Pioneer witness

Engage the many people groups that have few to no Jesus followers. Help form disciples of Jesus.

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.

Child care assistant | East Africa

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

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

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

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 and community development worker | Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ministry category Children at risk, Community development, Pioneer witness

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Work alongside the Evangelical Church of Tuzla in its various ministries, possibly including outreach to a minority ethnic group.

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 | Bulgaria

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Bulgaria
  • Ministry category Hospitality, Leadership training, Pioneer witness

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Join a local congregation in a town setting and share gifts of music, preaching, and teaching English.

Church developer | Kosovo

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Kosovo
  • Ministry category Hospitality, Muslim ministry, Pioneer witness

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

Church planting team member | Queens, N.Y., U.S.

  • Service term length or program Long-term
  • Region of service North America
  • Ministry category Children at risk, Community development, Pioneer witness

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Move into the bustling NYC neighborhood of Flushing, Queens, and join a church-planting team in partnership with Immanuel Community Church. While a multitude of people groups live in this neighborhood, the majority of the team's interactions will be with Chinese and Spanish speaking people. Build redemptive relationships in the community; explore the possibility of securing a local job and/or raising support.

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.

Church worker | Korçë or Shkodër, Albania

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Europe
  • Location Korçë or Shkodër, Albania
  • Ministry category Education, Pioneer witness

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

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.

English teacher | Southeast Asia

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

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

English teacher | East Asia

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

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

EQUIP internship | New York City, U.S.

  • Service term length or program Mission internship, Discipleship Team
  • Region of service North America
  • Location New York City, U.S.
  • Ministry category Pioneer witness

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. The 10-month EQUIP missionary training teaches interns principles that lead to reproducible church planting. Interns also gain experience in putting these principles into practice through ministry in New York City.

Finance 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. Lead the team of administrative/accounting staff of a transformational business bringing affordable access to clean water in Southeast Asia. Make sure the books are balanced, the company is on budget, and reporting requirements are met. Learn language and join in with a team of people loving and blessing the community through business and relationship. 

Gateway city internship | Marseilles, France

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

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

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.

International fellowship children/youth worker | East Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Work with children, youth, or young adults in an international fellowship planted strategically along the Silk Road. Build relationships with expatriates from around the world. A visa can be acquired by studying the language locally. Applicants should have the ability to adapt in a complex international environment.

K–8 teacher | South Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Serve as a teacher at a private K–8 school that is a missional presence in a small town. Possible subjects include English, music, computer, math, and physical education. Get involved in a local fellowship. Prior teaching experience in a school environment or a degree in education strongly desired.

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.

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.

Middle and high school teacher | Vietnam

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship
  • Region of service Asia
  • Location Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Ministry category Education, Community development, Pioneer witness

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Teach "Essential Skills and Dispositions" courses at a private school to Vietnamese middle and high school students. Full-time schedule of 24 class periods per week (40 minutes per period). Language of instruction is English; Vietnamese interpretation provided. This assignment continues the training program established by Donna Keener in 2008–2009. Donna will provide orientation and introduction to the curriculum, and will coach as requested based on time availability.

Ministry mentor | Various countries in the East Africa region

  • Service term length or program Long-term, Mission internship, International volunteer (55+)
  • Region of service Africa
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya (or elsewhere in East Africa)
  • Ministry category Leadership training, Pioneer witness

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Travel around the region to a circuit of churches, or offer training in a relevant specialty (e.g. evangelism, discipleship, etc.). This position could be for to a non-resident worker who visited the region once or twice a year.

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.

Pioneer witness | Marseilles, France

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Join a developing team in Marseilles, France, to form relationships in the community and establish a witness in this predominantly Muslim setting.

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.

Student | East Asia

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

Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Learn language and culture on location in the heart of the Silk Road. One-on-one learning options are available, as are two- to six-student class environments. Partner with both local and expatriate brothers and sisters.

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