Mission Experience Placement, PNG
MAF International’s Mission Experience Placements provide those contemplating a career in missions with an opportunity to experience life in an overseas programme environment, and to explore whether God is calling them into long-term Christian mission work.
Aside from helping you understand MAF’s mandate and what it’s like to live in a programme, it will also enhance your knowledge and experience with relevant work assignments that can help you prepare for your future career in missions.
Opportunities exist for people who have an interest and some experience in:
Business Administration – Assisting and supporting the day to day operations of the oﬃce, including general duties and special projects.
Human Resources – Supporting the HR department, requires you to bring your HR expertise and provide assistance in a variety of areas.
Information Technology (IT) – Assisting the IT Team with training and giving advice, trouble shooting, help desk operations and special projects.
Videography and editing – Working with the Communications Team to create, gather and edit stories, pictures, and information to share with MAF staﬀ, partners and beneficiaries.
Construction – Assisting with a variety of tasks such as maintenance, building projects and construction.
Vehicle Maintenance – Tender love and care required for our MAF vehicles and machinery with general maintenance and repairs.
Hospitality and other Support Services – Providing hospitality assistance, rostering, coordination of airport pickups, shopping, and housing allocations.
An MEP placement term is 6 – 12 months.
Applicants will need to fully fund the placement including flights, visa, health, travel insurance and daily essentials like food. Basic shared accommodation and transport will be provided by the programme. A one day security course will need to be completed at your own cost.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Applicants must be over 18 years old.
Applicants must be enrolled in uni/ college and interested in taking a gap year/ semester break to meet the conditions of the PNG Occupational Training Visa.