Opportunities to serve

Child care assistant/home-school teacher | Thailand

  • Service term length or program Mission internship
  • Region of service Asia
  • Location Thailand
  • Ministry category Education, Pioneer witness

Empower pioneer missionaries through child care and home-school help. 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. Preferred deadline for applications is March 1 each year, but they are welcome at any time.

Christian camp developer | Tenglo Island, Chile

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Latin America
  • Location Tenglo Island, Chile
  • Ministry category Business for transformation, Children at risk, Community development

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. 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.

Christian-Muslim Relations Team mission intern

  • Service term length or program Mission internship
  • Region of service North America
  • Location Lancaster, Pa. or remote
  • Ministry category Muslim ministry

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. This internship will enhance the Christian-Muslim Relation Team’s (CMRT) mission of equipping Christians for their interactions with Muslims.  The CMRT seeks a student or professional 18 years or older with skills in one of the following areas:

Videography
Curriculum development
Storytelling / Communications
Website development
Assisting in teaching events

The successful candidate could be an upper-level student in a degree program involving the skills above, with interest in Christian/Muslim relations, missions in a Muslim ministry context, or intention to be involved in long-term irenic ministry among Muslims.

Church developer | Chile

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Latin America
  • Location Various regions of Chile
  • Ministry category Business for transformation, Leadership training

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. 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.

Church development intern | Halle, Germany

  • Service term length or program Mission internship, International volunteer (55+)
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Halle, Germany
  • Ministry category Community development, Leadership training, Muslim ministry

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Contribute to an inner-city church by assisting in children’s ministry, Sunday worship, immigrant ministry, and/or church building renovation and maintenance.

Church planting team member (English teacher) | Southeast Asia

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Asia
  • Location Sensitive
  • Ministry category Education, Muslim ministry, Pioneer witness

Collaborate with EMM teammates to make disciples with the goal of building multiplying communities of discipleship through teaching English to school children and youth at a private English learning center. A bachelor’s degree and TESOL certification are required.

Church planting team member | Village outside Prague, Czech Republic

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Village outside Prague, Czech Republic
  • Ministry category Leadership training, Pioneer witness

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Join an international church planting team in a village on the outskirts of Prague.

Community worker | Queens, N.Y., U.S.

  • Service term length or program GO! Summer
  • Region of service North America
  • Location Queens, N.Y., U.S.
  • Ministry category Children at risk, Community development

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Assist and/or direct community summer programs at Immanuel Community Church (ICC) and Murray Hill Neighborhood Association (MHNA) in New York City, including VBS, daily enrichment, tutoring programs for children, and a sports program. Disciple youth and expand/develop a computer lab and ESL programs. Assist with a food pantry, clothing ministry, and prayer station outreaches. Preferred deadline for applications is March 1 each year.

Deaf ministry assistant | Orange Walk, Belize

  • Service term length or program Mission internship
  • Region of service Latin America
  • Location Orange Walk, Belize
  • Ministry category Children at risk, Education, Leadership training

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. 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.

Discipleship intern with FSJ | Kaiserslautern, Germany

  • Service term length or program Mission internship
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Ministry category Community development

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Join German students in a discipleship training and service program called Freiwilliges Soziales Jahre (Voluntary Service Year). Includes a three-week outreach to another country where hope is desperately needed. Intermediate proficiency in German is required. Preferred deadline for applications is April 3 each year. 

Discipleship intern with VidaNet | Heredia, Costa Rica

  • Service term length or program Mission internship, Discipleship Team
  • Region of service Latin America
  • Location Heredia, Costa Rica

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. 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. Preferred deadline for applications is June 1 each year. (Apply through EMM to participate in this opportunity.)

English teacher | Cusco, Peru

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Latin America
  • Location Cusco, Peru
  • Ministry category Children at risk, Education, Community development

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. 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.

Executive director of operations | Southeast Asia

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Asia
  • Location Sensitive
  • Ministry category Business for transformation, Pioneer witness

Seeking an Executive Director for a B4T (Business for Transformation) that is fully integrated in manufacturing, production, quality, sales and marketing. The director has direct reports who are managers from all the departments of a diverse and dynamic staff.

Going Public internship | Cardiff, Wales, U.K.

