Children’s Activity Leader

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Care for a small group of children while their parents learn the language of an unreached people group. Grow in cultural understanding through interactions with the culture and language of the host country.



Serving Third Culture Kids
2-6 weeks, 6 weeks to 6 months

Start Date: July 01, 2020
End Date: August 31, 2020

Job Description

Our ministry team shares the grace of Jesus with an unreached people group in a challenging situation. They minister as families, so their children’s development and wellbeing is an important part their work.

Over the summer, this team will take a break from their usual location to develop their language skills in a nearby country. This is also a break for their children, a chance for them to learn and play together, and to understand more about walking with God through their international moves. For you, it’s an opportunity to experience first-hand what it takes to share Christ across cultures.

This course will run in a developed city in Asia. It’s a place where different cultures, languages and ethnic groups interact in a unique way.
Alongside investing in the children, you will have the chance to develop your skills in cross-cultural communication, with an option for language learning.

Responsibilities

- Be part of a small team running simple activities for a group of 6-8 children, aged 3-10.

- Take part in cultural learning events to represent the love of Jesus to local people.
- You should be willing to have a background check and provide references to confirm your suitability for working with children.
- This is a volunteer (unpaid) position. Please be prepared to pray for financial support for air tickets and accommodation. We may be able to help with some of the costs if necessary.


Qualifications

- You need to be fluent in English

- Experience of working with children would be helpful

- Let us know if you have qualifications in teaching or children’s work 

- We welcome applications from men, women, single people and families.

- You should be curious about how God could use you to bless people from other cultures
- You can expect to complete application forms, be interviewed, and provide references.
- If you can’t commit to the whole time period, it may be possible to come for part of the time.



Living Situations

- You will be in a developed city in Asia, where different cultures, languages and ethnic groups interact in a unique way.
- Please be willing to live a culturally appropriate lifestyle while in Asia.

Serving Third Culture Kids

Serving Third Culture KidsServe the children of missionaries (Third Culture Kids) and their families by providing encouragement, resources and educational support.
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