Pilot? Evangelist? Accountant? Come to the Amazon!

Pilot? Evangelist? Accountant? Come to the Amazon!

Region
Americas
Ministry
Education | Outreach | Church Planting
Duration
Long Term
Religion
Tribal-Animist | Catholic

A team in the heart of the Amazon is looking for 15 new teammates. Could you be one of them?

Currently based in the town of Benjamin Constant, Brazil, this team is working with tribes and villages along the Javari and Amazon Rivers. The team operate out of the larger town along the rivers and make trips to the tribes for evangelisation, planting churches and training indigenous church leaders and missionaries. They primarily use Spanish and Portuguese for the ministry as most people in the area have a good understanding of one or both, with those they disciple as local leaders then training others in their tribal dialects.

In addition to traditional church planters, the team are looking for:

  • Accountants
  • Pilots
  • Mechanics
  • Community health workers
  • Anyone with a practical skillset

Outside the town, which has about 20,000 people, the area is very isolated. Supplies are delivered to the region by barge and occasional small planes. The team travel to the villages primarily by boat, and occasionally by plane.

If this type of work in this type of environment gets you excited, we’d love to talk with you. Get in touch with our mobilisation team today!

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of cross-cultural mission opportunities available — far too many to list on our website. Get in touch with our mobilisation team to find an opportunity that’s right for you.

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

Education as Mission: Educators Needed

Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
Ministry
Education
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Hindu | Muslim

Join a team of educators on a highly populated Indian Ocean island.

A team of educators are looking for new teammates to help in a variety of schools on a highly populated island in the Indian Ocean, home to the third largest population of Hindus in the world. The team are focussed on strengthening the fledgling church to grow through theological education, discipleship and leadership training, reaching children through Christian primary schools and secondary schools and a new focus on reaching Hindus.

They’re looking for help in each of these areas:

  • Principal and Head of Primary / Secondary
  • Preschool & Nursery teachers
  • Primary & Secondary school teachers
  • Special needs teachers
  • Theological education & church leader trainers
  • People trained in helping those with drug addictions, as well as medical professionals

The team are also looking for educators to start a teacher training college as a part of an eventual Christian University, through which they hope to plant more schools alongside more churches.

If you’re an educator sensing God’s call to mission, this might be the perfect place for you! Get in touch with our mobilisation team today! We’d love to tell you more.

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of cross-cultural mission opportunities available — far too many to list on our website. Get in touch with our mobilisation team to find an opportunity that’s right for you.

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

Summer Trip: UK North Team

Region
Europe
Ministry
Education | Outreach | Sport
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Buddhist | Muslim | Other

Dates: 29 May – 15 August

Cost: TBD

Join our summer team in a large city in the North of England.

This city boasts of having up to 200 languages spoken, making it one of the most linguistically diverse cities in Western Europe.

Its most widely spoken non-English language remains Urdu. But other languages are catching up. Arabic, Cantonese, Polish, Bengali and Somali are all widely spoken but there are dozens of others in everyday use- for instance, Yoruba, Igbo, Lingala, and Pashto.

It’s is also one of the most popular student cities in the world – for both international students and those in the UK. But what makes this city such a great place for students? Well, one reason would be its multi-cultural presence.

More than 80,000 students every year choose this city for their studies. With a large proportion of international students making up that number, you’ll have many opportunities to befriend people from every nation.

This city is one of the most exciting places to visit in the UK. Everybody is warmly welcomed and this offers an open door to share the Good News with people who never heard before.

You will come and initiate relationships with international students, asylum seekers and other immigrants. It is a place of opportunity where you can get involved in the lives of people who come from diverse religious and social backgrounds.

 

Field Activities

(subject to change)

  • Conversational English groups at university
  • Teaching English to asylum seekers and refugees
  • Leading Bible studies in homes
  • Using sports, music and creative arts to build relationships with students
  • Prayer walking
  • Hiking

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities. 

Bee Keepers (Amongst Others) Needed in South Asia

Region
South Asia
Ministry
Agriculture | Education | Community Development
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Hindu | Tribal-Animist

Help rural villagers through a variety of community development endeavours, including teaching bee keeping to locals.

A team in South Asia seeks to minister to unreached villagers through various community development and business projects. The team currently run a tuition centre for children where they teach basic computer skills, and Spoken English and help with homework. They are eager to welcome people with other skills who might help start small agriculture-based businesses or teach basic business skills to rural people.

The team are particularly looking for people who can train adults in agriculture-based businesses, especially someone who is able to train villagers in bee keeping, which would provide an income and ward off wild elephants which pose problems to the villagers.

Prayer warriors are also very welcome. If this mission opportunity sounds like you, why not get in touch? One of our mobilisers would be happy to chat with you about this and other possibilities.

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

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally – far too many to post on our website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities.

Photo by Sandy Millar.

