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CompassionLink is a team of dedicated consultants who partner with missionaries and national churches to create and restore healthy communities.
Here’s what makes us unique:
We educate trainers who train other community and church members, which makes our work self-sustaining and does not require our presence or support to continue.
We care for the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of individuals and communities. This helps strengthen the hands of a local church or establishes a church where one does not exist.
We are part of a long-term strategy involving missionaries and the national church to reach a community. Along with the local community, we identify assets and needs, working together to develop solutions.
We empower communities by celebrating their accomplishments and progress. We train and partner with them to encourage continued, holistic growth in all aspects of life.
Partnering with missionaries and local community members, we help identify the people and resources already in the community to develop solutions together. CompassionLink has a dedicated team of people who are willing to grow and acquire new skills as needed and who already specialize in the following fields:
Acute health problems often contribute to poverty because they inhibit productivity and reduce capacity for quality living. CompassionLink can assist by:
WE CAN USE YOUR TALENTS AND PASSIONS—
FOR 1–2 WEEKS, 1–2 YEARS, OR A LIFETIME
As CompassionLink grows, we continue to explore new, sustainable ways to develop healthy communities. Our teams partner with missionaries around the world who ask for our help. Depending on the results of an assessment and depth of need, CompassionLink often looks for more people to join us on a project team. In addition, we also look for intercessors and donors to help make a difference in targeted communities. Click below to see upcoming trips and personnel needs.
LONG-TERM SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Bilingual Administrative Assistant (Internship)
Community Development Associate
Community Development Assistant (Internship)
Grant Research Assistant (Internship)
Health Education Specialist
Media Assistant (Internship)
Video Assistant (Internship)
SHORT-TERM TRIP OPPORTUNITIES
Colombia (Cali) — April 7–15, 2018
Personnel Needed: (PERSONNEL IS CLOSED) Physicians, NPs, PAs, dentists, RNs, and interpreters.
Overview: This outreach will partner with missionaries ministering in a prison in Cali, Colombia. The team will also teach preventative healthcare. One prison block will be targeted; the goal is for medical care to be eventually provided to the entire prison population. The missionaries desire for this outreach to showcase the love of Jesus and connect new believers with local churches.
Benin — April 26–May 4, 2018
Personnel Needed: (PERSONNEL IS CLOSED)
Overview: CL is partnering with our host missionaries to assess how we can help widows keep their families healthy and how we can help with the health of the street kids to whom our hosts minister. Information from this trip will help us determine how best to serve their community long term.
Honduras — June 9–21, 2018
Personnel Needed: Limited medical personnel slots; Chi Alpha students.
Overview: This medical evangelism outreach is a land-and-river (roughing it) mission. Medical personnel will partner with Chi Alpha pre-med and nursing students to reach people through evangelism and discipleship in several locations along a river.
Colombia (Cali) — June 30–July 8, 2018
Personnel Needed: Physicians, NPs, PAs, dentists, RNs, pharmacist, and interpreters.
Overview: This outreach will partner with missionaries ministering in a prison in Cali, Colombia. The team will also work with local doctors and medical personnel to encourage them in ongoing service to the prison. One prison block will be targeted; the goal is for medical care to be eventually provided to the entire prison population. The missionaries desire for this outreach to showcase the love of Jesus and connect new believers with local churches.
BENIN — October, 2018
Personnel Needed: RN’s
Overview: CL is partnering with our host missionaries to assess how we can help widows keep their families healthy and how we can help with the health of the street kids to whom our hosts minister.
If you have questions about any of these trips, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
To make an outreach contribution, click here.
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please call our office at (417) 866-6311
See Upcoming Events
20th Annual CompassionLink Golf Classic
Join us for a day of golf benefiting CompassionLink. Now in it's 20th year, this tournament with take place at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield MO.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CL GOLF CLASSIC
Community Health Evangelism (CL-CHE) TOT 1
This training will be held at Compassion Link, 521 W Lynn Street, Springfield, MO 65802. Training dates are: Monday, August 20 through Friday, August 24, 2018. Check-in will begin at 8:30am on Monday and we will finish the training by 4:00pm on Friday.
REGISTER FOR TOT 1 HERE
Community Health Evangelism (CL-CHE) TOT 2
This training will be held at Compassion Link, 521 W Lynn Street, Springfield, MO 65802. Training dates are: Monday, September 17 through Thursday, September 20, 2018. Check-in will begin at 8:30am on Monday and we will finish the training by 4:00pm on Thursday.
REGISTER FOR TOT 2 HERE
June 8, 2018
August 20-14, 2018
September 17-20, 2018
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