Africa

Church development worker | West Africa

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Africa
  • Location West Africa
  • Ministry category Education, Leadership training

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Be apprenticed to carry on the leadership development work of a seasoned EMM worker. Engage in both formal and informal discipleship. Applicants must be able to live and travel in in very basic, rural conditions. Fluency in French is strongly preferred. Given the cultural context, this position is for male applicants only.

Guesthouse host/hostess | Nairobi, Kenya

  • Service term length or program Mission internship, International volunteer (55+)
  • Region of service Africa
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ministry category Business for transformation, Hospitality

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Make guests from all over the world feel cared for and welcomed at Amani Gardens Inn (formerly the Mennonite Guesthouse). Help managers stay in touch with the changing needs of guests. Engage with guests during breakfast and dinner; join them for tea when possible. Pastoral gifts, hospitable personality, and international experience desired. Preferred deadline for short-term applicants is March 1 each year.

Language/culture immersion intern | North Africa

  • Service term length or program Mission internship
  • Region of service Africa
  • Location Sensitive
  • Ministry category Muslim ministry, Pioneer witness

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Tour a North African country — or remain mostly in one city — learning Arabic and sharing the good news of Christ’s love and forgiveness with locals in creative ways. Be equipped to work with refugees and immigrants, developing a deeper understanding of the region from which many of them come.

Medical worker | Sierra Leone

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Africa
  • Location Mattru Jong, Sierra Leone
  • Ministry category Community development, Muslim ministry, Health

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Physicians, X-ray technicians/ultrasound techs, nurses, midwives, physical therapists, public health specialists, and a hospital administrator are needed to help train local staff and serve at a rural hospital in the Mattru Jong village. Be involved in disciple-making relationships as opportunities arise. Preferred deadline for short-term applications is March 1 each year.

Regional representative(s) | East Africa

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Africa
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ministry category Leadership training

This long-term assignment is available August 2019. Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Using the EMM mission, core values, and guidelines for ministry practice as a guide, develop and shape the overarching goals and strategies for EMM in East Africa. Supervise all personnel who live within the region, seeking to empower and release gifts, and encouraging mutual accountability. Maintain relationships with national partners and network connections in the region, overseeing any funding and resources provided to their programs. Oversee the EMM-related organization Mennonite Board in Eastern Africa (MBEA) and related institutions: Amani Gardens Inn (AGI), SkyView Gardens (SVG) development, and Rosslyn Academy (RA). Applications will be received for individuals and for couples. Applicants must be willing to live in Nairobi, Kenya.

Teacher and/or administrator | Nairobi, Kenya

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Africa
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ministry category Education

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Teach or work in administration at Rosslyn Academy, a K–12 school for missionary and international children in Nairobi. Positions posted yearly; visit rosslynacademy.org for details.