Opportunities

Northeast Regional Mobilizer – United States

World Team is an interdenominational Christian mission agency with more than 300 workers sharing the Gospel in 28 countries. We place innovative teams among unreached peoples with a goal of seeing disciples brought into communities of faith that will multiply and impact the world for Jesus Christ.

Position Summary:

The Northeast Regional Mobilizer will work to establish and implement a strategy to mobilize cross-cultural workers to join World Team focusing on the Northeast Region of the United States.

The Regional Mobilizer will network and build relationships with like-minded church leaders, university faculty, individuals, students, and gatekeepers who desire to reach the nations with the gospel of Jesus.

World Team is looking for someone currently residing in the greater Philadelphia area with a strong desire to mobilize people to cross-cultural ministry through World Team. The World Team US Center is located in Warrington, PA.

Qualifications:

Organizational skills, administrative competence, and strong interpersonal skills are important to this role. The ideal candidate has the capacity to represent World Team to those investigating their Great Commission call, coach them in their search, and assist them in moving through the decision-making process that leads to attending World Team’s missionary assessment week or pursuing a short-term opportunity with World Team.

The Northeast Regional Mobilizer should be a mature Christian with some exposure to missiological principles. Cross-cultural experience and higher education are beneficial. The Regional Mobilizer should have a passion for missions and be in agreement with World Team’s statement of faith and able to sign both the Global and US Policy Manuals.

The ideal candidate has:

  • 1-3 years of experience in mobilizing or similar networking background
  • Strong networking and collaborative leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and some weekends as needed
  • Willingness to travel outside of their region as needed
  • Active membership in a local church, to include accountability groups and/or a discipleship relationship

Accountability:

The Northeast Regional Mobilizer is directly accountable to the Mobilization Manager

Responsibility:

Mobilizers work on a team to meet goals, recruit target audiences, cast a vision for missions for large and small audiences, and create mobilization opportunities/networks. Regional Mobilizers will:

  • Develop and maintain a strong World Team presence in the region
  • Develop and foster networking relationships (instructors, students, church leaders/members, organizations, gatekeepers, WT missionaries, etc.) within assigned regional hub to build a referral/social network that engages people with World Team
  • Create, schedule, and conduct presentations, as well as generate connections through events to further develop World Team’s mobilization network in regional hub
  • Follow up and coach new contacts by implementing the mobilization/discipleship process
  • Work with applicants to ensure that interested candidates submit the documentation necessary for either career or short-term opportunities according to established deadlines
  • Participate and help lead one short-term cross-cultural trip annually
  • Facilitate quarterly Mission Leaders Luncheons with network of local churches
  • Other duties as assigned

Anticipated Outcomes:

The Northeast Regional Mobilizer will be responsible for the following in their regional hub:

  • 20-25 selected churches working closely with the regional mobilizer
  • 3-5 selected universities/seminaries working closely with the regional mobilizer
  • 5-10 selected gatekeepers working closely with the regional mobilizer
  • Each mobilizer has the goal of mobilizing 10 people each year to World Team
  • Each mobilizer has the goal of mobilizing 5 short-term participants each year

Working Environment:

The Northeast Regional Mobilizer role is a salaried, full-time position with benefits. The Northeast Regional Mobilizer will work out of the World Team US Center (Warrington, PA) 3 days a week when not traveling for mobilization work.

Contact:

If interested, please email your resume to Josh Morrison (JoshMorrison@worldteam.org), Mobilization Manager, World Team USA.

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English School Director – Spain

The English Academy has allowed the Caceres, Spain team to build many relationships in the community, which has impacted lives with the love of Jesus. The language school stands out as a quality institution for English language learning and a place that goes above and beyond in caring for students and their families.

A professional is needed to serve as the Director of a growing English Academy in Caceres, Spain. This is a very time-sensitive need. Candidates will be asked to raise some financial support, at least initially, but not full support.

