The work of Bible translation throughout the world has often been a great advocate for language preservation, and for empowering speakers of minority languages by helping them produce material even outside of scripture written in their mother tongues. These translation projects often lead to greater literacy and education projects in the communities where they are based as well. Though Bible translation has a different focus than language and peace education, it has many overlapping goals, and is an asset to both of those fields. Continue reading
A webinar entitled A Focus on Trauma: Integrating Trauma-Informed Approaches and Moving Toward Trauma Prevention is taking place May 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM PT. This web conference will highlight several frameworks and models for trauma-informed approaches and provide an introduction to understanding community-level trauma and the implications for successful violence prevention efforts. Continue reading
For anyone in the Northeast Asia region, check out the Northeast Asia Peacebuilding Institute taking place this year in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in August. See below for details or check out their website at http://www.narpi.net. Continue reading
LCC International University is seeking English language teachers with a heart for teenagers to engage in the Summer Language Institute. Continue reading
Check out this short term service position for a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language at Bethlehem Bible College through Mennonite Church Canada.
Mennonite Mission Network posts all available ministry positions for English and formal education on their site. Check back frequently for new opportunities.
Check out the list of possible service opportunities for teaching English around the world through Mennonite Central Committee. Many of these positions are specifically designed for young adults.
The TESOL program at Eastern Mennonite University (Dept. of Language & Literature) is looking for a qualified person to teach one section of Introduction to Linguistics in the fall semester 2015. A masters degree in linguistics is required or a masters in TESOL with significant course work in linguistics. Teaching experience preferred. Send your CV … Continue reading
An Anabaptist mission agency is looking for volunteers to teach English in Somaliland. Terms of service are usually 2 years, and living conditions are very basic. Volunteers will liaise with a small team of American believers who teach in the area. For more information, contact Jimm Derksen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This unique opportunity for language learning and teaching in China is through Mennonite Church Canada. Check out the description and contact them for more information on their website: http://www.mennonitechurch.ca.