Missionary Care Specialist



  • Work alongside mobilizers to assess and coach candidates to ensure they are well-prepared for life overseas and the challenges of cross-cultural ministry
  • Engage overseas teams and advocacy teams to ensure robust care for missionaries
  • Ensure missionaries are involved in community where they are encouraged, accountable, prayed for, and strengthened for their work
  • Keep up-to-date on their lives/ministries and find resources to benefit them and their work
  • Preventative Care
    − Create and implement programs to provide each individual (child, adult, married, single, etc.) knowledge and skills to thrive in their lives and ministries
    − Assess needs/symptoms of members
    − Provide debriefings for transitions and re-entries

  • Intervention Care: provide conflict resolution/mediation, and resource brokering for needs
  • Crisis Care: Provide crisis management and debriefings for loss, grief, or crisis experience
  • Travel periodically to visit churches, global team members, and prospective partners
  • Raise 100% financial support (i.e. salary, benefits, retirement, ministry-related expenses)


  • A committed Christian with a deep and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ that is demonstrated in Christlike character and integrity.
  • A passionate heart for God’s glory, His word, His church, and making disciples of all nations
  • Full agreement with DTN’s statement of belief, core convictions, and ministry DNA
  • Strong interpersonal communication and administrative skills
  • Education: Bachelor’s in Bible or Counseling, with Master’s or advanced ministry degree preferred
  • A joyful willingness to serve God’s people, especially His servants working in gospel-centered Kingdom ministries
  • Experience: 5 years of ministry required; cross-cultural experience preferred


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