Professor or Instructor

West Asia / Education / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1560

University education is expanding rapidly in this country and educators are needed in all fields of study. Universities here hire foreign faculty members to teach in a wide variety of departments. Most departments offer Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees.

Quite a few universities now use English as the language for instruction (including assignments and assessments). Others use the national language. The normal duties of university assistant, and associate and full professors are teaching and research, with some department service. Instructors teach more classes, but are not expected to do research. Policies, teaching load, research expectations and compensation vary, according to university and department. Often contracts are 1 or 2 years, renewable, with round-trip airfare and faculty housing provided. Contact us for further information.

A willingness to love and mentor students, a love for education and one’s specialty, and for developing young people, A desire to be used by God in building trust, overcoming obstacles and wrong attitudes (even prejudices about Christian faith), and a willingness to be flexible and adjust oneself to cross-cultural education dynamics.

Librarian

West Asia / Other / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1554

The aims of this organization are to make the Bible available in a language people can understand and at a price they can afford. They continue to work on Bible translations for all of the people groups in this nation to have God’s word in their own language. Their translation policy ensures translation guidelines acceptable to the Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox Churches.

A librarian (or library science student) with skills in cataloging is needed to set up a library system for the national organization, for its many Bibles and books in multiple languages, collected over the last 200 years. In the collection are many rare and first edition books of historical significance. This person should be able to design and implement a cataloging system for current and future books, and set up the library.

A person with a heart for integrating their skills in library cataloging and organization with a calling to spread the Good News. A willingness to work cross-culturally with the Director who is a local citizen and believer. Creativity, passion and flexibility are all good characteristics for this person.

Exhibit designer/curator

West Asia / Other / 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1553

The aims of this organization are to make the Bible available in a language people can understand and at a price they can afford. They continue to work on Bible translations for all of the people groups in this nation to have God’s word in their own language. Their translation policy ensures translation guidelines acceptable to the Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox Churches.

The exhibit designer/curator will help to design an exhibit for the 200th anniversary of the organization. Using historical archives, modern technology, and an awareness of audience, the designer will work for 1 year with the Director to plan and implement a display of the organization’s past and present, pointing to the future. In 2020, the exhibit will travel, and later be a permanent display in the headquarters.

A person with a heart for integrating their skills in exhibit design and curation with a calling to spread the Good News. A willingness to work cross-culturally with the Director who is a local citizen and believer. Creativity, passion and flexibility are all good characteristics for this person.

Social media developer

West Asia / Information Technology / 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1556

The aims of this organization are to make the Bible available in a language people can understand and at a price they can afford. They continue to work on Bible translations for all of the people groups in this country to have God’s word in their own language. Their translation policy ensures translation guidelines acceptable to the Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox Churches.

A person with IT skills and social media experience is needed to work in expanding their social media usage. This person should be able to design and implement apps for social media, and help design strategies to increase the penetration of electronic Bible usage.

A person with a heart for integrating their skills at app development and social media strategy with a calling to spread the Good News. A willingness to work cross-culturally with the Director who is a local citizen and believer. Creativity, passion and flexibility are all good characteristics

University student

West Asia / Education / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 558

University students are among the most open and accessible segments of this highly unreached country. By studying here and doing life with local university students, you can reach peers who have never heard the Gospel in a meaningful way.

There is a lot of scope for undergraduate students to study at a number of good English-speaking universities in this country. Some of these schools offer accredited degrees in a wide variety of subject areas.

The ideal students for this job have a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ, and desire to lead others into such a relationship. They are willing to live in the dorms, hang out together, share meals and study times, and do life with the local students.

Youth Worker

West Asia / Theology / Church / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 560

The churches in the major cities in this land need help with developing youth ministry. Reaching the youth and discipling them is a big need.

A significant focus for the churches in this country is providing ministry and support for teens. There is very little being done and it’s a significant need. Those with skill and focus on this age-group can work even while they are learning language.