This role requires

  • European passport or a work permit for Spain
  • Business: Training or background in business
  • Language: Intermediate Spanish
  • Mature Christian: People who love God, love people, and can maintain spiritual disciplines as they work with people resistant to the gospel
  • Evangelism and Discipleship: A desire to share the gospel and disciple people from different world views, religions, and backgrounds
  • Church Planting and Multiplication: A desire to participate in implementing creative church planting and multiplication strategies
  • Team Player: Good interpersonal, listening, and communication skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively on a team and within a local network
  • Leadership: Provide oversight, leadership, and direction for the English Academy
  • Outreach: Create strategies and events to engage the local community as you share stories, life experiences, and the transforming power of Jesus
  • Evangelism and Discipleship: Journey with your contacts through dynamic spiritual conversations, sharing the truths of scripture and discipling them into an intentional, growing relationship with Christ

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International School Teacher–China

International schoolteachers will teach in a Third Culture Kid centric academy in China. They will work with a group of foreign teachers to provide high quality education to the children of missionary families, as well as some local families with foreign passports. The establishment of this academy will allow missionary families with children to have essential educational support needed for them to stay and continue to evangelize the minority unreached people groups.

We are looking for:

  • One high school social science teacher (includes history, geography, world civilizations, and global issues
  • One high school science teacher (includes biology, chemistry, physics, and general science)

The classes will be conducted in English. For incoming teachers interested in learning Chinese, the academy’s teachers and staff are equipped to provide such a service. The school will also be able to process dependent children visas.

  • Two-year commitment
  • University degree (not necessarily in the same field as classes needed to be taught)
  • Preferably two years of teaching experience. Experience with second language learners is a plus

The teacher will collaborate with a team of likeminded educators and missionary staff to provide high quality education to missionary kids. They will:The language student will collaborate with a team to help plant a church. They will:

  • Teach classes in various subjects based on need
  • Live among the unreached people group, learning their language and culture
  • Work with a holistic, long-term church-planting team to create and maintain gospel-driven relationships with minority people and local individuals outside the academy
  • Evangelize and disciple unreached people

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Medical Professional–Central Asia

The Medical Professional will be trained, licensed, and experienced in their specialized field. This role will work with a holistic, church-planting team to meet unreached people groups’ physical and spiritual needs.

The Medical Professional will use their skills to serve impoverished communities of unreached people groups in Central Asia to benefit their physical wellbeing. By strategically organizing their medical care, they will also have opportunities to share the gospel.

The ideal candidate will have successfully obtained a professional medical license and have the necessary skills to meet people’s physical needs. This position will require:

  • Medical Training and Licensure (Doctor, Nurse, Dentist, etc.)
  • Prior hands-on experience in their field
  • Problem-solving skills and flexibility to be able to work in an “under-resourced” environment, as compared to what they may have been used to in a “normal” work environment
  • Compassion for the poor and needy
  • Ability to proclaim the Good News clearly and simply in the indigenous language of the people they serve

The Medical Professional will:

  • Join a holistic church-planting team
  • Learn the local language
  • Serve an unreached people group in an impoverished community in Central Asia
  • Find a suitable organization to practice their medical expertise

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The INN: Living Out Loud in Lancaster

The team exists to establish vital churches among unreached diaspora groups in Lancaster, PA. Lancaster was designated the “refugee capital of the US” by the BBC, based on the number of refugees resettled in relation to the total city population. People are coming to Lancaster who once had no hope but are finding new life and hope in Christ.

We are looking for mature Christians with strong interpersonal and relational skills, as well as a desire to share Christ in response to the work of grace in their own life. Imagine serving among refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants who have never had a conversation with a Christian. Consider the joy of building genuine relationships and sharing with those who have never heard the gospel message.

The team has a special focus on reaching second generation diaspora with the gospel. Many came to the US as children or were born to refugee parents and struggle with living ‘between” two cultures. Unlike their parents, their identity does not revolve around their heritage from their birth country. Our hope is that we will help them find their identity in Christ.

Join The INN and use your skills, education, and spiritual gifts to serve the nations among us! Formal Bible training and an exposure to missiological principles is helpful, but not required.

