Refugee Worker

Other, Theology / Church, 2+ years / Job ID: 1419

This is an interdenominational group that works with refugees treating each refugee with dignity seeing them as an enrichment for us personally and for our nation. They want to show the refugees that they are welcome in this country and build bridges between them and the local people. There are currently two full-time workers and many volunteers (up to 80 active each week) many of whom are students. This means that there is constant change and so a longer-term worker would be valued.

Goals: help with integration of refugees support current programs and establish new ones cultivate relationships particularly in Muslim and Yazidi communities run house groups and services in different languages and cultural forms provide discipleship.

Requirements: intercultural experience longer-term commitment initiative being a team player being willing to learn German being a servant a learner and hospitable loving people.

Refugee Worker

Other, Theology / Church, 2+ years / Job ID: 1418

This interdenominational initiative aims to establish contacts between the inhabitants of the city and the refugees to help to break down prejudices to overcome cultural and linguistic barriers to promote integration and to give practical help. Our monthly services are open to all visitors. We appreciate everybody regardless of origin and religion. The services will be translated into different languages.

Goals: help with the integration of refugees in this country promote contacts between refugees and nationals give practical help support trauma relief create opportunities so that refugees can live their Christian faith train volunteers for work with refugees. Ministry can be developed according to personal strengths e.g. cultural activities (art music drama) traditional activities (Bible study groups childrens clubs) language courses in German training seminars for those seeking to reach out to Muslims.

Qualifications: intercultural experience experience in evangelism discipleship experience knowledge of German language. Candidates should be relational resilient to frustration hospitable they should love people and have the attitude of servants and learners.

Migrant Worker

Other, Theology / Church, 2+ years / Job ID: 1414

This church with a membership of around 300 has baptized ca. 40 migrants from different lands in the last 3 years. Most of their work is with Farsi speakers and Sunday services are translated into both Farsi and English with a monthly Farsi service. The team working with refugees one full-time worker and 20 volunteers in cooperation with a nearby Bible School run many different regular and once-off programs which offer both practical help and spiritual growth opportunities.

Goals: support current programs encourage church members and the community to open their perspective on migrants discipleship of new believers work alongside and help local volunteers to deepen contacts with migrants cooperation on projects with other Christian groups in the town.

Qualifications: intercultural experience experience in evangelism / discipleship be a team player German language knowledge of Farsi or Arabic very useful long term commitment: 3+ years.

Finance Director

Bangladesh, Administration, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1692

This development project established in 1976 is situated in the rural north west of the country. It has a 100-bed hospital with obstetric gynaecological surgical medical and paediatric departments. It includes disability work a training school for midwives nurses and community workers community development work a research hub and an English-medium school up to age 16.

This is a senior position in the organization. The Finance Director is responsible for the provision of efficient effective and high quality integrated financial services to all components of LAMB. The Finance Director works closely with other department directors and program managers to fulfil the goals and objectives of the project. The Finance Director is accountable for the financial operations of LAMB to include the development of a financial strategy financial numbers tied to that strategy and the on-going development of monitoring control systems designed to preserve LAMBs assets.

The Finance Director is responsible for the accounting operations of LAMB working with and through national staff to produce accurate financial reports and increasing understanding of a system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk enhance the accuracy of LAMBs reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles and international financial reporting standards. The position is responsible for planning executing and reporting on operational financial regulatory and compliance (internal and external audits).

Pastor

South East Asia, Theology / Church, 2+ years / Job ID: 1694

The Church exists to provide a Christian spiritual home for the international community of this city to encounter worship and enjoy God and to grow in our relationship with Him and one another.

The role of the Pastor is to guide the overall spiritual direction of the church and to work with the Committee in achieving the Churchs Mission of being a protestant international and multidenominational church sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.

The successful applicant must be a committed evangelical Christian a humble servant leader hardworking faithful to the gospel and have already been fruitful in a similar role.

Elementary Teacher

West Asia, Education, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1653

A very significant English-language international K-12 day school in West Asia educating TCKs/MKs in a key mega-city of the region. It has a holistic vision of Bible-based education and aims to educate the head heart and hands of each student. Students are drawn from like-minded families creating a pleasant and free yet safe environment for the school community. The schools vision is to develop wise and healthy Third Culture Kids who use their academic proficiency and spiritual character to engage with and influence society. The school enables families to carry out their work in the city by providing a high-quality university preparatory education for their children. Cambridge IGCSE curriculum is used through Grade 10 and an American AP curriculum is used for Grades 11 and 12. With 45 international and 25 national staff the school has over 260 students representing more than 30 nations.

This international school is seeking an Elementary School Teacher to teach either Grade 1 2 or 4 for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Interested teachers will have a desire to both teach and care for their students with Gods love. They will want to work in a cross-cultural setting in international education in a crossroads mega-city of this region with a diverse staff of teachers and administrators from many countries.

Operations Manager

Thailand, Administration, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1693

Developing a Movement of Ethnic Media Teams through Asia

The operations manager (OM) role focuses on leading the staff to success in ongoing key projects on a day to day basis. As the OM you would work closely with and report to the Field Coordinator to ensure that projects are moving forward to successful completion. Currently the team has several departments training communications support services ambassador hosting and distribution. The OM would oversee the work across these departments particularly focusing on the distribution ambassador hosting and support services departments.

This person needs to be well-versed in Asian culture as the team is multi-cultural. They also need to have great people skills and project management skills. It would be helpful if they had some familiarity with audio and video equipment and processes. It would also be helpful to have experience working with and overseeing teams to complete projects especially in a missions context.

Obstetrician

South Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 300

This rural 150-bed hospital does nearly 4000 deliveries each year. The hospital has an active community health program and there are opportunities to be involved in research as well as clinical obstetrics. It is an integrated rural health and development program with extensive community work and there are strong links between the community antenatal clinics and the hospital.

An obstetrician is urgently needed for the hospital after the departure of a long-term senior obstetrician. The post includes a significant training component as national junior doctors are part of the team and come expecting postgraduate training. The hospital is nationally known for its training of nurse-midwives and community midwives as well as doctors. The existing obstetric team is about 50 per cent national and 50 per cent international doctors.

A capacity-building attitude will be a daily necessity (sometimes it is easier to do it yourself than teach someone else) but the hospital is in a unique position for holistic ministry at a number of levels.

Teachers

South 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

South 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.