Summer Mission Team 2024

Qualifications for Applicants:

  • 18-29 years old
  • Live out a personal faith in Jesus Christ, demonstrate love for God, and show compassion for others.
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Heart for Evangelism and knowledge of the Bible
  • Emotional and spiritual maturity
  • Tolerant personality / Even temperament
  • Desire to learn / Teachability
  • Friendliness / Approachability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Hands-on ministry and service experience
  • Previous missions experience preferred
  • Applicants need to fulfill the qualifications of column A OR must fulfill 1 qualification from BOTH column B and column C.

Important Dates:

-Application Deadline: February 21

-SMT Orientation: April 19-21

-Summer Ministry including pre-field training, on-field time, and debriefing: June 3 – July 28 

Additional Information:

SMT is a Leadership and Discipleship program for young adults in the USA Central Territory. Through this 8 week program, team members will learn to live incarnationally, become cultural learners, practice partnership and engage in matters of justice.

Summer Mission Team partners in Salvation Army ministry outside of the U.S. This team could be involved in a program ministry or light project work. Together with local Salvationists, the team will serve in the specific ministry needs that are identified by the hosts.

Every participant will need to raise $800 for program costs. A non-refundable $150 deposit will be due on March 24. The remainder will be due at the end of May.

If chosen to minister on an SMT you may be eligible to receive a $3,000 educational scholarship from The Salvation Army upon satisfactorily completing the ministry assignment.

  • Singapore & Malaysia
  • Italy & Greece
Some assignments may require vaccinations for disease including the COVID-19 vaccine.

Ready to Apply to SMT 2024?

Step 1: Complete the Online Application
The application has to be completed in one sitting. you have not completed your application until you have clicked ‘Submit.’ Upon completion, you will receive an automated email response.
Step 2: Identify your References and ask them to complete this form

In addition to the application, it is the responsibility of each applicant to obtain 3 references to accompany your SMT application.

For Column A applicants: One reference MUST come from your corps Officer.

For Column B/C Applicants: One reference MUST come from the officer at your local corps, camp, or DHQ.

The remaining two references could be completed by a Sunday School Teacher, Youth Pastor, employer, teacher, or another adult leader or mentor in your life. 

It is the responsibility of the applicant to follow-up with the World Missions Department to make sure that all required materials have been received by the February 21, 2024 deadline.

Questions? Contact us!

Phone: 847-294-2108 Email: [email protected] Website: Facebook: SA World Missions Instagram: @SAWorldMissions

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