Join Our Staff
Long Term Staff
If you want to use your career or academic pursuits to see students and the poor transformed into the likeness of Christ and discover their true calling, please consider applying to join our staff. Before you apply, you should review the following:
- Read more about Our Work to gain a better understanding of our ministry
- Look over the Staff Opportunities information to gain insight about how you might serve
- Read over the Staff FAQs to learn more about the process of coming on staff
Once you have decided that you are interested, complete the Staff Inquiry Application.
After you have completed the Staff Inquiry Application, the Human Resources Department will contact you to determine which staff opportunities would be a good fit for you.
Continue to pray about the Lord leading you to work with our ministry.
Summer staff have a variety of responsibilities. Their main purpose is to assist the staff in whatever way is needed. This may include translating for students, leading Bible studies, airport runs, accompanying teams on their excursion, leading worship, organizing evening activities, praying for the staff and the teams, and participating at a ministry site. Each ministry site will require different responsibilities that will be determined by the site leader. The Lord will use you in valuable ways through your service to our staff and students.
Summer Staff Qualifications
- Personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
- Consistent walk with the Lord for at least the last two years
- Twenty years of age or one year of college at onset of the program
- Commitment to the full dates of the program (in some cases, dates in Costa Rica may be flexible)
- Preferred conversational fluency in Spanish
- Preferred experience in the area for which you are applying
- Participation in a previous Students International is required
Summer Staff Program Costs
- $200/week + travel insurance + airfare
- Travel Insurance is about $1.20 per day
- Airfare is usually between $400 – $750
Summer Staff Costs Include
- Room and Board
- In Country Transportation
- One excursion with the other short term staff