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Learn & Serve Staff

There are multiple ways to get involved with Learn & Serve! Whether it be through an internship during the fall and spring, on weekends volunteering at a retreat, or through our summer staff, we would love to invite you to be a part of Learn & Serve! Check out all of the different staff and volunteer opportunities below.

Learn & Serve Internships

Learn & Serve (Campus Programs) Internship

SIFAT often needs interns for our campus programming. Interns are college graduates looking to do a gap year at a nonprofit organization that is active around the world. Your internship will incorporate all three of our areas of expertise: Training, Missions & our Campus. You will physically reside on the gorgeous 176-acre campus, learning and participating in all that goes on here (our farm to table programs, our appropriate technology training, our global village and slum experiences). You will experience training in global hunger, malnutrition, contaminated water and more. You will learn what it means to be a missionary in a developing world and you will participate in missions as well. There is no other program like it. Having a love for the outdoors is not a requirement, but is strongly recommended. We are looking for teachable, humble, missions loving college graduates. As missionaries around the world raise their funds, you will also be taught how to raise your own salary. Your housing will be provided.

For information on current internship opportunities, contact

Summer Farm to Table Internship

SIFAT is offering a 3-month internship with our Farm to Table Garden Program for the 2020 summer growing season. This internship provides a unique opportunity to learn by working in the garden and preparing food in the kitchen at the same time. Working in collaboration with the Agricultural Coordinator and food service personnel, the Farm to Table Intern will contribute to each step of the produce’s life, from building the soil to the finishing touches in the kitchen!

Learn & Serve Summer Staff

Through SIFAT’s Learn & Serve summer training experience, North American youth are provided with an opportunity to experience first-hand how the majority of the world lives. Through experiences and biblical teachings, we encourage students to have a global mindset, and to examine how God wants us to love each of His people in the world, both internationally and locally.

Each summer, God composes a team of people who lead authentic lifestyles to model the calling He has placed on each of our lives through 1 John 3:17. Whether it’s teaching a student or serving behind the scenes in the kitchen, each person on the team is called to reveal God’s compassionate love to the participants at Learn & Serve. You can be a part of the Learn & Serve summer staff through a variety of ways, including becoming a counselor, worship leader, media coordinator, or a member of our volunteer staff called “flex staff”.

L&S Counselor

At the core of the Learn & Serve summer training experience is a team of college-age counselors. These counselors lead authentic lifestyles year-round, and during the summer they serve as an example of God’s love to each of the participants at Learn & Serve. Counselors will be leading small groups, facilitating team building activities, teaching appropriate technology, giving testimonies and leading students through simulations in SIFAT’s rural village and urban slums. While leading the students through each of these activities, counselors will support, encourage, challenge, and journey alongside their students.

Learn & Serve Summer 2020 Counselor ApplicationDue Date: February 18, 2020


Other Available Positions

L&S Retreat Volunteer

We desire for SIFAT to be an outlet for people to be able to serve and show God’s love through.  Weekend retreats throughout the year provide a great opportunity for people to be involved with Learn & Serve, even if only for a weekend! We are constantly reminded of God’s faithfulness as He continues to provide volunteers to make His ministry through SIFAT a possibility.  If you are interested in volunteering during a retreat, please email

L&S Volunteer Application (pdf)

L&S Volunteer Application (doc)


If you are interested in working in any capacity with Learn & Serve and being a part of the work God is doing through SIFAT, please email with any questions you may have!