Address: 1071 2 Street North
Three Hills, AB
T0M 2A0, Canada
Who Are We?
ISMC is an interdenominational faith mission incorporated in Canada and supported by friends who share our vision to “serve the world that has come to us.” A Christian charitable organization, we are committed to empowering international students to impact the world through Jesus Christ.
Where We Serve
ISMC is focused on international students and scholars at universities and colleges throughout Canada, spanning 30 cities from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts of Canada.
What We Do
Our staff and volunteers welcome international students into a loving community and support network. Areas of Service: • Sports and Activities Coordinator • Business Mentorship • Women’s Ministry • Ministry to Muslims • Leadership Development • Church Liaison • Coaching (PD/fundraising) • Meal Coordinator • Bible study leaders • Drivers (Age 25+) • Toque/Scarf Knitters • Furniture Ministry • Mentorship • Administrative Assistant • EAL teachers • TESOL (supervisor) • City Director • Friendship Partner Coordinator • Campus Director
We Serve • By linking students with Canadian friendship partners • By hosting international dinners and special events • By offering Bible studies to students interested in learning about Christianity • By making ESL classes available • By hosting Focus Clubs where international students can experience Canadian culture and hospitality, ESL practice, trips and events, great food, and new friends • By praying for international students • By offering airport pickup • By training internationals for godly, effective leadership
Volunteer: Serving under the City Director, volunteers offer their talents and abilities in their areas of passion and interest. Job description and hours involved depend upon volunteers’ availability. We seek individuals with good Bible knowledge, some experience in Christian ministry and a cooperative spirit. We require full commitment to ISMC’s vision statement and Statement of Faith. There is a place to serve for everyone!
Cross Cultural Internships: ISMC’s internship is open to any post-secondary student, Canadian or international. Graduated students who are seeking cross-cultural ministry experience can also apply. Areas of service will reflect the passion, training and experience of the intern. An internship with ISMC can also be adaptable to fulfill internship requirements from the intern’s college or university.
Associate Staff: ISMC staff go through a thorough application process and require approval by our Candidate Committee. We seek those who are called by God to a major commitment to international student ministry. Associate staff serve in their areas of passion and interest on a part-time basis. Job description and hours involved depend upon the staff member’s availability. Associate staff can serve as tentmakers or raise support. Associate staff are accountable to both their City Director and the National Field Director. Associate staff are eligible for local training and national conferences.
Career Staff: Career staff go through a thorough application process and require approval by our Candidate Committee. We seek those who are called by God to a fulltime commitment to international student ministry. Career staff are responsible to raise their full salary budget through their personal networks. Resources and training are given to career staff to empower them to meet all financial and ministry goals. Specific job descriptions are drafted with the immediate supervisor and are reflective of the staff member’s passion, training and experience. There is always room for advancement.