fACTOR is a three-month volunteering and discipleship programme in Belgium. It's an opportunity to explore faith, while serving practically at ZavCentre, our guest house and conference centre.
Applicants must be 18 or over. fACTOR is tailored towards participants aged 18-40.
If you live in the UK, you can use this link to apply now https://www.uk.om.org/short-term-mission-application-form
Price excludes flights and insurance and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.
It is highly recommended you join OM UK's Getting into Gear weekend (GiG) either in May or October before you join. This is a weekend of training and orientation held in Shropshire for an additional cost of £75.
As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate if the ministry you choose involves working with children, which may cost an additional £15.
- Have a desire to serve others
- Motivated to be discipled and learn about faith
- Open to being challenged and to grow
- Flexible with their time
Frequently Asked Questions
Participants will live in community in Zaventem, Belgium. It's a town only a few minutes away by train from Brussels and the International Airport.
Meal costs are included in the overall fee, having said this, participants will often cook together as a team. Dietary restrictions are to be communicated in advance.
Participants are responsible for travel costs and arrangements to and from Belgium.
We suggest flying into Brussels International Airport, with airport code: BRU. Participants will be picked up at the train station or the airport. A programme leader will contact them prior to the day of arrival to arrange pick-up details.
Participants must be in generally good health. They should be physically able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Applicants should check if they need a visa to come to Belgium.
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