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World Horizons Short-Term - South Asia Placement

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

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.

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
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 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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