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  Director, Lutheran Theological Center in Atlanta
 Atlanta / GA

Job Context

Grounded in our purpose and priorities, the home area of Christian Community and Leadership (CCL) helps the ELCA reach and engage new, younger, and more diverse people, welcoming them into the Christian faith. To this end, we will energize and engage our core membership and work with the whole of the ELCA to recruit, develop and deploy the leadership, both lay and rostered, that the church needs to fulfill its purpose of spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ...

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Director, Lutheran Theological Center in Atlanta Leadership Director Atlanta / GA Director, theological education,
  Young Adult Outreach and Placement Manager
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

Grounded in our purpose and priorities, the home area of Christian Community and Leadership (CCL) helps the ELCA reach and engage new, younger and more diverse people, welcoming them into the Christian faith. To this end, we will energize and engage our core membership and work with the whole of the ELCA to recruit, develop and deploy the leadership, both lay and rostered, that the church needs to fulfill its purpose of spreading the gospel of ...

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Young Adult Outreach and Placement Manager Religious Chicago / IL Young Adult Outreach and Placement Manager
  Desk Director for American Indian Alaska Native Tribal Nations
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information


On behalf of the ELCA, Service and Justice Home Area stewards relationships with American Indian Alaska Native Tribal Nations companions; funds long-term, sustainable health and development projects; responds to international disasters; listens to companion church bodies and supports American Indian Alaska Native Tribal Nations priorities through colleagues in ministry and through program grants and leadership development opportunities; receives the gift...

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Desk Director for American Indian Alaska Native Tribal Nations Religious Chicago / IL Desk Director for American Indian Alaska Native Tribal Nations Nations
  Domestic Grants Manager
 CHICAGO / IL

Churchwide Organization - Chicago, IL. Through the Service and Justice unit, the ELCA CWO fosters and facilitates this church’s engagement in service and promotes efforts to call and act for justice. Its work includes engaging in mission, service, and justice in accompaniment with churches and organizations in other countries; engaging with communities, coalitions and networks, congregations, and synods in service and justice work within the territorial jurisdiction of this church; and provid...

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Domestic Grants Manager Service CHICAGO / IL Domestic Grants Manager
  Leadership Circle Manager
 Deployed / IL

Job Summary:

The Leadership Circle Manager works collaboratively with fundraising colleagues to drive strategy and implementation of qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies for Leadership Circle members - donors who give $1,000-$9,999 annually to ELCA churchwide ministries. There is great opportunity for fundraising growth within this program, and the Leadership Circle Manager will help harness that growth potential among this vital mid-lev...

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Leadership Circle Manager Fund Developer Deployed / IL Leadership Circle Manager
  Social Ministry Organization Engagement Manager
 CHICAGO / IL

Through the Service & Justice unit, the ELCA Churchwide Organization fosters and facilitates this church’s engagement in service and promotes efforts to call and act for justice. It engages in mission, service, and justice in accompaniment with churches and organizations in other countries; serves as the means through which churches in other countries engage in mission to this church and society; engages with communities, coalitions and networks, congregations, and synods in service and justi...

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Social Ministry Organization Engagement Manager Coordinator CHICAGO / IL Social Ministry
  Accounting Manager, Endowment and Deferred Gifts Program, ELCA Foundation
 Chicago / IL

Job Context

The ELCA Foundation works with the Office of the Presiding Bishop - Development (OPBD) unit of the churchwide organization to sustain and grow ministries of the ELCA. With the OPBD it is responsible for major gifts and deferred giving programs for individual donors and pooled investment opportunities for ELCA related ministries.

Job Purpose

This position is primarily responsible for managing the administration and accounti...

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Accounting Manager, Endowment and Deferred Gifts Program, ELCA Foundation Finance & Accounting Chicago / IL Accounting Manager, Endowment and Deferred Gifts Program, ELCA Foundation
  Program Director for African Descent Ministries
 CHICAGO / IL

Job Context

Through the Service and Justice unit, the ELCA Churchwide Organization shall foster and facilitate this church’s engagement in service with and among communities and promote efforts to call and act for justice. Its work includes engaging in mission, service, and justice in accompaniment with churches and organizations in other countries [serving as the means through which churches in other countries engage in mission to this church and society]; engaging w...

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Program Director for African Descent Ministries Religious CHICAGO / IL Program Development
  Manager, Development Events
 Chicago / IL

Job Summary

The Manager, Development Events raises revenue for ELCA Churchwide ministries and engages volunteer networks through in-person and virtual events and leadership tables. The position is responsible for oversight and project management of major donor events and volunteer leadership meetings for several churchwide ministries supported by the Development team.

Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Develop and imple...
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Manager, Development Events Development Chicago / IL events, development, manager, CRM, donors
  Communications Manager
 Chicago / IL


Job Context

Development Communications is a team within the ELCA’s Operations home area responsible for designing, planning and executing effective and integrated fundraising communications strategies for the churchwide expression of the ELCA.


Job Purpose

The Communications Manager designs and implements marketing plans. Monitors effectiveness of plans and assists in develop...

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Communications Manager Communications Chicago / IL communications, marketing, public relations
  Director for Evangelical Mission/Associate to the Bishop for Innovation and Vitality, East-Central Synod of Wisconsin
 Deployed / WI

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position represents the ELCA through the Christian Community and Leadership Area in the territory of the East-Central Synod of Wisconsin, and is responsible for engaging synodical leaders, structures and strategies in the formation and development of Congregational Vitality: "Communities of Jesus that nurture new life-changing relationships with God, one another and the world," and reflects the purposes, principles and commitme...

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Director for Evangelical Mission/Associate to the Bishop for Innovation and Vitality, East-Central Synod of Wisconsin Religious Deployed / WI Director for Evangelical Mission, Associate to the Bishop for Innovation and Vitality
  Director for Evangelical Mission, Southwestern Washington Synod
 Deployed / USA

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position represents the ELCA through the Christian Community and Leadership Area in the territory of the Southwestern Washington Synod, and is responsible for engaging synodical leaders, structures and strategies in the formation and development of Congregational Vitality: "Communities of Jesus that nurture new life-changing relationships with God, one another and the world," and reflects the purposes, principles and commitments of the synod, C...

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Director for Evangelical Mission, Southwestern Washington Synod Religious Deployed / USA Director for Evangelical Mission
  Director for Evangelical Mission/Assistant to the Bishop for Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod
 Deployed / USA

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position represents the ELCA through the Christian Community and Leadership Area (CCL) in the territory of the Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod, and is responsible for engaging synodical leaders, structures and strategies in the formation and development of Congregational Vitality (CV): "Communities of Jesus that nurture new life-changing relationships with God, one another and the world," and reflects the purposes, principles and commitments of the syno...

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Director for Evangelical Mission/Assistant to the Bishop for Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod Religious Deployed / USA Director for Evangelical Mission/Assistant to the Bishop for Youth and Young Adult Ministry
  Program Director, Young Adult Ministry
 Deployed / USA

Job Context Information

Grounded in our purpose and priorities, the home area of Christian Community and Leadership (CCL) helps the ELCA reach and engage new, younger and more diverse people, welcoming them into the Christian faith. To this end, we will energize and engage our core membership and work with the whole of the ELCA to recruit, develop and deploy the leadership, both lay and rostered, that the church needs to fulfill its purpose of spreading the gosp...

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Program Director, Young Adult Ministry Religious Deployed / USA Program Director – Young Adult Ministry
  Prospect Research Analyst
 Deployed / USA

Job Summary:

The Prospect Research Analyst will be responsible for researching individuals and groups to assess their viability as prospective major, leadership and planned gift donors, working closely with Development solicitors and Foundation Regional Gift Planners to successfully manage prospect portfolios and donor data. Manage the implementation and maintenance of effective research and prospect management methods, protocols and efficient data collection and dissemination.<...

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Prospect Research Analyst Development Deployed / USA Blackbaud
  Graduate Studies Director - Egypt
 Cairo / Other

Location:

  • Cairo, Egypt

Assignment Includes:

  • Overseeing the administration of the graduate studies program of the seminary in collaboration with the Graduate Studies Committee, the academic dean, and the registrar
  • Recruiting, promoting, and overseeing the annual admission of new students into the program. Developing the graduate studies course curriculum and monitoring student progress towards its fulfillment....
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Graduate Studies Director - Egypt Education Cairo / Other ELCA, Seminary, Professor, Higher Education, Theology, Egypt
  Central Europe Teacher Program
 Slovakia, Poland / Other

Location:

  • Slovakia and Poland

Assignment Includes:

  • Teach in a bilingual junior/senior high school or elementary school. Emphasis is for conversational English teachers but math, science, religion and geography teachers are needed also. All instruction is in English language.
  • Interpret and implemen...
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Central Europe Teacher Program Education Slovakia, Poland / Other Bratislava, Teach, Teacher, Education, Central, Europe, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, ELCA
  Education Coordinator - Slovakia
 Bratislava / Other

Location:

  • Bratislava, Slovakia

Assignment Includes:

The Central Europe Teachers Program serves at the invitation of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the Slovak Republic and the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland to provide English language instruction from a native speaker to promote fluency and contribute to the students’ and schools’ academic achievement. In addition, the Ce...

