Business for transformation

Demonstrate faithfulness to God in a business context. Help transform a community spiritually, economically, and socially.

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Bakery/coffee shop entrepreneur | East Asia

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

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

Business for transformation intern | Lancaster, Pa., U.S.

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

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

Business worker | Central Asia

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Asia
  • Location Sensitive
  • Ministry category Business for transformation, Muslim ministry

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

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.

Church developer | Chile

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • 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.

Engineer | Southeast Asia

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

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

Guesthouse host/hostess | Nairobi, Kenya

  • Service term length or program Long-term, 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.

Importer/exporter | East Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Work with partners along the Silk Road and around the world in an import/export business. Focus on goods such as food products, coffee, textiles, and possibly others. Be willing to invest significant time in the global business market.

Managing director | Southeast Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Direct the operational staff of a transformational business bringing affordable access to clean water in Southeast Asia. Guide day-to-day operations into alignment with the big-picture mission and vision. Learn language and join in with a team of people loving and blessing the community through business and relationship. Skills in leading people, communicating, and decision-making are needed. 

Marketing consultant | East Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Collaborate with a team that is developing relationships and structures for a marketing consulting platform for local and international business projects. Skills in marketing and business management required, along with commitment to the Silk Road vision.

Media technician | Southeast Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Serve a growing transformational business that is bringing affordable access to clean water in Southeast Asia. As a media technician, produce and edit videos and train local technicians in order to provide communication messages that serve the transformational objectives of the business. Applicants are welcome to consider shorter, project-based assignments, or long-term service.

Photojournalist | East Africa

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Will write articles and take related photos to facilitate communication with the North American constituency about EMM's work in the East Africa region.

Pioneering business developer | Various locations

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America, North America
  • Location Various locations
  • Ministry category Business for transformation

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Collaborate with a team of Christians to launch new business ventures in a pioneering mission location. Entrepreneurs, managers, financial directors, marketing experts, human resources directors, and spiritual mentors are needed.

Sales manager | Southeast Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Build and lead a team of sales representatives for a transformational business bringing affordable access to clean water in Southeast Asia. Motivated by the transformative impact of clean water, help the business get their water filters to the farthest reaches of the region! Learn language and join in with a team of people who are loving and blessing the community through business and relationship.

Web designer/app developer | Southeast Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Web and app designers are needed to help a growing transformational business in Southeast Asia, which is bringing affordable access to clean water and Living Water to its employees and community. Could serve on location or remotely. Applicants are welcome to consider short, project-based assignments, or long-term service.