Director of Missions
Joel Bielefeldt joined The Philadelphia Project in 2015. Joel graduated from Eastern University in 2005 with a B.A. in Youth Ministry and served as the Director of Student Ministries for two different congregations over the next 10 years. With this experience in student ministry, Joel brings a different perspective that is a great asset to our staff. As the Director of Missions, Joel’s primary responsibility is to create and manage effective mission trips and service opportunities. He works with groups and individuals serving with The Project to create warmer, safer, and dryer homes. Joel provides governing leadership and direction to all Project staff and volunteers involved in the area of work camps and programming. One of his responsibilities is to be one of the main advocates for The Project in the neighborhoods by serving, developing and maintaining relationships with our homeowners.