Children's Holiday Club Worker - Australia
Join a team of four or five workers to run a programme for 10 children and 11 teenagers while their parents attend the branch conference in early October. You will come fully prepared to lead and run all the programme content.
These are opportunities for missionaries' children to have a break from intense cross-cultural experiences, and to holiday and enjoy socialising with other Western children from their parents' home culture.
Your role is to enhance that experience for them. Before or after the conference you may have an opportunity to spend time with a missionary in their ministry setting.
Qualities & Gifts Sought
Fluent English speaker, experience working with children and teenagers, whether a school teacher or kids club leader or other youth worker. You enjoy putting together a lively fun programme which helps them engage with God and with Bible teaching.
Our ref AUS1
The Commonwealth of Australia in Oceania, comprises the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. The capital city is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney.
Before the first European settlement, Australia was inhabited by indigenous Australians, who spoke around 250 different languages. The current population of around 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia has the world's 9th largest immigrant population, with immigrants accounting for 26% of the population.
Australia currently hosts a total of 183 people groups, twenty of which are considered unreached. The evangelical population is around 14.5% of the total.
[source: Joshua Project]
WEC Australia’s vision to see Australians and their churches passionately involved in strategic roles so that multiplying churches are planted among unreached people groups.
WEC Australia come alongside local churches to help them understand cross-cultural church planting, providing vocational training, so that they can see first-hand what is involved, and work with sending churches to provide effective member care for Australian missionaries.
[source: WEC Australia website]