|Theology / Church
|12-23 months, 2+ years
|July 5, 2023
This Christian charity seeks to grow friendship and faith with international students in a European country. They equip churches and volunteers to serve minister and engage with international students caring for them holistically. They also organise a range of social events and activities for international students to be a part of. They operate in 35 university towns and cities across the country befriending and supporting international students through 75 staff workers.
The purpose of the role is to work with the church to communicate the good news of Jesus to international students in both word and deed and in whole-life cross-cultural discipleship.Responsibilities include providing appropriate practical care hospitality and cultural exchange for international students creating opportunities to teach and model the good news about Jesus training nurturing and encouraging Christian international students and ensuring that new Christians are prepared for return to their home culture through appropriate discipleship.
The ideal candidate will have cross-cultural mission experience in particular among students along with suitable theological and missiological training or the willingness to undertake this as in-service training. They will have experience of taking overall charge of a programme of leading a team and of training and mobilising others. They will be educated to degree level or its equivalent and gifted in public speaking and preaching.