Short Term Opportunities

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If you require more information regarding any opportunities, please contact your nearest AIM office (see contact page) quoting the job reference given at the end of the summary.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

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There are currently no opportunities in CAR.

 

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CHAD

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Primary School TeachersN’Djamena – URGENT

A school for children of missionary families need a Grade 1-3 and Grade 7-8 teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Short-Termers interested in coming should have at least one year’s experience in teaching. All teaching would be done in English, and a one year commitment is needed. Basic knowledge of French would be helpful. (Please quote “Wellspring Academy Teacher”)

ESL Teachers - N’Djamena & Abeche

Two cultural centers in N’djamena and one in Abeche  are looking for ‘mother tongue’ English teachers. Short Termers would teach English for the purpose of developing relationships with the students. a 3 month minimum commitment is required, but 5-9 months is preferred. Some French is needed. (Please quote “Cultural Center ESL Teachers”)

High School Teacher - N’Djamena

A church-run high school with about 1,200 students is looking for teachers, especially for the maths, sciences, Bible and English. Teaching would be done in French. There would also be opportunities to be involved in leading Bible studies with the students.  School year: October – June. Level 3 French is required. (Please quote “Collège Évangelique Teacher”)

Theological Education - N’Djamena & Ba Illi

Teachers are needed for the missionary training college in Ba Illi for up to 3-month modules, and FTEK, a new Evangelical Church of Chad theological school in Southern Chad. Open to consider any time length; 2-3 weeks minimum are required for intensive courses. Level 3.5 or 4 French is required(Please quote “Missionary Training College Teacher”)

 

 

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DR CONGO

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AIDS Ministry AdministrationAdi

Seeking someone with strong administrative skills to be involved in the ongoing AIDS ministry. They will help by setting up an office administration system (including finances), and possibly accompany the film animator to see his part of the ministry when he goes out to work in the communities (teaching young people about AIDS in the communities, showing movies, etc.). The Short Termer will also support the local AIM Full Term missionary in equipping national church leaders and partners in the area. A 6-7 month commitment and level 3 French are required. (Please quote “AIDS Ministry – ATFIN”)

AIDS Ministry Film Editor & TechnicianAdi

Looking for someone who is passionate and skilled in film editing. This placement is related to an AIDS ministry in rural DR Congo. Seeking a creative person to help produce a local film (in local language), including filming and editing. A Full Time AIM missionary has dreamed and prayed for this project to take off and be used to help educate many about AIDS, whilst also sharing the Gospel. The Short Termer would need to bring a large amount of their own equipment (i.e. video camera, editing tools and software). Level 3 French is required. (Please quote “AIDS Ministry – ATMED”)

ESL TeacherBunia

Université Shalom Bunia (USB – a Seminary/Christian University) is in need of an English as a Second Language teacher. The postgraduate program will be starting their second group of students in 2014; these students need to be able to read English theological texts, as most evangelical theological literature is in English. The future role of the students will be integrally related to the growth of the church in the knowledge and service of the Lord Jesus Christ, and we see the program as potentially highly strategic. We are seeking someone who has a passion to help theological students improve their English skills. The Short Termer needs to be skilled and certified in teaching English as a second language. This is specifically for incoming students in postgraduate theological studies and will start in Aug/Sept every other year, including 2014, 2016, and beyond. A 2 month minimum commitment and French are required.

Boys’ Youth Worker - Bunia

We need young men to consult and train in developing programs for street boys living in a church-run shelter.  Short Termers would assist a Full Term missionary, whose primary task is equipping youth leaders and pastors in ministry to vulnerable children and youth. Short Termers would need experience in children’s ministry, social work and/or child psychology. A 3 month minimum commitment is required, as well as either French or Swahili. (Please quote “House of Grace”)

 

 

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RWANDA

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Videographer - Kigali

There is an opportunity for a man to work with a Full Term missionary who is partnering with ALARM ministries. ALARM “are an African led and African based organization that focuses on equipping leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to truly transform their communities.” The Short Termer will work with the Full Termer to gather stories and create videos to publicize the work of ALARM within Rwanda and throughout Africa. A 3 month minimum commitment is required, and is limited to starting between April – September 2015. (Please quote “ALARM Kigali“)

