Logos Hope: 1 or 2 years on Logos Hope! Get on Board!

Go & Live in

OM Ships International (OMSI) is a faith mission funded through gifts and revenue from the bookfair on board. All crew and staff serve as volunteers who raise their own support.

Volunteering on board Logos Hope, you will be impacted as you participate in this life changing adventure
1-2 Years
Full Time
As soon as possible
Live in a unique international community on board a ship. By being a part of the organization aimed to bring knowledge, help and hope to the world, transforming lives and communities through:
Experience God in new ways as you see Him at work in and through you. Learn from different countries and cultures, sailing from port to port.
Grow in character by living and ministering in the ship’s international community of over 400 people from more than 45 nations. Build friendships which can last for a lifetime.
Serve and learn skills by working 40 hours a week in one of the ships departments.
Strengthen spiritual understanding and disciples through the regular devotions, study, groups, prayers meetings and worship nights.
Develop creative ministry skills such as drama, mime, dance and children’s ministry as well as public speaking skills and leadership skills.
Reach out to local people during your ministry days sharing your faith in a culturally appropriate way and serve the national church and community through longer ministry challenge teams.

Live opportunities 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.

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Logos Hope is known as the world's largest floating bookfair and sails from port to port sharing knowledge, help and hope.

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Required Qualifications:
STCW III/1 Marine Engineering
STCW V/3 Crisis Management and Human Behaviour
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Good interpersonal skills and being a computer literate are vital requirements. You will need to work with MS Office, AutoCAD & and a computer based Maintenance program called AMOS.
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