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Agricultural Worker in West Africa

Do you love agriculture? Bring your passion and knowledge to work on WEC projects at an experimental farm and visit community gardens in a desert area of West Africa.

Experiment and learn with us how to improve the local agriculture in the hot, dry climate of this Sahel region.

Through all our projects the WEC team want to create ongoing relationships with local nomadic people.

Our vision is to establish communities of disciples of Jesus who will reproduce Christian communities across the region. You will need to spend some time learning the local language.

Qualities & Gifts Sought

You have some knowledge and experience in agricultural work, both theoretical as well as practical.

You will enjoy researching and experimenting with soil types and varieties of crops, in this challenging hot climate.

You will need to be fluent in French up to B2 level. You will enjoy serving in a multi-cultural team serving among and loving local Muslim people.

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It is an occupational requirement of any role with WEC International to have a committed evangelical Christian faith, because sharing your faith will be part of that role.

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About West Africa

WEC works in 9 countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, and also seconds workers to partner organisations and churches in other African countries.

Our teams seek to work together with local churches to show and speak of the compassion of Jesus to those who have not heard in order to see churches established among them.  WEC in Africa also seeks to mobilize and facilitate local Christians for cross cultural mission.

We cannot give details online about the countries, situations and opportunities we have found where you can serve in West Africa, but we will be able to tell you more when you meet us face to face.

This is an exciting time for the African continent - many challenges but also many opportunities. Why not join us in the adventure?

More about WEC in West Africa

Details

Position Type
Relief & Development
Agriculture, Farming & Veterinary

Commitment Type
3-12 months i Ideal commitment between 3 months and 1 year, but with options to stay longer, if willing to undergo training as required.

Location
West Africa
Africa

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