Short-term Mission Trips for New Zealanders - by date

 

God can use anyone who loves Jesus.
- George Verwer, Founder of OM

2 weeks to 6 months

Want to get a taste of missions? How about spending your coming holiday time or OE doing something with an eternal impact? Join one of our many short-term, "Global Challenge" options and get out there!

We have these options around the world, as well as on our ships, with a variety of ministry types, from street evangelism, children's ministry, drama, sports, or even travelling on the Trans-Siberian express! Live with an international team and work alongside the local church. There is bound to be an option to suit you.

Discover "God can use me". Over 100,000 people already have, serving in more than 110 countries with OM.

 

WarningInvolvement could lead to a life-long passion for Jesus and for the world!

Upcoming Mission Trips:

 

March 2020 (1) April 2020 (7) May 2020 (5) June 2020 (8)
July 2020 (13) August 2020 (2) November 2020 (1) January 2021 (1)

March 2020

Namibia: Luke 24 Journey (Mar 2020) read more...
Tue 17 Mar 2020 – Tue 14 Apr 2020
APPLICATIONS CLOSED
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
1,075 NZD
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The Luke 24 Journey will start with teaching and input through a biblical and chronological teaching that focusses on Jesus through the Old and New Testament. (Luke 24:27). Then we will also discover together our Identity and Destiny in Christ. (Luke 24:31-35) It is also part of the journey that...

April 2020

Germany: Serving People - Volunteer at Hospitality Centre April 2020 read more...
Wed 01 Apr 2020 – Thu 30 Apr 2020
Apply by Fri 27 Mar 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
0 NZD
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You will work alongside the hospitality team of OM Germany.

Germany: Use your Profession in Mission! April 2020 read more...
Wed 01 Apr 2020 – Thu 30 Apr 2020
Apply Now - Deadline Fri 20 Mar 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
0 USD
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We have several projects underway. Besides the maintenance of the mill, a part of the top floor is currently being converted into new office space. You will work alongside an experienced team.

Austria: The Sound of Easter meets The Mark Drama - Vienna read more...
Sat 04 Apr 2020 – Sat 11 Apr 2020
APPLICATIONS CLOSED
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families sorry, no groups
380 NZD
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Musicians, dancers and (amateur) actors will partner with students from the ÖSM (Austrian IFES movement) and local churches in Vienna, city of music and cultural capital, to share Easter hope with old and young, rich and poor, Austrians and foreigners.

Ecuador: ECTM (Cross-Cultural School of Missions) read more...
Sun 12 Apr 2020 – Sun 21 Jun 2020
Apply Now - Deadline Fri 28 Feb 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families sorry, no groups
2,195 NZD
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This is an intensive training & mentoring program to equip Christian men and women for missions, providing spiritual discipline, cross-cultural intelligence, and practical tools to prepare them to live and serve effectively in a cross-cultural environment, in order to contribute to teams world-wide.

Greece: Refugee Project General - 4 weeks (D) read more...
Mon 20 Apr 2020 – Fri 15 May 2020
Apply Now - Deadline Fri 20 Mar 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families sorry, no groups
1,310 NZD
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While the refugee crisis in Greece is no longer in the news, it is still ongoing. The Lord has given us a wonderful opportunity to witness to displaced people from the Middle East. Many of whom would have never had the opportunity to hear the Gospel in their home countries....

Turkey: Spring Outreach: Turkey 2020 read more...
Mon 20 Apr 2020 – Thu 30 Apr 2020
Apply Now - Deadline Fri 20 Mar 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
840 NZD
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After kickstarting with an unforgettable day of ministering to thousands of Muslim pilgrims through prayer and literature distribution as they journey up the peak of an island off the coast of Istanbul to pray in an old Christian church, travel with your team to one of Turkey's least reached provinces...

Turkey: Visionsreise Türkei (6 Tage) read more...
Mon 20 Apr 2020 – Sun 26 Apr 2020
Apply Now - Deadline Fri 13 Mar 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
990 NZD
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Eine 6-tägige Reise mit deutschsprachiger Gruppe und Reiseleitung an einige der interessantesten Orte der Türkei (z.B. Istanbul, Ephesus). Die Reise soll dazu dienen, einen persönlichen Einblick in das Land und die Kultur zu bekommen, sowie bei einigen Gelegenheiten (z.B. dem großen Inseleinsatz) Menschen mit der Guten Nachricht zu erreichen.