Applicants should have experience in youth work, be initiators and self-starters, have the desire and calling to work with youth and teens, and have the ability to work with others, under the authority of a pastor or other leader.

Refugee Worker

West Asia / Other / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 1374

The church in this city is responding in love to the flood of refugees coming from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Iran. Refugee ministry is a team effort, using a community center and home visits, seeking to minister wholistically to the needs of these people, in Jesus’ name.

Refugee ministry is available for those willing to come and serve. People of all nationalities and ages can help in this work. No experience or special qualifications are needed. There is a lot of people contact, so being outgoing and friendly and open to cross-cultural friendships is important. By touching, in Jesus’ name, the lives of those devastated by war or persecution, you can help them come to know Him and His healing and transformation. Volunteers can help in significant ways, whether short- or long-term, through language help, art, sports, music, drama, administration, technical support, home repair skills, visitation, listening, prayer, etc. Knowing Arabic, Farsi or Dari is a plus, but not required.

We need people with a servant heart, who can care for people. You need flexibility, a love for people, and a desire to share Christ in word and deed. The person must depend on God, and have a solid spiritual life. They need to be flexible, adapting to a dynamic work environment and changing refugee needs and profiles. We want to start new ministries to refugees, so if the person were an initiator or leader-type, that would be a plus. The person should be a team-worker, with good people skills, and be willing to learn the language and culture of the refugees they serve.

Public Relations

West Asia / Business / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1559

A Christian media company with radio, Web, YouTube, and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) outreach in this large unreached country. Currently impacting approximately 5 million people, inviting them to an encounter with Jesus and growth in faith through integration into His church. Increasing its presence on the radio and on the Web, establishing an online support community for skeptics, seekers and new believers, creating video media with Christian content, creating music with local worship artists, and translating select books, articles and materials into the local language.

This short-term position is for a public relations person who will design and layout paper promotion materials (flyers, postcards, posters) for distribution to foreign partners and potential partners, help develop and optimize Google Analytics reports and do search engine optimization (SEO) of the ministry’s web pages, and do graphic redesign of the ministry’s web site.

A person with a heart for integrating their skills at communications and public relations with a calling to spread the Good News. A willingness to work cross-culturally with the Director and others on staff who are local citizens and believers. Creativity, passion and flexibility are all good characteristics.

Videographer

West Asia / Media / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1557

A Christian media company with radio, Web, YouTube, and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) outreach in this large unreached country. Currently impacting approximately 5 million people, inviting them to an encounter with Jesus and growth in faith through integration into His church. Increasing its presence on the radio and on the Web, establishing an online support community for skeptics, seekers and new believers, creating video media with Christian content, creating music with local worship artists, and translating select books, articles and materials into the local language.

This short-term position is for a videographer who will shoot 5 hours of video for use in promotional advertisements on social media, plus design and make a promotional video in English for supporting churches and partnering organizations.

A person with a heart for integrating their skills in making videos with a calling to spread the Good News. A willingness to work cross-culturally with the Director and others on staff who are local citizens and believers. Creativity, passion and flexibility are all good characteristics.

Writer

West Asia / Media / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1558

A Christian media company with radio, Web, YouTube, and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) outreach in this large unreached country. Currently impacting approximately 5 million people, inviting them to an encounter with Jesus and growth in faith through integration into His church. Increasing its presence on the radio and on the Web, establishing an online support community for skeptics, seekers and new believers, creating video media with Christian content, creating music with local worship artists, and translating select books, articles and materials into the local language.

This short-term position is for a writer who will create 3-minute scenarios for short films, designed to make viewers think and reflect more deeply on their daily life. Also, the person will edit inspiring/encouraging testimonies and stories from listeners and viewers, for the monthly newsletter. And finally, the person will rewrite parts of the organization’s web site, to better communicate the ministry.

A person with a heart for integrating their skills in communication with a calling to spread the Good News. A willingness to work cross-culturally with the Director and others on staff who are local citizens and believers. Creativity, passion and flexibility are all good characteristics.