Refugee Relief in Adaševci, Serbia

    From march until september there is a possibility to go to Serbia for 1 – 4 weeks.

    The purpose is to serve the refugees and show the love of Jesus, through provision of a space where they can come and hang out, drink tea or coffee together or play table tennis and play other games.

    Located on a highway near the border of Croatia, OM is providing help for the refugees in the One Stop Center "Adaševci" with their ‘Tea Tent’ and the camp laundry. You will be involved in providing drinks in the OM tea tent, keeping the tent area clean, working in the camp laundry, socializing with refugees, and sharing Christ’s love with them while respecting the rules of the camp.

    Details of Ministry: Serving in the camp includes doing laundry for the refugees, making, and serving them tea and coffee and general duties involved in running the tea tent and laundry. When there is time, we are able to spend time with the refugees and share with them.
    Participants Profile: Should be flexible, have the ability to work in teams, easily adaptable to new circumstances, heart to serve and work among Muslims, and is able to work under the authority of the local OM team and government officials in the camp.
    Notes: * Language: It is a must that you understand and speak English. If you doubt your capability to communicate in English or are unsure, please ask your home office for more information. Languages present among the refugees are: Farsi, Pashto, Arabic, Urdu and Kurdish.
    **Camp: Previously, the camp was a mix of families and singles. Currently, the camp residents are mainly single guys, with the occasional women coming through. Both men and women are welcome to come and serve - you will not be alone in the camp!
    Health: If you have allergies or some medical history (depression, food disorder etc.) please make sure to point that out to the sending field BEFORE arranging your trip. The conditions at the camp are poor and diseases can spread easily. Make sure you have the basic hygiene and medical supplies with you that you need.
    Ages: From 18 to 65.
    Cost: 240 EUR p/week. Accommodation fees are included in the fees that are paid to the team coordinator and she will settle the bill with the place you stay. Do not expect to have a single room. We do not provide meals, self-catering is around 6-8€ a day, which is extra to the weekly fee paid. Also note that prices may be subject to change due to fluctuating exchange rates and that the advertised cost does not include your traveling costs.