  • Mature Christian: People who love God, love people, and can maintain spiritual disciplines as they work with people resistant to the gospel
  • Evangelism and Discipleship: Desire to share the gospel and disciple people from different world views, religions, and backgrounds
  • Church Planting and Multiplication: Desire to participate in implementing creative church planting and multiplication strategies
  • Team Player: Good interpersonal, listening, and communication skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively on a team and within a local network
  • Learner: A willingness to be part of a learning community dedicated to growing their skills, gifts, and abilities in church planting and multiplication while serving in a diaspora community
  • Outreach: Use your skills in ESL, the arts, literacy, teaching, and holistic ministry to build genuine relationship with our friends as they adapt to life in the US by sharing the love of Christ in word and deed
  • Evangelism and Discipleship: Journey with your contacts through dynamic spiritual conversations, sharing the truths of scripture, and discipling them into an intentional, growing relationship with Christ
  • Church planting: Be part of a team that desires to plant reproducing house churches in the local diaspora community
  • Community Service: Serve local diaspora along with the team and local network through meeting felt needs and building genuine relationships

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The INN: Gathering the Scattered in Houston

Motivated by the Gospel, we work to pursue, serve, befriend, and bless the diaspora community. As we build genuine relationships we engage in spiritual conversation, introduce the scriptures, and disciple and equip new believers with the goal for forming worshiping communities in Houston.

We are looking for teammates who are interested in expanding their worldview while putting their experience, education, or ministry skills to work on a church planting team. Do you love sharing your faith with others and welcoming people from different countries and backgrounds? Does your compassion for people move you to action? Join our holistic church planting team and help refugees, people seeking asylum, and others coming to the US find joy and new life in Christ.

Join The INN and use your skills, education, and spiritual gifts to serve the nations among us! Formal Bible training and an exposure to missiological principles is helpful, but not required.

  • Mature Christian: Evidence Christ-like character with a humble spirit and a listening heart
  • Theological Training: Formal training is beneficial, but not required 
  • Knowledge: Youth ministry, discipleship, and education concepts and methods 
  • Administrative and Logistical Skills: Develop and coordinate ministry schedules, manage volunteer assignments, and supervise day-to-day activities of youth, etc.  
  • Training and Development: Effective communication skills to provide training for children and youth locally and in conjunction with the local team 
  • Experience: 3- 5 years’ experience or training in Youth Ministry
  • Outreach: Use your skills in ESL, the arts, literacy, teaching, and holistic ministry to build genuine relationship with our friends as they adapt to life in the US by sharing the love of Christ in word and deed
  • Evangelism and Discipleship: Journey with your contacts through dynamic spiritual conversations, sharing the truths of scripture, and discipling them into an intentional, growing relationship with Christ
  • Church planting: Be part of a team that desires to plant reproducing house churches in the local diaspora community
  • Community Service: Serve local diaspora along with the team and local network through meeting felt needs and building genuine relationships

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Business Manager – Middle East

The Business Manager will utilize their professional skills to launch, manage, and grow a business in the Middle East. Through this endeavor, we hope to minister to the local community in Jesus’ name as we build relationships that lead to the achievement of our team goals to evangelize, disciple, and plant multiplying churches.

Our ultimate goal is to bring God glory through connecting with people in the marketplace and discipling them into a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ.

The Business Manager will launch and operate a business strategically placed in the Middle East to create relationships in the marketplace, provide local employment opportunities and revenue for local businesses, and to grow a sustainable, profitable business while blessing the community in Jesus’ name.

This role will provide direction and leadership for the business by overseeing employees (hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating), maintaining company finances and financial systems, overseeing marketing and communications, and developing and maintaining a business network in the community. They will lead their employees in accordance with company goals and values.