  • Service term length or program Mission internship
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Cardiff, Wales, U.K.
  • Ministry category Community development

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Participate in a Going Public internship, in partnership with Glenwood Church, for up to 10 months in the Welsh capital city of Cardiff. Gain experience in a whole host of areas alongside British and expatriate youth. Areas of service include youth or children’s work, community work, social action, teaching and facilitating, sports ministry, or creative arts. Develop skills and explore new gifts, grow in knowledge, be challenged, strengthen faith, engage in personal reflection, and be missional for the kingdom and for the world. Preferred deadline for applications is March 1 each year.

Indonesia Global Youth Summit Trip

  • Service term length or program GO! Summer
  • Region of service Asia
  • Location Indonesia
June 21 - July 5, 2022 (tentative)
 
The Mennonite World Conference Assembly is a gathering of the Anabaptist / Mennonite worldwide family that takes place every six years. In July 2022, this gathering will take place in Indonesia.

Kingdom Team summer staff | Lancaster, Pa.

  • Service term length or program GO! Summer
  • Region of service North America
  • Location Lancaster, Pa., U.S.
  • Ministry category Children at risk, Community development, Leadership training

Grow in leadership and discipleship skills while serving in a camp counselor-like role during the summer Kingdom Team (K-Team) program for middle and high school youth groups. Help to make disciples of Jesus while leading youth both in discipleship training and in service opportunities connecting with immigrant and refugee children in Lancaster. Preferred application deadline is March 1. 

Kingdom Teams | Lancaster, Pa.

  • Service term length or program Kingdom Team
  • Region of service North America
  • Location Lancaster, Pa., U.S.

K-Teams will serve refugees and immigrants in Lancaster alongside local community partners involved with the large refugee population. In collaboration with various community groups, K-Teams will work with newly arrived refugee youth in a summer school program, helping them practice their English skills and gain confidence in relating to others.

Kingdom Teams | Lebanon, Pa.

  • Service term length or program Kingdom Team
  • Region of service North America
  • Location Lebanon, Pa., U.S.

K-Teams will serve community children in Lebanon alongside local churches and community partners involved with providing community children with fun, enrichment activities throughout the summer.  In collaboration with various community groups, K-Teams will share the love of Christ with children in the city of Lebanon by helping to plan and lead activities at a summer day camp in a local park.

Kingdom Teams | Phenix City, Ala.

  • Service term length or program Kingdom Team
  • Region of service North America
  • Location Phenix City, Ala., U.S.

K-Teams will serve low income families in Phenix City’s Five Points community alongside Village Church, who is immersed and active in reviving this low income population. In collaboration with Village Church members and local community development groups, K-Teams will work with at risk children and youth in a summer feeding and education program by providing meals, mentoring, and activities to help them find hope in their present circumstances and for their futures.

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.

Ministry assistant | Lancaster, Pa., U.S.

  • Service term length or program Mission internship
  • Region of service North America
  • Location Lancaster, Pa., U.S.
  • Ministry category Community development

Make disciples of Jesus through getting involved in the church life of Rivers Edge Fellowship, a congregation in a multi-cultural Lancaster City neighborhood. Opportunities to serve include youth ministry, worship leading, community service and evangelism, church administration, and property care-taking.

Pioneer Church Planting | Sisaket province, Thailand

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Asia
  • Location Sisaket province, Thailand
  • Ministry category Leadership training, Pioneer witness

Do you love the adventure of sharing Christ cross-culturally? Long to make disciples among the least reached peoples of the 10/40 window? Want a front row seat to the Holy Spirit igniting a people movement that is contextualized, sustainable, and empowers local leadership? Come join the EMM team in Thailand!

Pioneer witness | Marseilles, France

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Marseilles, France
  • Ministry category Pioneer witness

Immerse yourself in the richly multicultural society of the southern French port city of Marseilles. Join a developing team to form relationships in the community and establish a witness, reaching out to the many immigrants in the city.

Summer youth worker | Czech Republic

  • Service term length or program GO! Summer
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Czech Republic
  • Ministry category Education

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Help conduct summer English camps. Must have experience working with high-school-aged youth. Application deadline is March 1 each year.

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.

Urban ministry/teaching intern | Baltimore, Md., U.S.

  • Service term length or program Mission internship
  • Region of service North America
  • Location Baltimore, Md., U.S.
  • Ministry category Education, Community development

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Join a local church community that seeks to be part of gospel transformation in southwest Baltimore. Serve through a variety of community ministries, including a small school run by the church. Learn principles of holistic urban ministry. Preferred deadline for applications is March 1 each year.

Eastern Mennonite Missions

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