May 2020

South Africa: Africa Trek Mini - May 2020 read more...
Wed 06 May 2020 – Tue 02 Jun 2020
Apply Now - Deadline Mon 16 Mar 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,630 NZD
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Participants (‘Trekkies’) will travel for 4 weeks through Southern Africa, staying with various local missionaries, serving them the best way possible. We will travel by car, bus or train, and will stay in very basic accommodation (often in tents) and eat the local food.

South Africa: Africa Trek Internship May 2020 read more...
Sun 10 May 2020 – Thu 15 Apr 2021
Apply by Fri 03 Apr 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families sorry, no groups
1,765 NZD
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The Africa Trek Internship is a 12-month program that aims to give its participants experience and exposure to discipleship, missions and leadership.

Japan: ##FULL## Taste Discipleship May 2020 read more...
Fri 15 May 2020 – Fri 05 Jun 2020
Apply Now - Deadline Fri 28 Feb 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
865 NZD
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Taste Discipleship is a 3-week discipleship training time in Miyagi prefecture, in the North East of Japan. Participants will receive teaching and training in things like power evangelism, leading someone to Jesus, starting long-term discipleship relationships, leading a fellowship of believers, etc. Furthermore, participants will have the opportunity to do...

Greece: Refugee Project - Connect Cafe - 4 weeks (F) read more...
Mon 25 May 2020 – Fri 19 Jun 2020
Apply by Fri 24 Apr 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families sorry, no groups
1,255 NZD
Categories:

While the refugee crisis in Greece is no longer in the news, it is still ongoing. The Lord has given us a wonderful opportunity to witness to displaced people from the Middle East. Many of whom would have never had the opportunity to hear the Gospel in their home countries....

Ships: ##FULL## LOGOS HOPE STEP Opportunity - STEP II 2020 read more...
Thu 28 May 2020 – Wed 19 Aug 2020
APPLICATIONS CLOSED
single people welcome sorry, no married couples sorry, no families sorry, no groups
2,615 NZD
Categories:

the STEP (Short Term Exposure Programme) is a unique opportunity for young people to serve God on board the ship.

June 2020

South East Asia: Merdeka Outreach 2020 #1 - Children & Women Ministry read more...
Sat 06 Jun 2020 – Sat 20 Jun 2020
Apply by Mon 11 May 2020
single people welcome sorry, no married couples sorry, no families groups welcome
1,130 NZD
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6~9 June: Arrival and Orientation
10~18 June: Outreach
19~20 June: Debriefing and Departure

Moldova: Love Moldova A: Construction Outreach read more...
Sun 07 Jun 2020 – Sat 20 Jun 2020
Apply by Mon 25 May 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
875 NZD
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Your group will be working in partnership with local village churches, serving within the community by utilizing your hands through practical work. The specific needs are dependent on each church in the village.

Italy: Sport's/English Camp 1&2 - Sport's coach read more...
Thu 11 Jun 2020 – Tue 30 Jun 2020
Apply by Thu 16 Apr 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,100 NZD
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This is a great opportunity for evangelism, mission awareness for participants, team work and service through the individuals particular talents. We expect 150 children/youth every year, so the need for volunteers is great! Especially English speaking helpers and athletes, since it is an English/sports camp. There is also the opportunity...

Hungary: Baseball/Softball Summer Camps - Outreach 1 read more...
Sun 14 Jun 2020 – Sun 28 Jun 2020
Apply by Fri 29 May 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
820 NZD
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Camps will be 3-4 days to select and train the best players in Hungary. We want to pass on our love for baseball and teach good baseball fundamentals that prepare them for tournament. We want to model and teach Christian character so that they will fall in love with Jesus.

Russia: Summer Camp 1: Bringing Joy to the Unreached Altai Region read more...
Mon 22 Jun 2020 – Sun 05 Jul 2020
Apply by Fri 22 May 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
800 NZD
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The plan is to have day camps in two different villages in the Altai region. Each day the programs will run for 5 hours, including active games, Bible stories, crafts, songs, and campfires.