Mentoring & Discipleship - Kigali

Looking for Short Termers to come alongside young men and women who are being trained theologically and in teaching and preaching the word faithfully by a Full Term missionary. The Short Termer will come alongside those who are being trained to build relationships with them and disciple them as they themselves are discipled. The Short Termer would help the students process what they’re learning and support the Full Termer in their work. There will be other opportunities to engage in the community as this will not fill all their time. (Please quote “Mentoring & Discipleship – Kigali“)

 

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SOUTH SUDAN

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Building & Construction (URGENT)Various locations

Our South Sudan team is growing! The Unit Leader is looking for experienced building/construction supervisors who will work alongside our Regional Logistics Manager to direct building of houses in several locations in Eastern Equatoria State of South Sudan.  Locations are remote, with minimal to no facilities.  Adapting plans and construction to suit local conditions, sourcing and procuring materials, supervising construction, training inexperienced local people, disciplining and demonstrating a strong Christian witness are essential. A 6 month minimum commitment is required, as well as experience in building/construction supervision. (Please quote “Building & Construction”)

Educational Support (URGENT)Torit

Homeschool support is needed for 3 elementary-age children. The Short Termer would have opportunities for sports clubs, Sunday school or youth group activities in the community. A 6 month minimum commitment is required. (Please quote “Torit Educational Support”)

Men’s DiscipleshipTorit

Working alongside a Full Term missionary, this individual will disciple and equip church leaders. A 3 month minimum commitment is required. (Please quote “Men’s Discipleship Torit”)

 

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UGANDA

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Ik TIMO Team ConstructionRural Northern Uganda – URGENT

The Ik TIMO Team leaders will be moving to rural northern Uganda in July 2015 to start preparations for the Ik TIMO Team, which starts in July 2016. We are looking for experienced building/construction supervisors who will work alongside our Regional Logistics Manager and the TIMO Team Leaders to direct building of houses. The location is remote with minimal to no facilities. Adapting plans and construction to suit local conditions, sourcing and procuring materials, supervising construction, training inexperienced local people, disciplining and demonstrating a strong Christian witness are essential. A 6 month minimum commitment is required. (Please quote “Ik TIMO Team Construction“)

Educational Support & Children’s MinistryTororo

A Short Termer is needed to assist in the homeschooling of three missionary children in the mornings (this is the main purpose), putting in the time needed, and would participate in training and mentoring children at the SMILE Africa compound in afternoons. The Short Termer needs experience with early childhood, primary or youth. A 6 month minimum commitment is required. (Please quote “Educational Support & SMILE – Tororo”)

IT Training & SupportKampala

There is opportunity to assist in the training of national staff with IT support and developing the website for Global Link Afrika (GLA). At this time of year GLA will be busy preparing for and promoting their conference. There will be opportunities to assist in creating promotional material, taking photos for the website, creating a logo etc. These tasks, or others of their preference, will flow out of relationship with the national staff and not from our priorities!

GLA is bringing transformations in the lives of individuals and communities through Mission Training and Community Development programmes; their goal is to train and mobilize individuals and the church to be exposed, to, explore, and engage in the Great Commission! A 3 month minimum commitment is required. (Please quote “GLA IT Support”)

Ignite Missions Conference TEAMKampala

This specific opportunity with Global Link Afrika (GLA) is to assist in the running of a major conference they are planning for August 2015, focused on inspiring national church leaders on mission and mobilizing the national church towards mission. The team for this conference would be responsible for working alongside the national leaders in logistical work such as organization, advertisment, filming etc. and coming alongside the participants for mentoring and discipleship during the conference, as people process what they are being taught. There is also a possibility of speaking in some of the workshops / afternoon ‘tracks’ if the person has the right skills to do so. A 1 month minimum commitment for August 2015 is required. (Please quote “GLA Ignite Conference“)

 

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