Leadership Trainer / Teacher
The Senegalese church is very young but it is growing. Many churches do not have trained leaders. At times even church leaders have only minimal Bible knowledge. Your opportunity is to train leaders for the growing church in Senegal.
Male. Masters degree in related field. Self-starter yet willing to work under local church leadership. Spiritually mature. Able to graciously teach. Good interpersonal skills. Some training and experience in Bible and preferably within a church context, Masters degree prefered. Background in the principles of pedagogy and teaching. Daily devotional life and consistent Christian life. Able and willing to learn languages. Preferably discipled by someone more mature in the faith. Sense of humor. If married, good marriage.RESPONSIBILITIES
Know or learn some French. Learn at least one Senegalese language and culture, such as Wolof or Serere on longer stays. Learn about the church. Teach and develop courses and teaching.LANGUAGE NEEDS
Have an apartment or small home with intermittently available electricity and water. Some internet access. Foods generally available. July through October and interior very hot and at times humid. Coastal areas more moderate December through May.WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Join a healthy, well functioning team of missionaries who are growing in their faith and transformation and enjoy being together and praying together. Some segments of the church are also growing dramatically but from a small base. God is definitely at work in Senegal in the lives of nationals and missionaries. Often church leaders know very little about the Bible, Bible stories or even how to study.INTERNSHIP