Opportunities

Opportunity in Papua New Guinea

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The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea (ACPNG) requires the services of an experienced Administrator with strong leadership skills to fill the role of a Provincial Secretary currently based in Lae. The Provincial Secretary reports to the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea. He or she is the chief administrative officer of the Anglican Church.

For more information, including details of the responsibilities and required qualifications click here.

 

(Image: Symmetry in the Forest by Hadi Zaher on Flickr.)

Jobs of Hope

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Hope International School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is currently searching for a number of new staff. It’s a fantastic Christian school providing an internationally recognised education for the children of missionary families and other expats.

The roles that need filling are diverse, including primary and secondary teaching as well as key administrative positions. One of the most important roles that needs filling is that of the Chief Finance Officer who will oversee and develop the financial, accounting and business/administrative personnel of the school.

For further details about this or any of the vacant positions click here.

Edric’s Legacy

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Dr Edric Baker established a health care project in rural Bangladesh many years ago. It’s a project for the poor by the poor that has empowered local people to serve one another through basic health care. Though Edric passed away earlier this year, his legacy continues at the  Kailakuri Health Care Project.

The project is currently searching for volunteers to fill a number of roles:

Someone who can help with English communications, writing updates and liaising with the project’s supporters around the world. A nurse practitioner who can act as a consultant for the mother-child village health programme. A medical doctor who can act as a consultant for paramedics and internee doctors.

The preference is for volunteers to be able to stay for at least three months. They are expected to fund their visa and return airfare, though the project can provide free accommodation and meals. An interpreter can also be provided.

If you are interested in any of these roles, email office@nzcms.org.nz and we can send through further information.

 

(Image: Kailakuri staff put on a play to teach about medical conditions.)

 

 

New Role: Asia Network Coordinator

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Asia is a region of the world that needs some of the most dedicated, strategic Gospel partnerships. The continent is a melting pot for the world’s major religions and is home to an incredible diversity of cultures. Many of its cities and economies are growing rapidly, in many places it is experiencing rapid cultural change due to globalization and many of its people have never heard the Gospel. But God is at work in Asia building his Kingdom through many emerging mission movements. NZCMS is therefore seeking to identify and work with strategic partners to support missional efforts of the Church in Asia.

To better fulfil this vision for Asia, we are establishing a new Mission Partner role based in Asia: the NZCMS Network Coordinator for Asia. This person will provide leadership and oversight for NZCMS in Asia, networking with strategic partners, identifying mission opportunities, developing synergies with our sister organisation AsiaCMS, deploying and supporting Mission Partners, and nurturing key Asian mission leaders.

The successful candidate will have a track record of significant accomplishments in mission engagement and cross- cultural/mission experience in an Asian Context.

For more information and a full job description, contact office@nzcms.org.nz 

More hands needed

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I’ve been having a great time interacting with patients at World Mate Emergency Hospital in Battambang, Cambodia. But I have a significant problem. As it turns out, I only have one pair of hands and that isn’t nearly enough to handle all the work that needs to be done!

If you would like to help out, there is an opportunity for short term volunteers in my activity programme.  Are you planning a holiday in Asia?  Could you call in to help for a while? Drop me an email at annemcc3@gmail.com if this interests you.

Doctor Needed in Bangladesh

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Kailakuri Health Centre, located in poor rural area of  Bangladesh some five hours drive north of Dhaka, is urgently seeking the services of a volunteer locum doctor for a period of up to one year.

This is a unique centre where health care is “by the poor for the poor.”  Staffed by locals who have been trained on the job, the paramedics handle approximately 47 000 out-patients and 1600 in-patients annually.

Up until now medical supervision has been provided by the founding doctor who is now being forced to retire due to ill-health. A locum is required until a new medical superintendant can take up duties, probably towards the end of 2016.

 

For more information about the Kailakuri Health Centre watch this video or visit www.kailakuri.com

For more information about this role, please contact the NZCMS Office.

Opportunity in Bangladesh

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A busy dynamic rural health project committed to the poor in a remote area in Bangladesh is in need of a facilitator-trainer for English communication necessary to sustain its funding. Almost all its funding comes from private donations from New Zealand and America.

The Kailakuri Health Care Project (www.kailakuri.com) provides essential health care for a very poor community. It is run by the poor for the poor. English communications are currently managed by an elderly New Zealand doctor together with a young Bangladeshi with computer skills but insufficient English. The language medium of the project is Bengali and none of the staff has sufficient English for overseas communications.

 

Job Description:

1. English communications on behalf of the Medical Coordinator. 2. Discussion and explanation of correspondence (working though the interpreter/computer worker). 3. Letter preparation. 4. Writing English newsletters and reports. 5. Advocacy and fund-raising. 6. Correction of staff’s English  (especially that of the computer worker/interpreter). 7. Working with key staff to improve their conversational English.

Duration of Commitment: One to two years.

 

For more information please contact the NZCMS Office or email jon@nzcms.org.nz.

Golden Oldies Mission: Fiji

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Are you interesting in joining a seniors’ group to visit and experience mission projects in Fiji?

These successful, non-denominational tours have run for the last three years and are designed specifically for our 60+ aged group, the ‘Golden Oldies.’ The mission includes learning about an orphanage, a medical centre and hospital, an aged care home, a variety of churches including the ‘tin cathedral,’ various women’s ministries, and visiting Fijian villages where we see projects to improve housing, sanitation and education. The twelve-day tour finishes with two-nights at a resort to relax and reflect on what God has been revealing to us.

Would you like to know more? Either request our info pack, or come to our no-obligation Golden Oldies info session where you can find out more and meet other Golden Oldies who have been on a previous trip. Perhaps you have a friend who may like to come too?

Golden Oldies Mission Info Session: Wednesday April 15, 10am-11.30am at Archer, 166 Colombo St, Beckenham, Christchurch. Please RSVP for our catering purposes.

Contacts: Graeme Mitchell, Team Leader, 021-460-338, email: graeme@goldenoldiesmission.org.nz;

The Golden Oldies Mission runs 15-26 August 2015. Applications closes 30 April.

Opportunities in Papua New Guinea

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Interested in the Pacific? What about Papua New Guinea? Gulf Christian Services invites applications from Medical Officers for positions at Kikori Rural Hospital in the Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea (6 months or longer).  Gulf Christian Services (GCS) is a mission hospital with a mission statement ‘to provide Christ-centred services to the people of Gulf.’ They are looking for Doctors with a heart to use their professional expertise to advance God’s Kingdom.

GCS are also searching for applicants for Finance Personnel and General Maintenance positions.

If you are interested in knowing more please contact Lesley@NZCMS.org.nz

For more information about the hospital you can visit www.kapuna.org

School Director Needed in Cambodia

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The HOPE International School Board and the HOPE School community seek to appoint a servant-hearted educational leader with the experience and skills to manage a growing, complex P-12 Christian international school based in Cambodia.

Phil Sussex has passed on this message for our NZCMS family:

On behalf of HOPE International School Cambodia School Board, I am sending you the link for the announcement of our search for a new Director. This position will replace the amazing Brent Wilsmore who has served at HOPE for more than 10 years.  Since his announcement to end his time at HOPE in June 2015, the Board has put out a  call for applications.

As a member mission agency, we are asking if you would kindly add this job vacancy to all locations where you advertise for personnel and any other places you think would be appropriate.

This is a very specific role, for a very special person; please join our school community in praying God would lead and guide us all in this highly significant appointment.

 Details about the position can be found at hopeschool-cambodia.org/index.php?id=609. If you know of anyone who may be interested, please pass this email onto them.