The main purpose of this event is to unite people from the different linguistic regions of Belgium for a weekend of unity and creativity. We want to create a non-judgmental, community-focused event open to people from different backgrounds, beliefs and lifestyles. We are open about our faith in Jesus Christ.

It is a 4-day event where people come from all over Belgium (and beyond) to camp, eat, dance, do workshops, party and have a good time together. It will be an artistic gathering with camping, concerts, DJs, workshops, kids area, exhibitions and more…

 Dates Saturday, 17 – Tuesday, 27 August 2019
 Apply by Friday, 05 July 2019
 Cost £320
 Ages 18+
 Suitable for single people welcomemarried couples welcomesorry, no familiessorry, no groups

Ministry Details

You will be helping before, during, and after the event - setting up and packing down. During the event you will be rostered on for 6 hours a day serving food, cleaning, or helping with security and being available to do whatever needs to be done. We would also like to take advantage of any specific skills that people have which will be useful to the running of the event. There are also a lot of things to be carried to various places on site, but we can work with your physical abilities/restrictions.

Participant Profile

Participants must have a desire to serve others and have a desire to experience what God is doing here in Belgium and throughout the world! They must also have a passion for Christ which drives them to grow deeper in their relationship with Him and to serve him in practical and creative ways. Participants must be physically able to do some practical work such as carrying things, cleaning and working in a team.

Accommodation

Accommodation is available on-site at Sint-Joris-Weert, Belgium. You can camp in a tent for free or stay in a dorm (with 3 or so people) for €10 per night. Space in the dorm needs to be booked in advance, so please contact us in advance to reserve your space. You will need to provide your own bedding (e.g. sleeping bag) and towels. Showers and toilets are available for your use. If you choose to camp, you will also need to provide all of your necessary equipment such as tent, pillow, mattress etc.

Food

Breakfast is provided as part of the deal for volunteers, but you will need to buy your own food from the food stands that we have onsite (10-15 EUR/day), or bring your own food.

Travel

Participants are encouraged to arrive at Brussels International Airport (BRU) on the morning of August 17th . Flight and travel costs to and from Belgium are not included in the outreach cost. Please contact your local OM Office for travel arrangements.

Health

Each participant is encouraged to have their own travel insurance and must notify us of any dietary or medical conditions so that we can make the necessary arrangements. They must not have any allergies that would prevent them from being in a nature environment.

Visa

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you don’t need a visa to enter Belgium.

Notes 

Applicants must be 18 or over.

Price excludes flights, insurance and any possible vaccinations, and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.

As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate which will cost an additional £20. 

Participants are welcome to come and volunteer for different lengths of time as required. Please contact [email protected]om.org for more information regarding this.

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