Living and working alongside people from different nations gives you firsthand experience of what it takes to be a cross-cultural Christian worker. It is both challenging and enriching. The days will be filled with practical work in one of the ship's departments (40hrs per week/ 8hrs per day). You will be able to participate in spiritual enhancing activities, prayer time, devotions, etc., and will be encourage to connect with locals whenever possible and visit local churches.
- In good health, flexible, willing to learn.
- At least intermediate level of English.
- Must possess a passport that is still valid for at least 6 months at the leaving date from Doulos Hope.
- Agree to abide by all ships policies.
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Onboard the ship, generally in a 4-bed cabin where there is minimal storage and communal bathrooms.
Nutritious meals are served in our dining room on board three times per day. The menu is set by our Executive Chef and is often determined by the food available. Unfortunately, we cannot cater to specific eating habit or diets (vegetarian, gluten free, low cholesterol, low carb, etc.) but try to offer a variety of options at each meal.
Participant must arrange own travel to and from the ship and visas if required. Travel/Health Insurance coverage is required, which must cover Covid-19 treatment and repatriation if needed.
Must be in excellent health, able to cope with hard physical work in hot, humid climates.
Once the port and country is confirmed, please check your nationality visa requirement to enter the country.
Cost does not include airfare, the required travel insurance or any necessary visas or vaccinations.
Note: to serve on the Doulos Hope, you are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine, no exceptions. This is in addition to all other required vaccinations.