Al Raja School, Bahrain

Manama, Bahrain

Al Raja School is a K-12 school in Bahrain with about 660 students, almost all of whom are Muslim Bahraini. Offering dual Arabic and English instruction, the school aims to provide the youth of Bahrain with an education that will help them grow into strong and sensitive members of their families, their communities, and the world in which they live.  Al Raja School is one of the longest standing Christian institutions of the Arabian Gulf. It has served the Kingdom of Bahrain for over 100 years by providing excellence in education, character development, and sincere engagement with families, giving honor to God in all things.

Partner ministry: 
Al Raja School
Opportunity type: 
Volunteer opportunities: 

One to four teachers are needed for main subject areas, including science, math, physical education, and English. 


Furnished two-bedroom apartments within walking distance of the school are provided. Each apartment also includes a kitchen, a bathroom, and a living room. Volunteers may share an apartment with another volunteer of the same gender. Grocery stores are within walking distance of the apartments.

Cost notes: 

Housing, monthly stipend, and visa costs are covered. Some fundraising may be necessary to cover other expenses.

Nearest airport: 

Bahrain International Airport


Volunteers must be certified teachers qualified in their subject areas. This is a great opportunity for new teachers or teachers near retirement who are interested in trying something different.

Contact information: 

For more information, contact Volunteer Engagement.

Contact Us

If you would like to learn more about the RCA's short-term mission opportunities for individuals and groups, please get in touch with us.

The best way to reach our team is to email or call (616) 698-7071. One of the members of our team will be able to connect with you right away.

Stephanie Soderstrom

Coordinator for Short-Term Mission

Molly Towne

Short-Term Mission Placement Specialist

Erika Spykman

Administrative Assistant

Cultivate is a program for 18- to 25-year-olds to partner with RCA missionaries for a summer or a full year and see how God is at work in another part of the globe.