Albania: Love Albania read more...
Fri 26 Jun 2020 – Mon 06 Jul 2020
Apply by Tue 26 May 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
800 NZD
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Love Albania is a way of reaching out to the kids and families from the villages in Albania who don't have the same access to the gospel as the bigger cities. Love Albania will partner with churches to do children's programs and evangelism in the beautiful Albania.

Basic Schedule -
26th: arrivals
27th...

Moldova: Love Moldova B: Trekking read more...
Sat 27 Jun 2020 – Fri 10 Jul 2020
Apply by Mon 15 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
760 NZD
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Join us for this unique mission opportunity where you will be a part of a cross-cultural trekking team traveling by foot through the remotest and most beautiful, unreached areas of the country. The team will visit churches and families when trekking to different villages and will reach out to youth...

Israel: Hope of Israel Summer 2020 (2 week option) read more...
Sun 28 Jun 2020 – Sun 12 Jul 2020
Apply by Fri 15 May 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,700 NZD
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You will be challenged to draw closer to God as you trust Him to show you how to share your faith with the various people groups that inhabit the Land of Israel. This includes Jewish people (the whole spectrum from secular to traditional to ultra-orthodox), Arabic-speaking peoples (both Muslims and...

July 2020

North Africa: Hope for MENA - Medical Outreach read more...
Fri 03 Jul 2020 – Fri 17 Jul 2020
Apply by Fri 19 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
1,450 NZD
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The team will work with the refugee children at the Center of Hope to provide Hygiene and First Aid classes, medical support, prayer and encouragement for their families. Beside the medical involvement, the team will also be part of Bible teaching classes.

Norway: Summer Camps 2020 in Norway read more...
Fri 03 Jul 2020 – Mon 20 Jul 2020
Apply by Fri 05 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
735 NZD
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The camps combines recreation and fellowship, and offers a varied program that includes large family gatherings, concerts, and other activities. One of the hallmarks is that families can get together and know that there will be high quality activities for all ages.

Spain: Walk the talk: The Way of St.James read more...
Sat 18 Jul 2020 – Sun 26 Jul 2020
Apply by Mon 15 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
930 NZD
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You will hike the Way of St. James with your teammates. You will find yourself surrounded by pilgrims coming from all parts of Spain and the rest of the world, and there will be lots of opportunities for you to make friends from all walks of life and share the...

Cambodia: STEP OUT 2020 - Cambodia read more...
Sat 25 Jul 2020 – Sat 08 Aug 2020
Apply by Thu 25 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,330 NZD
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You will do a variety of activities, visiting the Killing Fields, prayer walking, helping in our Learning Centre (teaching English, playing games, singing, Bible stories, drama), doing slum visits with our counseling staff, doing outreach in the provinces, children ministry, helping with practical work and more!

Japan: STEP OUT 2020- Japan read more...
Sat 25 Jul 2020 – Thu 06 Aug 2020
Apply by Thu 25 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,010 NZD
Categories:

A: Asia mission trips
B: Bilingual mission conference
C: Cross culture experience
D: Discipleship training
After conference you will fly to Japan and do the outreach with your teammates, the outreach place is in and around Tome, a town in Miyagi prefecture, about 2 hours North of Sendai in North-Eastern Japan.

Evangelistic...

Malaysia: STEP OUT 2020 – Malaysia read more...
Sat 25 Jul 2020 – Mon 03 Aug 2020
Apply by Thu 25 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,040 NZD
Categories:

A: Asia mission trips 
B: Bilingual mission conference 
C: Cross culture experience
D: Discipleship training

After the conference, you will be traveling with your teammates to Malaysia and involve in Engaging with migrant and refugee communities through compassion works like education, healthcare, shetler and social enterprises.

Philippines: STEP OUT 2020 - Philippines Manila read more...
Sat 25 Jul 2020 – Sat 08 Aug 2020
Apply by Thu 25 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,290 NZD
Categories:

A: Asia mission trips
B: Bilingual mission conference
C: Cross culture experience
D: Discipleship training
After the conference, you will travel with your teammates to Manila. You will involve in local ministries. We are warmly welcome those who have passion for making difference in people’s lives by using your gifts and talents.

Come and experience...

