Logos Hope: Navigational Officer of the Watch

Join our international team of 400 people from 50 different nationalities. Have the opportunity to invest in young people and use your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will also receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship visits.
6-12 months
Full Time
The Navigational Officer is responsible to the Master for:-
(a) Conducting an efficient navigational watch at sea for 8 hours per day and duty watches in port.
(b) Whilst on port duties, ensuring that the moorings and gangways are frequently checked, especially in ports with strong tides and high tidal ranges. He shall also check that the vessel's courtesy flags are always in position correctly.
(c) Participating in emergency drills, including Fire and Abandon Ship Drills, and fulfilling his particular duties in accordance to instructions on the Muster List.
(d) Fulfilling his assigned duties in relation to the vessel's SMS and the requirements of the SOPM.
(e) In port, working under the leadership of the Chief Mate in the fulfilment of the Deck Department's responsibilities towards maintaining the vessel in accordance with the planned maintenance programme.
(f) Participating in the testing of all navigational equipment, steering gear, bridge controls and telegraph, communications equipment and whistle prior to the vessel leaving port.
(g) Participating in all training activities given for the benefit of new crewmembers and volunteer recruits. Such training shall emphasise all safety matters, fire fighting, the saving of life, the prevention of pollution and the Company's SEP. Specific training shall also be given to new crew members joining the Deck Department to prepare them for the daily work within the department.
(h) As necessary, completing the various checks indicated on the sailing and arrival checklists.
(i) Uncovering all lifeboats prior to departure and covering them again on arrival in port. He shall also check the lifeboat batteries.

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.

Interested?

Do you like to work with numbers and want resources to be used in the best possible way for God’s kingdom?
Your Tasks
• Leading the finance department (including financial statements)
• Assisting in preparing the annual budget
• Donation accounting (entries, clarifications, thank-you letters)
• Administration of local and global project financing
• Maintaining contacts with authorities, partners and donors
• Lead personnel and further their development
Do you want to enable people in Ghana to be a part of God’s work in the world through their giving? Would you like to set up fundraising campaigns so people will be helped quickly and effectively?
Your Tasks:
• Fundraising campaigns to promote world-wide OM projects
• Organisation of events for partners
• Support and development of our online-giving platform
• Development and implementation of strategies to raise new partners
• Regularly maintaining contact to our partners
Impact in Mexico Progreso, Mexico :: Reflections on the impact among churches and on people stirred up for mission, after Logos Hope's four months in Mexico. Read Now
God of unity Rosario, Argentina :: Crewmembers with experience working with least-reached people share a message of unity between churches. Read Now
Designed by God Ships :: A crewmember shares his life story of finding purpose and his business plans for when he leaves the ship. Read Now
Don’t doubt your calling Coatzacoalcos, Mexico :: Logos Hope's crewmembers encourage a youth group to listen to God's call to serve. Read Now
Hope in the face of turmoil Kingston, Jamaica :: Crew join an outreach to children suffering the fallout of gang war. Read Now
An everlasting impact Salvador, Brazil :: Local volunteers praise God for all He has done and all they received on board Logos Hope during her stay in Salvador. Read Now