Psychiatry Advisor

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1658

The organization exists to bring hope and transformation to the people of this country. We focus on building capacity in the sectors of health and development seeing lives changed through eye care community development health projects and education.

The full job title is Psychiatry Advisor for Mental Health and the Peace-building Program. Reporting directly to the Technical Director the Psychiatry Advisor will develop the professional skills of psychiatrists in the Mental Health Program through identifying current training needs and delivering training and supervision. They will also strengthen the psychiatry tools and systems used by the program. Additionally they may do other work as required by the program including working on curriculums and with media resources. With high levels of mental health problems and newly developing psychiatry services this role has huge potential to transform peoples lives.

The candidate will be a qualified psychiatrist with relevant experience and an interest in training others. They will speak fluent English and be willing to learn the local language. They will be able to work collaboratively within a multicultural team setting and be willing to live work and model our core values. They will have good communication skills and be flexible and adaptable to change. They will demonstrate a willingness to learn from others.

Ophthalmologist

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months / Job ID: 1735

A non-profit organization where expatriate professionals serve in partnership with local staff to build capacity in the sectors of health and development working together in hope for the welfare of the people of the country.

To train Afghan ophthalmologists in specific evaluation and treatment techniques such as: vitreoretinal surgery PKP/LKP prosthetic implantation evaluation and treatment of retinoblastoma chemotherapy and laser therapy orbit blow-out fracture surgery pediatric ophthalmology and glaucoma.

S/He is an accredited ophthalmologist a highly motivated independent worker and thinker who is still a team player. S/He is able to teach theory and demonstrate clinical/surgical principals/procedures. Functional English is needed.

Sales Coordinator

Asia, Business, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1325

Through dignified work this organisation provides a sustainable livelihood for women at risk and survivors of trafficking. Women gain job skills and the opportunity to develop into leaders and entrepreneurs in a healthy healing environment.

The Sales Coordinator will be involved in many aspects of sales including market analysis design and implementation of procedures to streamline processes communication with suppliers and customers assisting with pricing strategies working with the accounts department and creating content for sales newsletters.

Applicants should be committed to business as mission and the pursuit of excellence be able to work well as part of a team and encourage others and have good organisational skills. A degree in sales or marketing and previous experience are required as is a mature Christian faith.

Manufacturing Consultant

Asia, Business, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1548

The business is based in Asia and supplies a small number of international customers. The business is mission led at its core. It exists to make a difference in the lives of its local community and currently employs 150 people in secure upskilling jobs. The business achieved a turnover of 1m in 2018. Within 10 years we aspire to build a business with revenues of over 7m employing 1000 people and being recognised as world class both in terms of commercial success and creating positive wholistic impact.

You will play a key role in building the capacity of both the local leadership team and building the manufacturing systems and processes too using best practice methods (LEAN Kaizen 6-Sigma etc.). This is a fixed term role and the focus is on strengthening the national leadership team. You will have succeeded in the role if over time the local leadership team are equipped and empowered to run a strong operations function themselves with manufacturing processes in place to an international standard.

Have a minimum of 5 years work experience within a manufacturing environment. Be familiar with best practice tools. Be commercially minded with strong analytical skills. Have a track record of getting things done and of continuous improvement. Thrive working in cross-cultural contexts and ideally have some previous cross-cultural experience. Have a good relevant degree or professional qualification equivalent experience will be considered. Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Have leadership qualities and be capable of taking ownership of new projects.

English Teacher

Asia, Education, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 554

Many schools at all levels (elementary secondary university and adult education) are seeking teachers who are native speakers of English or have TEFL training. The nation is largely unreached and needs people who can shine the light to come and serve here. English teaching is currently the most accessible job in this country.

Work for an ESL teacher is generally teaching classes preparing exercises and exams grading etc. Often speaking and listening skills are delegated to the foreign ESL teachers particularly. There are lots of opportunities with students plus interactions with parents and school administrators in which the Christian teacher can demonstrate love and show faith at work. These jobs provide a work visa and residence permission plus good-to-excellent compensation.