Singapore: STEP OUT 2020 - Singapore read more...
Sat 25 Jul 2020 – Mon 03 Aug 2020
Apply by Thu 25 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,160 NZD
Categories:

A: asia mission trips
B: bilingual mission conference
C: cross culture experience
D: discipleship training

After the conference, you will be traveling with your teammates to Singapore to reach out reaching out to the elderly and needy, streetwalkers & pimps

South East Asia: STEP OUT 2020 – Laos 1 Children and Youth read more...
Sat 25 Jul 2020 – Sat 08 Aug 2020
Apply by Thu 25 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,330 NZD
Categories:

A: Asia mission trips
B: Bilingual mission conference
C: Cross culture experience
D: Discipleship training

After the conference, you will be traveling with your teammates to Laos. Come catch a glimpse of what God is doing in this Communist nation. You will have the opportunity to meet and work with local believers...

South East Asia: STEP OUT 2020 – Laos 2 backpackers read more...
Sat 25 Jul 2020 – Sat 08 Aug 2020
Apply by Thu 25 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,285 NZD
Categories:

A: Asia mission trips
B: Bilingual mission conference
C: Cross culture experience
D: Discipleship training

After the conference, you will be traveling with your teammates to Laos. Come catch a glimpse of what God is doing in this Communist nation. You will have the opportunity to meet and work with local believers...

South Korea: STEP OUT 2020 – Korea read more...
Sat 25 Jul 2020 – Sat 08 Aug 2020
Apply by Thu 25 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,330 NZD
Categories:

A: Asia mission trips
B: Bilingual mission conference
C: Cross culture experience
D: Discipleship training
After the conference, you will travel with your teammates to Korea. You will involve in local ministries. We are warmly welcome those who have passion for making difference in people’s lives by using your gifts and talents.

Thailand: STEP OUT 2020 - Thailand read more...
Sat 25 Jul 2020 – Sat 08 Aug 2020
APPLICATIONS CLOSED
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome
1,210 NZD
Categories:

A: Asia mission trips 
B: Bilingual mission conference 
C: Cross culture experience
D: Discipleship training

After the conference, you will be traveling with your teammates to Bangkok,Thailand to do school visit and building relationship with locals.

Australia: Bound for Paradise read more...
Sun 26 Jul 2020 – Sat 01 Aug 2020
Apply by Wed 10 Jun 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
900 NZD
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Every year in July, thousands of tourists from the Arabian Peninsula travel to Surfers Paradise in Australia to escape the heat in their home country. Many of these tourists have never heard the gospel, as the proclamation of the gospel to Muslims is prohibited in the Arabian Peninsula. There are...

August 2020

Netherlands: GO Conference VOLUNTEER (FUll Two Weeks) read more...
Sun 16 Aug 2020 – Sat 29 Aug 2020
Apply by Wed 01 Jul 2020
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome
150 NZD
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Come and serve at a conference that is sending out 250 new workers into OM. You will be blessed and inspired by encounters with people of all ages and Nationalities. You will learn about mission opportunities and be challenged in your own walk with God.

Ships: LOGOS HOPE STEP Opportunity - STEP III 2020 read more...
Thu 20 Aug 2020 – Wed 11 Nov 2020
Apply by Wed 01 Jul 2020
single people welcome sorry, no married couples sorry, no families sorry, no groups
2,310 NZD
Categories:

the STEP (Short Term Exposure Programme) is a unique opportunity for young people to serve God on board the ship.

November 2020

Ships: LOGOS HOPE STEP Opportunity - STEP IV 2020 read more...
Thu 12 Nov 2020 – Wed 20 Jan 2021
Apply by Thu 01 Oct 2020
single people welcome sorry, no married couples sorry, no families sorry, no groups
2,345 NZD
Categories:

the STEP (Short Term Exposure Programme) is a unique opportunity for young people to serve God on board the ship.

January 2021

Ships: LOGOS HOPE STEP Opportunity - STEP I 2021 read more...
Thu 21 Jan 2021 – Wed 14 Apr 2021
Apply by Fri 11 Dec 2020
single people welcome sorry, no married couples sorry, no families sorry, no groups
2,520 NZD
Categories:

the STEP (Short Term Exposure Programme) is a unique opportunity for young people to serve God on board the ship.

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NZ Residents please contact us at info.nz@om.org.

People from other countries please contact your local OM office

All prices for short-term trips outside of New Zealand are listed in $NZ. Airfares and travel insurance extra.