Dates listed for the following opportunities may not reflect current travel restrictions or general health recommendations for your country, due to COVID-19.

Language Placement Abroad (UK participants only)

The Language Placement Abroad exists both to reach the least-reached and to improve your language skills while being fully immersed in the culture.

Are you a student studying languages at university?

Are you expected to do a placement abroad to improve your language while being fully immersed in the culture?

Would you like to do this whilst having an opportunity to share your faith?

This could be a brilliant opportunity for you!

Join OM for a 3-month placement in one or more countries. In the Schengen Area you can only serve for 3 months, then either return to the UK or another country outside the Schengen Area. You could then return to a Schengen country for 3 more months.

Dates and cost vary. Prices given upon enquiry exclude non-refundable deposit of £50, flights, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.

Applicants must be 18 or over. If you live in the UK, please email for more details.

As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15.

When: Start date can be any month except May

How Long: 3 months to 1 year

Required Notice: 2 months

Singles welcome
Sorry, no married couples
Sorry, no families
Sorry, no groups
0.00 per day GBP
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Ministry details

Spanish- Spain - £800* per month

Be involved in activities run by the church. This will include working with young people, men’s ministry, mums’ ministry, Bible studies, outreaches and more.

Portuguese- Namibia - £300* per month

You will help teach English to locals as well as being involved with an ongoing building project, a children’s centre, agricultural projects and weekly children’s clubs.

Russian- Central Asia

(Details to follow)

Mandarin- Taiwan - £930* per month

Local church and sports ministry to reach out to locals.

Swahili- Tanzania - £100* per month

You will serve alongside the local church and reach out with them in secondary schools and into the Muslim community. You may possibly be involved in sports ministry too.

Participant profile

You will need:

  • to be at least 18 years old
  • to have a good level of spoken English
  • an interest in evangelism and an openness to developing your evangelistic gifts
  • a willingness to learn how to share your faith including with people of other beliefs and culture
  • a desire to grow personally and in your relationship with God
  • the flexibility to work with others in a team

Dependent on location


Most teams provide 3 meals a day and you may be asked to help as part of a rota. We need to know in advance of any special dietary needs (vegetarian, dairy-free, food allergies, gluten free, etc.)


Dependent on location


Participants should be in reasonably good health. If you have special health needs, please contact us to see what arrangements might be possible for you. You are responsible for obtaining emergency health and medical insurance.


Dependent on location


If your language is not here please contact us and we will see what we can do!

  • Cost includes food, accommodation, ministry expenses and all in-country travel. Excludes flights and insurance. Possible extras: vaccinations, Covid tests.

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