Careers at WDA

Worldwide Discipleship Association, Inc. (WDA) is an interdenominational, Christian 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is:

To serve the church worldwide by developing Christ-like character in people and equipping them to disciple others according to the pattern Jesus used to train His disciples. 


Since its inception in 1974, WDA has focused on studying Jesus’ ministry and methods, and applying biblical disciple-building principles to the church. Serving in a variety of contexts around the world,

WDA remains committed to developing and equipping mature Disciple Builders – leaders who can make spiritually and emotionally healthy disciples who disciple in their local communities, campuses, and congregations.


WDA’s vision is to develop 1 MILLION disciples who disciple by 2024.

(By God’s grace, we’ve discipled half a million so far since 2015!)



Available Positions


The section below lists job openings WDA is actively looking to fill. However, WDA is always hiring for support-raised field ministry positions. If you would like to be considered for a position serving with one of our ministries, feel free to download an application below. Interested parties should email their resume, cover letter, and desired position title to


WDA Leadership Institute Director

This is a full-time support-raised position.

The WDA Leadership Institute (WDALI) is a replicable leadership development pathway based on the progressive development of Jesus’ twelve apostles. WDALI is designed to train small cohorts of local church leaders through discussion groups, practical ministry projects, and individual study using WDA printed materials or the WDALI online platform. The WDALI Director will provide leadership to WDALI team members and cohort leaders to ensure the growth and development of the WDALI pathway. This position will be trained by the Director of International ministries for 6 months before assuming full responsibilities.


Interested parties should email their resume, cover letter, and desired position title to

Production Coordinator

This is a part-time position for 20 hrs/week. First 90 days are an apprenticeship with $800/month stipend. After 90 days – $17/hour (with the option to raise additional personal support). 

This position starts with a 3-month training apprenticeship & provisional hiring. After 90-days, the position becomes a salaried part-time position with the option to raise personal support to meet full-time salary requirements.

A “story missionary” isn’t just about technical skill and video production. They create and facilitate an experience that helps someone tell their story courageously and wholeheartedly. They are sensitive to the Holy Spirit. And they encourage people to take the next step in their disciple building journey. The Production/Story Apprentice reports to the Director of Generosity and works in concert with the Marketing & Communications Team to develop and share meaningful stories of impact & video training modules for WDA and for the surrounding church communities in order to advance the Kingdom of God through evangelism and discipleship.

See full job description here »


Interested parties should email their resume, cover letter, and desired position title to


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Why join the team?

Work with a purpose

  • Your work helps to TRANSFORM lives all over the world – healing hearts and impacting people in over 23 countries.
  • Find great purpose and joy in knowing that your work is helping to support and

More than a job – a family

  • When you become a WDA staff member, you become part of a family that cares for each other, considers each other, and values & celebrates one another.
  • You WILL be prayed for, so don’t even try not to be

A healthy work culture

  •  WDA works hard to foster and maintain a workplace culture where PEOPLE are valued, work-life balance is encouraged, and family life is prioritized.
  • An employee’s spiritual and emotional health is extremely important to the work that they do at WDA. We cannot seek to build healthy and mature leaders around the world if we do not first support the health and maturity of our own staff.