People Care

Do you love to listen to people's stories, build relationships and speak into people's situations? This role of people care is to be a person within our team who is focused on the mental and emotional well being of the team members and to give counseling if needed. We seek a person with a great love for their fellow Christians, and who desires to assist, counsel and provide spiritual care for our missionaries as they serve God in this country.

Your tasks:
– provide debriefing, relationship building, training advice as needed
– counsel and provide spiritual care for our missionaries
– Offer advice and support in crisis and conflict situations for team members or leaders
– Partake in cooperation and exchange with other people care personnel worldwide
– Maintain contact with personnel in-country and abroad
– Provide (appropriate) input for the field/team leaders regarding how individual people on the field are doing.
– Provide advice to field/team leaders on general trends or people care issues on the field/team. Identify gaps in people care and suggest changes. Give input to guide leaders in good practice in people care on our field
– Keep regular communication with team leaders becoming aware of their own and their team members’ needs

Professional training in counseling or pastoral care would be very helpful.

This is not a paid position, support will need to be raised for life on the field.

Serving opportunities are unsalaried. Most people joining OM raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

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