Calling all Extroverted Cheese-Makers!

Calling all Extroverted Cheese-Makers!

Region
North Africa & Middle East
Ministry
Business or Admin
Duration
Long Term
Religion
Muslim

Use your love of all things cheesy to help bring the love of Jesus to North Africa.

A team in North Africa is looking for teammates who have an entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to try new things in order to bring the love of Jesus to their city. At the moment, they are running a professional skills training centre, and while they’d love to have people join them in this business, they’re also eager to welcome entrepreneurs of all kinds.

The team is located in a coastal city that is a little less conservative than the rest of the country, and is more urban and touristy, so just about any business idea could work. In particular, they’re looking for people to start businesses in:

  • Photography
  • English Teaching
  • Fitness/Health
  • And yes, CHEESE-MAKING!

Any idea is welcome, but more important is the type of person the team is looking for. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, willing to learn two languages, an extroverted, relational, out-of-the-box thinker. They will be interested in influencing and shaping what’s going on in the work, and will be thinking long-term – without an end date in mind.

The opportunities are endless, really! If you think God might be calling you to this type of ministry, let us know! We’d love to talk through the possibilities with you.

 

Candidates will need to raise financial support to join this ministry.

NB: The opportunities listed on our website are only a small percentage of the available opportunities. To find out about more possibilities, please don’t hesitate to contact our mobilisation team.

Photo by Alexander Maasch.

Launch into Ministry in the Balkans

Region
Europe
Ministry
Art & Media | Business or Admin | Education | IT | Health | Launch Teams | Social Issues | Outreach | Sport | Church Planting
Duration
Long Term
Religion
Muslim | Catholic

Launch Teams in the Balkans are looking for new team members who are ready to explore what God has for them in the region.

Many areas are moving to the Launch Team model of welcoming new field workers to the field. Launch Team members will spend two years learning the local language and culture while exploring ministry opportunities in the area. The hope is that teams would form within the Launch Team who would then be sent together to start new ministries in other parts of the region. During the two Launch years, Launch Team members will be fully engaged in ministry activities as well as studying language and culture.

The team’s purpose statement is: Our team exists to catalyse multiplication at all levels of disciple-making and church planting activities, and to do this in cooperation with local churches. Along the way we want to raise the standard of what it means to be a disciple of Jesus, while simplifying what it means to be a church. We also seek to simplify the process of being a disciple by equipping everyone with simple, reproducible skills and methods that can be easily learned and taught to others, believing that 2 Timothy 2:2 holds some clues for multiplication of disciples and leaders.

The team welcomes people with any skills or gifting, but particular opportunities in the area currently include:

  • teaching english (or another foreign language)
  • inter-religious dialogue
  • journalism
  • performing arts (music, dance)
  • sports
  • advocating for life through a local pro-life project
  • peace and reconciliation activities
  • working with youth in local churches
  • IT
  • medical

For more information on team strategy and requirements, get in touch with one of our mobilisers. We’d love to hear from you!

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry.

Choose Your Own Adventure: the Arabian Peninsula

Region
North Africa & Middle East
Ministry
Business or Admin | Education | Engineering | IT | Health | Community Development | Sport
Duration
Long Term
Religion
Muslim

The Arabian Peninsula (AP) is full of opportunities for professionals who want to live out their Christian faith cross-culturally. 

The AP is a very expensive place to live and most countries place a high value on professional contribution, so anyone who is prepared to work a normal 40-hour work week on top of personal and team-based ministry time is an ideal fit for the region.

Possible job opportunities include:

  • Medical
  • Humanitarian aid / refugee work
  • Consulting
  • Business / entrepreneurship
  • Teaching / higher education
  • Sports coach
  • Marketing

It is advised that anyone seeking employment in the AP begin to learn Arabic before arrival. Although learning a language by immersion (in-country) is generally preferable, it is unlikely that a person would be able to balance full time language learning with full time employment, so a basic knowledge of Arabic would be beneficial.

Our mobilisation team would love to chat more with you about the possibilities, so if you’d like to know more, feel free to get in touch!

