Short Term Opportunities
Opportunities for 2014
Having the opportunity to live alongside OMF missionaries, you will be able to see life from a missionary’s perspective. You will assist them with their various ministries and outreach activities. You can be apart of ministries to children, teens and the elderly. There are also some opportunities to help rejuvenate and rebuild the tsunami affected areas.
Bring hope and care to low-income, at-risk communities by participating in summer programs as part of the International Team. Assist missionaries with the various ministries that they are apart of, including summer activities or throughout the year with church planting.
At-Risk Kids International Team
Be a member of this dynamic international team who run activities and programs in association with the local school and community centre. Serve in two low-income communities characterised by many social problems by sharing God's love to those particularily neglected. Recommended for those under the age of 30.
Example of schedule:
Week 1 : Orientation, preparation for ministry, meeting Taiwanese coworkers/translators
Week 2: Run activities programme at Ta Li school in Wanhua
Week 3: Run activities programme at Fu Min low-income community
Week 4: Spend time getting to know the students from previous weeks, debrief at scenic location, go home
Participate in a one month internship program in an urban poor setting. You can be a part of a field ministry team and immerse yourself in the culture, being involved in an ongoing ministry and developing relationships with local Filipino people. Contact the Serve Asia Administrator for more details.
The Thailand Field has a number of opportunities, for example: Home-school Helpers, Outdoor Adventure Ministry, English Camps for Children, English Teachers, and Sports Ministry. These are just a sampling of the opportunities that are available. Please contact the Serve Asia Administrator for more opportunities and details.
There are a number of opportunities available for this area. There are needs for English Teachers, children workers, camp ministry helpers and a “Building Team” to remodel one of the centers. There are also needs for artists, webmasters and those with experience in creating curriculum, as well as many other opportunities.
Child Care and TCK (Third Culture Kid) Workers
If you want to apply your passion for children or teen ministry this may be the opportunity for you. You can offer spiritual and physical renewal for children through VBS-like programs for 3 to 12-year-olds and youths. For various retreats and conferences, there is an ongoing need for child care workers to help out, as well as for the OMF Orientation Course in Singapore in July and November. Spend a couple of weeks, or up to a month helping out and participating in a couple of field retreats.
There are needs for teams of up to 7 people to participate in Prayer Walks.
Farmers and Carpenters are needed to help with building projects and other areas.
Also needed ASAP are Home-school Helpers.
There are ongoing needs for Childcare help for conferences.
There are various Internship Opportunities available in the Philippines, Thailand and other locations.
Throughout the year there are a number of prayer journeys that take place. Most of them are about 2 weeks long and involve intense times of prayer for specific areas of the world.
If there is something specific you would like to do or perhaps there is an area that you want to work in, we can try and facilitate a trip through an individual placement. This is a trip that is specifically set up for the individual.
Be salt and light among an unreached people group through a variety of sports, recreation and other activities rooted in the idea of cultural exchange. You will initiate the building of bridges with those with whom you come into contact.
To see more short-term opportunities visit the Heart for Asia web-site, register and then browse through all the available opportunities.
Interested? Have Questions?
If you are interested in a short-term opportunity or have questions, please Contact OMF Canada's Term Coordinator.
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