How is God leading you to join in His global mission? Whether you’re looking to serve in a long-term ministry or just taking your first steps toward exploring cross-cultural missions, we have a place for you at SIM.
All over the world, SIM workers are bringing good news to hard places because there are people living and dying without the gospel.
We offer short-term, midterm, long-term and internship ministry opportunities across six continents. Whether you’re ready to engage in long-term ministry or are just beginning to explore cross-cultural missions, we can help connect you to God’s work all over the world. Check out the following length of service options and what to expect each step of the way on the journey from application to field ministry.
Short-term assignments with SIM are typically longer than three months but less than a year and are designed with two primary purposes in mind. The first is to maximize the impact of current ministry going on in a given location, and the second is to provide the short-term missionary with an opportunity to experience what God is doing in and through SIM in that place.
Our mid-term assignments typically last one to two years and are designed to expand and strengthen ongoing ministry. The experience is invaluable, both to the one going and to those at the ministry site. Midterm missionaries serve long enough to get a clear sense of what long-term ministry is like.
Our long-term assignments last two or more years and build relationships that can make significant Kingdom impact. We believe the most effective ministries are those that build into communities over time, and that requires that we have people on the ground in a given location for the long haul.
Our LAUNCH internship program is an intensive experience for those considering long-term ministry. LAUNCH allows you to serve in a role that fits your skills and interests, go in community alongside experienced mentors and others like you, and explore ministry in a learning, growing environment.