Get Creative in North Africa

Region
North Africa & Middle East
Ministry
Agriculture | Art & Media | Business or Admin | Education | IT | Health | Community Development
Duration
Long Term
Religion
Muslim

Several teams in North Africa are looking for energetic, adventurous people to join them.

After more than a century of faithful work in the region, there are now believing groups in every major city. Praise God! But with a total of less than 5000 active Christians, there is so much still to do! Many towns of 100,000 have no known Christian and no workers. Our challenge is to go beyond the major cities and make the Good News of Jesus available to all.

Long term, it is not difficult to set up in business, there are widespread needs for rural and health development, there are opportunities to offer healthcare (though not to practice hands-on medicine) and there is always a need for teachers.

Other opportunities/needs include:

  • IT Consulting
  • Teaching art or music
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Tourism services
  • Agriculture
  • Martial Arts

Team members must be willing to learn at least two languages. You must also be willing to spend much of your time building relationships and spending time with local people. Having professional skills and experience as well as the ability to work autonomously is also a plus. There are currently six teams in the area, so there’s a lot of opportunity to find one that fits you and your gifts.

If you’re interested in knowing more, get in touch with our mobilisers today!

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry.

Bring the Gospel to Southeast Asia through Eco-Tourism

Region
Southeast Asia
Ministry
Business or Admin | Social Issues | Sport | Church Planting
Duration
Long Term
Religion
Muslim

Are you a good fit for the Highlands Team? Are you passionate about God’s name being worshipped and his kingdom filling the forgotten ends of the earth? Will you accept the privilege of introducing Jesus to a people who have never before had the chance to hear his good news? Are you committed to living and serving together as a community, modelling a “two by two” Luke 10 kind of ministry while living an Acts 2 “all-in” kind of fellowship? Are you ready to adopt a simpler, slower lifestyle in a small town? Do you want to make a home in a place that is rich with beauty both in landscape and in culture? Do you have a spirit of adventure? A passion for social and environmental justice? Are you motivated and eager to learn? Do you like a good laugh? If your answer to all this is a resounding YES, let’s talk. 🙂

Our team is looking for teammates who are spiritually mature and growing in a relationship with God. Candidates should be humble, teachable, flexible, motivated, light-hearted, able to live and work in a pioneering environment, have a capacity for hardship, and be passionate about God and his Kingdom. We desire teammates who can contribute meaningfully to our management and consulting company. Our current business focus is promoting eco-tourism and arranging tours around our region with a client base from the international backpacking community. Such skills would include business, finance, administration, public relations, marketing, writing, photography, videography, design, customer service, networking, resource investigation, and a love and interest for people, social justice, conservation, culture, trekking, and camping. There may be opportunities for consulting in English education or agriculture for a candidate with highly developed skills and initiative in these fields.

To find out more about this opportunity, get in touch with one of our mobilisers today!

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry.

Experience life with the Frozen Chosen in Central Asia

Region
Central Asia
Ministry
Business or Admin | Education | IT | Sport
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim

Experience life with the Frozen Chosen. Help short term in the mountains of Central Asia.

A team in a large country in Central Asia are in need of short-termers to help with the work in their city. The team run a non-profit English school and are also involved in work in local orphanages, occupational therapy and feeding the homeless in their city.

The team need short-termers to help out for up to 30 days visa free.  Anyone who has a certificate, degree, etc, would receive quicker approval from the government in regard to visas. Right now, because of government regulations, they cannot receive medical professionals. 

The team are interested in hosting short-termers who have skills in:

  • Teaching English
  • Starting a sports programme
  • Working with youth or adults
  • Office administration

They are also looking for those who would be willing to come and lead seminars in their area of expertise, especially, but not limited to the following areas:

  • Web design
  • Teaching ESL
  • Finance
  • How to start a Christian business

Are you interested in lending a hand to the work that’s already going on in Central Asia? To find out more about this opportunity and others like it, get in touch today!

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry.

Join the Island Life Team in South East Asia

Region
Southeast Asia
Ministry
Agriculture | Business or Admin | Education
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Muslim

Bring your unique gifts and skills to share the good news on a remote island in South East Asia.

