Minnesota based organizations:
- American Refugee Committee: Minneapolis based agency that works with refugees and displaced people in 10 countries.
- Feed My Starving Children: Local office in Chanhassen.
- Peace and Hope International: a Minneapolis based Christian Human Rights organization. Serving Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and USA.
- Reign Ministries: Minneapolis based, summer mission trips, training for youth ministry and discipleship school.
- Shelter for Life: Minnetonka, MN, a Christian relief and development organization. Working in Afghanistan, Sudan and Liberia.
- World Relief: Assists with settlement of refugees. Has an office in MN and many places around the world.
- Youth Works: Minneapolis based, provides short-term mission sites for youth groups, across the U.S., and a few sites in Mexico and Canada. - Needs summer staff.
International opportunities: (Christian and secular)
This list is very limited, and does not include many great Mission organizations. Search for their sites by organization name.
- Christian and Missionary Alliance: the C&MA home page. Apply for accreditation, and search for opportunities to serve.
- Experience Mission: short term opportunities.
- Healing Waters International: brings clean water to communiities.
- Hope International: micro finance
- International Justice Mission: International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression
- Mission aviation: resource list of organizations and schools to get training
- Mission Finder: search for opportunities, this is a great site. My favorite!
- Mission Links: loaded with links to all things missions related.
- Mission Resources: for missionaries and Christians worldwide.
- Opportunity International: Opportunity International provides microfinance loans, savings, insurance and training to over two million people working their way out of poverty in the developing world.
- Oxfam International: secular organization that serves people in need around the world.
- Peace Corps: many opportunities around the world.
- Samaritans Purse: medical services and disaster refief, and Operation Christmas Child.
- Urbana: a great resource for those considering missions service.
- World Concern: serving Africa, Asia and the Americas