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North Africa (12)
South Africa (28)
Zambia (20)
Zimbabwe (2)

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Cafe Hopper

Do you love coffee and meeting with friends? Do you have a passion to share Jesus with the lost? Come join our team in North Africa and spend your time meeting locals, building friendships and sharing your faith .. all while enjoying great outdoor cafes, beach side vistas, and the warm Arab culture.

Church Planter

Since our beginnings, we have been driven by a deep conviction that everyone should have the opportunity to hear the gospel at least once. Sadly, there are still thousands of peoples and communities that have never heard about Jesus, ever. We are looking for people with a passion for Jesus and a passion to see vibrant communities of Jesus followers established among the least reached. We focus on evangelism, discipleship and church planting among those who have never yet heard of Christ. Do you share this passion and want to be involved in either pioneering or joining church planting initiatives? If so, we are looking for you, and many more like you, to join us.

English Teacher

Are you a native English speaker eager to use your language skills to help build the kingdom of God? In this country where Arabic is the first language and French is the second, University students, business men and women, and even children are looking for opportunities to learn English. There are opportunities for certified teachers as well as non-certified. We are looking for individuals who desire  to share their faith through English teaching friendships.

Arts Ministry

We are looking for people gifted in any area of the arts to come and be a part of a church planting team specifically reaching artists.  These are artist in the field of painting/drawing, dancing, theatre, music and more.  Come use your gifts to connect with others in your field, build friendships and share the gospel through your unique arts gifting!

Business person/Entrepreneur

Business pioneering opportunity for adventurous entrepreneurs. Come start a business to help reach the local North African community. Provide business coaching for our workers who are developing business platforms or bring your own business proposal.

Short term and long term opportunities are available.

Occupational Therapist

We are in need of an OT to assist local workers in North Africa(local untrained 'Therapists') to better understand the needs of the handicapped child regarding the stimulation of their senses. This would involve evaluating treatment that each child receives and making necessary modifications as well as assisting the local untrained PT to work out goals for each child and help the parents better understand the needs of their child.

Physiotherapist

We are in need of a PT (Physio Therapist) to assist local workers in North Africa (local untrained 'Therapists') to better understand the needs of handicapped children regarding their physical abilities and possible improvements.  This would involve evaluating treatment that each child receives and making necessary modifications, as well as assisting the local untrained PT to work out goals for each child and help the parents better understand the needs of their child.

PLOT: Preparing for Long Term Orientation & Training

Be part of God’s PLOT with hands-on orientation and training to prepare for long-term ministry. You will support and contribute to the work of long-termers while studying language (local Arabic dialect), learning culture, and developing your own ministry and residency platform. You will also be able to travel and see what life is like around the country.  The aim is to learn, be exposed to many different experiences and discover how YOU can make a difference here, long-term, sharing the Gospel!

Sports Ministry

Sports fields of all kinds are at the centre of every community around the world, filled with people competing and sharing life together. We believe every sports field can become a harvest field for discipleship and generate hope for families and communities through the transforming love of Jesus Christ. We want to see athletes and coaches, local churches and communities make the most of sports through sharing Christ in relational and relevant ways, such as hosting community sports activities, engaging in sports leagues, training coaches and athletes in applying biblical principles to sports, and much more.
If you have a passion for sports and a passion to bring the gospel to those who have never heard before, come find your fit with OM.

STEP: Short Term Experience Program

STEP out to serve and support long-term ministry and gain valuable experience. You will learn some of the local Arabic and be immersed in culture, while supporting long-termers in their ministries or in supportive roles like child-minding or home schooling. You will also be able to travel and see what life is like around the country. The aim is to learn, be exposed to many different experiences and discover how YOU can make a difference here!

Team Members

Since our beginnings, we have been driven by a deep conviction that everyone should have the opportunity to hear the gospel at least once. Sadly, there are still thousands of peoples and communities that have never heard about Jesus, ever. Do you share our passion for these people to hear of His fame and renown? Come. Join one of our teams and be amazed at how God is working in lives and communities around the world, and be amazed at how He works in your life, as well. We are looking for you, and many more like you, to join us on this journey to see vibrant communities of Jesus followers established among the least reached all over the world.

Training Officer

Use your skills to teach, guide, and challenge new team members as they go through the Field Training

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Chief Operating Officer

A skilled and motivated individual is needed to run the entire function of administration and operational services for an International Missions Organisation in South Africa.

