Greece

Refugee Community Worker

We’re looking for a mature believer (or believing couple) to serve in a local migrant church and work with refugees who are settling in Athens.  This role is for creative people with good communication skills who can pioneer new projects.

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Requirements

The person or couple would attend a migrant church and be part of the life of the church; in particular supporting the pastor and church leaders in their work with muslim background people.  There are currently many projects ongoing including discipleship, language classes, sports ministry, but much more can be done.
OM Greece asks all of its members to commit to learning Greek, and the initial months of every OMers time in Greece is used for cultural adaptation and language training.  Presently, until there is a separate OM Greece Home office, we expect every OMer to serve in a part-time role in the office also.
To be suitable for this role you need to be:
• Clear about your faith and able to communicate it
• Creative
• A discipler
• a self starter and pioneer
• a good team player
• knowledge of Arabic, Farsi or Kurdish is useful but not essential

Start Date

As soon as possible

Commitment Length

2-3 Years

All jobs/opportunities on this site are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

Photos from Greece

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Hope for Hope in Greece

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Anna's Road To Trust God Off The Streets

God changed the direction of one young girl’s life in order to bring hope and healing to many women involved in the sex trade in Greece and launch a second-hand bookshop in Athens. God’s dream of establishing a non-profit making company that would provide a healthy working alternative to those women with a background of abuse, exploitation or trafficking in over 700 local brothels, let alone the many uncounted strip-club, bar and street workers, is becoming a reality.