A passion for reaching the lost is vital to this role. Cross-cultural experience is beneficial.
Ideal Business Manager competencies include: 

  • Mature Christian: Evidence Christ-like character and leadership competency, a humble spirit, and a listening heart are essential
  • Leadership: A heart for God that flows into their leadership style in managing the staff and engaging with the business network they will create
  • Evangelism and Discipleship: 12 months’ experience sharing the gospel with Muslims is preferred, along with discipleship experience
  • Business Experience: Education, training, and/or experience in business as it pertains to launching, managing, and growing a successful, sustainable, and transformational business
  • Communication: Strong marketplace and interpersonal communication and networking skills, coupled with effective problem-solving abilities

The Business Manager will live and serve in proximity to the Muslim community. Functions include:

  • Start-Up Tasks: Obtaining a business license, store front rental, researching business risks, setting up the budget/financial system or hiring an accountant (income, expenses, receipting, tax preparation, payroll, benefits, etc.), creating job descriptions, and hiring staff or occasional workers
  • Marketing: Create a marketing and communications strategy to build and maintain a client base
  • Business Plans: Establish 1-, 3-, and 5-year projections with plans to become a sustainable, profitable, and growing business
  • Staff Oversight: Including hiring, scheduling, resolving conflicts, creating a safe environment, providing annual evaluations, and offering training for staff growth and development
  • Networking: Establish and maintain contacts with local businesses
  • Relationship Building: Establish genuine relationships in the local community
  • Evangelism: Faithfully and consistently share the gospel in word and deed
  • Other duties as assigned

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Marketplace Worker – Middle East

Marketplace Workers in the Middle East will strategically utilize their professional skills in the workplace and in the local community as they engage with other professionals and build relationships. The purpose of this role is to accomplish team objectives, including evangelism, discipleship, church planting, and multiplication.

Our desire is to bring glory to God by connecting with people through the marketplace, and then discipling them into life-changing relationships with Jesus Christ.

For Jesus to reach and rescue the world, he chose to live among us and to enter into daily life. Likewise, in order to impact and influence the world for Christ, we must gain access to the lives of those we hope to reach. We must go as he went, mix with those who do not know him yet, and share the gospel. Our intention is to gain access by integrating into local community life and in the marketplace.

A passion to reach the lost using professional marketplace skills and building workplace relationships is essential to this role. Cross-cultural experience is beneficial.

In addition to marketplace skills, the ideal Marketplace Worker competencies include: 

  • Mature Christian: Evidence of Christ-like character and leadership competency; a humble spirit and a listening heart are essential
  • A heart for God as well as a heart for Muslims
  • Evangelism and Discipleship: 12 months’ experience in sharing the gospel with Muslims is preferred, as well as experience with discipleship
  • Local language fluency would be beneficial
  • Ability to work full time in the marketplace while actively participating in church planting team activities

Marketplace workers live and serve in a Muslim community. This role will work on a team to provide mutual encouragement and accountability while maintaining a career in the workforce. This will include:

  • Integrity: Maintain a positive presence in the marketplace
  • Outreach: Utilize church planting and multiplication strategies to impact the Muslim community, including training and leading disciples to expand outreach efforts
  • Spiritual Progress: Track the spiritual progress of those you are serving
  • Relationship Building: Establish genuine, trusting relationships with Muslims in the local community and in the marketplace
  • Evangelism: Faithfully and consistently share the gospel in word and deed
  • Discipleship: Disciple and equip believers, releasing them to plant the church
  • Developing Leaders: Identify, train, and equip leaders for the local church, as well as those who will plant churches in neighboring communities

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Sports Ministry – Paraguay

The position of Sports Ministry Worker will help facilitate the goal of planting multiplying churches among Muslim communities in Paraguay. Sports Ministry Workers will participate in and expand the work of the ministry by developing and supporting programs that focus on creating sports opportunities among children, youth, and young adults, while fostering deeper connections with family units.

Individuals will work in an alongside the team leader and will address two significant challenges to fulfilling WT’s purpose of …establishing reproducing churches focusing on the unreached peoples of the world.