Field Personnel Officer - Africa Area

The work in Africa is expanding at a rapid rate. In order to keep up with the growth, we are looking for someone to assist our Area Personnel Officer - a Field Personnel Officer. This role will involve working with people from many different cultures, and being in the middle of what God is doing in Africa!

AIDS Hope - Teacher

Do you have a background in teaching?  Would you like to use your professional skills to impact children in need?  AIDS Hope in Mamelodi is in need of teachers with a variety of practical skills and a passion for ministering to children. 

For more information follow:
http://omsouthafrica.org/get-involved/aids-hope.html

Communications

Ever looked at a magazine, a video clip, or at a flyer and thought to yourself, “I can do that! And I can do a great job too!!” We can use your skills, ideas, dreams and creativity!! Come and be a part of a cross cultural team devoted to transforming lives and expanding the Kingdom of God through multi-media.

Finance Manager for Finance Hub

Interested in serving the Lord with your accounting and finance knowledge?  Do you have a heart for the lost in Southern Africa.  Come and serve with us in the Area office as we help the fields with their accounting needs.

Financial Developer

Do you have the skills to be a catalyst for generosity to see that happen? As part of a dynamic team working in an essential ministry within OM, you will be a key part of the work. We are looking for someone who has the character to be self-motivated, trustworthy and who has a keen eye for opportunities. Your work will cover a number of fields across Africa as well as a wide-range of topics, from donor relations, compliance to business and cross-cultural teams.

IT Administrator

Attention all I.T. Geeks!

Welcome to South Africa! Do you like sunshine? Would you like to see the Big 5 animals? Do you want to live in the country that is home to the “Mother of All Nations”?

Join our team and play a vital part in our vision of “Reaching the Nations at our Doorstep”.

Get in touch, we want you!

People Care

Do you love people? Do you enjoy doing life with others? Do you have a heart for helping people grow spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically? Can you be a part of creating a culture that cares for people? Whether people are on the field or in the office each person needs encouragement, motivation and a sense of value. People Care can play such a key role in journeying with a person.

Personnel/HR Team Member

Do you enjoy working with people? Do you enjoy administration? Come join our Personnel Department in South Africa!
OM South Africa is one of the largest non-profit organisations in South Africa! We have 300+ volunteers and approximately 100 trainees each year.
Your roles in summary will be to help with recruitment & ensuring the well being of all the people in OM South Africa.

'The Link' IT Support Staff - Africa Area

IF “I.T.” IS THE PROBLEM, ARE YOU THE ANSWER?

Do you have a love for technology and a passion for missions?

Be our Tier-1 IT support staff for the OM work in Africa. Join us, working with cutting edge systems at “The Link”, main offices in South Africa, or with limited resources in one of our other African fields!

AIDSHope Team Member

Are you young or young at heart and love to work with children? 

AIDSHope is in need of team members with a variety of practical skills and a passion for ministering to children.  These ministries include music, drama, art, sports, dance, computer literacy, and discipleship.

Animator - Africa Area

Quality resources communicating the gospel and biblical principles are in short supply around Africa. Become part of a team that addresses these needs with your animation skills. Work on a variety of projects using animation to communicate the good news of Jesus Christ to Africans.

Area Personnel Officer - Africa Area

Rapidly growing Africa Area is looking for someone whose heart is geared towards practical, process-driven care of people.  You don't have to live in the bush to be a missionary in South Africa.  We need office people too.

Area Recruiting Officer - Africa Area

Do you have a heart to see people get involved in Missions? Come and join the African Area Team as the ARC - a facilitator who takes initiatives and provides services and motivation that result in more people joining OM in/from, Africa.

Assistant Kitchen Manager - Africa Area

Do you have a love for cooking and baking?  Then we need you! 

OM Coffee at the Link and Bookshop is located at The Link in Pretoria, South Africa.

The Link is also home to the OM South Africa and OM Africa Area offices. Because Coffee at the Link and Bookstore is blessed to be rapidly growing and becoming better known in the community, we find ourselves in need of more staff.

Coffee & Bookshop Assistant - Africa Area

Do you have a love for people, coffee and books?  Then we need you!

OM Coffee at the Link and Bookstore is located at The Link in Pretoria, South Africa.

The Link is also home to the OM South Africa and OM Africa Area offices.

Because OM Coffee at the Link and Bookstore is blessed to be rapidly growing and becoming better known in the community, we find ourselves in need of more staff.

Diaspora Hope -  the Least Reached

Cape Town is the cradle of the least reached in Southern Africa. Many of the immigrants and refugees who come to Cape Town are from unreached countries. 

