Camp Tent Leader Summer 2024
Join us next summer as an adult leader of young people (aged 13-17) or children (aged 9-13). Lead by example, as you camp under canvas on fields near a beach on the English coast.
As a tent leader, your role will be to supervise a group of our young campers, but also to get to know them, answer their questions, help them to share their spiritual journey, and encourage them in their walk of faith at home and at school.
WEC Camps aim to give young people of all backgrounds a life-changing experience. The camps have a strong Christian ethos, combining Bible teaching, a world focus and lots of good fun including time on the beach.
Qualities & Gifts Sought
Need a passion and eagerness to disciple and help young people and children in their spiritual journey as well as in general life and social skills.
You have a choice of two weeks:
Week A - 27 July-3 August 2024,
Week B - 3-10 August 2024,
including onsite training.
Must be 18 or over to apply (no upper age limit).
We do appreciate if you are a trained lifeguard or first aider. Safeguarding checks will be required.
UK visas will not be sponsored by WEC Camps.
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About Neighbours Worldwide
The world is on our doorstep!
Across the UK and Ireland there is a thriving and growing population of people from areas of the world where the gospel is not easily heard. Although living among us, most of these families still have no real knowledge of Christ or relationship with a Christian church.
Our Neighbours Worldwide ministry aims to reach unreached ethnic groups in over 14 locations across the UK and Northern Ireland.
Working alongside existing churches, our multi-cultural teams visit families, lead Bible studies, give out Christian literature, and train churches in cross-cultural evangelism. They also teach English, driving theory or sport, run community farms and charity shops, doing all they can to share the gospel in a relevant way.
Read more Stories here
About United Kingdom
The capital of the United Kingdom is London and is the largest city with a population of 10.3m. London is the fourth-largest city in Europe. Other major urban areas in the UK include Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester.
The UK is a developed country and has the world’s fifth-largest economy by GDP. The total area of the UK is approximately 243,610 square kilometres. The country occupies the major part of the British Isles archipelago which includes the Republic of Ireland. The UK has a temperate climate, with plentiful rainfall all year round.
The UK has a constitutional monarchy. King Charles III is the monarch and head of state of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as the Sovereign of 15 other independent Commonwealth countries. The UK has a parliamentary government based on the Westminster system that has been emulated around the world. The Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, is the UK's head of government. The UK has sovereignty over 17 territories which do not form part of the UK itself (14 British Overseas Territories and three Crown dependencies).
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have devolved administrations based in their capitals: Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast respectively. Each have their own government or executive led by a First Minister.
[Main source: Wikipedia].
Religious worldviews and unreached peoples in the UK
The population of the UK is around 65.4 million.
57% profess to be Christian and of those 7.91% are Evangelical. Other main religions and belief systems include: Islam - 4.1%, Hinduism - 2.8%, Pagan religions - 0.7%, Buddhism - 0.4%, Non-religious - 34.5%.
The UK contains around 105 distinct people groups, of whom 35 are classified as 'unreached' with little access to the good news of Jesus in their community, language or culture.
[source Joshua Project]
WEC's ministries in the UK
WEC’s primary goal is to take the gospel to the least-reached peoples of the world, and to see churches planted and growing among them. WEC's work in the UK and Ireland has a long history of training and sending Christian workers all over the world, but also of identifying the unreached in our midst.
WEC International is committed to:
• Work cross-culturally among immigrant communities in several cities to see Christian communities established which reflect their cultures through our Neighbours Worldwide teams;
• Encourage and stimulate prayer for cross-cultural mission around the world, accurately researching the whole mission scene through the Operation World team;
• Partner with churches all over the UK and Ireland to mobilise their congregations into cross-cultural ministry;
• Offer opportunities for short-term cross-cultural missions exposure and pass on the vision;
• Minister to those who suffer from drug and alcohol addictions and plant churches among them through Betel’s teams;
• Train and produce media broadcast content through our Radio Worldwide ministry;
• Work with schools and churches to run children’s programmes and youth camps aiming to bring children to faith and to educate them about their potential to influence God’s world;
Please note that a tier 2 or 5 visa sponsorship would not be available for any of the current UK roles we are advertising.
Please pray with us for – integration and support for refugees and immigrants
– a national awakening
– local churches sharing the good news of Jesus
– youth and childrens' work
[Operation World, 2010 print edition]