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World Horizons Gap Year - South Asia Placement

South Asia - where we support the local church, run a ballet school and teach English to bless the local community.

Our Gap Year programme starts with eight weeks
of training at our Centre for the Nations in
Llanelli, South Wales where you will learn
about topics such as working in a cross-
cultural context, team building and Biblical
principles. Through the training we want to
equip you to take on challenges, develop the
confidence to share your faith and grow in
serving intentionally.
As part of your training you will go on an
exciting five day mission trip trekking in the
Atlas Mountains of North Africa, where you will
gain an understanding of cultural challenges
and the skills needed to adapt.
Training
The Gap Year programme begins in September.
During the first eight weeks of your Gap Year,
you will live in a community setting at our
Centre for the Nations in Llanelli, South
Wales. As you prepare for your overseas
placement, you will explore subjects such as
working in a cross-cultural context, team
building and Biblical principles.
We also focus on practical preparation, placing
you in the local community to serve alongside a
church. This gives you the opportunity to put
into practice what you are learning and to
share Christ’s love through children’s and
youth work, discipleship or street outreach.
Gap Year training continues until mid-November,
and finishes with a five day mission trip
trekking in the Atlas Mountains of North Africa
followed by personal reviews.

South Asia Placement
Immerse yourself in the local community through
teaching small groups or one-to-one
conversation classes. Come and teach English,
Spanish, Portuguese, French or German.
Join with the local church in village ministry.
Assist with a recent church plant of young
adults – welcoming people, sharing in Bible
studies, helping with childcare, leading
worship and generally serving this community.
Serve and get to know local people at our art
gallery and ballet school for girls.
Build relationships with Muslims, particularly
women and children.
Disciple teenage girls living in a communal
house.
Use your gifts and hobbies to bless local
communities, build relationships and develop
opportunities to share your faith or start a
Bible study.
Serve the local church by helping at a youth
group and assisting them in mobilising local
people for mission both locally and globally.
Travel to visit World Horizons teams in
different areas of South Asia to bless and
encourage long-term workers.

A team member will be assigned to mentor you.
Participants usually share a house with, or
near, team members.

Find out more about the World Horizons Gap Year
and how to apply on our website:
http://worldhorizons.co.uk/gapyear/

Other details:

  • Commitment:
    Full time
  • Duration:
    8 months (September to April)
  • Payment:
    No

For more details contact:

Gap Year Leader
World Horizons
North Dock
Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA15 2LF
01554 750005

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