New Wine United with International Justice Mission

IJM is partnering with New Wine to run a cafe venue for both weeks of New Wine United (22nd to 28th July and 28th July to 3rd August) and would love volunteers to join the team! Duties would involve serving at the IJM cafe and helping look after for ‘The Annex’ venue. You will be given a free ticket to attend New Wine for the week you are volunteering and a camping space is included within this ticket. Food will also be provided but you will need to cover your travel costs and bring your own camping gear. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit the IJM website here. Cafe volunteers are on a first come first served basis, so get in quick if you are keen to join the team!

If you have any questions, email [email protected] who will be happy to help you!

Nazarene Theological College Courses

Nazarene Theological College (Manchester) have two new post-graduate courses that they are offering: Ecology and Community Development and Social Change. Check out the website if you want to find out more, and if you have questions, ask your staff worker to connect you up with Mick Kane, Chaplain at NTC.

Magnitude Festival with IJM or Tearfund

Our friends at IJM and Tearfund are looking for volunteers to help at Magnitude, a Christian youth festival held at Lendrick Muir, near Kinross in Scotland! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 ⛺ The festival will be running from 23rd – 27th July and both IJM and Tearfund have lots of exciting things that you can be involved with as a volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering with Tearfund, contact Bee Roy at [email protected] and if you are interested in volunteering with IJM, sign up here or contact Adom Otoo at [email protected] for more information.

Volunteer at New Wine United or 61 with CAP

Our friends at CAP (Christians Against Poverty) are looking for volunteers to help at their exhibition stand and CAP cafe at New Wine United (Fri, 29 Jul – Wed, 3 Aug) and SixtyOne (Thu 4 Aug 2022 – Sun 7 Aug 2022), both at East of England Showground, Peterborough. CAP provides free debt help and local community groups across the UK. You will need to bring your own camping gear (if you would like to volunteer but don’t have camping equipment CAP may be able to help with this) and you will be provided with food throughout the event. If you are interested, you can sign up here or email [email protected] for more information! Places aren’t guaranteed so fill out the form now for the best chance of being selected.

Emerging Influencers | We Are Tearfund

Emerging Influencers is a six week leadership programme for 17-23 year olds that connects you with like-minded game changers, helps you develop a theological understanding of justice and equips you to positively impact people living in poverty facing the coronavirus pandemic. Find out more and register your interest here. Applications are now open for the next course which begins in October 2022.

One Life | Leadership Sessions

One Life have some really engaging leadership sessions on their website. With a particular focus on character development, relational intelligence and practical leadership skills, the content is made for young people wanting to develop their leadership capabilities. The sessions are a combination of videos, discussion prompts and practical activities. You can access them for free by creating an account, and if you’re keen to engage further with One Life, you could email [email protected]

Live in Assistant | L’Arche

L’Arche Communities are households of people with and without Learning Disabilities. They are looking for Live in Assistants – people to be part of a Community that share life together and support one another, and part of a global movement towards structuring society in a way that means everyone belongs!

Full board, lodging, and a monthly allowance are provided. They have a rolling capacity, so there’s no deadline for application. All the info you need is here.

Praxis Labs | Praxis Centre

A six-week course for Christians who are passionate and serious about activism. This includes weekly online sessions with experts, 1:1 support with a life coach, small group discussion, and reflective exercises. Visit the Praxis website to register interest for the next course!

Hopeful Activists Podcast | Praxis

The Hopeful Activists’ Podcast will inspire you with bold stories from Christian activists – people who have embraced the ancient call to action and who will inspire us to do the same. Keep your eyes peeled because Just Love students and alumni have been known to make an appearance! We explore the stories of the practitioners, theologians, and pioneers involved. Each weekly episode lasts around 15 minutes and is available on all the main podcast apps, which you can find here:

Activists | Open Doors

Activists is a programme for 18-25 year olds that connects you with like-minded justice seekers restless to see Jesus at work through the global church. Activists helps you develop in your understanding of persecution and suffering and equips you to positively impact those hit hardest for following Jesus. Find out more and apply here.

Kiltwalk for SOHTIS

The buying and selling of men, women and children is happening every day in Scotland in cities, towns, and villages. If this is an injustice that you care about and you are based in Scotland, you could take part in the Kiltwalk for SOHTIS, Survivors of Human Trafficking in Scotland. You would be raising vital funds to help SOHTIS rescue and support more people as well as raising awareness of this issue in Scotland. It costs SOHTIS £13 a day to support a survivor; if you sign up for the Kiltwalk, SOHTIS will kickstart your fundraising and Sir Tom Hunter will top up everything raised by 50%! You can help SOHTIS bring freedom so go on Don Yer Kilt!

Sign up: Dundee 21 August, Edinburgh 18 September or Virtual Event 7-9 October 2022