Sports Coach in Southeast Europe
Do you enjoy connecting with young people through sport? Could you promote reconciliation and hope into a broken community?
Commit to build relationships through learning language, culture, and the giving and receiving of hospitality. Come and join our team, coaching young people in various sports, as a way to connect with the wider multi-ethnic community.
As you train and inspire them, your love of Christ will shine out through your actions and words, and you will have God-ordained opportunities to share more, and see their hurts, bitterness and resentments healed and forgiven.
Qualities & Gifts Sought
Come with suitable sports coaching qualifications or experience in football/soccer, or other physical sports. Be willing to spend time building relationships with locals across all ethnicities.
Make effort to learn a challenging Slavic language.The working environment is challenging, so you will need to be creative, flexible, and patient.
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About Southeast Europe
Southeast Europe offers unique opportunities and challenges for mission.
Orthodox Christianity is in decline in this region and the arrival of people from different nations is providing a new context to reach the unreached. WEC aims to respond to these opportunities and challenges, and to mobilise East Europeans to reach the unreached on their own doorstep, as well as to go to new cultures and join our teams around the world.
WEC is currently working in Albania, Greece, North Macedonia, Bulgaria and elsewhere in the Balkans. Each team has been involved in outreach and church planting, as well as in community projects, for several years.
One team is running a free medical service and children's programmes as well as looking for more ways to reach their community. Another team has a ministry centre and is exploring their options in reaching out to more parts of the neighbouring community. Another small team has an established reconciliation ministry, and there are opportunities among refugees in partnership with established churches.
WEC is prayerfully planning and anticipating reaching out to more new locations. This includes church planting and discipling in more districts in cities and towns not yet reached.
Contact us to explore and pray how you might fit in.