Leadership training

Empower and equip Jesus followers to become disciples who make disciples.

Children, youth, and family worker | Thailand

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Work with the Life Enrichment Church (LEC) — a Thai-Issan house church network in northeast Thailand — in giving leadership to developing the church’s ministry to the children, youth, and families of their districts. Engage with other possible avenues of ministry, such as working for child abuse prevention and rescue or broader involvement with the LEC. Position is suitable for an individual, couple, or family interested in serving multiple terms. An initial three- to four-year minimum commitment is required for focused language and culture study.

Church developer | Andes Mountains, Chile

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Latin America
  • Location Andes Mountains, Chile
  • Ministry category Leadership training, Pioneer witness

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Disciple local believers in house church or simple church communities in the Andes Mountains. Agricultural work and English teaching are also possible.

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.

Church developer | Halle, Germany

  • Service term length or program Long-term, 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 developer | Thailand

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

We focus on making disciples who make disciples with the goal of forming vibrant and multiplying communities of worship and mission among the various people groups of Southeast Asia. We use business and teaching as an entry platform in some of the sensitive locations in our region.  

Church development and community worker | Wales, U.K.

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Wales, U.K.
  • Ministry category Community development, Hospitality, Leadership training

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. People with a passion for building relationships are needed to model a viable biblical lifestyle in this predominantly non-Christian setting. Partner with a local church to equip believers and build relationships within the community. Become part of a missional community.

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.

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.

Deaf ministry assistant | Orange Walk, Belize

  • Service term length or program Long-term, 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 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 | South Asia

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

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

Medical worker | Cusco, Peru and surrounding region

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Latin America
  • Location Cusco, Peru and surrounding region
  • Ministry category Education, Leadership training, Health

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Serve as a medical professional working with the Peruvian Mennonite Church in its healthcare ministry among the Quechua.

Petra Peacebuilders intern | Malaga, Spain

  • Service term length or program Mission internship
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Malaga, Spain
  • Ministry category Community development, Leadership training

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Intern with Petra Peacebuilders, a non-governmental organization that cares for peacebuilders and humanitarian workers worldwide. A startup based in Malaga, Spain, Petra was formed to serve these valuable global workers who are often working in the areas of the world that are most difficult to be in and are therefore vulnerable to burnout. Support this work as an executive assistant to the CEO, as she and the core team provide practical support to these humanitarian workers through on-site resilience training, short-term and long-term coaching opportunities, and debriefing after challenging (and sometimes traumatic) field assignments. The work is full-time, with a minimum commitment of six months and a maximum service length of two years. Preferred deadline for applications is March 1 each year.

Teacher/pastor/coach | South Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Serve as a teacher at an international mission school. Possible subjects include (but are not limited to): New/Old Testament, missions, theology, church history, and M.Div. classes. Be involved in the spiritual and character formation of students through a mentoring relationship. Resource church planters on the field. Partner with and support the local church in a pastoral leadership role.