Koordinator für Kinder- und Teeniearbeit (Coordinator for Children's and Adolescents' Ministries PRF 8440)
Contribution to Strategy:
Nearly half of the population of Burkina Faso is under the age of 15. The human and spiritual needs of children and youth in the country are enormous. These great needs present ministry opportunities that cannot be ignored. The goal of this ministry is to evangelize children, then to disciple those who have accepted Christ. This will be accomplished through developing ministries in partnership with the local churches and equipping leaders to take charge of these ministries.
Ministry: YC- Children's Ministry
Responsibilities: Coordinate and oversee children's and adolescents' ministries of SIM in Burkina Faso. Ministries include Sunday school and Bible clubs and could also include involvement in youth centers and primary schools. This person will work with the EE SIM churches in coordinating programs to increase their overall effectiveness and efficiency and promote communication and networking among the ministries and other agencies working in this area. There are many exciting possibilities for direct involvement in developing this work through vision and creativity.
Required training: Thorough Bible training.
Recommended Experience: Coordinating children's and youth programs
Personality Issues/ Cultural Considerations:: Energetic, visionary, willing to travel throughout country, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a self-starter.