Volunteer Partner Organizations
Do you have an adventurous spirit that isn’t afraid to travel and experience new things? Connect with these short-term mission groups and travel to Eastern Europe to work with adults, college students, children, and teenagers in a variety of settings.
Allies in Youth Development
Work with orphans who are transitioning out of orphan care and moving toward higher education. Assist at youth sports camp, help remodel an orphan village, or work with institutionalized children in Russia, Moldova, and Ossetia. Receive credit from the University of Texas at Arlington while participating.
Contact Chris Burgin at 817.825.5155
By Example Youth Missions (BEYM)
Originally EEM Youth Camp Program, this newly formed non-profit teaches biblical character and Bible lessons to children in secular camps in Ukraine!
Contact Sue Ann Mills at email@example.com.
Teach teachers how to use curriculum on Christian ethics. American teachers are trained to teach Character for Kids® They then become part of a team, which travels to teach professors and administrators in selected universities.
Contact Charles Landreth at 972.247.8738 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact John Cooke at 469.394.6844 or email@example.com
A program developed by Hellenic Ministries on the island of Lesvos to work specifically with Middle Eastern Refugees. Join volunteers serving in the welcome center for refugees; food service, clothing, physical needs, security.
Camp Hope Latvia
Camp Hope is a unique opportunity to partner with Christians in Riga, Latvia to serve orphans from three different orphanages.
Contact Eric Williamson at 484.881.1762 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Let’s Love Charity Foundation and JAMM Camp
Work with orphans, refugee children, and youth club children in a Christian camp setting in Ukraine.
Contact Dmitry Greshuk at email@example.com
Let’s Start Talking
Use the gospel of Luke to teach conversational English. Work with local congregations to reach out to non-believers who wish to improve their English skills. This is an opportunity to teach English using the story of Jesus and building depth relationships.
Operation Joshua is a program developed by Hellenic Ministries to distribute Bibles throughout the nation of Greece. Volunteer with people from all over the world hanging Bible bundles throughout the nation. If being on the road all day is not for you, but you would still like to serve, you could join a service team. People are needed with skills in administration, the kitchen (cooking and cleaning), childcare, and media.
Program for Humanitarian Aid
Work with orphans in Ukraine during the summer. Educators, work with Ukrainian educators on Spring Break who serve orphans. PHA provides resources that enable a network of Ukrainians to serve older orphans and others in need of humanitarian aid.
West Ark Church of Christ
During the summer, the West Ark Church of Christ sends a team of older teenagers to work in Sofia, Bulgaria to work with a local church in a variety of settings in outreach to Bulgarian young people: parks, events sponsored by the church, and encouragement seminars for Christians in Bulgaria.
Contact Rick Odell, Youth Minister at West Ark, firstname.lastname@example.org.
World English Institute
Similar to LST, WEI sends teams to Romania, Albania and other Eastern European countries to teach English using the Bible.
Contact Tom Langly at email@example.com
Contact Bill Morgan (for Albanian trips) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you interested in working with orphans and at-risk children in areas like Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine? Serve alongside the local leaders and mentors in camps and activities that will provide opportunities for local mentors and churches to build long-term, growing relationships with orphans and at-risk youth within their communities in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. YouthReach International offers team training in January for teams traveling in late spring through August.