Come and live among Romas/Gypsies

Living among in remote Roma/Gypsy village people groups in Romania with the goal to reach children, youth, and adults with the Gospel. Through this cross-cultural experience, you will have the amazing opportunity to grow in your faith and relationship with God and help the second largest minority people group in Romania: the Roma known also as Gypsies.


Join us for a unique mission adventure that you will always remember! During 2 weeks to 6 months you will live among Romas in a village: listing their stories, music, happiness and disappointments. Together with local believers you may be a witness to other Romas, preaching the Gospel, organizing children, youth, and adult evangelistic programmes.


You will embark to Bucharest (Romania) and travel to Păuleasca (Arges) village by car or by train. You will have the opportunity to organize kid's programs, youth outreaches, visiting families, and you will have possibilities for helping practically where needed. In local ministry Center missionaries and Romanian employees are serving for over 20 years. You may be involved in ongoing projects helping at afterschool programs, sports and creative games activities, teaching English, music, helping in gardening, kitchen and local bakery, or teaching any skills you have.

Who is this for?

If you are adventurous, flexible, and willing to be stretched physically and spiritually, if you want to be challenged in your faith and experience God in a new way through cross-cultural ministry, you have a passion to reach the lost by sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ, then this outreach is for you. We recommend considering flexibility and initiative in serving Roma people using your skills.

Participants must be in good health and physically able to carry a backpack, stand, bend, lift, walk and do other physical activities as needed. Everything you take for this outreach must be carried on your back.


During outreach you will sleep at mission center. Please note that it may be possible for groups, to share the same accommodations.

Sometimes you as a team will need to prepare your own meal. Please come ready to serve together alongside the team and locals and advise us if you have dietary restrictions.

Participants must arrange their own travel to and from Bucharest. Participants will be picked up by OM team members at the airport, train- or bus station.

You can only enter Romania with a Passport (or ID card if you are part of EU). Citizens from the EU, USA, Canada, Switzerland do not need a Visa. All others will need a Visa. If a Visa is needed and costs are involved, this is the participant's responsibility to pay the fees.

  • Where Romania
  • When Various Dates
  • Apply by Various: See Notes
  • Cost AUD 40.00 per day

PRICE IS DAILY AND IS APPROXIMATE AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE ACCORDING TO EXCHANGE RATES. Prices do not include flights, visa, insurance or any vaccinations required.

When: november-june

How Long: 1 week to 6 months

Required Notice: 1 week

Cost: 40.00 AUD per day

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