Social Justice

​“Charity is no substitute for justice withheld,” Saint Augustine once said. At TEAM, we are called to actively restore the dignity lost through the corruption of sin and to break cycles that keep the vulnerable oppressed. Slavery, poverty and addiction remain powerful forces of oppression today that must be met with a holistic gospel of freedom in Christ’s name.

TEAM’s social justice initiatives work in conjunction with local churches and through interagency partnerships. From visiting prisoners and serving homeless women and drug addicts in Latin America, to befriending victims of sex trafficking in Austria and Italy, our projects are designed to grow disciples in addition to enacting hope. TEAM provides missionary opportunities in social justice for individuals with experience ministering to vulnerable populations, with a focus on sustainable and risk-appropriate initiatives. Click below to explore our current opportunities for service in Social Justice. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please share your ideas with us. We want the message of Jesus Christ to go forth in new ways and would love to help you start your missionary journey.

Quick Facts

  • Human trafficking is estimated to be a $32 billion industry worldwide (Source: UN).
  • Service opportunities include counseling, abuse prevention, and outreach to sex industry workers.
 

Social Justice Stories

Learn more about TEAM’s ministry in this area through these stories, videos and photos of God’s work around the world.

 
 

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Current Social Justice Opportunities

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Opportunity TitleAreaLength

Community Development Coordinator

Guatemala 9 months - 2 years
more than 3 years

Personal Development Coach

Guatemala more than 3 years

Internship - Special Needs Children

Nepal up to 8 months

Vulnerable Women Ministry: Trainer in Vocational/Marketable Skills

Chad up to 8 months
9 months - 2 years
more than 3 years

Urban Team Member (OMF)

Thailand 9 months - 2 years
more than 3 years

Short Term Teams (Youth/Adults)

Mexico up to 8 months

Community Development Workers or Consultants

Chad up to 8 months
9 months - 2 years
more than 3 years

Urban Community Workers (OMF)

Thailand 9 months - 2 years
more than 3 years

Vulnerable Women Ministry: Creative Arts Facilitator

Chad 9 months - 2 years
more than 3 years

Vulnerable Women Ministry: Educator/Community Development Worker to Vulnerable Women and Youth

Chad 9 months - 2 years
more than 3 years
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Social Justice Prayer Requests

  • Pray for the ministry with vulnerable women in Chad, that they would be able to come alongside these girls and that the Lord would send more women to serve in this ministry.
  • Rich and Anne Hoyt in Chad write, “In recent weeks two of our vulnerable women have been seeking employment by putting up a notice in the popular bakery/coffee shop. Another was given a small loan to start a retail clothing business but was un-able to protect her capital, using it to pay her rent, and is now stuck. Please pray for ‘Grace’, ‘Emma’, and ‘Olivia’ that God would provide them with good employers. All too often, those who call them about work also want to take advantage of them. Pray that they would see God intervene in their lives as they take baby steps of faith towards Him.”