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There are currently no opportunities in CAR.
Primary School Teachers – N’Djamena
A school for children of missionary families needs a Grade 1-3 teacher and a 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 FATEK, 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”)
AIDS Ministry Administration – Adi
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 & Technician – Adi
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 Teacher – Bunia
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”)
Training in Ministry – Banda
This team is intended to be a ten-month on-site, Curriculum Based Team whose main purpose is training in language and culture acquisition as they become involved in the life of the local Banda church and community. While the hope would be for members to eventually return to DR Congo or CAR in full-time ministry, this is not a requirement. The primary tasks of the team will be: 1) Language and culture learning, 2) Missionary team life and involvement in the team curriculum of study, 3) Involvement in the life and ministry of the local Banda CECA20 church. Highlights of the curriculum will include trauma healing and ethno arts. The Team will operate within the pre-established vision, goals, objectives and values of the CECA20 Church. A 10-month commitment starting in January 2015 is required; French is an asset but not required. (Please quote “Banda TIM“)
There are currently no Short Term opportunities in Rwanda.
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”)
Secondary School Teacher (URGENT) – Lohutok
Qualified teachers in mathematics, English and sciences are urgently required for a church secondary school that has had a good record in the past. Unfortunately due to a community disagreement the school was severely disrupted last year. The church has finally agreed to re-initate teaching this year by registering students at Senior 1 (Grade 9/Form 1). The next school year begins September 1, 2014. A 12 month commitment is required. (Please quote “Lohutok AIC Secondary School”)
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”)
Student Discipleship – Mbarara
ABIDE is a discipleship program run by Juna Amagara Ministries, where young men who have just finished secondary school live and learn together. Four days of the week are devoted to learning—Bible classes as well as other life skills—while two are devoted to outreach and ministry. We’re looking for young male Short Termers who are passionate believers and who desire to walk in discipleship with youth of Africa. The Short Termers need to be willing be live in the house with the guys and disciple and learn alongside them (dormitory style housing). A 6 month minimum commitment is required. (Please quote “ABIDE – Mbarara”)
Educational Support & Children’s Ministry – Tororo
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”)