Employment

Thirst Missions has employment opportunities for YOU!

We are looking to hire ministry minded leaders, college students, and graduates to join our summer staff in Alaska, Appalachia, and Puerto Rico (start and end dates are tentative and negotiable).

Work with us as an Assistant Trip Leader (ATL) or Summer Intern.

This is an exciting opportunity to travel, serve people in need, and meet and serve alongside people from many different locations while gaining leadership and management experience.

Employment

Assistant Trip Leaders

Alaska

Description:

Each ATL in Alaska will be an integral member of our 2-3 person leadership teams as we host churches from North America each week in and around Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley, or the Kenai Peninsula. We will be staying with the participating teams and will provide each of them with an average of a week-long mission trip in Alaska. Responsibilities will include managing ministry opportunities, ministry sites, restaurants, recreation, lodging, and transportation. Other responsibilities might include assisting the cook with meals and snacks, leading worship and debriefing, participating in and leading meetings, and generally guiding each church’s trip. Our goal is to use each staff member’s strengths and interests to best serve the churches and groups we serve.

Benefits:
  • Salary of $400-$800 per trip.
  • Paid round-trip airfare, lodging, meals, and ministry materials. ($8,000 value)
  • Opportunity to serve the people of Alaska.
  • Incredible recreation opportunities in exciting locations. Examples include visiting Alaskan glaciers and Wildlife Conservation Center. ($500 value)
  • Practice and develop many skills; including leadership, ministry, organization, management, and communication.
  • Work alongside and learn from experienced mission trip leaders and assistant leaders.
  • Encourage the ministry and church leaders in Alaska as well as the Group Leaders from North America and help them grow in their faith through providing them with an incredible mission trip.
  • Resume and reference builder.
  • Use your gifts and talents for God’s glory – a summer you will always remember!
Requirements:
  • Applicants are required to be a devoted Christian who believes in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and believes that the Bible is the inspired, infallible word of God.
  • Short-term missions experience is required.
  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree or be 23+ years old.
  • Local ministry experience within your community, church, or school is necessary.
  • Applicants should be selfless, ministry minded, hard working, energetic, reliable, flexible, enjoy working with people, and need to be a team player.
  • Candidates must be available to work in Alaska from May 15 to June 1, 2023 (Summer A) and/or from June 1 to August 15, 2023 (Summer B).
  • All staff members will be required to participate in Staff Training prior to leading trips. Summer A Staff Training will take place mid-May. Summer B Staff Training will take place in the beginning of June.

This is an extremely challenging, but also an extremely rewarding opportunity and needs to be applied for only after much prayer and consideration.

To apply:

Fill out an application by clicking the button below and upload your resume and cover letter. Interviews and hiring decisions will happen soon after your application is received. Submit your application as early as possible to assure positions are still available.

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2023.

APPLY HERE

Appalachia

Description:

Each ATL in Appalachia will be an integral member of our 2-3 person leadership teams as we host churches from across North America each week in and around Eastern Kentucky. We will be staying with the participating teams and will provide each of them with an average of a week-long mission trip in the beautiful Appalachian Mountain region. Responsibilities will include managing ministry opportunities, ministry sites, restaurants, recreation, lodging, and transportation. Other responsibilities might include assisting the cook with meals and snacks, leading worship and debriefing, participating in and leading meetings, and generally guiding each church’s trip. Our goal is to use each staff member’s strengths and interests to best serve the churches and groups we serve.

Benefits:
  • Salary of $400-$800 per trip.
  • Paid round-trip airfare, lodging, meals, and ministry materials. ($8,000 value)
  • Opportunity to serve the people of Appalachia.
  • Incredible recreation opportunities in beautiful locations. ($500 value)
  • Practice and develop many skills; including leadership, ministry, organization, management, and communication.
  • Work alongside and learn from experienced mission trip leaders and assistant leaders.
  • Encourage the ministry and church leaders in Appalachia as well as the Group Leaders from North America and help them grow in their faith through providing them with an incredible mission trip.
  • Resume and reference builder.
  • Use your gifts and talents for God’s glory – a summer you will always remember!
Requirements:
  • Applicants are required to be a devoted Christian who believes in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and believes that the Bible is the inspired, infallible word of God.
  • Short-term missions experience is required.
  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree or be 23+ years old.
  • Local ministry experience within your community, church, or school is necessary.
  • Applicants should be selfless, ministry minded, hard working, energetic, reliable, flexible, enjoy working with people, and need to be a team player.
  • Candidates must be available to work in Appalachia during the summer months.
  • All staff members will be required to participate in Staff Training prior to leading trips.

