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R4TW Global Events Champion

Run for the World (R4TW), is an open-source global sports event - 1 day, 24 timezones, 40,000KM. It is a God-given opportunity to use sport to transform the lives of young people locally and globally. We need a Global Events Champion to develop the R4TW event and models across the OM world, and build a team for R4TW globally. If you have skills in event planning, networking and organization, this could be your dream job. The physical location for this position is flexible.

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Requirements

- Develop specific running events that can be adapted into a variety of cultures and locations around the world.
- Develop the concept of Run for The World (R4TW) in collaboration with OM Fields in line with their goals.
- Ensure the promotion of the R4TW events and initiatives across OM media platforms.
- Develop a dream team with different roles to take R4TW further.
- Nurture relationships with all those fields who have an interest in further developing sports ministry.
- Liaise with area, field and country leaders to communicate the role of OM SportsLink.
- Seek and develop a regional point person in each area.
- Organize and help run R4TW events to mobilise prayer, people and funds for the local OM field.
- Develop wider R4TW networks and connections around the world outside of OM, to maximise the benefits of collaboration with other sports ministries and para-church organisations.
- Position can be located in any country
- All OM staff secure their own funding by private donations.

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.

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Continue reading to find out what surprised missionaries around the world!

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You can read all the books and listen to all the Podcasts in preparation for joining missions, but there will always be surprises. Experiences you never thought would happen to you (until you’re standing wide-eyed right in the middle of them). Things you never imagined you could live without (until the ‘necessities’ all of a sudden become the ‘luxuries’). Food you never expected to eat (until it’s placed right in front of you and everyone is waiting for you to take a bite).

Continue reading to find out what surprised missionaries around the world!

Strength to overcome

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The man on the bus

“Here was someone who showed up at the right time with the right knowledge to take me to the right place,” remembers Renette. “He knew how to take me from being hopeless to having direction, purpose. He took me from off the map to back on the map. He didn’t use words, but walked alongside me, comforting and guiding me. And when he knew I could take on the next part of the journey by myself, he left. In 10 minutes I went from lost to found.”

Director's Update - May 2019

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