Refugee Workers

West Asia / Other / 2+ years / Job ID: 100

Opportunities exist for outgoing individuals to work with a church-based refugee effort in Western Asia. This work was established to address the needs of neglected refugees who have no other support available to them. There is also scope for work to be started in other cities, but dedicated personnel are needed. No experience or qualifications necessary.

Capacity Building Catalyst

Central Asia / Other / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1497

A faith-based NGO, working in an insecure environment, impacts communities in areas of health, economy and social empowerment.

Our organisation is in an exciting transition period of building capacity and releasing greater responsibility into the hands of local staff. The person in this role would be responsible for assessing the needs of our staff, and facilitating the planning and provision of the necessary development.

We are looking for someone who is experienced in training, with good organisational skills and good people skills, a confident person who is a good communicator and a good networker. You should be able to see the ‘big picture’ and be willing to travel within the country. and to learn the language and culture.

Short-term refugee worker

West Asia / Other / 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1374

The churches in this country are responding in love to the flood of refugees coming from Syria, Iraq and Iran. Short-termers can help in significant ways through language, aid distribution, sports, music, administration, technical support and other ways.

Refugee ministry is available for those willing to come and serve. 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.

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.

Native English speaker

West Asia / Other / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1375

Those in cross-cultural service need English to communicate well within their organization, and beyond. Yet some from new sending countries have only minimal English, and feel handicapped by this. They desire to improve, through conversational English and daily practice, but need a native speaker to come and work with them and their children.

Work directly with these partners on English language skills, with emphasis on speaking and listening, and vocabulary building. Conversational English groups, personal times with each adult, play learning for the children (songs, games, etc). Doing life in English each day together, sharing not just language but friendship and partnership in the work.

A young person is needed who can embed within the team and help these workers (and their kids) practice and improve their English. Patience, creativity, people-awareness, sensitivity to other cultures, and a servant heart are all needed.

Church Musician

Arab World / Other / 12-23 months / Job ID: 1394

An International/Arabic-language church has an ongoing ministry to refugees/IDPs in the city. The rapid growth of ministries necessitates increased leadership/servant capacity.

We are looking for a musician to help lead worship in the church setting and to give music lessons to the church-family young people so as to raise up the next generation of worship leaders. We would also like to see lessons and musical activities offered to the refugees, to provide positive activities and a creative outlet. Church is conducted in Arabic.

The ideal person will be a skilled worship leader, instrumentalist, mentor and cross-cultural worker. They must be able to work well under pastoral leadership and in partnership with members of the church. Skill in Arabic will be needed.

English Language Teacher

Central Asia / Other / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1485

A faith-based NGO, working in an insecure environment, impacts communities in areas of health, economy and social empowerment.

The job involves preparing and teaching English language lessons (written and spoken) for National Staff who need to upgrade their English skills for their job.

You need good interpersonal skills, and a minimum of a TOEFL teaching qualification or qualification in teaching. You should be a native English speaker or demonstrate excellent command of spoken and written English. You should be a good communicator, be confident and patient, and be willing to learn local language and culture.

Safety & Security Advisor

Central Asia / Other / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1484

A faith-based NGO, working in an insecure environment, impacts communities in areas of health, economy and social empowerment.

The appointee will advise on overall safety and security management for the organisation, provide training and oversight for the local security manager, monitor and interpret the current security situation, liaise with other relevant security entities, and assist in critical incident management.

You will need experience in security management, experience living in an unstable security environment, and a collaborative attitude and good relational skills. You will need to be calm in a crisis, to be a good communicator and team player, and be willing to learn language and culture of the host country.

Graphic designer

South Asia / Other / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1480

Poverty in the rural areas sees thousands move to the city in the hope of securing work. Most don’t find the prosperous future they were longing for. Instead, they are forced to live in substandard accommodation in poor areas of the city. With limited education, no financial resources and an abundance of people willing to exploit their situation, day-to-day living is a challenge. Our work focuses on empowering women from 3 local slum communities. Income generation through dignified employment is the cornerstone of our work.

The work we do is focused on empowering women. Women are taught skills (or utilise existing skills) to produce beautiful, high-quality products. The income they earn helps them to become increasingly self-sufficient. Their confidence and self-esteem grow as they are empowered to improve the quality of their lives and the lives of those who depend on them. We are looking for a Marketing / Graphic designer.

We are looking for specialists who can input into the development of the business, particularly in the area of promotional material, content writing, photography, social media and sales. The role would be to produce material and mentor staff to build capacity within the existing team.

Marketing/ Product Development

South Asia / Other / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1479

Poverty in the rural areas sees thousands move to the city in the hope of securing work. Most don’t find the prosperous future they were longing for. Instead, they are forced to live in substandard accommodation in poor areas of the city. With limited education, no financial resources and an abundance of people willing to exploit their situation, day-to-day living is a challenge. Our work focuses on empowering women from 3 local slum communities. Income generation through dignified employment is the cornerstone of our work.

The work we do is focused on empowering women. Women are taught skills (or utilise existing skills) to produce beautiful, high-quality products. The income they earn helps them to become increasingly self-sufficient. Their confidence and self-esteem grow as they are empowered to improve the quality of their lives and the lives of those who depend on them. We are looking for someone to work in market development. This is a short-term position, 3 months to 1 year.

We are looking for a person to explore new ideas, options and possibilities for future product. We need to consider potential markets, sustainability, suitability for home-based production, quality control, ability of producers. This would be a research and development role hopefully getting several product options through to a production ready basis and ensure staff who would supervise production are trained.

Counsellor or Psychologist

South Asia / Other / 2+ years / Job ID: 210

This organization is a co-operative, inter-agency, international, multi-cultural ministry that provides opportunity for renewal, training, consultation and direct crisis response for personnel working with the mission and humanitarian aid agencies in the region.

A mental health professional for missionary care and training of locals is urgently needed! We seek to appoint a psychologist or counsellor to our staff as soon as possible. S/he will be professionally qualified as a clinical or counselling psychologist, or as a counsellor, accredited with the professional association in their home country and experienced in working with clients from a variety of cultures.

Ideally this person would have previous experience of overseas work or would have several years of working experience in the home country plus an understanding of cross-cultural life.