  • Reaching the growing number of Muslim peoples in their assigned city/region and then expanding the work to neighboring cities/regions
  • Developing and releasing Muslim background believers to engage in church planting and multiplication

Workers will use soccer and fitness to share God’s love with the Muslim community in Ciudad del Este. This individual may coach, play soccer, train others, host camps, use coaching materials to help athletes grow personally, and share the gospel. We want to build relationships through soccer to see communities of believers form in Ciudad del Este.

Organizational, sports, and strong interpersonal skills are essential to this role. The ideal candidate has the capacity to work effectively with a wide variety of volunteers, networks, and workers. Cross-cultural experience is beneficial, along with a passion for reaching Muslims in Ciudad del Este.

Ideal Sports Ministry Worker competencies include: 

  • Mature Christian: Evidences Christ-like character with a humble spirit and a listening heart
  • Theological Training: Formal training is beneficial, but not required 
  • Knowledge: Sports ministry, discipleship, and education concepts and methods 
  • Administrative and Logistical Skills: Develop and coordinate ministry schedules, manage volunteer assignments, and supervise day-to-day sports activities, etc.  
  • Training and Development: Strong communication skills and ability to provide training for children and youth in conjunction with the local team  
  • Team Player:  Ability to work on a team with different cultures
  • Experience: 3- 5 years’ experience or training in Sports Ministry  

Sports Ministry Workers will provide oversight for children, youth, and young adult ministries: 

  • Plan, develop, and implement a balanced sports program for Elementary, Jr. and Sr. High students, and young adults
  • Personally invest in children and youth by spending quality time with them, loving them unconditionally as the gospel is shared in word and deed, mentoring, teaching, and discipling them, equipping them to grow spiritually, and guiding them toward a future of serving the Lord
  • Recruit and help train volunteers, ensuring adequate adult-to-youth ratios to effectively support the children, youth, and young adult ministries
  • Maintain records of youth participation and manage the sports ministry budget
  • Communicate with children, youth, and parents in a timely manner, using all available resources to foster mutual support with the families of the children served
  • Ensure that the Child Safeguarding Policies are observed in all children and youth ministry settings

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Church Planter – Paraguay

Church planting is essential to the ministry of every World Team initiative. This role will work to evangelize, disciple, and nurture a church into existence that can multiply. As workers come alongside local believers, the hope is to expand the vision of churches and individuals in the local network for planting multiplying churches. Church Planters will be intricately involved in outreach, discipleship, and networking.

The church planter will work to see a healthy church established among Muslim peoples. They will focus on meeting felt needs, building genuine relationships, sharing the gospel in word and deed, discipleship, and developing and releasing leaders. All of this to the glory of God and the planting of the church.

A passion to reach the lost is vital to this role. Cross-cultural experience is beneficial.

Ideal Church Planter competencies include: 

  • Mature Christian: Evidence Christ-like character and leadership competency. A humble spirit and a listening heart are essential
  • Theological Training: Formal training is beneficial, but not required
  • Evangelism and Discipleship: 12 months of experience in sharing the gospel with a Muslim is preferred, along with past experience in discipleship
  • Training and Development: Strong facilitation skills to provide training for new believers and church leaders
  • Networking and Communication: Expand the local church network through vision casting, effective verbal and written communication, relationship building, training, and providing opportunities for others to serve. 

Church Planters will live and serve in proximity to the Muslim community. The church planter will work on a team to provide mutual encouragement and accountability. They will:

  • Outreach: Utilization of CPM strategies to impact the Muslim community; training and leading disciples and local volunteers to expand outreach efforts
  • Spiritual Progress:  Track the spiritual progress of the community  
  • Relationship Building:  Establish genuine local relationships with Muslims in the community
  • Evangelism:  Faithfully and consistently share the gospel in word and deed
  • Training:  Train, develop, and release disciples to plant the church
  • Developing Leaders: The goal is to develop leaders for the church or leaders who are equipped to be sent to plant churches in neighboring communities
  • Networking: Develop and expand a network of local churches and organizations to attract, train, and mobilize volunteers for ministry

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