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Guest House Maintenance Worker – Spain

Come and bless a counselling and pastoral ministry with practical skills.  A WEC couple have a guest house in Lugo where they offer a place of rest and healing for pastors, leaders and missionaries.

The farmhouse is 140 years old and has a large garden, so there is always plenty of work to maintain and care for the house and grounds.

Guests are coming and going regularly, so help with cooking and cleaning is always appreciated. An ideal opportunity for a short working holiday or come for long-term service.

Qualities & Gifts Sought

You are handy and experienced in both maintenance and gardening. Some fluency in Spanish language is helpful but not required immediately.  Singles, couples or groups are welcome for any term from a week to longer. An international driver’s licence is useful because you will be in a rural area.

Our ref 11317

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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
Practical & Maintenance
Hospitality & Residential

Contract Type
0-3 months i Ideal commitment is 3 months or less

Location
San Pedro
Benquerencia
Lugo
Spain
Europe
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