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Making disciples among the unreached
     

Agricultural Training Center/Community Development

Opp ID: 1239
Agricultural training center in mountainous area in Southeast Asia
Needed:

Resilient, hard-working workers who love the outdoors, don't mind living simply, are highly independent, and want to build relationships with the local Muslim community through agricultural training programs. We are also open to short-term teams; please contact us for specific dates and opportunities.

Country: Asia, Southeast Asia
Term: Long-Term (3+ years), Mid-Term (1 - 3 years), Short-Term (2 weeks - 1 year)
Tasks:

Team Hope’s Agricultural Training Center teaches Muslim farmers to be good stewards of God’s creation through hillside terrace farming and organic agricultural techniques. Goat management and year-round FAITH (Food Always In The Home) models help farmers feed their families, while exposing them to Biblical values and teaching. We also provide on the job training for agricultural students from the local university. Responsibilities of an Agricultural or Community Development Worker may include:

  • Developing sustainable and organic farming systems
  • Teaching nationals about farming and crops
  • Learning the local language
  • Animal Husbandry (Goat Management)
  • Developing creation care and land restoration projects such as reforestation
  • Building relationships
  • Taking opportunities to be Jesus to others and share His stories

Note: If you are doing an internship for your university in community development, soil science, agriculture, animal husbandry, organic farming, etc., your time would be spent focusing on some of these particular areas after email/coordination with the team leader in order to fulfill your academic requirements.
Specific Qualifications:

We are looking for resilient and hard-working workers who love the outdoors, don’t mind living very simply, and are highly independent. Our Agricultural Training Center is located in a quiet and isolated area with limited social interaction. Southeast Asia, Discipleship, Muslim Ministry, Marketplace Development, MDE