This is an extremely challenging, but also an extremely rewarding opportunity and needs to be applied for only after much prayer and consideration.

To apply:

Fill out an application by clicking the button below and upload your resume and cover letter. Interviews and hiring decisions will happen soon after each application is received. Submit your application as early as possible to assure positions are still available.

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2023.

APPLY HERE

Puerto Rico

Description:

Each ATL in Puerto Rico will be an integral member of our 2-3 person leadership teams as we host churches from across North America each week in Puerto Rico. We will be staying with the participating teams and will provide each of them with an average of a week-long mission trip on this beautiful island. Responsibilities will include managing ministry opportunities, ministry sites, restaurants, recreation, lodging, and transportation. Other responsibilities might include assisting the cook with meals and snacks, leading worship and debriefing, participating in and leading meetings, and generally guiding each church’s trip. Our goal is to use each staff member’s strengths and interests to best serve the churches and groups we serve.

Benefits:
  • Salary of $400-$800 per trip.
  • Paid round-trip airfare, lodging, meals, and ministry materials. ($8,000 value)
  • Opportunity to serve the people of Puerto Rico.
  • Incredible recreation opportunities in beautiful locations. ($500 value)
  • Practice and develop many skills; including leadership, ministry, organization, management, and communication.
  • Work alongside and learn from experienced mission trip leaders and assistant leaders.
  • Encourage the ministry and church leaders in Puerto Rico as well as the Group Leaders from North America and help them grow in their faith through providing them with an incredible mission trip.
  • Resume and reference builder.
  • Use your gifts and talents for God’s glory – a summer you will always remember!
Requirements:
  • Applicants are required to be a devoted Christian who believes in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and believes that the Bible is the inspired, infallible word of God.
  • Short-term missions experience is required.
  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree or be 23+ years old.
  • Local ministry experience within your community, church, or school is necessary.
  • Applicants should be selfless, ministry minded, hard working, energetic, reliable, flexible, enjoy working with people, and need to be a team player.
  • Candidates must be available to work in Puerto Rico during the summer months.
  • All staff members will be required to participate in Staff Training prior to leading trips.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

This is an extremely challenging, but also an extremely rewarding opportunity and needs to be applied for only after much prayer and consideration.

To apply:

Fill out an application by clicking the button below and upload your resume and cover letter. Interviews and hiring decisions will happen soon after each application is received. Submit your application as early as possible to assure positions are still available.

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2023.

APPLY HERE

Summer Interns

More Information

Description:

Each intern will be an integral member of our 2-4 person leadership teams as we host churches from North America each week. We will be staying with the participating teams and will provide each of them with an average of a week-long mission trip in Alaska, Appalachia, or Puerto Rico. Responsibilities will include managing ministry opportunities, ministry sites, restaurants, recreation, lodging and transportation. Other responsibilities might include assisting the cook with meals and snacks, leading worship and debriefing, participating in and leading meetings, and generally guiding each church’s trip. Our goal is to use each staff member’s strengths and interests to best serve the churches and groups. Expect to serve on 5-6 week long mission trips throughout the summer.

Pay and Benefits:
  • First two trips unpaid, at the discretion of the location Director following trips paid $400 as ATL
  • Paid round-trip airfare, lodging, meals, and ministry materials. ($8,000 value)
  • Opportunity to serve the people of Alaska, Appalachia or Puerto Rico.
  • Incredible recreation opportunities in exciting locations. Examples include visiting Alaskan glaciers or historic cities in Puerto Rico.
  • Earn college credits, if desired.
  • Practice and develop many skills; including leadership, ministry, organization, management, and communication.
  • Work alongside and learn from experienced mission trip leaders and assistant leaders.
To apply:

Fill out an application by clicking the button below and upload your resume and cover letter. Interviews and hiring decisions will happen soon after each application is received. Submit your application as early as possible to assure positions are still available.

APPLY HERE