Healthcare Opportunities

Profession: Health/Medicine
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Healthcare Opportunities


Caring for those who are suffering provides a unique opportunity to share the love and compassion of Jesus Christ. Responding to physical need through health-related ministry is a core component of SIM’s role in mission movements all over the globe. SIM’s medical missionaries work in a variety of roles alongside church planting teams, in mission and church hospitals, as tentmakers in government institutions, in HIV and AIDS ministries, and more.
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Teaching Opportunities

Profession: Education/Teaching
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Teaching Opportunities


Training the next generation and reaching beyond Ministry opportunities for teachers across diverse communities.

The following are specific ways your teaching skills can be used to reach the least reached - by training up the next generation of godly men and women, coming alongside missionaries, and responding to needs in the community.
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Community Transformation

Profession: Aid & Development
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Community Transformation


“Some want to live within the sound of church or chapel bell; I want to run a rescue shop within a yard of hell.” – CT Studd.

SIM’s aid and development ministry opportunities are beacons of light and hope amongst some of the world’s poorest communities. We are looking for professionals to help provide clean water, improve agriculture, microbusiness development, disaster relief, literacy, vocational training and more!

You could help provide:
  • HIV-prevention education for young people in Asia
  • home-based care for adults suffering from AIDS in Africa
  • literacy to women from poor communities in South Asia
  • arsenic-free water solutions to families in South Asia
  • sustainable agricultural solutions to drought-stricken communities in West Africa

God can use your skills to provide compassionate, holistic service in Christ's name. Get in touch with us to find out more.


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Mobilising and Sending

Profession: Administration
Region: South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Mobilising and Sending


Ecuadorian churches and believers will understand and find their role in missions, leading to Ecuadorians being equipped for ministry and sent out under quality administration and pastoral care.

Ecuador, South & Central America

Long term (+2 years)
Mid term (1 to 2 years

 


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Children's Ministry - Outreach & Capacity Building

Profession: Children/Youth
Region: Africa
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Children's Ministry - Outreach & Capacity Building


Our vision is to work through partnerships with the Africa Evangelical Church (AEC), STUM (Sunday school Teachers United Malawi) and others to build the capacity of churches to fully embrace and fulfil the biblical mandate to evangelise and disciple children.

Malawi, Southern Africa

Any duration


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Mission Medical Electives

Profession: Health/Medicine
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Mission Medical Electives


Are you a student of Health or Medicine?

Complete your practical medical elective with SIM and experience firsthand the amazing opportunities to impact lives for Christ through your profession.

SIM Australia places dozens of students in short-term positions for their electives and their feedback on their experiences is overwhelmingly positive.

Petrus, a medical student who completed a medical elective in Zambia said, “I have just returned from six weeks in Zambia serving at Mukinge Mission Hospital. It was a real eye opener, an experience I will not forget! - Petrus

SIM places medical professionals in mission hospitals, small clinics, community health projects, and church-based HIV and AIDS ministries.

You haven’t experienced your profession until you’ve practiced it in a developing nation. Go on. We dare you!
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Wanted: Engineers

Profession: IT & Engineering
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Wanted: Engineers


Your expertise and experience in engineering, project management and strategic planning can open doors for you to serve God through aid and development projects with SIM.

Here are a couple examples of how God is using Aussie engineers in mission right now:
Sil worked as an engineer with the local water authority in Canberra. “I was never driven in terms of chasing a successful career or a secure income. I just knew there was more to life than that,” said Sil. She is now using her project management experience to serve God in Benin with SIM.

In Kenya, partner with Kijabe Hospital as a civil engineering consultant to help them upgrade their water system and sanitation facilities to meet critical shortages.

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Theological Education

Profession: Education/Teaching
Region: Africa
Duration: Long-term
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Theological Education


Provide higher theological education in Angola for pastors and future church leaders and provide leadership training appropriate to the Angolan context. ISTEL’s vision is to see that the Church has trained leaders who are servants and disciples of Jesus Christ and who both live and teach sound doctrine, who promote unity in diversity, and who stimulate holistic transformation in communities.

Angola, Southern Africa

Any duration


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Your Gap-Year

Profession: Any Profession/General Service
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term
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Your Gap-Year


Are you in between courses or jobs? Are you looking for an opportunity to gain valuable first-hand cross cultural experience? Why not consider a short-term mission opportunity with SIM and spend your Gap-Year helping to share God’s love with people who don’t know Jesus.

Our staff can work with you to match your skills, experience, education, interests and timeframe with a ministry in Asia, Africa, or South America. There are over 25 countries to choose from. These positions can vary from two months to one year, or more.

Right now we have a wide variety of short term mission opportunities available including: medical electives, teaching at an international school, teaching English language, health care, IT services and media. 

 


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Asian Diaspora Ministry

Profession: Evangelism/Church planting
Region: Africa
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Asian Diaspora Ministry


We are reaching out to the unreached Asian communities in Malawi with the gospel in order to bring them to the saving knowledge of Christ and making disciples with the aim of forming a worshipping and missional community. If you have the gifts to help launch this ministry, we'd love to hear from you.

