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Position: Un-Paid internships/Volunteer Placements
Title: Sports Ministry/Evangelism (Multi-Task Project Assistants)
Sector: Christian Non-profit organization
Organization: Africa Youth Ministries
Our mission is to promote Evangelism by utilizing the power of sport in inviting our un-churched friends and use it as an outreach opportunity! It's time to take our sports ministry to a new level!!. Nelson Mandela wisely said: “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. The Sports Ministry/Evangelism Project Implemented by Africa Youth Ministries brings together mostly children and youth from the 8 Post War Northern Uganda Districts of Adjumani, Amur, Gulu, Kitgum, Oyam, Lamwo, Lira & Pader that were worst affected by the 21 years of the civil armed conflict between the government of Uganda and the Lord Resistance Army rebels between 1986-2007. The project uses sport as a platform to teach for evangelism as well as for discipleship and necessary peace building skills with emphasis on: dialogue, conflict resolution, tolerance, forgiveness, reconciliation, non violence, as important ingredients for Sustainable Peace-building. On reconciliation, we strongly base our sports ministry on Psalms 147:3 “He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds”
Project: On-Going management for organizing Sports Ministry/Evangelism Project Activities, Clinics, Gala’s, Tournaments, Peer Coaches & Referees Training,
 Organising Sports Ministry/Evangelism Sport Camps, Clinics, Gala’s & Tournaments
 Conducting & Managing of Peer Coaches & Referee Training
 Training of P.E. Teachers in Utilising Sport in Evangelism & Church Planting etc
 Managing registration of participants in Sports Camps, Clinics, Tournaments
 Conducting & Managing resource mobilization Campaigns
 Establish a network of local & regional Sports Ministry/evangelism Sport networks
 Assist in developing social media marketing strategies for Sports Ministry/Evangelism Project to increase its marketability, promote its message, and help increase online donations through Facebook, Twitter, blog, and multi-media photos and videos.
 Logistical support
 Ministry Development Leader: Provide leadership for the development of effective sports ministry programs within Uganda. Focus on vision casting, training, mobilization, and church-centered sports ministry model development. Work closely with several church denominations and church planting movements to see sustainable, national-led sports ministry programs developed.
 Coaches/Trainers:Provide sports ministry training, coaching instruction, and sports ministry model development to support the development of effective sports ministry within Uganda.
 Trainer/Mentor Short-Term: Work to train, equip and counsel Uganda’s sports ministry coaches and church planters to use sports ministry as a powerful evangelism, church planting and discipleship tool to expand God's Kingdom in Uganda
 Trainer & Ministry Coordinator Long-Term: Work to train, equip and counsel Uganda’s sports ministry coaches and church planters to use sports ministry as a powerful evangelism, church planting and discipleship tool to expand God's Kingdom in Uganda. As experience allows, the Coordinator may also offer training in ministry, leadership, evangelism & discipleship, sports mission, bible teaching, youth work, support raising, management, spiritual growth and other aspects of developing the interns as Sports Ministry leaders.
 International Support Services Leader: Responsible to recruit, organize, develop and lead teams of people to provide critical support services including partner & fund development, financial management, training & curriculum development, recruiting coordination, communications, and administration.
Educational level: Minimum: Diploma in Sports Management, Coaching, Resource Mobilisation, and any previous related experience in similar projects & studies in Evangelism, Church Planting, Sports Ministry, Conflict Resolution, Reconciliation, Background in marketing and social media and experience with fundraising events will be an added advantage.
Profile: AYM is seeking for dedicated, self-motivated, dynamic, multi-tasking, able to work in a team, with good communication and organizational skills, Interest in international development, Sports Ministry Development, Evangelism, Missions, & Church Planting e.g. Africa. This is an unpaid internship, but it provides excellent hands-on experience in the non-profit and international Ministry development community. It is an ideal opportunity for a student or someone trying to move into this field. Successful applicants should be fluent in English with French & Spanish as added value languages for resource mobilization & marketing. Successful applicants should be fully computer literate (MS Office, email…)
Date : As soon as possible (dates are flexible)
Full-time (40h/week Monday-Saturday)

Location: Gulu Northern Uganda
Contact: Albert KUNIHIRA – (CEO Africa Youth Ministries)
For further details on our Sports Ministry follow
For Sports Ministry in Photos
For 2010 Peace Games in Photos

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