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What We Do


Our mission is simple, we seek to put holistic community development into action. Part of it is through the short-term teams we sent. If you are interested in participating in a mission trip with Developing Our World, every applicant applying must: 

❏ Agree and Sign Short Term Team Policy

❏ Fill out the Short Term Team Member Application

❏ Complete the Medical Information Form

❏ Fill out the Emergency Release Form

❏ Complete the Liability Form

❏ Send a Background Check

❏ In the case of minors, the legal guardian must send a signed Release of Liability Form

❏ Send a signed copy of the Team Covenant (one per team).

The forms are downloadable and can be filled out by hand. Please print and provide your signature in the areas noted.

Once completed, please turn in your completed and signed forms and application along with your background check. Applications can be mailed to:

                         Developing Our World

                            PO Box 2155

                            St. Peters, MO 63376

If you have any questions about this application, please send them to:

Short Term Team Policy

Short Term Team Member Application

Medical Information Form

Emergency Release Form

Liability Form

Background Check

Release of Liability Form (minors)

Team Covenant

Books Required

- Required Reading

Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions: Leader's Guide

Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions: Participant's Guide

- Secondary Reading 

Ministering Cross-Culturally

When Helping Hurts

When Healthcare Hurts

When Charity Destroys Dignity

Walking with the Poor


Our Partners