English Teacher

Asia, Education, 1-11 months / Job ID: 1584

A Christian publishing house and ministry for children produces books magazines Sunday School lessons and camp lesson booklets for children runs camps and teacher training programs and has a long-term vision for developing the church by reaching and discipling the next generation in this country.

This short-term position is for an ESL teacher (or a native English speaker able to help ESL learners) to give office ESL help to organization staff and leaders during work hours. This ESL at the desk is wanted by the staff to improve their capacity and allow greater access to training partnering working with outside organizations etc. ESL as ministry is needed here. The hours would be flexible depending on how many staff and how much work time they can give to ESL improvement.

A person with a heart for integrating their skills in teaching English and personal relationships 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.

English Club Coordinator

Asia, Administration, 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1675

The international church is a typical city congregation of expats but with Korean Farsi and Turkish congregations in addition to the English one. Elder-led the church is broad evangelical and community-oriented. It has existed for nearly 30 years. An English conversation club is being held at the church for locals interested in developing their English conversation skills. This church is located in a suburb where locals are accepting of the presence of foreigners and many are interested in learning English.

The English conversation clubs are a new outreach of the church and provide a natural way for social encounters shared experience telling ones story and building friendships with locals. This position is for an individual interested in overseeing the general operation of the club. This would involve engaging the church to support this ministry through promoting the club and recruiting facilitators and helpers local community promotion and planning timetables for the running of the club. This Coordinator should attend the club regularly and could be a facilitator to plan club activities if interested.

Administration skills computer skills sufficient confidence to promote the club in front of the congregation an ability to work cross-culturally with other expats passion and flexibility are all key characteristics.

English Club Facilitator

Asia, Other, 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1643

The international church is a typical city congregation of expats but with Korean Farsi and Turkish congregations in addition to the English one. Elder-led the church is broad evangelical and community-oriented. It has existed for nearly 30 years. An English conversation club is being held at the church for locals interested in developing their English conversation skills. This church is located in a suburb where locals are accepting of the presence of foreigners and many are interested in learning English.

The English conversation clubs are a new outreach of the church and provide a natural way for social encounters shared experience telling ones story and building friendships with locals. This short-term position is for a native English speaker interested in participating and encouraging discussion at an English conversation club. This individual should preferably have completed a TEFL course but this is not essential. The club is held two nights a week and aims to create meaningful activities to encourage conversation amongst the participants and native English speakers. The Facilitator would be responsible for planning interesting activities to engage the local participants in conversation to assist in the development of their English conversational skills. As a facilitator he/she must also be able to respond when help is needed (vocabulary grammar pronunciation etc).

We are looking for a native speaker with a good grasp of the English language who can develop creative and engaging activities to encourage conversation. An ability to work cross-culturally with other expats and with local citizens creativity passion and flexibility are all good characteristics.

Medical Services (all types)

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1367

This charitable organisation works primarily in healthcare but also in other areas for the development of society. It exists to promote the health and welfare of the local people. It aims to maintain the quality of life and the environment through healthcare and educational activities.

There are opportunities to become part of an NGO that provides among other things medical support care and life skills training at a male drug rehabilitation centre and medical support at a care centre for disabled children. Addicts and prostitutes who have come to know Jesus need psychological support counselling and medical advice. Although medical educational and project management skills are particularly useful the heart and passion of any potential partner is key.

Applicants should have a heart to bless the people of this region and a willingness to serve Father in unexpected ways. Although some medical and counselling skills are required a heart to serve with God for building His Kingdom is definitely needed. Good relationship skills are essential.

Teachers

Asia, Education, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 302

This project serves several million people in a rural area through a variety of community development projects and a hospital and training centre. An English-medium school serves the families of staff of the project and the wider community. There are currently 130 national and a few expatriate students in small classes from Kindergarten to Grade 10. Emphasis is on quality teaching and Christian example.

The school serves a student population of around 140 national and some international children from 4 to 16 years of age. The schools class sizes are generally around 16 but smaller in the upper school with challenges of delivering Cambridge English medium education to second language speakers in a vibrant but challenging cross-cultural environment. The greatest need for teachers is in the upper school for O-levels but also for the reception and middle school years.

