The purpose of Factor is to give people the opportunity to come and serve practically in Brussels, the Capital of Europe. Participants will be serving in practical ways at OM Belgium’s hospitality centre while also diving into discipleship and mentorship relationships to grow deeper in their faith. During this 3 month program, participants will rub shoulders with volunteers and missionaries from around the world and who come from different walks of life and experience what World Missions is all about. Through Factor, participants will grow spiritually, emotionally and forever be impacted by God's love,
Factor is a three month volunteer discipleship experience in Belgium, the heart of Europe. This program is a portal for exposure to world missions, the chance to make a difference through practical service and to be personally discipled. Opportunities to travel to the Netherlands, France, Germany and Luxembourg are possible as part of the mentoring program.
|Dates:||Sunday, 06 January 2019 – Sunday, 31 March 2019|
|Apply by:||Friday, 16 November 2018|
|Cost:||£1,645 [GBP] (participants from United Kingdom)|
Participants will be serving guests practically and could involve roles ranging from cleaning to helping with catering and/or special projects. The ZavCentre is OM Belgium’s hospitality centre which hosts volunteers, missionaries, churches and organizations from around the world. Participants will work with both short and long-term missionaries, local volunteers and teams who come and serve here in Belgium. Participants will also be discipled by our own team members and will be challenged and grown over the 3 months. The program will allow time for daily reflection, weekly discussions, and intentional study.
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 be motivated to be discipled by our team members.
On site living accommodations are included, you will be living in community with other volunteers, guests and OMers from around the world. Accommodation will be provided throughout the outreach at OM Belgium's main conference and office facility.
All meals are provided. Please notify us if you have any dietary restrictions.
Participants are encouraged to arrive before 17:00 on January 6th at Brussels International Airport (BRU). Flight and travel costs to Belgium are not included in the outreach cost. Please contact your local OM Office for travel arrangements.
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.
Please contact your local OM Office for information on Visa requirements. Please be aware of the 90 day, visa free travel for participants from outside of Europe. The participant's arrival and departure from the Schengen Area WITHOUT a visa needs to fall within the 90 day period.
Applicants must be 18 or over. This placement is tailored to participants aged 18-40. If you live in the UK, you can use this link to apply now https://fs7.formsite.com/OperationMobilisation/STM_APL/form_login.html Price excludes flights, insurance & 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 may cost an additional £15.