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Education Coordinator - Slovakia Education Bratislava / Other ELCA, English, Education, Slovakia
  ESL Teachers - Japan
 Kumamoto / Kyush

Three positions are available

Location:

  • Kumamoto, Japan

Assignment Includes:

  • Co-teach with Japanese teachers in various classes, with a focus on English conversation.
  • Prepare lesson plans and teach classes full-time, up to 25 - 30 hours per week.
  • Participate in school staff meetings and perform administrative duties associated with the curriculum.
  • Plan and par...
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ESL Teachers - Japan Education Kumamoto / Kyush ESL, Teacher, Education, Japan, Asia, Church
  LGHV - Dental Professionals - Tanzania
 Various / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Specialties:

  • Dentist
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dental Laboratory Technician

Assignment Includes:

  • Work alon...
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LGHV - Dental Professionals - Tanzania Dentist Various / Intl Dentist, Lutheran, Global, Health, Volunteers, LGHV, Tanzania, Dental Therapist, Healthcare
  LGHV - English Teacher - India
 Padhar / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Locations:

  • Padhar Hospital

Assignment Includes:

  • Work alongside Indian counterparts to teach English at College of Nursing and/or local community school for primary and secondary students.
  • Se...
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LGHV - English Teacher - India Education Padhar / Intl India, Lutheran, Global, Health, Volunteers, Healthcare, English, Teacher
  GMV - Teaching Assistant - Thailand
 Various / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Varied, Thailand

Assignment Includes:

  • Serve alongside a Thai teacher to teach basic English or other subjects, such as math or science, to K-12 grade students in one of 26 schools of the
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GMV - Teaching Assistant - Thailand Religious Various / Intl Teaching Assistant, volunteer, Thailand
  GMV - Agricultural Volunteer - Japan
 Nasushiobara / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Nasushiobara, Japan

Assignment Includes:

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GMV - Agricultural Volunteer - Japan Religious Nasushiobara / Intl Japan, Asia, volunteer, agricultural
  Shared Personnel Placement - English Teacher - Tanzania
 Bukoba / Intl

Shared Placement Personnel with Metropolitan New York Synod

Location:

  • Bukoba, Tanzania

Assignment Includes:

  • Teach English, grammar and reading.
  • Give monthly and term tests and exams
  • Be creative and flexible
  • Work with the local teachers
  • Develop a monthly communication virtual newsletter for ELCA congregations in the Metropolitan New York Synod and other synods across the ELCA
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Shared Personnel Placement - English Teacher - Tanzania Education Bukoba / Intl Tanzania, English, Teacher, NY, New York, Education
  LGHV - Administrative and Healthcare Information Systems Consultant - India, Tanzania, Liberia
 India, Liberia, Tanzania / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Locations:

  • Mohulpahari Christian Hospital, India
  • Curran Lutheran Hospital, Zorzor, Liberia
  • Bunda Designated District Hospital, Tanzania
  • Ndolage Lutheran Hospital, Tanz...
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LGHV - Administrative and Healthcare Information Systems Consultant - India, Tanzania, Liberia RN or Healthcare Supervisor India, Liberia, Tanzania / Intl IT, Consultant, Administrative, Liberia, Tanzania, India
  Lecturer in Western Philosophy, Church History, Contemporary Theology - Jamaica
 Kingston / Intl

Location:

  • Kingston, Jamaica

Assignment Includes:

  • Teach in the Undergraduate and Post-Graduate Programs
  • Serve as academic advisor to students
  • Serve as chief pastor to students, especially those who identify as Lutheran
  • Serve on faculty sub-committees, such as the academic sub-committee, Community Affairs, etc.
  • Produce academic papers to share in the College's writing, resea...
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Lecturer in Western Philosophy, Church History, Contemporary Theology - Jamaica Education Kingston / Intl ELCA, Seminary, Professor, Higher Education, History, Jamaica
  English Language Educator - Bolivia
 La Paz / Intl

Location:

  • La Paz, Bolivia

Assignment Includes:

