Learn alongside Experienced Church Planters in Austria

Short term
Villach, Dornbirn, Linz, Klagenfurt

1-2 years

An Austrian is no longer automatically a Roman Catholic, that time has passed. More and more Austrians resign from their church membership and search for happiness in their new found wealth, different forms of 'new spirituality' and occultism. Young people, especially, are seriously searching for fulfillment in their lives.

Get a deeper sense of the work, and of how God might use your passion and gifts to serve him cross culturally! We offer placements for the minimum of one year in the towns of Villach, Dornbirn, Linz and Klagenfurt. There is a wide variety of ministries within and outside the church that you can be involved with in line with your gifting and talents.

Is this for you?

  • Do you have basic German & English? (Some knowledge of German ideal but not essential)
  • Are you enthusiastic, highly relational, a team player, and willing to adapt to a new culture?
  • Are you captivated by evangelism and seeing disciples grow?

This is a great opportunity to explore more deeply what God has for you. Get in contact with us to find our more by clicking on 'Apply for this service opportunity'.

Thanks for your interest!

Due to the current pandemic, at the moment many of our ministries have limited capacity to host Short termers. That being said, we’re keen to help you think through short term mission options in Europe for when the situation changes.
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Our mobilising offices assist people in making applications and prepare to serve in Europe. Beyond Europe we have offices in Brazil, the United States and Australia who can assist local people in the process. Unfortunately we cannot accept applications from countries where we do not have an office. Individuals are encouraged to find an organisation working in their area that sends missionaries to Europe, with whom we might partner.
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