Question about Guidance for missionaries:
"Iíve been wanting to become something similar to an administrative assistant for missionaries. Is this something thatís needed? If so, what skills are most needed? How would you recommend getting these skills?"
Skills in organization, writing, finance, scheduling/logistics and strategic planning are very, very valuable skills to possess on the mission field.
In addition to the mission field needing administratively-gifted individuals, missionary mobilization bases (those that focus on training and sending new missionaries to the field) are always in need of administrative assistants, typically in a variety of areas (finance, member care, training, etc). Some of these administrative positions might even be partially or fully-salaried because of the great need for these individuals.
Do some research and inquire with some mission agencies you find interesting. I can almost guarantee you will find many, many opportunities!
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