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Africa - Cook/Caterer at a Senegal MK boarding school


Trip #2397

  • Mission Trip Agency

    WEC International

    Offering agency

  • Mission Trip Location

    Senegal, Western Africa

  • Mission Trip Dates

    Customizable: Jan, May, Jun or Sep 2020

    Lasts between 6 months to 1 year

  • Mission Trip Ministry

    Hospitality & Cooking

    Missionary Support/Care and Service Projects & Helps

  • Mission Trip Cost

    *see notes below or inquire for details

Cook needed at Bourofaye Christian School in Senegal.

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

The caterer at Bourofaye Christian School near Dakar, is responsible for serving approximately 1,500 meals per week. You will manage a number of Senegalese staff, and be responsible for all the ordering and distribution of supplies and menu planning, and you will oversee the actual cooking of the meals.

Bourofaye Christian School is a WEC run missionary kid's school in Senegal where the children learn, live and develop in a Christian environment. The staff is committed to the children and not to their own career advancement. The school year starts in August and goes through until mid July. Staff are on volunteer missionary terms, we live as a community and see God doing wonders in our personal lives and in the life of the school. See what God wants to do in you and through you by taking the plunge and checking us out!!!

Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

This is a school for missionary children which serves WEC and other mission families in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast. The school is based on the English and Welsh National curriculum, therefore the teaching is done in English. This is a boarding school although families that live close enough to the school can also weekly board or day pupil their children.

Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements

Participant Age

College, Adult, and Seniors

Eligible to Go

Individuals, Married Couples, and Families


Experience in catering for large numbers is preferred.

If applying from a country other than the USA please go to and find the sending country nearest you.


Some French is essential for managing the national staff.

Mission Trip Offered By WEC International

WEC International

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WEC International is an international (members from 55+ nationalities), interdenominational mission agency. WEC is one of the ten largest church planting mission agencies in the world. WEC endeavours to bring the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to the remaining unevangelized peoples with the utmost urgency. WECers plant churches in many countries around the world with locations in Africa, Asia, North Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and South Pacific. To find out more about WEC International in the USA visit WEC USA has 3 short term programs: Discovery (individuals or teams that go out up to 3 months; WEC Trek (individuals that go from 3 months - 12 months) and WEC Core (individuals that go for 2 years). If you are looking to apply from another country please check for the sending base in your country.

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Mission Trip Details

Location Information

Western Africa
The school is located in a rural area but is only 30 miles from the capital city, Dakar, with all its advantages.


Start date
Customizable: Jan, May, Jun or Sep 2020
6 months to 1 year

Demographics of People Being Ministered To

Missionary Kids
People Group(s)


Funds needed
*see notes below or inquire for details
Costs of WEC Trek trips are not fixed due to the flexibility we offer. Costs will depend on where you want to go, how long you want to stay and airfare costs.

Training and Debriefing

Pre-field Training
Post-field Debrief
Pre-Field Training through activities and reading guided by a pre-field manual followed by a 1 week orientation training at the WEC HQ near Philadelphia, PA. Debriefing for 3 days immediately on return of the trip at the WEC HQ. If applying from a country other than the USA please go to and find the sending country nearest you.

Application Information

How to apply
Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.

Other Information

More information about WEC Trek, the short-term ministry of WEC International, can be found on our web page Click on the Trek program closest to your location. Other opportunities in the 10/40 window, not listed here, are also available on our web page.