While long-term service (2 years or more) is preferredshorter periods of service are also welcome.

Internal Medicine doctors

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 709

Started as a community health and development project this organisation expanded to include a 150-bed hospital and now has training and research departments. A holistic health approach seeks spiritual physical social and emotional transformation.

The hospital has a busy inpatient and outpatient Medicine department with outpatient visits and inpatient admissions. Patients are usually seen first by medical assistants and then by trainee doctors who consult senior doctors when needed. They are looking for an experienced senior doctor for long term or a mature trainee for shorter periods to provide patient care and support the national staff ensuring quality service for the rural poor. A long-term doctor would help give clinical leadership to a team of 1 senior and 4-5 junior national doctors.

Doctors are needed who are prepared to meet clinical need as it arises as well as to contribute to training in particular. Those with research interests will find opportunity to work on existing projects.

Paediatricians

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 719

Started as a community health and development project this organisation expanded to include a 150-bed hospital and now has training and research departments. A holistic health approach seeks spiritual physical social and emotional transformation.

The hospital has a very busy paediatric department with over 3600 deliveries per year and a busy outpatient and inpatient unit for general paediatrics as well as an inpatient and outpatient unit for disabled children. They are looking for a second paediatrician or senior trainee to support its existing long-term consultant in ensuring quality service for the rural poor and helping give clinical leadership to a team of 2 senior and 4-5 junior national doctors

Doctors are needed who are prepared to meet clinical needs as they arise as well as contribute to training. Those with research interests will find opportunity to work on existing projects.

Orthotics specialist

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months / Job ID: 1412

This project has served for many years in the rehabilitation of children affected by disability. Our vision is That all may have abundant life our purpose Serve God through serving the poor. Round 2000 children are seen annually at the hospital central clinic and 4000 in community clinics. Over 500 assistive devices were produced last year and nearly 400 club feet were treated by the Ponsetti method.

The rehab center staff including one pediatric doctor (part-time) a pediatric rehab physio and an occupational therapist would welcome a qualified orthotist with pediatric experience to come and initiate a service for CP chidren and complicated club-feet children. We need to start making our own AFOs (ankle foot orthoses). At present children are sent to a center approximately 1 hour away by vehicle but the quality of the work there is not good and the splints often break. We need someone to set up a small workshop within the assistive devices work and train local staff.

You need pediatric experience in making orthotics and an interest in training local staff to provide such services on an ongoing basis. Flexibility and willingness to work at practical solutions with limited resources are essential qualities

Psychiatric Nurse

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1462

The project is a development project situated in a rural area. It has a training school for midwives nurses and community workers a community development work a research hub an English-speaking school up to age 16 and a 150-bed hospital (with obstetric gynaecology surgical medical and paediatric departments).

The project provides holistic health services including mental/ emotional health services. To expand and further develop this work a psychiatric nurse is being sought. The nurse will look at current services and advise current healthcare providers as well as further develop community-based grassroots initiatives for mental and emotional healthcare.

Psychiatric Nurse willing to work at developing the expansion of the mental/emotional health service. Experience in Trauma Healing and disaster response would be appreciated.

Anaesthetist

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1465

This is a development project situated in a rural area. It has a training school for midwives nurses and community workers a community development work a research hub an English-speaking school up to age 16 and a 150-bed hospital (with obstetric gynaecology surgical medical and paediatric departments).

The project is seeking a qualified anaesthetist (consultant/attending or senior trainee) to support the team of non-medical anaesthetists here. The anaesthetic team consists of 1 senior nurse anaesthetist (trained by visiting foreigners over the years) 2 medical assistant anaesthetists and several nurses. The hospital has 3 operating theatres one for mainly general/gynaecology one for obstetrics and one for small procedures and endoscopies. Most of the caseload is obstetrics (with many high risk cases) gynae and general surgery. There are 3600 deliveries per year with a 20 Caesarean section rate. We occasionally operate on neonates as well as all other age groups.

There is a need for a physician anaesthetist to expand the teaching of the newer anaesthesia nurses to improve the skills of existing nurses to help manage complex patients within a limited resource setting and to maintain resuscitation skills.