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Slovakia’s religious climate has a long history of emphasizing what a person does for God rather than who a person is to God, and less than 0.2% of people are involved in modern evangelical churches across the country.
Training Center Kompas, Josiah Venture’s national organization in Slovakia, exists to train, equip, and inspire the next generation of Slovak leaders as they forge a new path of grace for the youth following behind them.
When interns serve in Slovakia, they are not only serving the youth of Slovakia but also serving local ministry leaders in local churches. Interns encourage leaders while helping promote, prepare, and lead evangelistic English, sports, and music camps.
If you have a passion for sharing Christ through evangelism and relational discipleship, and if you desire to grow and be stretched in your own walk with Christ, then come to Slovakia! Be prepared to be faithful, adaptable, and teachable throughout the summer as you experience the life-changing rewards of cross-cultural ministry.
Dates of Service
May 31, 2023 - July 28, 2023
$4600 (includes training, administration, in-field travel, food, lodging and airfare).
Please note that cost does not include a mandatory background check.
The support raising deadline is May 1. Once an intern has been accepted, the JV office will open an account and the intern will receive a link to access their account online. The account will be updated once per week. These donations are tax deductible and should be made payable and mailed to the JV office. Donations made payable to Josiah Venture cannot be transferred to the ministry of another organization or used for educational purposes, nor can they be returned to the donor.
International flights will be arranged through Josiah Venture after the first $500 of support is raised by the intern. A visa is not required.
Vaccinations and Insurance
Up-to-date tetanus, and COVID vaccinations are recommended, but not required for an internship in this country/program. Basic overseas health insurance coverage will be provided by Josiah Venture for all US interns.
The summer begins with a week of training in the Czech Republic. You will then be located at Josiah Venture camps throughout Eastern and Central Europe.
Cars, trains, trams, buses, walking, etc.
All donations will remain with Josiah Venture.