Administrative Assistant | GO Construction

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Department: GO | Construction

Location: International Headquarters, New Cumberland, PA

Job Type: Part-Time, Hourly, Non-exempt

Supervisor: Director of GO | Construction

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Mission/Vision: Fulfilling the Great Commission by multiplying leaders, churches and missions movements among every people.


Job Summary/Primary Role: The vision of GO|Construction is to carry out the Great Commission through proper planning and construction of ministry related facilities around the world. The administrative assistant provides administrative, office and communications support, and assists in recruiting and managing volunteers interested in serving with ABWE building projects.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as the primary GO|Construction contact point at ABWE’s International Headquarters.

  • Serves as the first point of contact for GO|Construction missionaries and provides a bridge for smooth communication between the missionary and other departments.

  • Provides administrative and office support for GO|Construction.

  • Assist in the mobilization of new short and long-term missionaries interested in serving as part of the GO|Construction team.

  • Creation and maintenance of forms and processes unique to the department to streamline the on-ramping process of volunteers.

  • Assists in the mobilization of volunteers interested in serving in ABWE building projects.

  • Communicates and tracks volunteer requirements through the Clear Travel process.

  • Maintains both volunteer information and relevant files and records for GO|Construction missionaries in the database.

  • Assists in preparing, editing, and distributing documents including quarterly and annual reports.

  • Maintains and assists in developing the GO|Construction website.

  • Designs and coordinates regular GO|Construction newsletters and communications for volunteers and missionaries.

  • Assist in coordinating the GO|Construction Summits & Retreats.

  • Works and coordinates with ABWE Communications Department as needed to communicate needs, highlight stories, and other information deemed necessary.

  • Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned.


Qualifications: Ability to pass background check and all necessary clearances as mandated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Education: High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Prior Experience Required: previous experience in an office setting preferred.


Necessary Attributes:

  • Joy filled personal faith rooted in Jesus Christ and a heart to serve.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, with the ability to learn new office software and equipment.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Takes initiative, self-disciplined.

  • Strong relational skills.

  • Energetic and deadline oriented.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Able to work alone or in a team environment.

Christian Life:

ABWE is a Christian organization, and it is necessary that employees possess and maintain a lifestyle that is above reproach. Employees are encouraged to participate in staff events including corporate and departmental prayer times, staff meetings and lunches.


All ABWE employees must:

  1. Be a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ and able to articulate a personal testimony of salvation.

  2. Be walking in Christ-like obedience to Biblical standards in ways that evidence a transforming relationship with Jesus Christ, particularly as outlined in ABWE’s Christian Code of Conduct.

  3. Be a current and active member and/or regular attendee of a like-minded local church that aligns doctrinally with ABWE.

  4. Be able to fully support ABWE’s mission, vision, core values, doctrinal statement, and ministry philosophy.

  5. Be able to follow all guidelines set for in the ABWE Employee Policy Manual and IHQ Staff Handbook.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations, including extended periods of time sitting at a desk. The work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand, and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is Multiplying Leaders, Churches, and Missions Movements frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a moderate to high noise level. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Updated: May 2023


To apply for a position send your resume and a 1-page faith-story/testimony to jobs@abwe.org.