Central Asia

Pastoral Care Worker

Are you a people person? We are looking for a single or a couple who can offer both spiritual and personal encouragement to our team members. Come and be a listening ear, a shoulder to cry on, a cheerleader, or a pastor to our international team.

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Requirements

Qualifications for this role include:

- Spiritually maturity and some experience working cross-culturally

- Good communication skills and a willingness to travel to the different teams

- Good interpersonal skills, including ability to relate to people of different nationalities

- A desire to get involved in local ministry as part of a multicultural team

Start Date

As soon as possible

Commitment Length

2-3 Years

All jobs/opportunities on this site are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

Photos from Central Asia

Stories from Central Asia

Pioneering in Central Asia

A small team share stories and spread hope among least-reached Muslims in Central Asia.

Choices and questions

“Did we pray enough? Did we ask the right questions? Did we challenge them enough? Should we have invited them to spend more time with us? Did we fail?” These are some of the questions that OMer Beth wrestles with when a friend marries a non-believer.

Transformational thinking

One OM couple uses Transformation Prayer Ministry to help followers of Jesus in Central Asia find freedom from lies they have believed.

Not lesser, loved

OM workers in Central Asia build relationships with women society scorns, showing them they’re not lesser; they’re loved.

The hardest part is taking the first step

"What they don't know standing at the start of that escalator, is that once you get both feet on, you’re carried. That you don't actually need all the answers, you just need to start the journey," shared OMer Sarah. "I think stepping out into overseas work can be a bit like stepping onto an escalator for the first time. We talk a lot in the Faith about stepping out, but what does that mean? I guess it means going forward, not remaining in one place."

Living among the least reached

An OM couple shares their lives, their faith and their professional skills with unreached people in Central Asia.