Missions Internship
Now available for young adults to serve for six months in another nation!
Be trained  •  Serve overseas  •   Study along the way

The vision for DMI’s internship program is to:

  • See more young people engage in missionary service
  • Serve DOVE missionaries and churches around the world
  • Develop interns in cross-cultural awareness and communication

Applications are now being accepted. Click here for more details and to access an application!



Interns will help Justin and Rawan Shrum, founders of The Justice Project, in their ministry to survivors of sex trafficking and support the Shrums practically in their home. They will serve survivors as needed and provide practical service tasks (cook, clean, childcare, etc.). Interns will also learn functional German.

Dates: September 2019–February 2020

Costs: Startup $1,550; monthly $1,100

Current interns:
Germany Internship – Rebekah Rittle
Germany Outreach – Sage Forren

“Since we are ‘newbies’ to the mission field, Justin and Rawan have done a wonderful job of helping us set boundaries between personal life and ministry as we get to know the women who come to stay in the safe house.” 
– Sage, Germany intern


Interns will work with the leadership of a DOVE church in the areas of children’s and junior high ministry. They will also participate in outreaches to urban youth in Cape Town. There is no foreign language requirement.

Dates: September 2019–February 2020

Costs: Startup $1,950; monthly $1,000

Current interns:
Cape Town Internship – Maris Baer
Cape Town Outreach – Tim Witmer

“We have started our weekly basketball outreach group. Kids of all ages—from young kids to young adults—attended the first three weeks. Our goal for this outreach is to get a core group together to play basketball and have a Bible study after each game.”
–Tim, South Africa intern

“I want to thank my host family for bringing me into their family!”
–Tim, South Africa intern


Interns will serve in youth ministry. More details to come!

Interns beginning in February 2019:
Mission Scotland – Stephanie Sauder
Scotland Internship – Matt Shenk
Scotland Outreach – Hannah Diehl
Serving Scotland  Shane and Sierra Good


Interns will serve primarily as a teacher’s assistant in the English classes at a local school. They will also organize events for groups of students and participate in community outreach. Interns will also learn functional Spanish.

Dates: April-September 2019 and June-November 2019

Costs: Startup $1,300; monthly $1,000

“I have been so blessed to be a part of the many teams coming to serve here in Guatemala and to teach in the Getsenamí school. I have seen God work and am thankful to be part of what He is doing here.” 
– Christina, former Guatemala intern