We are looking for someone who wants to reach out by befriending the least reached, meeting them where they are: at the market place, on the streets and in the neighborhood where you live.

There are other least reached workers in Cape Town that we partner with - you would not be working alone.

Impulse Participant

Are you young at heart and a free spirited adventurer who knows that there must be more to life than just study, work 9-5 for 40 years and then wait to die, but you are still uncertain what that is? Would you like to take a year off after school and explore the options that life has? Then this adventure gap year is just the place for you.

Journalist

Are you the type of person who reads something and thinks you could have written it better?  Do you 'proofread' everything, even cereal boxes? 

If you are passionate about God, about being where the action is and reporting back, then this opportunity might be just the right one for you! Why not invest your writing skills in the Kingdom of God by telling stories of what God is doing in South Africa.

Media Relations Officer

Are you a good writer, networker and strategist?  Would you like to become part of the media or community dialogue to increase public knowledge, understanding and support for social issues related to OM South Africa's work and to communicate OM's image and message?

OM South Africa needs your skills and experience to develop and implement our Media Relations strategy and to communicate OM's image and message with external media.

Mission Discipleship Training (MDT)

Has God been talking to you about sharing your faith with others? 

Has He laid a particular people group or country on your heart? 

Do you know that God is calling you to be a labourer in the fields that are ready to be harvested?

  • ....and yet you are still at home, struggling to follow Him, because you just do not feel you have the knowledge, training, skills or practical experience needed to step out.
Mobile (Phone) Ministry Developer - Africa Area

Mobile phones of different makes and models are widely used across Africa.

How about using your mobile phone expertise by joining a team that is seeking to make use of these opportunities.

Help create a variety of resources  that help to communicate the gospel and disciple the people of Africa through their phones.

Play Therapist

Are you a Christian who would like to use your professional skills as a Play Therapist to help children in need? 

If so, we would love for you to join OM South Africa's AIDS Hope Team.

Short Term Outreach Member

Do you have a desire to see people reached for Jesus and see Christians mobilized into evangelism and missions?  Then OM South Africa has an opportunity for you.  OM South Africa is looking for people to be part of national and international short term outreach teams.  You will be responsible for assisting in outreaches in South Africa as well as other parts of the world.

Traffic Wise Coordinator - Africa Area

Presenter - Human Trafficking Prevention Program
Do you have a heart to prevent human trafficking from occurring?
We are looking for a vibrant and creative individual with a passion to eradicate human trafficking.  Someone who enjoys kids and is able to communicate well with all ages.  One who also has the ability to facilitate training for an older crowd of teachers, South African Police Service, etc.

Travel/Transport Coordinator - Africa Area

Our office often feels like a busy airport, as people come and go to destinations all over the world. It is visas, tickets, car hire, accommodation and pickups from the airport......

Are you looking for a challenge! Are you organised and able to keep tabs on a wide range of information?

Then this may be just the opportunity to serve the Lord that you have been looking for.

Videographer - Africa Area

Do you enjoy looking at the world through the lens of a video camera? Have you considered using your skills as a means to share the Gospel?

Quality resources communicating the gospel and biblical principles are in short supply around Africa. Become part of a team that addresses these needs with your camera skills.

Writers and Journalists - Africa Area

There are many stories and testimonies hidden away in Africa that we want to get out to the rest of the world. The Africa Area Office is looking for people with a heart for Africa, and a desire to give God glory through sharing these stories.

Use your gifting as a communicator to build relationships and inspire people to get involved in God's work.

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Field Accountant

The Lake Tanganyika field is looking for someone to join the team to oversee the finances for 15+ projects and ministries. Hands-on involvement with ministry activities is expected. This opportunity is right for someone who enjoys seeing that all of the numbers are recorded and reported correctly and also enjoys interacting with the people making the ministries happen.

Community Missionary

Missionaries live in remote lakeshore villages modeling a Biblical Lifestyle for a people living in bondage to poverty and witchcraft beliefs.

Librarian at the OM College of Education

Short Description: Literacy. Teachers. Orphans. Transformation. Education. Jesus. Africa. Does your heart beat with these words? We are waiting for you to join our team at the OM College of Education in Kabwe, Zambia to fulfil God’s call for your life by serving in our newly established library.
 
Are you ready for a life changing experience? Do you have a heart to bring transformation to the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children?

Office Administrator

At the OM Lake Tanganyika Field the team members working in the office have a constantly changing set of responsibilities supporting more than 15 projects and ministries along the lakeshore. The team needs a gifted administrator to coordinate the day to day work including planning road and boat trips, team travel, team events, maintaining up to date legal registrations with the government, and effective communication within a team spread into many locations.

