Mission Trip Opportunities

Mission Trip Opportunities

To apply for any of these opportunities, please fill out the application by clicking here.  All applications will be reviewed and selected based on the ministry partner's needs.  If you have any questions, please contact phil@crosswalkphoenix.com or jpaltzer1@gmail.com 

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Costa Maya Ministries Teen Trip                                                          

 
Dates: July 16-22, 2017
 
Purpose: To learn about and assist the English teaching ministry of Costa Maya Ministries. 
 
Service Activities:

  1. Teach basic English to children in Mahahual Mexico;
  2. Organize and teach a VBS-style Christian education program including Bible stories and games/activities;
  3. Connect the Iglesia Cruz de Cristo ministry team with new families;
  4. Learn about the people, culture, and ministry of Iglesia Cruz de Cristo through the members and children associated with the ministry.

Requirements: 

  1. 4-5 teens age 15-19 with previous service or mission volunteer experience;
  2. Teens should have a working knowledge of Spanish;
  3. 1-2 adult English teachers to help organize and lead the teen group;
  4. Adult mentors should have a working knowledge of Spanish and enjoy mentoring teens.

 

Estimated Cost:  $1,000/person ($100 deposit due February 1  and the remaining amount due June 12017)
 
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017
 
 
 

Costa Maya Ministries English Classes                               

Location: Mahahual, Mexico 

Dates:  (Choose one or more) 4-8 weeks

  1. Session 1:  January 15-March 12, 2017
  2. Session 2: May 14-July  9, 2017
  3. Session 3:  September 3-October 29, 2017

Purpose:  To learn about and assist the English ministry of Costa Maya Ministries.

Service Activities: 

  1. Teach English to adults in Mahahual Mexico to improve business with tourists;
  2. Connect the Iglesia Cruz de Cristo ministry team with new families;
  3. Learn about the people, culture, and ministry of Iglesia Cruz de Cristo through the members and children associated with the ministry.

Requirements:

  1. 2 adult English teachers per session to help organize and teach English classes;
  2. At least one teacher should be fluent in Spanish and the other have at least a basic knowledge of Spanish;
  3. Develop a 4-8 week course for adults at beginner and advanced levels;
  4. Teach course and manage student contact information;
  5. Provide opportunities for fellowship between students and Iglesia Cruz de Cristo members.

Estimated Cost: ~$2,000/person for the entire two months depending on living standards (CrossWalk will provide tips for fundraising)

Application Deadline:  Ongoing until filled

 
 

English Teacher

 
 
Dates: Spring, 2017 (2 week trip) 
 
Purpose: To learn about the people of Maputo, Mozambique and teach English classes to adults. 
 
Service Activities:

  1. Organize and teach English classes to adults in Maputo, Mozambique;
  2. Help the other members of the CrossWalk Mozambique Mission Team run a leadership conference in Maputo;
  3. Connect the English class students with other members of the mission team;
  4. Learn about the people and culture of Mozambique.

Requirements: 

  1. 1 person age 18+;
  2. Must have an ESL certification or must earn a certificate before the trip (We will help you accomplish this);
  3. The teacher will create, organize, promote, and teach the English classes.

 

Estimated Cost:  $3,500
 
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017