posted on January 1, 2023
Envision: Site Associate in the Twin Cities
The purpose of Envision Twin Cities is to create environments and partnerships that empower and transform refugees and other immigrants. Our strategy is to work alongside the local church. We are looking for someone who will work full-time to coordinate work projects with our church partners, take the lead on community development programs, implement a business plan for our site, and help host short-term missions teams.
- International worker (IW)–Envision–Vocational Track
- Business and leadership development, community development (urban), discipleship, and refugee or immigrant ministry
- Subscribing support
- Single or couple
- Coordinate work projects
- Lead community development programs
- Develop and implement a site business plan
- Assist in hosting missions teams
- Engage in leadership development
- Completion of Alliance Polity course
- Completion of the World Perspectives Mission Course (minimum of certificate level) or equivalent
- Licensed Alliance worker
Biblical Characteristics Desired:
- Biblically grounded
- Competently skilled
Timeline for Deployment:
Beginning as early as summer/fall 2023. Following appointment, and once fundraising goals and other qualifications are met, the appointee is required to attend a cross-cultural and language-acquisition program (as applicable), and pre-field orientation prior to deploying.
Candidate(s) will be expected to live in a house in an urban environment.
Language is an essential part of ministry. For ministry in the Twin Cities, English language skills are required.
We have four distinct seasons. The summers can be hot, and the winters are long. Many people have seasonal allergies here.
Expectations for Spouse:
Spousal roles vary based on the spouse’s gifts, training, and abilities as well as the needs of the team. It is expected that both spouses will be meaningfully involved in meeting ministry objectives depending on the nature of family roles, children, etc.
We are flexible on the number of hours the spouse is involved, depending on childcare or the need for additional income.
Children’s Educational Plan and Options:
Public school or homeschooling are available options, as well as various charter and private schools. The public schools in the Twin Cities are good.