The requirement for native speakers of English is an undergraduate degree in any subject plus a TEFL certificate. There are various ways to acquire the TEFL certification including taking an inexpensive and short online course. Appropriate experience is valuable but not required. A non-native English speaker should have a university degree in English or Teaching English.

Refugee Centre Volunteer

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

The international church in our city operates a community centre for the many thousands of people living here as refugees. By using a trauma-informed approach which focuses on welcome and life-giving relationships we seek to be an expression of love and care for those who are here seeking safety.

Our community centre is an inclusive space and we have volunteers from a wide range of ages and nationalities. There are currently opportunities to assist with programs and activities including language clubs (spoken English and the local language) a therapeutic art club for women (especially with child care) administrative duties and hospitality for our friends who are refugees. Positive relationships are the cornerstone of our work being friendly and open to appropriate cross-cultural friendship is vital. While not strictly necessary spoken Arabic or Persian (Dari/Farsi) would be extremely helpful. Note that in order to maintain an environment of predictability short-term volunteers must be prepared to serve for a minimum of six months (preferably twelve months).

Volunteers at the community centre will be eager to reflect the character of Christ as they interact with people from often-conservative cultural and religious backgrounds. The needs and lives of these people can be unpredictable so personal flexibility and a willingness to help out in whatever capacity that is needed is essential. Some understanding of the psychological and emotional issues that forced displacement and trauma can produce will be very helpful as are strong self-care skills. All volunteers should be prepared to work within a multi-ethnic team.

Korean teacher

Asia, Education, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1552

A Korean Culture Center in West Asia offers a variety of language learning and cultural activities including a summer language camp with the aim of lowering barriers building trust and shining into the culture of this nation particularly reaching the young people. These programs have been effective at helping students learn Korean have fun and get connected to people of faith.

A Korean teacher is needed to join the staff of the culture center and help with all aspects of the programs and outreach. The job involves teaching Korean helping organize cultural programs building relationships and sharing truth and love. The position starts whenever the person can arrive.

The person will enjoy explaining Korean to KSL students who are at various levels will enjoy people and building relationships inside and outside the lessons will enjoy learning local culture and celebrations while demonstrating and explaining aspects of Korean culture and will be sensitive and open to sharing good news as opportunities arise.

Professor or Instructor

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 Bachelors Masters and PhD degrees.

Quite a few universities now use English as the language of instruction (including assignments and assessments). Others use the national language. The normal duties of university assistant/associate/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 the university and department. Often contracts are for 1 or 2 years renewable with round-trip airfare and faculty housing provided. Contact us for further information.

The person will need a willingness to love and mentor students a love for education and ones 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.

Korean teacher

Asia, Education, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1579

A Korean Culture Center in West Asia offers a variety of language learning and cultural activities including a summer language camp with the aim of lowering barriers building trust and shining into the culture of this nation particularly reaching the young people. These programs have been effective at helping students learn Korean have fun and get connected to people of faith.

A Korean teacher is needed for one year or more to join the staff of the culture center and help with all aspects of the programs and outreach. The job involves teaching Korean building relationships and sharing truth and love.

The person will enjoy explaining Korean to KSL students who are at various levels will enjoy people and building relationships inside and outside the lessons will enjoy learning local culture and celebrations while demonstrating and explaining aspects of Korean culture and will be sensitive and open to sharing good news as opportunities arise.

English teacher

Asia, Education, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1580

A Korean Culture Center in West Asia offers a variety of language learning and cultural activities including a summer language camp with the aim of lowering barriers building trust and shining into the culture of this nation particularly reaching the young people. These programs have been effective at helping students learn Korean have fun and get connected to people of faith. Now they are expanding into other languages including English and Chinese.

An English teacher is needed for 1 year or more to join the staff of the culture center and help with all aspects of the programs and outreach. The job involves teaching English building relationships and sharing truth and love.

The person will enjoy explaining English to ESL students who are at various levels will enjoy people and building relationships inside and outside the lessons will enjoy learning local culture and celebrations while demonstrating and explaining aspects of their own and other culture and will be sensitive and open to sharing good news as opportunities arise.