Life on the ships is fast-paced and can be intense. Come with a servant heart, an attitude to learn, and willingness to be flexible and this could be the experience of a lifetime. Many who have been on STEP bear witness to the huge impact it has made on their lives, and to how God has worked in and through them.
Applicants must be 18 or over. The STEP Programme 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, insurance, visa & any possible vaccinations 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 the May or October before your placement. This is a weekend of training and orientation held in Shropshire for an additional cost of £50. As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15. Please note the ports and dates can change at any time due to many different reasons.
In good health, flexible, willing to learn. At least intermediate level of English. Must possess a passport that is still valid for at least 6 months at the leaving date from Logos Hope. Agree to abide by all ships policies. Must be fully vaccinated against covid 19
Frequently Asked Questions
Will there be accomodation provided?
Onboard the ship, generally in a 10-berth cabin where there is minimal storage and communal bathrooms
Will there be food provided?
Nutritious meals are served in our dining room on board three times per day. The menu is set by our Executive Chef and is often determined by the food available. Unfortunately, we cannot cater to specific eating habit or diets (vegetarian, gluten free, low cholesterol, low carb, etc.) but try to offer a variety of options at each meal.
Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?
Must arrange own travel to and from the ship and visas if required. Arrival date: 9 November 2023 from a future port. Departure will be 10 January 2024 from a future port. Travel/Health Insurance cover is required. your insurance must cover Covid-19 treatment and repatriation if needed.
What should my health condition be like?
Must be in excellent health, able to cope with hard physical work in hot, humid climates.
Do I need a visa?
Once the port and country is confirmed, please check your nationality visa requirement to enter the country.
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