The Big Red Bus is an amazing ministry tool that is very well known among the Irish community, and YOU could become it's driver! You will be responsible to take the bus and it's team members to different places, and will be involved in it's practical ministries: kids clubs, street evangelism, youth meetings and coffee/tea bars. You'll also be responsible for the general maintenance of the bus and the safety of it's passengers.
Requirements for the position:
- At least 3 years’ experience in driving a bus/heavy vehicle
- Possess a current valid international license (bus/heavy vehicles);
- Be prepared to drive long distances and be away from home for periods of time.
- Some basic experience in mechanics would also be useful, but is not essential.
- A heart for evangelism and a passion for sharing Jesus with others, especially children and teens.
- Fulfill the OM Ireland child protection requirements – this may involve a police check in your
country before you join.
- Be able to work in a cross-cultural team - sometimes in stressful situations! - and with local
Christians and churches of different backgrounds
- Be flexible with accommodation and food.
- Good knowledge of English language is necessary – team life and ministry is in English.
- Self-motivated and self-disciplined
As soon as possible
The Bailie family serve with their local church as part of OM in Ireland's Philippian Project.
“Road ends are there for a reason,” says Hannah. “Otherwise, we would forever be on the same track and never experience so many of the wonderful adventures and lessons in life. Without road ends, you’d probably never take the time to glance back and see where you came from.”
In 2008, OM Ireland purchased Lacken House to be their headquarters. Ten years and hundreds of people later, the team continues to minister from the heart of Ireland.
In 2019, OM Ireland hosted its largest St. Patrick's outreach.
Local volunteers Jarlath and Thiago have found ways to use their practical skills for God's Kingdom through the OM Ireland office.
“I did a lot of thinking and praying. I thought about my fears, my hopes and dreams for the future. I thought about my fears about my hopes and dreams for the future. I let whatever emotion come that would come,” says Hannah. “I let the tears come if they wanted. Only the sheep, fields and river were there to see them. I let any – and every – thought come up, pouring it out before God…and then I left it there for Him to take control.”