|Leadership Developer||2 Years||Lifetime||Africa||Ghana||Use your experience training Christian leaders or teaching in a Bible school and your passion for working in women’s leadership development to help strengthen the leadership of the next generation of Christians in Ghana. The church in the area where we work is less than 20 years old. The leaders have only a middle school education and more than 90% of them have no Bible training. These leaders have the passion but lack the maturity and experience that you can give as you walk alongside them. The focus is on character development. ||You will first focus on learning Twi well, adjusting culturally and developing good ministry skills. This time of language and cultural study can be combined with other relevant interests such as developing relationships with national leaders. After language learning – you will teach and disciple Ghanaian pastors and church leaders and assist in the development of culturally relevant teaching materials. Embrace the goal of character development and a teaching method that will enhance the leaders’ ability to think critically and problem solve. Develop deep and meaningful relationships with the students; shepherding, counseling, preaching, teaching, discipling and mentoring. Model the character of Christ. ||This position requires a spiritually healthy person who models the character of Christ and has the ability to motivate. The ideal candidate will be well read as it relates to cross cultural ministry – and have some training in the same; be a gifted teacher with a burden for discipleship and skill in counseling others. The position requires a team mentality, strong devotional life, an adaptable personality, and a strong conviction regarding your calling to Ghana. Demonstrated Bible knowledge. ||1400
|Information Technology Professional||1 Year||Lifetime||Africa||Ghana||Develop and implement a plan for reliable internet and intranet at the site of the Nkwanta Leadership Equipping Center. ||After research, implement appropriate internet and intranet facilities for the Ghana field and for the Nkwanta Leadership Equipping Center. We are located in a rural area and desire to have the most cost efficient yet creative system that is available. Also identify appropriate software/hardware for the pastors library and the training center. Most of your work can be done in English, however, the field does require that you attain to a courtesy level of Twi before beginning work.
||Experience in Information Technology. Experience setting up internet and intranet facilities. Experience with satellites and other communication technology. ||1403
|Mission Internship||2 Months||1 Year||Africa||Ghana||Opportunity to participate in missions in various areas including evangelism, construction, maintenance, Christian discipleship, the arts, business and English/literacy. This opportunity would also serve as a vision trip for those who might be interested in applying as long term international workers with WorldVenture Ghana in the future. ||Depending on applicant and his/her interests, as well as the timing of their arrival on the field - the candidate would observe and assist team members in their various ministries. It would be expected that the candidate would also participate in areas of daily living and ministry that aren´t necessarily the focus of a future ministry but which would help round out initial impressions of life and ministry in Ghana. Visits to the villages in area of ministry and participate in ministry as the opportunities arise. Under the leadership of the field - participate in projects in various areas including construction, maintenance, Christian discipleship, ESL/literacy, etc. ||Age 21 or older. Heart for the less fortunate. Ability to listen well and a desire to contextualize their individual gifts and talents to be utilized in Ghana. Respectful of others. Length of service: 2 Months up to 1 year. ||1937
|I.T. Consultant||2 Months||1 Year||Africa||Ghana||Help research and locate better internet options for the area where the WorldVenuture team live and serve. ||Lead the effort to develop, maintain and promote viable I.T. projects that will serve to educate and empower children, youth, community leaders and pastors. Train nationals in the development and maintenance of internet programs and systems. ||Age 25 or older. Respectful. Training and experience in: Settting up websites, on-line training modules, forums and blogs, Creative. Self-motivated and takes initiative. Interacts well with other people. Team player. Ability to adapt to the lower level of technology and computer savvy of the African situation. Resilient and adaptable personality. Length of Service: 2 Months up to 1 year. ||1938
|Educational Consultant||2 Months||1 Year||Africa||Ghana||Come to Ghana to help with the development of a local Christian school. Also, use your experience in event management to facilitate relevant school, historical and cultural experiences for U.S. college students of education in the Teach for New Life Program. The Teach for New Life Program is a year-long professional development opportunity that provides U.S. college students of education with the opportunity to teach in a local school and have access to intensive training in skills, techniques, and methodologies that build their capacity for globalizing classrooms and core curriculum.
||Design and deliver key presentations on local education system and culture, and facilitate participant discussion groups; Coordinate local cultural and historical site visits; Organize and facilitate meetings with local education officials; Arrange and lead visit to local schools; Serve as primary liaison for local participants and TEACH participants.
||Age 25 or older. Respectful. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in local K-12 education systems; Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally and cross-culturally; Strong collaboration, organization, and communication skills. well rounded in the processes, and development of a brand new school. Willing to come out 4 times per year on short-term trips.