  • Facilitate the processes of teaching English in the four main skills: listening, reading, speaking and writing, responding to the Iglesia Evangélica Luterana Boliviana (IELB) need to incorporate the training of English as a foreign language in schools.
  • Interact in an elementary school (boys and girls 6 to 12 years old), and in a secondary school (adolescen...
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English Language Educator - Bolivia Education La Paz / Intl ELCA, English, Education, ESL, Bolivia
  English Language Educator - Indonesia
 Pematangsiantar / Intl

Location:

  • Pematangsiantar, Indonesia

Assignment Includes:

  • Assign incoming students to the appropriate English class(es) according to their levels of proficiency
  • Create lesson plans and teach classes at various levels
  • Assist with guidance on theological research and writing
  • Provide tutorials for students (particularly international students) with special needs in English enhancement<...
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English Language Educator - Indonesia Education Pematangsiantar / Intl ELCA, English, Education, ESL, Indonesia,
  English Language Educator - Colombia
 Sogamoso / Intl

Location:

  • Sogamoso, Colombia

Assignment Includes:

  • Facilitate the processes of teaching English in the four main skills: listening, reading, speaking and writing, responding to the Iglesia Evangélica Luterana de Colombia (IELCO) need to incorporate the training of English as a foreign language in schools.
  • Interact in an elementary school (boys and girls 6 to 12 years old), and in a secondary school (ado...
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English Language Educator - Colombia Education Sogamoso / Intl ELCA, English, Education, ESL, Colombia
  Old Testament Seminary Professor - Brazil
 São Leopoldo / Intl

Location:

  • São Leopoldo, Brazil

Assignment Includes:

  • Teach in the Undergraduate and Post-Graduate Programs
  • Research and publish in books and qualified periodicals in conformity with the institutional policies and those of CAPES
  • Collaboration in the institutional management including, but not limited to: committees, councils, leadership positions, projects, and internationalization
  • Pa...
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Old Testament Seminary Professor - Brazil Education São Leopoldo / Intl ELCA, Seminary, Professor, Higher Education, Brazil, Old Testament, Hebrew
  GMV - College Professor or Staff - Lithuania
 Klaipeda / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Klaipeda, Lithuania
  • LCC International University is a nationally accredited and internationally recognized university with a vision to become the leading Christian Liberal Arts university in Europe, renowned for its flourishing academic community, spiritual vitality and global impact.  The scope of the mission called LCC extends to 50+ countries, as more than 65% of our nearly 700 students ...

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GMV - College Professor or Staff - Lithuania Education Klaipeda / Intl Lithuania, Volunteer, College, Professor, Administration,
  Regional Representative - Southeast Asia
 Hong Kong / Intl

Location:

  • Hong Kong with possibilities in Malaysia, Thailand, or Taiwan
  • Work areas are China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore; and beyond as assigned

Assignment Includes:

  • Steward ELCA’s relationships with companion churches and partners in Chinese language areas of Asia. Geographic and subject areas of responsibility may extend beyond this at a later stage.
  • Extend theological educ...
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Regional Representative - Southeast Asia Religious Hong Kong / Intl ELCA, Church, Asia, China, Chinese, Malaysia
  Communications Consultant - Kenya
 Nairobi / Intl

Location:

  • Nairobi, Kenya

Assignment Includes:

The Communications Consultant is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with the media, partner organizations, national, and international institutions, governmental officials, staff of the Kenya Evangelical Lutheran Church (KELC) and membership. They are fostering greater awareness about KELC and facilitating opportunities for KELC to increase its visibili...

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Communications Consultant - Kenya Religious Nairobi / Intl Kenya, Communications, Journalism, Consultant, ELCA, Global Mission
  Coordinator For Evangelical Lutheran Church Africa Mission - South Sudan
 Juba / Intl

Location:

  • Juba, South Sudan

Assignment Includes:

The assignment offers coordination and administration of programs and activities in South Sudan and Gambella, Ethiopia. This will be accomplished in consultation with the Director for East and Southern Africa and the strategic priorities of the Global Mission Unit of the ELCA.