Teach Missionary Kids in the Middle East

Region
North Africa & Middle East
Ministry
Education
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Muslim | Other

We are looking for a homeschool teacher (either 2 single women or a married couple) for the 2019-2020 school year. One child on our team is in need of home education due to his mild special needs. Someone joining our team in this capacity would be an answer to prayer as it would enable the parents to continue in language study and ministry in the community. A curriculum is in place, but can be adjusted as needed. Although an interest in teaching or early education is preferred, we are looking for someone…

  • with a big heart to engage with our son and help inspire him towards a love of God, others, and learning
  • patient with children and a fun-loving personality
  • with the heart of a learner

This would also be an invaluable opportunity to learn language, engage in the local culture, and travel. We want to walk alongside you in this journey as you see and experience God in new ways by living and serving overseas. If you cannot commit to a full 9 month academic year, we would still love to have a conversation with you. 

 

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Arabian Peninsula Team

Region
North Africa & Middle East
Ministry
Education | Community Development
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim

Dates: 1 June – 16 July
Cost: £1,600 + Flights

There are thousands of people here yearning for substantial truth, and we have an opportunity to share the real truth, love, and hope with them.  Religion is a very important part of life here.  As a result, faith is a natural topic of conversation, and we have opportunities to sow those seeds.

Arabs are hospitable people who are greatly honored by visitors.  Many Arabs are interested in meeting English speakers and practicing their English.  This is a politically stable area.

You will be able to live here comfortably regardless of whether you are a man or a woman, single or married.

This summer you can help us make new connections with Muslims who are seeking by teaching English.  Come be a light to Muslims in this spiritually dark desert town and boldly share why Jesus is your hope.

Field Activities

(subject to change)

  • Study Arabic language
  • Teach English to 8 – 18 year olds during the week
  • Sight see, make friends, and experience culture in the evenings & weekends
  • Experience ministry in an unreached Islamic culture

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Olive Branch Team

Region
North Africa & Middle East
Ministry
Education | Community Development
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim

Dates: 1 June – 13 August
Cost: £1,800 + Flights

Imagine you have grown up Muslim and heard that Jesus was a prophet, but wanted to learn more about what he taught. You lived in a small city with no more than 400 Christians, but they never spoke anything to you about him. How are you to know the truth about the Messiah without any witness?

We thank God that He pursues us and reveals Himself despite the blindness. Jesus is showing Himself in the form of visions and dreams. Many of these dreams and visions often raise more questions and require further clarification.

For those desiring to ask these questions, there are many societal pressures that prevent them seeking these answers. Therefore, relationships of trust and respect are essential to sharing truth. It is a good thing that Arabs are so hospitable and love building friendships with foreigners.

Joining our team for the summer, you have the opportunity to invest deeply in the lives of local children, winning over their hearts and their families. Through daily interactions you have the opportunity to teach love, grace, forgiveness, and respect, as well as answer questions about what we believe. Come and let the light of Christ shine in a city that needs witnesses.

Field Activities

  • Language and culture study
  • Sight Seeing Historic and Biblical landmarks
  • Relational evangelism
  • Home visits
  • Working a Children’s Camp
  • Teaching English

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Ghana Team

Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
Ministry
Education | Outreach | Sport
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim | Tribal-Animist

Dates: 1 June – 13 July
Cost: £1,450 + Flights

Ghana is a peaceful country.

It is an oasis of peace and prosperity in the midst of chaos in other parts of Africa. Yet, the enemy attempts daily to overturn this.

However, we are not perturbed by this evil. The Lord will build his church here.

So, we are being faithful in sharing the gospel. We do this by house to house evangelism and follow-up using discipleship bible tools, children’s ministry, teaching (english, math, science and computer classes), soccer ministry, and village church activities to strengthen small (5-10) ministry groups and churches.

Field Activities

(subject to change)

  • Teaching english, science, math and computer science
  • Visiting schools, engaging with students through song, drama & stories
  • Playing soccer with children
  • might be medical ministry
  • house to house evangelism
  • children’s ministry
  • Strengthening & encouraging village churches

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Horn Team

Region
North Africa & Middle East | Sub-Saharan Africa
Ministry
Education | Church Planting
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim

*Females Only*

Dates: 1 June – 13 August
Cost: £2,250 + Flights

Islam holds deep roots among this proud people.

There are nearly fifteen million people, yet not a single mature church.  But we trust God is moving and preparing for a great harvest.  Having experienced war for over 20 years, these people are desperate for peace.  Christ is the Prince of Peace who brings light and life into dark places.  Yet how will they ever know unless someone goes and shares this great news!

Your focus will be teaching intermediate/advanced English to those who are in the process of resettling in America or another western country.

From relationships formed within the school and in the neighborhood, you will have many opportunities to share about your own life and faith.  This may be over a cup of tea, a game of chess, a meal of camel meat & pasta, a pick-up game of soccer,  getting henna or simply relaxing together in the living room.  Previous Edgers have been amazed to find that they were the first persons ever to share the love of Christ with a local.

We are praying that you may help us find people whom the Spirit is already working in towards faith.  The long-term team can then follow up and continue your work long after you leave.

While the majority of your stay will be in an urban environment, side trips will also be taken into the rural areas, visiting other work being done.  Our goal is to open your eyes to the many opportunities and possibilities for long-term work in the area.

Time will also be spent learning some language and more about the culture.

Field Activities:

(subject to change)

  • Language and cultural study
  • Prayer walking
  • Teaching English
  • Intentional relationships in any way possible

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

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.