Intercultural Studies in Spain
Experience Spanish and Catalan culture while practicing your Spanish and / or Catalan language with those around you. Assist with the various ministries here including youth evangelism, Sunday school for kids, house groups, discipleship and involvement with a local church. Located in Castelldefels, a medium size town close to Barcelona.
Responsibilities and Duties:
You will be involved in language exchange teams and English language teaching to adolescents
You will assist with the youth home group and their different activities
You will take part of the church’s evangelism and discipleship program as needed
Receive training in cross cultural relevant evangelism and discipleship.
Proposed weekly schedule:
Two hours of Bible study together and two hours of personal Bible study
Five hours of language exchange / friendship evangelism
One hour of English language teaching, plus two hours of class preparation
Two hours of devotional together and sharing as a team
One hour of personal follow up and conversation with the coordinator
Two hours of evangelism as a team
Two hours of work and collaboration with the youth group
Two hours of collaboration with another church ministry
Qualifications and Skills:
A mid-level knowledge of the Spanish language
Basic knowledge of Catalan a plus but not required.
All interns must formally accept and abide by OM USA’s Statement of Faith for the duration of the internship.
International internships are not paid positions and all financial needs should be covered with personal support.
Home-stay with a national is dependent on circumstances.
Pre-Field training happens through on-line materials and Skype sessions with coaches and other interns for a few weeks leading up departure date. Includes debriefing with coaches on return.
Dates and duration of internships are flexible, should be worked out with the team.
Qualifications of on-field supervisor:
Degree in Modern Languages, with Translation and Linguistic Studies
Church planter worker with her husband who has 20+ years of experience in Spanish / Catalan ministry.
Degree Credit available upon the approval of your university/college supervisors.