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Practical Skills Trainer – Gambia

Metalworker, carpenter, car mechanic, stone mason, etc, needed to teach young Gambians those same skills. Are you keen to empower Gambian youth with a skill and mentor them spiritually?

Work at WEC's training centre in Sukuta, in collaboration with the Evangelical Church of the Gambia. Over 50 percent of the Gambian population is less then 18 years old. Only a few have the chance to get a good education and higher training. The majority remains with little or no education.

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Qualities & Gifts Sought

Professional training in your relevant trade, and the patience to train others to master those skills.

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About Gambia

The Gambia in West Africa is surrounded by Senegal and the Atlantic Ocean. Its area is 10,689 sq kilometres with a population of nearly 1,900,000. The Gambia River flows through the centre of the country and into the Atlantic Ocean. Banjul is the Gambian capital, and the largest cities are Serekunda and Brikama.
[source: Wikipedia]

WEC's mission statement: Reaching out together in word and deed to share God’s love in the Gambia.

In the Gambia, WEC international co-operates with different government departments, non-governmental organisations and charitable organisations to support national development efforts and capacity building through its holistic ministries.

WEC international in the Gambia is registered with the government as an NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation) since 1966. We have established different social programmes in order to contribute to the development efforts of the government and other stakeholders. We have projects in agriculture, medical work, education and youth, and literacy.

[source: WEC International website]

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Position Type
Practical & Maintenance

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

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