Mission internships combine training with service, helping mission interns to learn by doing. All mission interns are engaged in Launch, a three-phase discipleship training course that includes personal study, group learning, and, finally, online support as each intern joins a long-term missionary in their country of service and delves into the new language and culture.
Also consider Vida220, a 10-month international discipleship school that helps people “step out of the status quo toward the radical lifestyle of discipleship.” Vida220 is part of VidaNet, a Costa Rican discipleship network. Learn more about Vida220 here.
Help develop and improve the educational program of Bezaleel, a Mennonite boarding school for rural K’ekchi’ youth in grades 7–12. Assist with administrative duties. School year starts in January.
Work in a growing bakery in East Asia that supplies baked goods to local coffee shops along the Silk Road, or manage one of the coffee shops. Passion for baking, coffee and training others needed.
Intern at The Stroopie Co., a benefit corporation that bakes traditional Dutch cookies (“stroopwafels”) while providing employment to the refugee community in Lancaster County. Learn how kingdom business can be a vehicle for holistic transformation in people’s lives.
Entrepreneurs, business consultants, accountants, and others with business training and experience will use their skills in the marketplace to have a social, economic, and spiritual impact in a small developing country. Various business opportunities abound for people with initiative and flexibility.
Join a team involved in education, healthcare, and community development whose members collectively have four children age six and under. Provide regular child care, allowing space for parents to engage in language learning and other ministry. Participate as an active team member; take hold of the opportunity to live in a thriving African neighborhood with housing logistics already in place, study a prominent East African language, and build relationships with friendly neighbors. This position requires a six-month commitment at minimum.
Provide child care for missionary children, ages ranging from 2–9. A two-month minimum commitment, up to one year, with open-ended start and end dates. Travel with the family, assist with homeschooling, and have a front-seat experience of a pioneering cross-cultural mission. Experience with caring for young children and previous cross-cultural experience preferred.
Intern with the organization We Help Children, focusing on prayer and service in an orphanage setting. Be a part of the healing journey for the children living there.
Help with a children’s character development program, and possibly discipleship and mentoring within a rural house church movement. College degree in education preferred.
Work with the EMM team and a local Chilean couple to develop a Christian retreat center/camp on a beautiful island property near Puerto Montt. This position is ideal for those with skills in design and creativity, construction, and/or gardening and upkeep. Intermediate proficiency in Spanish is necessary.
Disciple local believers in house church or simple church communities in the Andes Mountains. Agricultural work and English teaching are also possible.
Participate in an existing house/simple church network in Chile by working alongside business people and their families. Engage in ongoing proactive discipleship of national leaders. Possible part time work/business in the community.
Strengthen and encourage a small body of believers by participating in discipleship and congregational life, as well as spending significant time reaching out to the community.
Contribute to an inner-city church by assisting in children’s ministry, Sunday worship, immigrant ministry, and/or church building renovation and maintenance.
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.
In support of local church vision, build local relationships to bring the gospel to the community. Teaching positions and student ministry opportunities are possible avenues for relationship-building.
Work in community development as a trained counselor, health professional, consultant, engineer, agricultural specialist, or teacher in a multicultural city in Central Asia. Get involved in a local fellowship or house church. Four-year university degree required.
Join a Deaf Mennonite church in ministering to Deaf children and young adults, who are often marginalized. Interpret for Deaf youth in high school. Explore employment possibilities for Deaf youth. Proficiency in American Sign Language required.
Join a 10-month international discipleship school called Vida220 that challenges young adults to experience growth as disciples of Jesus as well as servanthood in the church and beyond. Engage in intense training, practical ministry experiences, and leadership opportunities. (Apply through EMM to participate in this opportunity.)
Teach at Academia Los Pinares in Tegucigalpa. Housing and salary offered. Visit pinares.org for more information.
A growing manufacturer of water filters in Southeast Asia needs engineers to provide technical assistance in developing new equipment for more efficient manufacturing, as well as assistance with product design and development. Applicants are welcome to consider shorter, project-based assignments, or long-term service.
Teach English to school children and youth at a private English learning center. Take advantage of the long-term visa the school can provide, and collaborate with EMM teammates to build multiplying communities of discipleship. A bachelor’s degree and TESOL certification are required.
Teach English or computer skills to villagers willing to discuss spiritual matters. Native English speakers with at least two years of college in any field are qualified. A TESOL certificate would be helpful.
Teach at PROMESA, a bilingual Christian school in Cusco. ESL training or experience preferred. The school year runs from March 1 through mid-December. Some proficiency in Spanish is necessary.
Work in a university teaching oral English, or teach children at a training center. Opportunities exist in a variety of educational settings and for a variety of skill levels.
Teach in isolated rural or island schools near Puerto Montt. The school year runs from March through December. Intermediate Spanish ability is required. Also possible to teach English to professionals to build relationships and for simple church networking.
Mentor children and youth while teaching basic English skills. ESL training or experience preferred.
Serve as an English teacher at an international mission school. Be involved in the spiritual and character development of students through mentoring relationships. Partner with and support the local church.
Facilitate conversational English groups or classes in one of several possible settings. Interact with participants informally as time allows, participate in a Czech church, and build relationships.
Immerse yourself in the richly multicultural society of the southern French port city of Marseilles. Intern for 10–12 months learning French alongside African immigrants, building relationships, and sharing the love of Jesus. Team with other EMM interns, living in dorm-style rooms. Come under the wings of long-term missionaries and get a glimpse into the plethora of opportunities for mission that exist in this gateway city.