Short term

There are many ways to serve short term. Whether on a team, as an individual, on a medical elective, or as a Bible college placement, short term with AIM fits into our long term ministry of reaching Africa’s unreached with the gospel.

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If you are interested in going on a short term mission trip, please feel free to contact us. If you are interested in a specific country, project or ministry, please let us know.
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Short term teams

Our short term teams are designed to allow you to work in partnership with long term missionaries, continuing and complementing their work. Or you will work with and support the local African church. You’ll get a real insight into missionary life. Your work won’t just be a one off project, but instead, a vital part of seeing the unreached turn to Christ. You can join a team on your own or go as group from your church.

Individual placements

If you want to get involved in a specific ministry, then our individual placements – which last up to one year – could be perfect for you. Maybe you’ve got a particular skill, like teaching or nursing, and feel that God is calling you to use that in Africa? You will be living alongside long term missionaries and be immersed into African life. Why not go, and be excited by all that God is doing in Africa?

Healthcare electives

If you have the opportunity to take a healthcare elective, we have a limited number of places each year where you can experience healthcare and mission working hand in hand. You will build relationships with local Christians, healthcare workers and patients, learning about their lives and their culture. You will also have the opportunity to attend a local church.

Bible college placements

If your Bible college course requires you to complete a placement, this is a great opportunity to combine your course requirements with on-the-ground exposure to life as a missionary.

Once we know the requirements of your course we can match you with a ministry where you will be mentored individually or where you will be part of a team. Typical individual placements include; outreach and discipleship in northern Kenya, youth discipleship in Rwanda and outreach among rural villages in northern Uganda. 

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Diaspora Outreach Worker, South London UK

Could you befriend and witness to people from unreached people groups living in South London?
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Francophone GO Programme

Ce programme vous aidera à embrasser la ‘Big Picture de Dieu’ pour les nations, à vous réjouir et à contribuer au jour où tous les peuples seront devant le trône.
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Community Art Project Facilitator – UK Diaspora

Could you use your arts background to spend a week helping a city centre church complete a community art project a part of an events week to reach out and…
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Community Outreach Week Team – UK Diaspora

Could you spend a week helping a city centre church as they run an events week to reach out and build bridges in their diverse community?
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Theological educator in Tanzania

Could you help with training at Nassa Theological College?
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Diaspora apprenticeship in mission

Great training and opportunities for working amongst the African diaspora in Rome
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Ministry internship in Italy

Be mentored, trained and involved in reaching refugees for the gospel
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Mobilising refugee outreach in northern Uganda

Adjumani is a town and district of northern Uganda where many Sudanese and South Sudanese refugees are living, a great number of them are from unreached people groups.
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Outreach intern in northern Kenya

Join a team working with the Rendille people in northern Kenya. Provide additional resource requested by the local church to help reach unreached people groups in the region.
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Mission intern in Chad

Live and serve among an unreached people group in Chad, modelling gospel proclamation and incarnational living in order to encourage local believers to share the gospel with their neighbours.
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Short term doctors in North Africa

Do you want to explore what mission using your medical skills in a creative access context might look like?
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Short term doctors in Madagascar

Could you use your medical skills to serve at the Good News Hospital in Mandritsara and share the gospel with unreached people?
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Nursing and midwifery in Madagascar

Could you use your nursing skills to serve at the Good News Hospital in Mandritsara and share the gospel with unreached people?
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Outreach worker in Kenya

Many opportunities to be involved in outreach and helping to establish the church
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Medical electives at Kapsowar Hospital

Use your Medical Elective to experience mission in a rural setting
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Medical electives at Kijabe Hospital

Do you want to use your medical elective to experience what it's like to use your medical profession on the mission field? Go to Kijabe Hospital in Kenya, and also…
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Join a training team in Kampala

Looking for a way to be trained and equipped for a lifetime of mission? Consider applying for our training team in Kampala, Uganda. 
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Missions advocate in DR Congo

Do you have significant missions experience, understanding of African culture and a desire to inspire others to support mission and raise up new workers? If so, this opportunity in DR…
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Bible school teachers in Mozambique

Have you got a degree in Theology you could use to teach in the Theological Seminary INTENA in Mozambique?
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Conversation club participant and/or English teacher

Conversation club participant or English Teacher
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