YWAM Vienna is a young and dynamic mission training center.
Our heart is all about Jesus, discipleship, and mission.
Our team is dedicated to sharing the gospel in relevant ways with all people, no matter social class or
nationality. With tools such as Discipleship Training School, seminars, workshops, and practical mission
work, we equip our students to be warriors for their faith. We also participate in meetings, corporate
prayer, and relationship-building opportunities to strengthen unity within the body of Christ
YWAM Vienna aims to share Jesus through a committed lifestyle, evangelistic events, outreaches, and
mercy ministries. Because we deeply value our relationships with local churches and other Christian
ministries, we make sure to partner with them regularly in prayer and service.
The YWAM Vienna office also serves as the YWAM Austria National Office.
Meet our team
Harald & Ani Höllermann
Harald and Ani married 2014. Hannah was born in 2016, Elias in 2017.
Together they lead the YWAM ministry in Austria.
Harald is from Vöcklabruck in Upper Austria, where he attended technical school and worked for 3 years as technical developer/designer in an automation company. In 2011 he completed the Discipleship Training School (DTS) in Rogaland/Norway and was a staff member from 2012 to 2014. He attended advanced training courses in Biblical studies and leadership. He especially has a heart for young people, unity among all Christians and missions in the 21st century.
Ani is from Romania, has a B.A. in textile design and is very creative and musical. She lived in Norway for 3 years, completed her DTS in 2012 and worked afterwards in the prayer house in Stavanger. She says about herself: “Ever since I was young I wanted to be a missionary, and I am so excited to contribute my bit in the kingdom of God here in Austria. I love prayer, worship, the Bible and coffee.”
Ricardo & Yvonne Zachmann
Ricardo and Yvonne married in 2017.
Ricardo is from Vöcklabruck, Austria, where he took a vocational training for stonemasonry. In 2008 he attended a Torchbearer Bible School in Sweden for 9 months, and in 2013 he completed his DTS in Rogaland. He is interested in sports, creativity and healthy living. He says about himself: “I owe God everything I am and all I have, and I love to help and encourage others. I especially have a heart for people that are treated as outsiders in our society!”
Yvonne is a real Viennese. In 2016 she completed a 6 months Torchbearer Bible school in Upper Austria and 2018 her Creative DTS in Vienna. Creativity and prayer are very much on her heart. "During my DTS outreach God gave me a real heart for homless people and I want to contribute to the kingdom of God through charitable mission and creative activities. I also want to support the unity of the body of Christ through networking and prayer projects."
Melissa is from Seattle, Washington. She completed her DTS in 2018 in Vienna. Melissa attended a medical institute and graduated as a Medical Assistant in 2011. In 2014 she enrolled at Liberty University and is presently studying Religion: Christian Counseling. "My passion has always been for worship and seeing people find and be drawn to Jesus in new and amazing ways!"
Would you like to be part of our team?
Contact us to learn more about staffing possibilities at YWAM Austria.