Education as Mission: Educators Needed

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 a majority of Hindus, one of only three nations 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, while reaching the minority Muslims, are looking to start a new work focusing 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, however some positions are partially paid.

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.

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.

Sumbi Team

Region
Southeast Asia
Ministry
Agriculture | Business or Admin | Community Development
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Hindu | Muslim

Dates: 1 June – 13 July
Cost: £2,100 + Flights

This trip will give you a wide variety of experiences. You’ll live in a creative access country and see how teams are using both a non-profit organization and also a business to gain access to four unreached people groups.

During the first part of your journey, you’ll be able to experience language learning and working with a non-profit organization focused on water projects and help for people with disabilities.

The second part and the bulk of your journey will take you to a beautiful remote island where farming and mining are the largest industries. Many people here drive cars, but horse drawn carriages are still a viable and frequently used mode of transportation. Most homes have televisions, but our roads are often congested by water buffalo, horses, goats, or cows. Just about everyone has a cell phone and a Facebook account, but the electricity routinely goes off throughout the day. The religious ceremonies here usually include both an Islamic leader and a witch-doctor. This is an island of contrasts!

On this part of the trip, you’ll have the opportunity to live with the locals, experience what their lives are like, and enjoy a variety of adventure activities like: surfing, spearfishing, rock climbing, and caving. You’ll also learn the long term approach we are using to share the good news and have opportunities to use what you learn everyday.

Are you ready for an adventure?
Visit shemahtours.com for more details.

Field Activities

(subject to change)

  • Learn some conversational language and be using it right away
  • Experience front-line ministry in an Islamic and Hindu environment
  • Join a non-profit organization who serves the community through water projects and aid for those with disabilities
  • Participate in an adventure tour which will get you into villages and have you surfing, climbing, trekking, and caving
  • Learn the long term strategies for sharing and implement what you learn every day
  • Establish relationships with the people and pray for them

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)

Bookshop & Market Outreach Project in Northwest England 

Region
Europe
Ministry
Outreach
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Buddhist | Hindu | Muslim | Catholic
A team in northwest England is looking for teammates to help run a bookstall and market outreach project. The placement is anywhere from six months to long term.
Can you imagine yourself…
  • being involved in a Christian bookshop project in a very ethnically diverse urban setting
  • spending time with people from the Middle East, South Asia and North and East Africa
  • sharing Bible stories and Jesus with refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants
  • connecting with people strategically and creatively in a bookshop or market setting

If the above sounds like you, we’d love to chat. Get in touch to find out more!

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

International Student Worker in Northwest England

Region
Europe
Ministry
Outreach
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Buddhist | Hindu | Muslim | Catholic

A team in northwest England is looking for an international student worker to minister to a wide range of international students at a nearby – and very diverse – university. The placement can range anywhere from 9 months to long term.

Are you:

  • Strategic, independent and creative 
  • Passionate about sharing Jesus with people in an academic setting
  • Interested in starting Bible studies with university students from Muslim, European, Chinese or African backgrounds
  • Experienced in a professional, preferably secular environment
  • Ready to partner with churches with similar passion

If you want to shout ‘YES!’ to all of the above, get in touch with us. We’d love to tell you more!

 

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

Photo by Marian Kern

Musical? Use Your Skills in Indonesia

Region
Southeast Asia
Ministry
Art & Media | Health | Community Development
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term
Religion
Hindu | Muslim | Tribal-Animist | Catholic

Musical? Use Your Skills in Indonesia: Use your musical skills to reach out to Indonesians.

Use your love for music as a way to help unreached people groups in Indonesia connect to God. Help discover how the people connect to music so that doors can be opened to share the gospel through worship.

There are several unreached people groups in this city, as well as unengaged tribes in the local area. Your musical giftings can be used to start church planting movements in this area.

If you’re interested, get in touch!

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.

One-Year Internship: NYC Immerse

Region
Americas
Ministry
Business or Admin | Engineering | IT
Duration
Mid-Term
Religion
Buddhist | Hindu | Muslim | Other | Tribal-Animist | Unreligious | Catholic

Spend a year in New York City working alongside experienced church planters to gain practical ministry experience, mentoring and an understanding of a Biblical worldview of mission. Gain a firm theological foundation and put it into practice by:

  • evangelising and discipling cross-culturally
  • launching house churches through Discovery Bible Studies
  • learning the DNA of reproducible church planting
  • seeing the power of the gospel among the unreached

Wherever you’re coming from or going to, NYC Immerse will prepare you for ministry in your neighbourhood or a city across the world.

Contact us for more information.

F.A.Q.

What is NYC Immerse?

Immerse is one year of training believers in church planting and cross-cultural ministry in New York City. The idea behind Immerse is to give you the practical tools to share your faith, disciple people from diverse cultures, and plant churches – all in English while living in America. What you learn here at Immerse can be applied to a future ministry wherever the Lord leads you.

What will I be doing during the year?

You will spend 10 months in New York City working amongst an unreached people group (UPG) community, and working with international students, to engage them with the gospel with the purpose of seeing a reproducible church planting movement. This includes activities such as leading Discovery Bible Studies, meeting with unbelievers, being involved in an existing house church, developing as a team, and participating in seminars.

What is the focus of the training?

The focus of the training is organic, reproducible church planting. Each team will work to begin house churches during their time in NYC. This is a cross cultural ministry church planting training program so church planting will happen with either internationals from various people groups or with Muslim immigrants living in the city. There will be a high focus on evangelism and discipleship.

The three main elements are:

  • Theological: Get grounded in your understanding of Scripture, Redemptive History and Mission
  • Practical: Learn the skills needed for reproducible church planting
  • Character: Be transformed as you reflect on the Gospel for every area of life and ministry

Who is this training for?

This training is for anyone who seeks to reach the lost and learn how to start churches (Biblical communities of believers) in any city, town or village.

This training is highly recommended for anyone who wants to do cross-cultural church planting. Many go overseas to do church planting without having an understanding or experience of church planting prior to going. This training will give you the experience and a philosophy of church planting prior to arriving on the field.

When does it start and end?

We recommend that Immerse participants move to New York City by July 15, but the official trainings begin August 1 and end May 31.

How much does it cost?

Expected costs of the program are £1500-1800 per month. This includes housing, meals, local transportation, health insurance, and all ministry expenses for the months spent in New York and abroad. What’s not included is: your transport to New York City, transportation to orientation and debriefs in Florida that bookend your summer trip, personal spending money and souvenirs.

How do I apply?

Start the application process by filling out a Preliminary Information Form.
There will be a phone interview, an application and references to complete the application process.

Can I get academic credit from NYC Immerse?

NYC Immerse will provide courses in hermeneutics, Old Testament, New Testament and Systematic Theology. These courses are not accredited by a college or university degree program, but they count toward Pioneers’ Bible requirements for long term appointments.

Is there an age requirement?

The minimum age for this program is 21 years.

Click here for a video on NYC Immerse!