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World Horizons Short-Term - Turkey Placement

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

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.

Turkey Placement
Learn Turkish to a conversational, or even
intermediate level, making new friends as you
learn, either through language school or
through conversational learning methods.
Assist with the administration and organisation
of a ministry training programme for Turkish
and Turkic-background believers. Live with the
students, joining them in evangelism and short
prayer excursions to different areas of Turkey.
Support the running of our refugee ministry
through distributing boxes of food. Get
involved in teaching English to the refugees,
build relationships and share your faith.
Get involved with the running of a coffee
business which helps finance the ministry
training programme and refugee project. Serve
coffee at different venues and assist with
Support long-term workers and their families
through childcare.
Join in with the team’s current focus of
reaching a city in north-east Turkey by
participating in prayer meetings, trips for
evangelism and follow-up.
Travel to visit World Horizons teams in
different locations across Central Asia,
blessing and encouraging long-term workers.
Teach English – help local believers improve
their English by running one-to-one
conversation or small group classes.
Serve the international church, lead worship,
children’s groups, youth work or times of
Be part of a radio project which enables Bible
teaching and Christian encouragement to enter
homes that would otherwise have no access to
this Christian influence. Work on programmes,
giving technical or general support.
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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