The purpose of this mission is to serve the refugees passing through Serbia and show the love of Jesus.
- ** Dates: We need volunteers all the time, you can also come in another period than mentioned above!
- ** 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 refugees are mainly single men, and teenage boys. Both men and women serve with us - you will not be alone in the camp Price excludes flights, meals, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.
Applicants must be 18 or over. This outreach is tailored towards those aged 18-65.
If you live in the UK, and are 18+, you can use this link to apply now https://www.uk.om.org/short-term-mission-application-form
What To Expect
Serving in the camps includes practical service, doing laundry for the refugees, making and serving tea and coffee, general duties involved in running the tea tent and laundry and to spend time with the refugees sharing our faith in Jesus Christ. When there is time, there is opportunity to play sports with the refugees, organise games or crafts or even do some informal language lessons.
- *We need volunteers all the time and are very flexible with dates and length of stay**
Age Range: 18-65
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will there be accommodation provided?
Accommodation fees are included in the fees that are paid to the team coordinator. She will settle the bill with the place you stay. Do not expect to have a single room.
Will there be food provided?
We do not provide meals, self-catering is around 6-8€ a day, which is extra to the weekly fee paid.
Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?
There are limited options to go to Šid by public transportation. We can arrange airport pick up and drop off. This will cost additional 30€ each way.
What should my health condition be like?
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.
Do I need a visa?
Anyone with a European passport, not needing a visa for EU countries, or in possession of a Schengen visa can enter Serbia. Otherwise, we are not able to provide an invitation letter for visas. Please check with your home office for more information.
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