Qualifications for Applicants
- Active Salvationist (must own and be willing to wear uniform as assigned)
- 18-28 years of age
- Must have the endorsement of the Corps Officer and Divisional Headquarters.
- Visibly demonstrate love for God and compassion for others.
- Proven leadership ability. Successful involvement in corps or divisional leadership.
- Specific skills and experience in teaching, public speaking, children’s ministry, evangelism, gospel arts or construction.
- Evangelistic zeal and a clear personal witness.
- Knowledge of the Bible
- Emotional and spiritual maturity
- Tolerant personality / Even temperament
- Desire to learn / Teachability
- Friendliness / Approachability
- Hands-on ministry and service experience
- Previous missions experience preferred
- CAST applicants should have some prior experience in dance, drama or music
Ready to apply for SMT 2018?
Follow the 3 steps below! Click on each box for more information or to access the application documents.
February 21 – Application deadline
March 9 – Each applicant will be notified that the SMT selection committee has selected you for a team, selected you as an alternate, or the committee has not been able to place you. If selected for a team, you will need to make arrangements to be at March orientation in 2 weeks!
March 23-25 – SMT March orientation at THQ in Hoffman Estates, IL
June 5 – SMT reports to THQ in Hoffman Estates, IL. Teams are now “on duty” through July 29 (August 12 for CAST members)
June 8-10 – Commissioning Weekend
June 11 – Teams depart for ministry locations
July 21-29 – Overseas and Central teams attend Central Bible Leadership Institute (CBLI) and have debriefing time.
On July 29 all team members (except CAST) need to have transportation arrangements home from Camp Wonderland.
August 2-12 – CAST will remain on assignment through Central Music Institute (CMI).
On August 12 CAST team members need to have transportation arrangements home from Camp Wonderland.