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Administrative & Secretarial Assistant in Netherlands

WEC's Cornerstone college provides cross-cultural ministry training in English, so its campus outside of Beugen is truly international, drawing students and staff from across Europe and beyond. Your work will include confidential material, so reliability and and sensitivity is vital to the role.

Your responsibilities will be to:
provide secretarial assistance to the college leadership team; record and edit meeting minutes; 
establish and maintain schedules and rotas for classes, events, worship sessions etc;
respond to daily correspondence;
prepare and update documents for each new school term or year;
gather, organize, file data in various information databases;
ensure that class information and grades are correct;
help compile of necessary documents and reports for college audits, certificates, diplomas and transcripts;
maintain office stock and admin functionality;
coordinate with the whole administrative team especially for various school projects;
and other tasks associated with college administration.

Qualities & Gifts Sought

You are in your element with regular office routines and responsibilities. You enjoying assisting others with correspondence and administration. You have great administration skills and a friendly disposition.

You are well-organised; a good team player; and able to work independently to find solutions, and eager to learn new skills.

You have good English writing and fluency. Dutch and German is also useful in this role. You are already familiar with Office365 apps like Excel and Word, and experience of CRM databases and training apps like Moodle would be useful.

Cornerstone college places a high value on community life, and you will enjoy being fully involved in this.

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About Missionary Training Colleges

WEC understands the importance of proper training and preparation for cross-cultural mission. Hence, we have several colleges around the world, which specialise in training Christians for mission.

Teaching includes input on theology and biblical interpretation, along with mentoring, and practical guidance on evangelism, outreach and ministry skills. Hands-on experience of outreach is also a core component of this training, enabling students to put the theory into practice.

With colleges in locations as diverse as Brazil, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico, essential training is within reach for any aspiring missionary.

Equipping the mission-minded: read more about our Cross-cultural Training Centres here.

About Netherlands

The Netherlands is a country in Western Europe with a population of 17 million.

The European portion of the Netherlands consists of twelve provinces and borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders in the North Sea with Belgium, the United Kingdom, and Germany.  

The five largest cities in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Eindhoven. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the seat of the States General and cabinet. The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe and the world's largest outside East Asia.

Netherlands literally means lower countries, influenced by its low land and flat geography, with only about 50% of its land exceeding one metre above sea level.

With a population density of 414 people per km2 –– the Netherlands is classified as a very densely populated country. Only Bangladesh, South Korea, and Taiwan have both a larger population and higher population density.

Nevertheless, the Netherlands is the world's second-largest exporter of food and agricultural products, after the United States. This is partly due to the fertility of the soil and the mild climate as well as its highly developed intensive agriculture.

[Source Wikipedia. Read more about the Netherlands here]

There are 101 people groups and 21% of these are unreached with the good news of Jesus. 47% profess to be Christian and of these 4.25% are Evangelical.

[Source: Joshua Project]

Pray with us for:
revival that restores the nations belief in the gospel,
the government to be influenced for good,
student and youth work,
migrant ethnic minorities,
a new generation of church leaders.
[Operation World, print edition 2010]  

You can also pray online for The Netherlands using Operation World.

WEC Netherlands 

In cooperation with local churches, WEC Netherlands wants to equip and send workers among the unreached, to  make followers of Jesus, and to plant missional churches.

WEC runs a cross-cultural training college in Beugen called Cornerstone where students from many countries come to study and prepare for missionary service.

WECers are also reaching out to immigrant communities within the Netherlands, in cities like Rotterdam.

Read in Dutch about WEC Netherlands


Position Type

Commitment Type
1-2 years i Ideal commitment is at least 12 months, but with options to stay longer, if willing to undergo training as required.

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