Watersports Enthusiast? Look No Further!

Watersports Enthusiast? Look No Further!

Region
South Asia
Ministry
Business or Admin | Sport
Duration
Long Term
Religion
Hindu | Muslim

Looking for a purpose driven job?

Has God called you to invest yourself in something meaningful? This could be your opportunity to work in a “business as mission” environment. A beach resort in southern Asia is looking for an adventurous, dynamic Christian couple or single with experience in the hospitality field and with a passion for people & nature.

As host of our resort, your main focus shall be on Guest Relations and Quality Management.

You will have:

  • strong leadership qualities and experience in leading a team
  • intercultural experience
  • emotional intelligence
  • excellent communication skills

You love nature, are passionate about watersports and want to see the Kingdom of God advancing through your work.

The package we offer:

  • remuneration of a fixed monthly basic salary of USD 1.000,- plus 3% of the turnover of the resort
  • complementary housing
  • complementary meals
  • free use of Kitesurfing and watersports equipment
  • contract period: 3 years

If God just spoke to 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.

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. 

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!

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.

Reach Youth Using Sport in Mongolia

Region
Central Asia
Ministry
Sport
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Buddhist

Use your love of sport to bring hope to young people in Mongolia.

Do you have coaching experience in football, basketball or volleyball? A long-established team in Mongolia is looking for additional coaching help for their growing gym ministry amongst Mongolian young people.  The summer in Mongolia is short, and the team have had a summer sports ministry for many years, but they have sensed the need to continue the programmes year-round, so have recently begun construction of a gym, which over time will include a meeting room, showers and toilets.

The culture of their city is rife with alcoholism and a general sense of hopelessness. Sports camps in the summer have typically combatted that lifestyle amongst the youth. However, they have seen the greatest change in their children’s friends — those Mongolian young people the family have long term relationships with. So the idea of the gym is meant to facilitate longer term, year round relationships, therefore fostering meaningful change.

The team are looking for experienced sports coaches who can help teach sports with excellence and who will engage with the young people in a meaningful way. The culture is hard, ministry is hard, and the weather is hard – very cold most of the year – but the right candidate will be willing to die to self and pour themselves out for Jesus.

If this sounds like you, please do get in touch! We’d love to share more details about the team’s vision and how you can get involved.


The candidate will need to raise personal funds 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.

Skating in Southeast Asia

Region
Southeast Asia
Ministry
Outreach | Sport
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Buddhist

Skater ministry:  Make disciples among the youth in Southeast Asia through skateboarding.

“It was over three tough years of sharing the gospel with skaters in an urban centre of SE Asia.  He had new plans and a new place to live and work, but God called him back…. and it was the best decision he’s ever made.”

Pioneers is an organisation that has room for people with specialised and unusual skills.  It takes this sort of approach to give those living in the darkest places a chance to see the saving light of Jesus!

If you’re interested in combining your love for skating and your desire to see His kingdom advance, get in touch!

Click HERE to watch the short video about this ministry to skaters in Southeast Asia.

Photo by Michael Prewett.

Explore Missions in the Amazon

Region
Americas
Ministry
Art & Media | Education | Health | Social Issues | Community Development | Sport
Duration
Long Term
Religion
Tribal-Animist | Catholic

Explore Missions in the Amazon:  Learn culture and language while exploring long term mission.

This is a wonderful opportunity to study Spanish, visit current teams involved with church planting work in tribal locations, and be exposed to other ministry needs and opportunities in the Amazon region. These opportunities would allow participants to strengthen and contribute to an existing work, as well as learn and experience life in a tribal setting. Our desire is that God would use these opportunities to challenge participants into long term ministry among the unreached.

Over the first two years, you will spend time learning the language and culture, engage in training for mission work in the jungle, gain real experience in various tribes, and then launch out to an unreached tribal people.

If you’re interested, get in touch today.

Wrestling Coach Needed in Asia

Region
Central Asia
Ministry
Business or Admin | Community Development | Sport
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Buddhist | Hindu | Tribal-Animist

Wrestling Coach Needed in Asia: Build relationships with the locals through teaching wrestling.

Use your love for wrestling and coaching as a way to build relationships to share the good news!

Join a Pioneers team in Mid-Asia that runs a wrestling programme as a Business as Mission (BAM) platform. Although some Russian, Turkish or Azeri language skill would be helpful, there is no requirement other than English. Applicants would need at least four years of college or university-level wrestling experience.

TASKS
Partner in running the wrestling program and assist the Pioneers manager.
Possibly start another wrestling group in addition to the ones currently running.
Teach basic wrestling skills, as well as wrestling with participants.

If you have a love for the sport and a desire to work with adults and youth, this is an amazing opportunity! Use the skills God has given you to form friendships through wrestling – all with the goal of making Him known.

If you’re interested, get in touch to learn more.

If you’re interested in sports ministry but not necessarily wrestling then still get in touch as many of our teams use sports to minister and reach out.