Malawi, Southern Africa

Any duration
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Youth + Sports = Mission

Profession: Sports
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Youth + Sports = Mission


Do you have a heart for evangelising and mentoring youth? Are you passionate about sports, or have experience in coaching, counselling, leadership or communications? Do you want to help churches set up effective programs to witness to their local community?

If you answer ‘yes’ to one or more of these questions, talk to us about exploring an opportunity to serve God through SIM’s Sports Friends ministry.

Sports Friends aims to equip churches to make disciples of youth, their families and their communities through strategic sports ministry. We have opportunities to engage with youth through Sports Friends in Thailand, South Asia, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Nigeria and more.

“What we most urgently need are Christians gifted in pastoral care. We need biblically-grounded missionaries to walk alongside the national staff and volunteers - training, mentoring and discipling them,” - Sports Friends Thailand team

“We need more leaders who understand what discipleship looks like, and who are brave and creative in building relationships with young people to lead and mentor them in the faith.”

Does that sound like you? We’d love to chat with you!
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Agriculture

Profession: Any Profession/General Service|Aid & Development
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Agriculture


If you love agriculture and teaching others, your skills would be a blessing as you serve with SIM.

Country:
Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Guinea, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Republic of Angola, Senegal, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Undisclosed

 


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Wanted: Tradies

Profession: Trades
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Wanted: Tradies


Have you ever thought about using your trade to serve God in mission?

SIM is looking for Christian plumbers, electricians, carpenters, brickies, mechanics, hair dressers, site managers, pilots and more, who have a heart for mission.

You can help provide an essential foundation for SIM ministries and field offices around the world. Short and longer-term positions exist in Africa, Asia and South America. If you are qualified to teach your trade, there are opportunities to mentor and train nationals in your field of expertise as a consultant.

We need you! It could be one of the most meaningful and rewarding roles of your professional career.
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University Ministry - SIM Exchange

Profession: Any Profession/General Service
Region: Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term
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University Ministry - SIM Exchange


Are you interested in or planning to study abroad through a university exchange? Studying a language or international studies? Doing a university ministry training apprenticeship? Keen to teach English? Have experience in university lecturing? Have a heart to reach least reached people groups and take the gospel to the ends of the earth?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we would love to talk to you about doing a SIM Exchange! 

University campuses throughout Asia and South America present exciting and unprecedented opportunities for Australian students, lecturers and campus workers to share Jesus with the next generation while they live, work and study on campus. Uni students are open to exploring new ideas and many are far from home and keen to make friends.

Interested in finding out more about what opportunities are available? Enquire now!
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Member Care

Profession: Any Profession/General Service
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Member Care


If you love investing your time helping God's people thrive in hard places, we have an opportunity for you at SIM in member care.

Country:
Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Ecuador, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of South Africa, South Sudan, United States of America
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Retired and Extremely Devoted to God?

Profession: Theological Training
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Retired and Extremely Devoted to God?


Are you R.E.D - Retired and Extremely Devoted to God? You are never too old for mission! Some of our Aussie missionaries are in their 50’s, 60’s and even 70’s.

If you are a retired lecturer, you can offer your skills at universities in countries seeking to develop their Masters and PhD courses – you can travel periodically for short term trips, do a teaching course, and then supervise students online when you return home.

To find out about opportunities for R.E.D’s visit: Second Wind Network or enquire now.
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Women in Leadership

Profession: Evangelism/Church planting|Theological Training
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Women in Leadership


SIM is looking for women with a passion to mentor and disciple other believers. You can share your life and use your gifts to support and train church leaders. In many cultures women play an important role in the church serving as leaders. If you've had training in counselling and discipleship, why not invest your gifts to mentor women in leadership?

You can be a part of this ripple effect as you train and mentor the next generation of church leaders.
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Across Ministries - Making the Gospel Local

Profession: Any Profession/General Service
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Across Ministries - Making the Gospel Local


SIM’s focus is to equip and send out cross-cultural mission workers globally. In Australia, there is a growing number of communities who have never heard the Gospel and are living amongst us today. To faithfully reach the least-reached in our own backyard, SIM Australia has developed a local ministry called Across.

Across facilitates mission workers within Australia to reach communities that are yet to hear the Gospel, such as migrants, refugees and university students.
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For Freedom

Profession: Any Profession/General Service
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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For Freedom


For Freedom is the anti-trafficking and exploitation ministry of SIM International, responsible for coordinating SIM's global anti-trafficking response, and providing training, support and strategic guidance to SIM workers, local churches and partner ministries around the world.

For Freedom is focused on the prevention of human trafficking and the protection of those most at risk in the 70+ countries SIM works in.
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Faithful Witness

Profession: Evangelism/Church planting
Region: Africa|Asia|South America
Duration: Short-term|Long-term
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Faithful Witness


Be a Faithful Witness in forgotten communities.
The central purpose of Faithful Witness is to share the gospel with people who have never heard of Jesus Christ.

The initiative seeks to place teams of multi-cultural and multi-skilled workers in communities across the world where there is no church and virtually no Christian witness.
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Take the Next Step



Our mission mobilisers love to come alongside Christians to explore the “who, what, when, where and how” questions of mission.

If you’ve got questions or you’d simply like to have a chat with someone who has experience in mission, then we’d love to hear what the Lord is stirring in your heart and to pray with you as you explore mission. Check out the opportunities below:

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