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Serge Apprenticeship Staff – Ireland/Scotland

The Serge teams in Ireland work with pastors and ministry leaders across the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. Together, they engage in facilitative church planting, along with running the Irish apprenticeship program (an 18-24 month cross-cultural ministry experience) and the internship program (a 2-month summer program for Irish and American college students).

The teams are seeking a Serge Apprenticeship Staff member to actively participate in this facilitative church planting work while providing crucial support to the Serge Apprenticeship leaders. In this role, you will be responsible for training, discipling, and caring for Serge apprentices and interns, nurturing the next generation of ministry workers.

Responsibilites:

As a Serge Apprenticeship Staff member, you will assist the program leaders in the following areas:

  • Supervise apprentices as they engage in their ministry placements, providing guidance and support
  • Individually mentor and disciple apprentices, nurturing their faith and helping them develop their ministry skills
  • Facilitate teaching sessions based on the Serge apprenticeship curriculum
  • Prioritize and lead prayer initiatives
  • Help staff the Irish 2-month summer internship program, Encounter
  • Fulfill administrative responsibilities related to job and team tasks
  • Collaborate with other teammates on the Ireland Apprenticeship Team and broader Serge Ireland teams
  • Dedicate significant service to local facilitative church work, working independently to foster positive church relationships

Requirements and Critical Qualities:

  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Ministry experience; fielded missionary experience a plus
  • A passion for and experience with discipleship and mentoring
  • Familiarity with the grace-based concepts articulated by reformed theology and practiced by Serge
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred, or a willingness to learn
  • Adaptability and flexibility to handle diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Proven ability to take initiative and be a self-starter when managing tasks and projects
  • Strong networking skills are beneficial, or a willingness to learn
  • Competence in handling administrative tasks
  • Must be committed to the local church and willing to submit to Irish ministry leadership, even of different denominations and sexes
  • A learner’s posture: teachable, and curious
  • A hospitable and servant-minded attitude that fosters positive relationships within the team and with external partners

About Serge

Serge is an international missions agency that believes we need the gospel as much as anyone we are trying to reach. We want to see the power of God’s grace transform your own life and motivate and sustain you to move into the lives of others.

We want your ministry to be sustainable – our dedicated Member Care Team comes alongside you personally and proactively – providing tangible support for your entire length of service.

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