REACH South Africa (Aug 2023)
12 Aug 2023
9 Dec 2023
There are so many people all over the world that don't know Jesus. Do you want to do something about that? We are on a mission to put a vibrant community of Jesus followers in everyone's reach, especially where there is not already a local church present. Come join REACH in South Africa to be prepared and equipped together with other likeminded people from all over the globe to do just that. You will be trained in practical skills, challenged to grow as a disciple of Jesus, and guided to find your strategic place in world missions!
The cost is for the whole REACH program is USD 3500. This is an estimate figure please contact your home office for more details.
The ConneXion cost may vary according to the program that is customised for the participant.
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Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4gKS52xELNs7WSRLsFAkdA Applicants must be 18 or over. This placement is tailored towards participants aged 18-65.
If you live in the UK and are interested in applying, you can use this link https://www.uk.om.org/forms/short-term-mission-trip-enquiry-form
Price excludes flights, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.
It is highly recommended you attend OM UK's Getting into Gear preparation weekend in Shropshire either in the May or October before your placement. This is an additional £75 and is a weekend of training and preparation.
As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £20.
Participants need to:
- Have a love for Jesus and a desire to share your faith
- Be flexible and have willingness to work as a team
- Have a good English language ability. This program is for English speakers from anywhere in the world. All instructions will be taught in English.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will there be accomodation provided?
During study weeks at the training base in Pretoria. On outreach in villages and towns in South Africa and possibly Lesotho, with local families and churches, amongst some of the least-reached people groups.
Will there be food provided?
Nourishing meals are planned by our OM base teams. Be prepared to also grow in teamwork as you prepare ingredients, cook, and wash plates for the rest of your REACH group.
Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?
Participants from overseas must plan to arrive at Johannesburg Airport. For the date of arrival and departure please contact your home office.
All travel during the outreach time is covered and organised by REACH.
What should my health condition be like?
Participants must be generally in good health. Please advise us of any medical issues we should be aware of and/or dietary restrictions.
Do I need a visa?
You can only enter South Africa with a Passport, not an ID card.
Please check visa requirements at: http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/immigration-services/types-of-visas and contact your home office for guidance and the necessary paperwork.
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Your Local Office
Operation Mobilisation, The Quinta, Weston Rhyn, OSWESTRY, SY10 7LT, Shropshire, GB
Registered as a limited company by guarantee no. 2564320 and charity no.1008196 (England and Wales).
General enquiries: www.uk.om.org/contact-us
Short-term mission opportunities: firstname.lastname@example.org