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Sports Ministry Internship/Volunteers Placements

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 – sportsoutreach@aymu.org (CEO Africa Youth Ministries)

For further details on our Sports Ministry follow http://is.gd/Z33d4L

For Sports Ministry in Photos http://is.gd/wG45PS

For 2010 Peace Games in Photos http://is.gd/yWXGtu

 

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Tags: Africa, Coaching, Soccer, Sports, Uganda, Volleyball, Volunteers

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