Who We Need

"We need help!" Even sixty years after Lay Mission-Helpers' founder Msgr. Anthony Brouwers first heard the request, the need is just as great. Mission dioceses around the world need our help. Here are some of our current needs.

If your skill set isn't listed, it doesn't mean you are not needed. New opportunities are always becoming available.





Quito is located in the mountains of Ecuador, and is known for its high altitude and temperate climate. One ministry site is located 45 minutes outside of Quito, in a rural setting serving in small faith communities. The work includes leading Bible reflection times, visiting people in their homes, and training catechists. The other location is in the city, working with children in after-school programs, with the elderly, and possibly teaching English. Quito is a large city with modern conveniences.

Archdiocese of Quito:

  • Pastoral Associates (need prior experience with youth, women, families, etc.)


Damongo is a small, rural town and an area of primary evangelization. it is the capital of the West Gonja district in the Northern Region of Ghana. The Mole National Park is located in this diocese.

Diocese of Damongo:

  • Computer, Science and Math Teachers (and possibly other subjects)

  • Nurses

  • Lab Techs

  • Project Manager 

  • HR Resource Management

  • Financial Administration

  • Professional Sonographer/Radiographer

Papua New Guinea

Want to serve God while enjoying the island life? Located on the coast, the Diocese of Kimbe is in a bustling city filled with exciting new building projects. Kimbe is the capital of the Province of West New Britain and this growing diocese is only 10 years old. 

Diocese of Kimbe:

  • Secondary Math and Science Teachers


The Diocese of Kabale is located in the southwest region of Uganda, bordering Rwanda. It is very lush and green with interlocking hills and spectacular valleys. The elevation in many areas ranges from between 3,999 and 7,700 feet above sea level. The city of Kabale has approximatly 49,000 residents. Bwindi National Park, home of the mountain gorillas, is located within the diocesan borders.

Diocese of Kabale:

  • Registered Nurses

  • Specialized Nurses: Neonatal Nurse, Pediatric Nurse, Surgical Nurse, etc.

  • Lab Tech

  • IT Specialists (for hospital and for diocesan administration)

  • Medical Equiptment Maintenance Technician

  • Physical/Occupational Therapist

  • Science Teachers 

  • Project Manager

  • Professional Sonographer, Radiographer and CT Technologist


Are we looking for you? Here are our requirements for admission, information on upcoming discernment weekends, and instructions to submit a preliminary form