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World Horizons Short-Term - France Placement

Experience life on the mission field. Serve alongside our teams in France.

We offer many opportunities for individuals,
couples and families to come and get involved
with the work of our teams overseas on a short-
term placement, for anything from two weeks to
five months. As part of the application process
for Short-Term Placements we require you to
come to our Centre for the Nations in Llanelli
to meet us and to complete a DBS (Disclosure
and Barring Service) background check. If you
are looking to go on a placement for more than
one month we require you to come and
participate in a time of training and

A short-term placement is a great opportunity
for you:
To take your first step into mission,
experience a new place and serve alongside our
teams as they work with local people.
To test the calling you believe God is giving
you in your life. By stepping out and going, we
often hear from God with a new sense of
clarity. As you encounter local people and
engage in ministry, you may find a growing
assurance of the direction He is leading you.
To experience life as a missionary working
overseas, and to get involved with team life on
a day-to-day basis.
To serve, giving our teams the opportunity to
develop or expand their ministries so that more
people may experience the good news of the

A short-term placement with World Horizons is
for all ages (over 18). Whether you are looking
to serve over your university summer holiday,
take a career break from your job, or serve God
through mission once you’ve retired, we’d love
to hear from you.

We have teams that run a wide variety of
projects and ministries working in over 30
countries. All of our teams have the same
focus, to share the Gospel with the least
reached, to serve in the community and see
God’s kingdom established in their locality.
Many of our teams would welcome you on a short-
term placement.

France Placement

Get involved with some of the following
activities on a short-term placement in France:
In Marseille:
Learn the French language and develop local
Help teach English at the church-run primary
school and homework club.
Serve in a local, lively church.
Work within a local Muslim community.
Assist in the running of a mother and toddler

In Basque Country:
Learn the French language and develop local
Help organise and run children’s and youth
Help with an English teaching class.
Teach dance in the local community.
Serve the local church through hospitality and
get involved with local events.
Assist the France Team Leader with
administration. This may involve travelling to
other teams within France.
Bless local families through childcare.
Serve practically through maintenance work and

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

Find out more about World Horizons Short-Term
Placements and how to apply on our website:

Other details:

  • Commitment:
    Full time
  • Duration:
    2 weeks to 5 months
  • Payment:

For more details contact:

Short-Term Placements Leader
World Horizons
North Dock
SA15 2LF
01554 750005

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