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NT: Urban Rescuers

Project #: 114713
Country: Thailand
Dates: June 7, 2018 to August 4, 2018
Length: 58 Days
Team Members: 6 students needed
Minimum Education: College Sophomore
Cost: $1,315.00 + airfare
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Job Description:
Outreach is done in the red light districts & slum communities. Bar/red light district ministry involves visiting/following up on sex workers we already know and creating friendships with new workers. Slum outreach is mainly to current students and their families, consisting of helping build/rebuild/clean houses, spend time with families, after school activities, prodiving a safe environment & support in familiar surroundings. When an individual decides to join our program, they come to our ministry building for different classes and sessions: counseling, art therapy, worship, Bible study, baking classes, etc. Your first stop will be a joint orientation with other Nehemiah Teams. Learning the skills needed to carry out your assignment as well as team building will fill these first few days. Your team will fly to your final destination for the summer. Following your ministry time you will return to the US for a join debrief... sharing all God has done over the summer.

Cultural Information:
Specific cultural information will be addressed during pre-field and on-field orientation

Geographic Information:
Urban setting

Available Housing:
Team will living in a basic, furnished flat or apartment.

Health Considerations:
It's recommended every volunteer have a general health checkup with the local doctor before arriving. Follow recommended immunizations.

There will be a lot of walking and possible manual labor (lifting, carry items) at the ministry center. Heavy pollution in the city and tropical climate may affect existing health issues- asthma, severe food allergies, etc. Field supervisor must be m

Equipment to Bring:
Specific packing list will be provided online @ www.nehemiahteams.com. All team members will use an issued a duffle bag/backpack for their checked piece of luggage.