Short-term

Children and Youth Ministries

Location: USA, West Virginia, Wardensville

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Build relationships and model a daily Spirit-filled life while serving the Crest Hill Community Church in Wardensville, W.Va. Develop and participate in ministry opportunities especially related to children, youth and young adults in the community and with other churches, in partnership with the pastor couple who would provide regular mentoring. A couple would be the […]

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Children and Youth Ministries

Location: USA, West Virginia, Wardensville

Program name: Partners in Mission (up to 1 year)

Build relationships and model a daily Spirit-filled life while serving the Crest Hill Community Church in Wardensville, W.Va. Develop and participate in ministry opportunities especially related to children, youth and young adults in the community and with other churches, in partnership with the pastor couple who would provide regular mentoring. A couple would be the […]

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Church Planter and Discipleship Pioneer

Location: Europe, Germany, Mannheim

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Current VMMissions workers David and Rebekka Stutzman are open to mentoring a single person or couple interested in exploring church planting and discipleship in an urban, post-Christian setting. The Stutzmans are pioneers in their context. Learning with them would be rich preparation for a lifetime of disciple making in any context. Assignment is a two-year […]

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Discipleship and Learning Tour

Location: Asia, Thailand,

Program name: Partners in Mission (up to 1 year)

Serve on a discipleship and learning tour. Contact Carol Tobin to learn more about this assignment.

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Discipleship and Outreach

Location: Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, Alajuela

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Pura Vida Missions, is a mission and discipleship ministry that relates to a network of 30 churches and organizations across Costa Rica. Assignment: Participate in Vida 220, a 10-month discipleship program from October to August. Join Latin Americans and North Americans as they disciple one another and grow in missional leadership through outreach in local churches. […]

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English Teacher

Location: Asia, Thailand,

Program name: Partners in Mission (up to 1 year)

Teach English at a camp. Contact Carol Tobin to learn more about this assignment.

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English Teacher – middle and high school students

Location: Europe, Italy, Bari

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Partner in the outreach of a Mennonite congregation by teaching English to middle and high school children in the church’s after school program and sharing the love of Jesus in the local community.

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Farm and Agriculture Specialist

Location: Europe, Kosova, Istog

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Serve as a consultant and specialist with farm and agriculture extension work. Skills such as herd management, dairy production, logistics and finance skills will help local farmers and assist with a local milk processing plant.

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High School Teacher

Location: Europe, Albania, Lezhë

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

  High school teachers are needed to teach at the Lezha Academic Center, a Christian high school. A variety of subjects are desired, English and literature, math, science, music, etc. Assignment: 1-3 years; language study depends on length of term. Context: Nearly 50 years ago, Albania was in the grip of a totalitarian dictator who […]

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House of Prayer ministry in the heart of the Muslim world

Location: Asia, South Asia,

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

  Enter into the daily rhythm of language study, prayer, and learning to interact with people in the local context of a major South Asian city and cultural center. Catch a glimpse into how God can use you to help prepare the spiritual atmosphere for breakthrough. Grow in your passion and skill as an intercessor. […]

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Living God’s mission with MBBs (Muslim Background Believers)

Location: Asia, South Asia, urban context

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Dive into an immersion experience in a Muslim context with home stays, language study and mission mentoring. Join a team with current VMMissions workers as an intern prepared to listen, learn and acquiesce to the rigors of life in this context. This worker family is also open to processing possibilities with prospective long-term workers.

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Minister to the Homeless

Location: USA, Ohio,

Program name: Partners in Mission (up to 1 year)

Volunteer at Good Works, a ministry to the homeless. Contact Martin Rhodes for more information about this assignment.

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Missional Community in Bangkok – Refugee Focus

Location: Asia, Thailand, Bangkok

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Get a “taste” of service in Bangkok by studying Thai language and volunteering in ministries focused on refugees and asylum seekers in the city, where the English language can be an asset. Ideally, this could provide an opportunity to test a long-term call to work in Thailand, in which case, language study of both Thai […]

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Nazareth Village Volunteer

Location: Asia, Israel, Nazareth

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Nazareth Village brings to life a farm and Galilean village, recreating Nazareth as it was 2,000 years ago. Assignment: Christian presence – relate to visitors from many cultural and religious backgrounds. Participate in the operation of the farm and village. Worship at a local church. Study Arabic and/or Hebrew. Qualifications: Willingness to live and learn in a conflicted […]

