Region: South America
Ministry Focus: Teaching English, Sports Ministry
About the Ministry Site:
Youth Missions International in Brazil (YMI Brasil) is currently working in many different locations across the country - from the Amazon in the North, to Sao Paulo, in the Southeast. In all locations interns will be working directly with missionaries and church leadership to serve the people. Atibaia, located about 45 minutes outside of downtown Sao Paulo, in the mountains, will be your base of operations for the duration of your stay.
During your time in Brazil you will have the opportunity to share your testimony, Bible stories, and lead daily ministry. There are two forms of ministry YMI Brasil currently runs: English instruction and sports (soccer) ministry. As an intern, you have the option of participating in both of these valuable ministries and specializing in one or the other.
List of Responsibilities:
- Working with children and youth – mentoring and teaching English or running weekly/daily sports clinic sessions
- Preparing Bible Lessons for kids (street ministry)
- Working on English curriculum to use as an evangelistic tool
- Office Work - YMI Brasil main office
Skills you will develop:
- Working with children of different ages
- Working with children, youth, and young adults in different cultural settings
- Learn how to effectively evangelize in a cross-cultural environment
- Time management learning how to multi-task in a ministry setting
- Specializing in running weekly sports ministry in a church
- Advance your ability to teach English
Length of time: 1 month to 2 years
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