  • Coordinate all programs and activities in Juba, South Sudan funded by ELCA synod...
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Coordinator For Evangelical Lutheran Church Africa Mission - South Sudan Religious Juba / Intl ELCA, South Sudan, Finance, Global Mission
  Facilitator for Leadership Development - Zambia
 Lusaka / Intl

Location:

  • Lusaka, Zambia

Assignment Includes:

  • Accompany Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zambia (ELCZa) in strengthening its management and leadership capacity.
  • Work with the church leadership - pastors, evangelists, and lay leaders - to build their capacity in the areas of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of programs and activities, leadership training, management skills, and sustainability.
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Facilitator for Leadership Development - Zambia Religious Lusaka / Intl Zambia, Pastor, Church, ELCA, Leadership, Development
  Theological Educator - Bolivia
 La Paz / Intl

Location:

  • La Paz, Bolivia

Assignment Includes:

  • Consolidate and formalize the curricular design and organizational design of the Betel Seminar in the Iglesia Evangélica Luterana Boliviana (IELB).
  • Organize and lead courses on Theological Education and Ministerial Formation, with emphasis on confessional identity
  • Facilitate workshops and dialogues that strengthen the church, congregations, and d...
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Theological Educator - Bolivia Education La Paz / Intl ELCA, Education, Bolivia, Theology
  Peacebuilding and Human Rights Educator and Community Organizer - Colombia
 Bogotá / Intl

Location:

  • Bogotá, Colombia

Assignment Includes:

  • Facilitate workshops and dialogues that support the church and congregations in community organizing processes
    • Areas of focus for workshops and dialogues include:
      • Peacebuilding, capacity-building to prevent and resolve violent conflicts and build a sustainable peace involving the church, civil society and other relevant stakeholders,...
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Peacebuilding and Human Rights Educator and Community Organizer - Colombia Human Services Bogotá / Intl ELCA, Peace, Reconciliation, Colombia, Justice, Human Rights, Community Organizing
  LGHV - Physician (Various Specialties) - India and Tanzania
 Various / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Specialties:

  • Internal
  • Anesthesiology
  • Critical/Emergency Care
  • ENT
  • Surgery
  • OB/GYN
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiology

Assignment Includes:

  • Work alongside local counterparts in providing medical and surgical care to patients.
  • Assist medical staff as necessary to improve skills and enhance the care of patients ...
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LGHV - Physician (Various Specialties) - India and Tanzania Physician Various / Intl doctor, medical, ELCA, Tanzania, India, volunteer, LGHV, Lutheran
  LGHV - Nurse (Various Specialties) - India and Tanzania
 Various / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Specialties:

  • Nursing Education
  • Critical/Emergency Care
  • Outpatient
  • Medical Wards

Assignment Includes:

  • Assist nursing department to improve skills and enhance the care of patients throughout the hospital and ...
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LGHV - Nurse (Various Specialties) - India and Tanzania RN or Healthcare Supervisor Various / Intl Nursing, Tanzania, India, LGHV, Lutheran, Volunteers
  LGHV - Medical Professionals - India and Tanzania
 Various / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Specialties:

  • Biomedical Equipment Engineer
  • Laboratory Technician

Assignment Includes:

  • Training and management of laboratory services within the hospital.
  • Assist laboratory department to improve skills and enhance the care of pat...
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LGHV - Medical Professionals - India and Tanzania Skilled Trades Various / Intl Lutheran, Volunteers, Engineer, Laboratory
  GMV - Seminary Professor - Various Locations
 Various / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Locations and Specialties:

  • Cairo, Egypt - Christian History or Christian-Muslim Encounters
  • West Beirut, Lebanon - Old Testament
  • Pematangsiantar, Indonesia - Missiology and Practical Theology
  • Lae, Papua New Guinea - Church History, Dogmatics/Theology, Bible
  • Chennai, India - Chu...
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GMV - Seminary Professor - Various Locations Education Various / Intl Professor, Seminary, Education, Volunteer, India, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Lebanon, Egypt
  GMV - English Teacher - Papua New Guinea and El Salvador
 Various / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Mt. Hagen, Papua New Guinea
  • San Salvador, El Salvador

Assignment Includes:

  • Mt. Hagen, Papua New Guinea: Serve as an English teacher at a school for training lay church workers.
  • San Salvador, El Salvador: Provide English language ...
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GMV - English Teacher - Papua New Guinea and El Salvador Education Various / Intl Teacher, English, ESL, El Salvador, Volunteer, Papua New Guinea, PNG
  GMV - College Professor - Theology Department
 Managua / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Managua, Nicaragua - Inter-Ecclesial Center of Theological and Social Studies (CIEETS)

Assignment Includes:

  • Give classes in ei...
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GMV - College Professor - Theology Department Religious Managua / Intl volunteer, Nicaragua, Managua, professor
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