Friends International
Location: Belfast, County Antrim
Finance: Personal Support
Duration: Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Evangelism & Discipleship, Leadership & Management
Posted: 4 May 2021
Closes: 4 Jun 2021

FI/CUI International Student Ministry Ireland Staff Worker (Belfast)

Friends International

Friends International (FI) and Christian Unions Ireland (CUI, formerly IFES Ireland), as partners in the International Student Ministry Ireland Project, are looking for a Belfast Staff Worker.

You will fulfil a vital role in developing international student ministries with and alongside evangelical churches and Christian Unions in the city and wider area, including Jordanstown. This will involve mobilising volunteers and liaising with church leaders to take the ministry forward. Personal evangelism and discipleship with international students will also be a key component of the work, as you seek to provide a model for others.

You will be:

*Educated to degree level or its equivalent, desirably in Theology or Mission

*Experienced in and passionate about cross-cultural ministry

*Experience in international student ministry is desirable

*A visionary able to think strategically

*A team builder with gifts of encouragement and pastoral care

*An effective communicator

*A self-starter, able to manage time and resources well

*An active member of your local church

*Committed to pursuing unity and building bridges across the evangelical spectrum

*Able to demonstrate awareness and knowledge of the Belfast church context

*Committed to the FI/CUI all-Ireland Project, recognising the strategic opportunities available in partnering alongside local churches and Christian Unions

*Willing to raise personal support from churches and individuals

Hours: Up to full-time (35 hours per week), dependent on degree of personal support.  Partial local funding may be available as an initial base for further support-raising (details on request).

Salary: On application

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to:
Diane Smith, recruitment@friendsinternational.uk.

Formal application forms will be emailed to shortlisted candidates shortly after the closing date      

Web: www.friendsinternational.uk

Closing date for applications is 9.30 am on Friday 4th June 2021

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Friends International

Friends International is an interdenominational, evangelical mission agency. The organisation was formed in 1985, as International Student Christian Services (ISCS).
Address:
The Rowan Centre
All Nations College
Easneye
Herts
SG12 8LX
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: 01920 460006