skills and provide a fulfilling lifestyle in service for Him, who gave you those skills and resources in the first place.You can do this by:Direct donation of livestock, cull cows, weaner calves etcGrazing MMM livestock on your property free of chargeGifting of animals to MMM at birth, raising until marketable age and then selling on behalf of MMM,providing milk powder and/or meal for feeding calves.If you would like to assist please contact the MMM Centre or Maurice Turner 07 888 8366, or 0274 984 993 Matamata.
MMM Supporters operate in conjunction with staff throughout New Zealand, helping to raise funds and assisting with needs of the Mission. Each year these Supporters provide financial assistance to purchase essential items for the Mission, e.g. equipment purchases, as well as to raise financial support for MMM staff in New Zealand.
However, fundraising is only part of the MMM Supporters’ function. These groups meet regularly to pray for MMM staff members and work projects, as well as to give encouragement to team members.To achieve these aims, MMM Supporters organise bi-monthly fellowship days, craft stalls, and other activities.MMM Supporters event details are available from the MMM Centre in Pirongia.
Many people with skills and talents that the world does not seem to want any more, can use them in a rewarding way in God’s service. The MMM ministry provides a way for retirees to work part time or full time in a large range of activities which can utilise their skills and talents without the pressures associated with secular work.
Further, many people are now becoming redundant in the secular workforce years before the acknowledged retirement age. Retirees today are members of the 'baby boomer' generation and belong to the healthiest, wealthiest and best educated generation of mature aged Christians in the history of New Zealand.So, if retirement is sitting heavy on your shoulders, and you feel the world is passing you by, know that God hasn’t, and that He has work for you to do. Contact the MMM Centre. It could be the start of a new life for you!