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Discipler alongside those addicted (Betel internship) – Spain

This is hands-on discipleship! Be Jesus to those longing to be free from addiction by working, living and worshipping alongside those whose broken lives are being restored.

Serve on worship teams, apply business skills in Betel’s charitable businesses, and more. Whatever your skill, Betel’s diverse ministry environment will put it to work.

Betel provides its workers with free board and lodging as a working member of our community.

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Qualities & Gifts Sought

Betel offers short and long-term internship opportunities. Spanish speakers are ideal. We recommend a six month commitment for the maximum benefit of our internship programme.

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About Betel – rescuing those addicted

Betel began in Madrid in 1985 when a small group of WEC missionaries began to care for the needs of drug addicts and marginalized people living on the streets.

Today Betel has become a global phenomenon, established in over 100 urban areas in 23 countries worldwide.

Betel’s mission is to bring long-term freedom and restoration to men and women broken by drug and alcohol abuse. Betel accomplish this by building values, skills and character through living, working and worshipping together in a caring Christian community.  

Each Betel residential centre is run by men and women who have themselves experienced freedom from addiction.

‘Our end goal is to help people not only escape addiction, but become productive, trustworthy men and women of character when they leave our community.’

‘We believe that life is never hopeless.' Anthony heads up Betel Manchester. Read Anthony's story.

To find out how to get help for yourself or someone you know, please visit Coming to Betel.

More about Betel UK

About Spain

Spain is a country mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe. There are also two large archipelagoes, the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea and the Canary Islands off the African Atlantic coast.

The country's mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north and northeast by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and to the west and northwest by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean.

Spain is the only European country to have a border with an African country (Morocco) and its African territory accounts for nearly 5% of its population, mostly in the Canary Islands, but also in Ceuta and Melilla.

With an area of 505,990 km2 (195,360 sq mi), Spain is the largest country in Southern Europe, the second largest country in Western Europe.

By population, Spain is the sixth largest in Europe. Spain's capital and largest city is Madrid. Other major urban areas include Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Bilbao and Málaga.

[Read more about Spain on Wikipedia]    

Spain has 106 people groups and 16 of these are unreached.   Spain has approx. 46 million people.

Christianity is the largest religion at almost 76%. Professing christians number 77.5% and of those 1.35% are Evangelical.  

[source: Joshua Project]

Catalán, Calician and Basque are all official languages in the respective autonomous regions. Castilian (Spanish) is the only official language for all the Spanish territory. Spanish is the first language of over 340 million people; the world’s third most widely used language.

[source: Operation World, 2010]  

Pray with us for:
the challenges of drugs and addiction
the training for christian leaders
key groups for outreach: the Basques, young people, peoples of other faiths and no fatih, and the elderly
Bible translation into regional languages

[Operation World print edition, 2010]  

You can also pray online for Spain with Operation World 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           WEC España is an international team focused on:

walking alongside people, sharing the stories of faith
discipleship and starting churches where there are few
Bible translation
teaching and training
youth and children’s ministry
social and medical work
drug and alcohol rehabilitation with Betel
media production and broadcast
reaching out to immigrants  

We are looking for anyone with a heart to serve the peoples of this beautiful land.

Check out the WEC España website for more information.


Details

Position Type
Discipleship & Church Planting
Community & Social Action

Contract Type
3-12 months i Ideal commitment between 3 months and 1 year

Location
Madrid
Spain
Europe
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