Thailand : Urban Community Workers (OMF)
TEAM is partnering with OMF International in Thailand. OMF’s growing ministries in east Asia include everything from church planting, youth outreach, and medical ministries to teaching and working among minority people groups.
Do you have a heart for the urban poor? Do you have a desire to see God's Kingdom advance? Are you willing to work in a team? Do you have skills to reach needy communities? If you answered yes to the above questions, the following may be for you. Join a team of church planters seeking to establish communities of faith among the slums of Bangkok.
Initiate friendships with those in the community
Live as a disciple of Christ in a cross-cultural setting
Learn Thai language and culture
Share stories of the gospel with the poor
Help other missionaries and Thai believers
Use your skills such as music, arts, sports or others to connect with the young people in the community
Help long-term missionaries and Thai Christian leaders
Interested applicants can apply either through TEAM (see below) or OMF.
Qualification & Experience
Some experience in cross-cultural ministry
Ability to learn a foreign language
Ability to be a witness and share the gospel
Some experience working in teams
Flexible and friendly
Personal walk with God
Formal Bible training resulting in one or more of the following:
Certificate in Christian Ministry an Bible Training
Bachelor or Masters degree in Bible or Theology
Masters or higher in Divinity, or related field
Many workers needed
Male or female
Commit to 1 or more years of service
Raise full financial support
Attend Orientation Course in Singapore before coming to the field
Conform to a lifestyle that matches that of your ministry context.
Poor urban areas are crowded, with high population density and simple living conditions.
Requirements for 1-3 years of service:
Complete Associate application process including: application forms, interview, and medical review
Language and culture study for 3-9 months depending on length of stay
Requirements for more than 3 years:
Complete member application process including: application forms, interview, medical and psychological review.
1st year in full-time Thai language, culture and worldview study, located in Central Thailand
2nd year move to a ministry location; begin transition from full-time to half-time language study until the completion of full language and culture program
For English-as-a-second-language applicants, these levels of English assessment are required:
IELTS - 5.0
TOEFL - 500 (173 for computer version)
TOEIC - 675
OPE - 3.0
TEAM missions coaches are ready to answer your questions about becoming a missionary and help you find a place to serve.Talk To A Coach