Island Life is looking for creative, innovative people to open opportunities to serve on a remote island in South East Asia. Currently the team is running a business producing agricultural and marine products, but opportunities are not limited to these fields. The business provides opportunities to build relationships with people at many different levels of society, from rural farming families to government officials, and we hope that as these relationships grow and deepen, they will lead to life-transforming discipleship movements among all unreached peoples in the area.

We would welcome people with experience in areas including but not limited to:

    • Agriculture
    • Aquaculture
    • Marine biology
    • Tourism
    • Teaching English
    • Management, logistics and accounting
    • Food product development and marketing
    • Homeschool help

We encourage anyone interested in this area, whatever your background and gifts, to contact us and begin a conversation as to how you may be able to serve as part of Island Life.

Get in touch to find out more!

One-Year Internship: Business as Mission in South Asia

Region
South Asia
Ministry
Art & Media | Business or Admin | IT
Duration
Mid-Term
Religion
Muslim

Use your business skills to reach the lost in South Asia.

We are a business team with the vision to see reproducing house churches established in the Muslim communities of our city. We have identified business as an excellent way to gain access into these closed communities and bless them on a multitude of levels. Our ultimate goal is to see transformed lives and communities.

What is the vision for the one-year internship?

  • Join the existing field team to engage the local community in relationships through a handicraft export business.
  • Gain practical church planting training and Business as Mission (BAM) training with an experienced field team.
  • Learn language and culture while serving the community.
  • Be mentored by a more mature member of the field team.

What are the basic qualifications?

  • You must be at least 21 years old and available to spend at least six months on the field.
  • Because of both cultural issues and the makeup of the existing team, single men will be ideal for this role. However, single women are also welcome, providing they are willing to split their time between helping care for children and helping with the business. Couples are also encouraged to apply.
  • The preferred time of service is from August to July, but other timeframes will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • The team are looking for people who have experience in product design, graphic design, social media marketing, photography/videography, sales/marketing, quality control, management, accounting/finance, writing, nursing/medical skills or other skills that would contribute to a small business.

    The team will definitely consider people who don’t necessarily have the particular skills listed above.  These skills would be HELPFUL but not required.  However, a willingness and humility to do whatever needs to be done is required.

  • A humble, teachable spirit and commitment to grow in God’s grace.
  • A love for the gospel and commitment to being continually impacted by its power.

What ministry activities will the intern be involved in?

Our team has a handicraft export business. We work with Muslim artisan men in silver and brass jewelry, gemstones, textiles, wood, and handmade paper. We also work with uneducated Muslim women who have previously had no source of income. Often these women are not allowed to leave their homes for cultural and religious reasons, so we train them and offer them work in textiles and jewelry that they can make in their homes. We give them fair wages in a caring community. We’ve helped them establish their own cottage industries and trained them in management skills. Because we work side by side with these Muslim artisans, we are able to share truth with them regularly and identify which people are interested in going deeper. Our ultimate goal is to see transformed lives and communities.

Interested in learning more? Get in touch today!

Creative? Serve Short Term in Brazil

Region
Americas
Ministry
Agriculture | Art & Media | Business or Admin | Education | Community Development
Duration
Mid-Term
Religion
Catholic

Short Term Work in Brazil:  Use your abilities to help teach locals wood working, crafts, welding, drama and more.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to participate in missions, but can’t commit long term! Due to the difficulty of obtaining resident missionary visas, the team in Brazil is looking for short termers (6-9 months) with special abilities in woodworking, crafts, welding, drama, etc.

You can also focus on community development in the area through traveling and training others in local cities. Help reach out to the urban poor in South America and show the love of Christ.

If you’d like to know more, get in touch!

Event Planning and Admin in Japan

Region
East Asia
Ministry
Business or Admin
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Other | Tribal-Animist

Admin and Training in Japan: Use your administrative skills to help coordinate training events, short term trips and meetings in Japan.

There is a huge need for someone with the gift of administration to work alongside and support a team in Japan. Your skills are highly valuable and are urgently needed to help support the work God is doing in Japan.

Organise and plan special outreaches, team meetings and training courses, and help find housing for short term workers. Train new workers on the field to help prepare them for joining a team as well. There are so many opportunities for using your organisational skills and heart for the Lord to facilitate growth in the Kingdom in Japan!

If you’re interested or would like to know more, get in touch today!