Looking to grow in your faith while serving the world around you?

YWAM Townsville offers a range of training and volunteering programs that are designed to mobilise and equip you to be a part of helping to build healthy lives, communities, and nations. Check out the range of opportunities YWAM Townsville offers below!

Discipleship Training School (DTS)

The DTS gives you the opportunity to set aside five and a half months of your life to grow in your faith while serving the world around you. After 13 weeks of training and discipleship in Townsville, you will go on nine weeks of cross-cultural outreach. The DTS is a life-changing experience, and it’s Austudy approved!

Gap Years

A YWAM Gap Year is the ultimate combination of adventure, discipleship, fun, new friendships, registered training, outreach, and the opportunity to bring your faith to life as you get to know God and make Him known! A YWAM Gap Year is also Austudy approved!

Youth Adventures

Youth Adventures is the ultimate service based learning opportunity for teens! We do all the work for your school or youth group so you can do the mission! Youth Adventures is on offer during every school holidays.

Mission building

Mission Building is a volunteer program that gives you the opportunity to experience life on a YWAM campus all while supporting YWAM’s work in Australia and PNG. Join for two weeks to three months at a time that suits you!

Medical Ship Volunteering

Whether you are an experienced health professional, a university student, an enthusiastic young person, or a skilled mariner, YWAM invites you to consider volunteering aboard the MV YWAM PNG in Papua New Guinea!