Short Term Mission Assistant (P/T maternity cover)

UK (Reading)

Use your administration and people skills to gain some great experience in mission!

We are looking for a Short Term Mission Assistant to help run Latin Link’s well-established short term mission programmes. This includes Step (hands-on experience of mission in teams for 2-16 weeks) and Stride (tailor-made placements for individuals, couples and families for 6-24 months). This maternity cover role is part time (28 hours per week) and expected to be for around 12 months.

Working with the Short Term Mission Coordinator, you will administer all enquires and applications and be involved in recruiting and supporting volunteers before, during and after their time abroad. You’ll have excellent relational, communication and time management skills, be a proficient organiser, show initiative and flexibility, and have the confidence to turn your hand to new things. You’ll be confident in speaking in front of groups of people and you’ll also ideally have personal experience of mission abroad.


Click here for a detailed Information Pack.

Then apply without delay! The closing date for applications is Sunday 12 August 2018. But we will interview strong candidates as we review their incoming applications, so we may make an appointment before the closing date. Interviews will be held at our offices in Reading.

To apply, please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form, and download our Mission Statement (which includes our Basis of Faith) and Ethos Statement.

You can download a summary of the opportunity here, as either a pdf or a jpg file.

Any questions: email or Call 0118 9577100 and ask for Anneliese Kongehl (HR Administrator) or Andrew Johnson (Britain and Ireland Team Leader).


Area of work 

  • Administration

Languages needed 

  • Good level of English/Un buen nivel de Inglés
2018-07-01 00:00:00 to 2018-08-01 00:00:00


  • One year/Un año
Skills and qualifications needed 
Excellent relational, communication and time management skills, proficient organiser with initiative and flexibility. Ideally some experience of cross-cultural mission.