At the OM Lake Tanganyika Field the team members working in the office have a constantly changing set of responsibilities supporting more than 15 projects and ministries along the lakeshore. The team needs a gifted administrator to coordinate the day to day work including planning road and boat trips, team travel, team events, maintaining up to date legal registrations with the government, and effective communication within a team spread into many locations.
College degree preferred, possibly required for immigration permit. Proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel, good organization and communication skills in English required. Ability to enjoy working in a flexible cross cultural environment. Problem solving skills.
As soon as possible
Realising the need for biblical role models, OM partnered with a local church to send a couple, Kelvin and Florence, to Crocodile Island as missionaries.
“I knew before I came to Africa that I would face the issue of poverty cycles, but I didn’t know there would be poverty cycles in ministries as well. I was so emotional about my friend’s situation that I wanted to do something. In Chinese, we call this feeling ‘turning over the table.' Chinese are usually reserved people so turning over the table means that someone could not hold back the emotion any more,” explains Ivy. “They have to do something to express what they are feeling.”