CHOOSE YOUR EXPERIENCE LEVEL/
Each Mandate opportunity is rated according to the level of difficulty on a scale from 1 to 3, based on the work or ministry required of the team and the conditions they will encounter. No matter what your skill or passion is, there’s a place for you!
Green (Level 1)
Food : Traditional
Travel: Short - Med. flight, comfortable ground transportation
Cost : $
Physical Demands: Low
Difficulty level is low. The cultural and living conditions will be very easy. This trip is ideal for high school aged volunteers. Showers, electricity and Wi-Fi will be reliable. If a language barrier exists, it will not be difficult to bridge.
Yellow (Level 2)
Food : Traditional/non traditional
Travel: Med- Long flights, layovers, challenging ground transportation
Cost : $$
Environment: Slight Risk
Physical Demands: Medium
Volunteers must be very flexible as the trip will not be predictable. Cultural conditions will be somewhat difficult, living conditions may be normal on some days, and difficult on others, translators may be needed and ministry conditions will likely be more difficult. Access to the Internet and electricity could be spotty at best.
Red (Level 3)
Food: Non Traditional
Travel: Long Flights, layovers, rough ground transportation
Cost : $$$
Environment: Greater Risk
Physical Demands: High
Cultural conditions (food, language) will be difficult, a translator may be required, food provided may be completely unfamiliar, living conditions may include sleeping on the floor, no shower for days, no Internet accessibility, irregular or no electricity; the volunteer will be stretched far beyond their comfort zone. This is not a recommended trip for a first time missions volunteer.