Serving War Refugees in Poland 74

Reaching vulnerable people affected by the war in Ukraine, seeking safety in Poland.


5 November 2023 – 11 November 2023


AUD 535.00

Application Deadline

Applications closed
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OM in Poland is providing psychosocial support and psychological first aid after trauma experience, supporting mums and children fleeing Ukraine. Running kids clubs, youth ministry and women’s meetings we are offering comfort, bringing joy and hope and living out Christ’s love to those who need it the most.

Participants will run kids & youth programs and women’s meetings at refugee centers: - psychological first aid - community building - Bible stories - English lessons - sports, crafts, music, art They can also be involved in aid distribution and warehouse logistics at resource centers. Participants will provide information to prevent human trafficking and other security threats. When time and language skills permit, they may spend time with refugees offering listening ears and sharing God’s love through words of encouragement and prayer. The ministry will include everyday chores and meal preparation at the team house, doing shopping and organizing the warehouse. Time spent together in the team house is an opportunity for fellowship and sharing. Current activities are focused around Warsaw area which received over 400 000 refugees. Due to the fact that we’re working in a humanitarian disaster situation, the scope and location of ministry may need to be adjusted without prior notification.

Participants Profile: We invite participants who are: • Flexible, adaptable and focused on serving others; • Responsible and able to able to work under the authority of the local OM team and government officials (refugee centers are often run by the State); • Able to communicate in English or Polish; Ukrainian or Russian are a great asset; • Committed to serve children, youth, women and elderly people; • Compassionate, able to listen well and willing to learn more about Psychological First Aid; • In good health, able to work with kids; • Willing to work with a cross-cultural team, determined to connect with people regardless of language barriers
Will there be accomodation provided?
Basic accommodation in a team house located in Warsaw. Please bring your own towel. Bedding is provided. Expect simple beds, shared rooms (2-4 people) and shared bathrooms.
Will there be food provided?
Food at team house is provided (breakfast and a cooked lunch/dinner, snacks).
Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?
Participants need to arrange and cover their travel expense to and from the Team House in Warsaw. We recommend a flight to Chopin International Airport (WAW) or Warsaw Modlin Airport (WMI). You will receive further directions in the Info for participants, incl. precise address and phone numbers.
What should my health condition be like?
Participants should be healthy and fit, able to work with kids and engage in moderate physical work. Polish Entry regulation information available on this website:
Do I need a visa?

Applicants should check if they need to apply for a visa to Poland.

Language: It is a must that you understand and speak English or Polish. If you doubt your capability to communicate in English or Polish, please ask your home office for more information. Refugees speak Ukrainian and/or Russian, English is not very common. Without any knowledge of Slavic languages, you will be able to serve refugees mainly in practical ways. Kids programs: It is prepared together by the team, experience is not essential, but creativity is welcome. Materials are provided. You will need a friendly approach and an ability to connect with children and their parents. Driver’s license and 3+ years of experience driving is an asset. If you’re ready to be a driver (manual), please let us know asap and bring your DL. Dates: You need to arrive on Sun by 3pm and leave on Sat. Due to limited accommodation, volunteers arrive on Sundays and depart on Saturdays. If you need to arrive on Saturday or leave on Sunday, let us know, accomodation in the team house will be possible if there is space. Please, send us your travel itinerary asap. There is a possibility to join the ministry for several weeks or even months and we strongly recommend it, because it helps to establish closer relationships and build on their foundation. Volunteers are responsible to organize their personal insurance. Weather: Please check current temperatures for day and night: and pack relevant clothing.


The Luke 24 Journey is a personal journey within a team setup. We focus on hearing God’s voice and live by faith and obedience. As we travel through the mountains or the desert there may be an opportunity to minister to or serve people. The Luke 24 journey is unique in the sense that it doesn’t have a fixed or planned program beforehand. As we journey together we ask and trust God to guide us in our daily walk with him. Our desire through the Luke 24 Journey is that people would receive or confirm a clear calling and be commissioned to be Disciple Makers wherever they may find themselves in the future.

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