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Nazareth Village Volunteer

Location: Asia, Israel, Nazareth

Program name: Partners in Mission (up to 1 year)

Nazareth Village brings to life a farm and Galilean village, recreating Nazareth as it was 2,000 years ago. Assignment: Christian presence – relate to visitors from many cultural and religious backgrounds. Participate in the operation of the farm and village. Worship at a local church. Study Arabic and/or Hebrew. Qualifications: Willingness to live and learn in a conflicted […]

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Outreach and Discipleship

Location: USA, Virginia, Waynesboro

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Live in a southern U.S. context while learning to communicate God’s love through listening and learning from the dominant culture. Assignment: Participate with Waynesboro Mennonite Church in community-based discipleship and outreach: Join a discipleship group; Receive mentoring from a seasoned, missionally-minded pastor; Leadership development through recovery ministry and community-based Bible study. Qualifications: A commitment to discipleship formation […]

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Peacebuilders Community Internships

Location: Asia, Philippines, Mindanao

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

A number of tranSend assignments are open to serve with Peacebuilders Community, Inc. Interns with PeaceBuilders undergo a process of spiritual formation and discipleship while engaged in peace building work in a team setting. Ministry includes a combination of office-based assignments in Davao City, Mindanao and field work in local communities throughout the Philippines.

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Serve the Community of Charlottesville

Location: USA, Virginia, Charlottesville

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Participate in the vision of Charlottesville Mennonite Church. tranSend interns will live together in intentional and formational community, in a historic home adjacent to Charlottesville Mennonite Church, for the purpose of spiritual formation and discipleship as well as service to the broader community of Charlottesville and Charlottesville Mennonite Church. All assignments are 1-2 years. As […]

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Serve with Appalachian People

Location: USA, Kentucky,

Program name: Partners in Mission (up to 1 year)

Volunteer with SWAP (Serving with Appalachian People) in Kentucky. Contact Martin Rhodes to learn more about this assignment.

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Serving Among the Last and Least

Location: Sensitive Areas, Southeast Asia, urban context

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Join a team living and working in a major Southeast Asian city’s slum where skills such as nursing, teaching, and/or social work are an asset. Serve alongside VMMissions workers , study language, live with a host family in the slum, lend a hand with the Rumah Harapan (House of Hope) school and experience the radical lifestyle that is part of this incarnational ministry.

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Teacher

Location: Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Teachers at PROMESA (Christian school). Contact Martin Rhodes to learn more about this assignment.

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Teacher

Location: Europe, Albania, Lezhe

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Lezha Academic Center (LAC) offers rigorous academics with a biblical worldview to over 80 students in grades 7-12. Assignment: Join the teaching staff of LAC. Support the long-term vision and ministry of the Albanian Mennonite Mission, including church planting, leadership training, community development, and education. Study Albanian language and culture. Qualifications: Licensed secondary education teachers in the areas […]

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Teacher at Maranatha School for the Deaf

Location: Latin America & Caribbean, Jamaica, St. Elizabeth

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

A classroom teacher is needed at Maranatha School for the Deaf to teach academic subjects and basic computer skills. There are also openings for maintenance and grounds assistance, teaching working skills and small scale agricultural programs.

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Teacher’s Assistant for Preschool

Location: Europe, Albania, Lezhë

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Serve as a teacher’s assistant for the Joshua Center preschool, working with the Roma population of Lezhë, Albania.

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Urban Ministry Volunteer

Location: Asia, Indonesia, Medan

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

Join a team with young Indonesian leaders serving the community within this discipleship oriented Sumatran church context. Interns have the opportunity to live with the rest of the team in the storefront church, grow as followers of Jesus through the regular rhythms of life and ministry, and have the opportunity to understand the complex tapestry […]

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Vacation Bible School Assistant

Location: Latin America & Caribbean, Trinidad,

Program name: Partners in Mission (up to 1 year)

Assist with Vacation Bible School. Contact Martin Rhodes to learn more about this assignment.

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Volunteer in a Refugee Community

Location: Asia, Thailand, Bangkok

Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)

A small Catholic-run refugee center provides English-based 9-5 services for urban refugees and asylum seekers in the city. Assignment: Serve as a volunteer at the center and cultivate relationships in the broader refugee/asylum seeker community. Teach refugee children, serve in the medical clinic, or provide social work assessments and help clients connect with social services. Study Thai […]

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