Tabitha Business Trainer

Tabitha Skills Development is a ministry that exists to see women empowered, freed from physical and spiritual oppression, and hope resorted where all hope has been lost.  This empowerment of marginalized and vulnerable women is done through skills training, discipleship and small business.

Teacher

The Lake Tanganyika field has an orphan school for 180 children from preschool to Grade 6. Teachers are needed for all ages.

Academic Administrative Secretary

We are looking for an administrative secretary to provide administrative support for the teacher training team at the Teacher Training Centre in Kabwe, Zambia and teachers in the OM community schools in Kabwe. Skills required for this position include excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills, proficiency in typing, telephone, filing and other clerical skills, and a high level of computer literacy.

Academic Operations Manager

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob, that He may teach us His ways and that we may walk in His paths.” Isaiah 2:3


Do you have a heart to bring transformation to the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children? Do you desire to empower men and women to become agents of change in their communities?

Business Developer

Are you passionate about using business as an opportunity for empowering the poor and marginalized?  Then Tabitha is ready for you to join the team!

English Instructor

We are looking for a certified teacher to provide English/language instruction for the teacher training centre in Kabwe, Zambia.  This person would instruct adults to improve English fluency and provide instruction on how to effectively teach English, reading, and writing in the primary grades using various different instruction methods.

HSC Area Trainer

Use your training skills and passion for suffering children and youths to train others how to work with vulnerable children. Training missionaries and churches in various African countries. Also training at our missions Training base in Kabwe, Zambia

HSC Zambia and Area Admin

Support those who are training missionaries and churches to know how to rescue and rehabilitate vulnerable children and youths on the street in a godly, professional and sustainable way. Offer valuable support with all admin duties including bookkeeping, keeping files, minutes and all documentation etc.

HSC Zambia and Area Driver

Support those who are training missionaries and churches to know how to rescue and rehabilitate vulnerable children and youths on the street in a godly, professional and sustainable way. Offer valuable support by driving trainers and students and caring for the team vehicles.

HSC Zambia IT Coordinator

Use your IT skills to facilitate training people in how to rescue children and youths who are on the streets. You will be able to develop Web and social media platforms; presentations; and assist with development and running of Jabin online training courses

Instructor at the Teacher Training Center

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob,
that He may teach us His ways and that we may walk in His paths.” Isaiah 2:3
Are you ready for a life changing experience? Do you have a heart to bring transformation to the
lives of orphaned and vulnerable children? Do you desire to empower men and women to become
agents of change in their communities?

Mathematics Instructor

We are looking for a certified primary/math teacher to provide Mathematics instruction for the teacher training center in Kabwe, Zambia. This person would instruct adults to improve math skills and provide instruction on how to effectively teach math in the primary grades using various instructional methods.

Medical Ministry Administrator

The OM Lake Tanganyika field has a small medical clinic registered with the Zambian Ministry of Health. This clinic serves the needs of the Good News Orphan School and serves as the base of the medical ministry going on in remote lake shore villages including monthly mobile medical clinic trips by boat. A skilled administrator is needed to coordinate the many components of this ministry from organizing outreach trips to doing medicine and supply inventory and resourcing supplies.

Tabitha Project Leader

Tabitha is in need of a leader who is passionate to carry the vision of seeing women empowered, individuals freed from physical and spiritual oppression, and hope restored where all hope has been lost.

Tabitha Skills Trainer

Are you passionate about empowering women?  Are you skilled in sewing?  We are in need of someone who is passionate to empower the poor and marginalized through teaching the skill of sewing.

Vehicle Mechanic and Driver

Life in Africa involves traveling long distances on poor roads.  Without our vehicles we would be very limited in our effectiveness.

Would you be willing to join our team in Zambia to help maintain and repair our fleet of vehicles? We also need someone to help us with driving within Kabwe, and also to Lusaka. Creativeness,innovativeness and loads of patience are key to excelling in this responsibility.

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Communications Officer

Would you come and help us provide good communication about what God is doing in and through OM Zimbabwe.  We have so many stories to tell but we need help.  We want to encourage prayer, giving and participation in the ministry and give better accountability to our supporters.

Field IT Administrator

Are you skilled and trained in IT? Are you passionate about seeing the Gospel spreading to the nations but prefer to work behind the scenes?
OM Zimbabwe would love to have you join our team in a support role to assist us in making sure our limited IT resources are used to maximize capacity and enable workers to do their jobs.