Intercultural Studies in El Salvador

Job Overview:

Experience the culture of El Salvador while assisting with ministry mobilization (adults and special activities for kids) and work with homeless, training churches, sharing about missions in volunteer meetings, many other ministry activities.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • You would be involved in work with kids at churches and schools

  • Teaching values, health education and discipling kids and women of the community

  • If inclined and athletic, you could possibly help with sports ministry (teaching soccer or volleyball)

  • You would also have the opportunity to do missions mobilization with the team in different churches, sharing your testimony.

Proposed weekly schedule: 

  • Monday to Friday:

    • 9:00 - Team devotions
      10:00 - Work starts at the base (different activities)
      12:30 - Lunch with the team
      1:30 - Work at the base or partner ministry (feeding, playing, and serving homeless community)
      5:00 – End of workday

  • Saturday: Day off OR possibly mobilization with an alternative day off for compensation

  • Sunday: possibly mobilization with an alternative day off for compensation OR attend a local church with a team member.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ability to teach

  • Preferably a basic level of Spanish

Additional Info:

  • All interns must formally accept and abide by OM USA’s Statement of Faith for the duration of the internship.

  • International internships are not paid positions and all financial needs should be covered with personal support.

  • Home-stay with a national is dependent on circumstances.

  • Pre-Field training happens through on-line materials and Skype sessions with coaches and other interns for a few weeks leading up departure date. Includes debriefing with coaches on return.

  • Dates and duration of internships are flexible, should be worked out with the team.

Qualifications of on-field supervisor:

  • Has a degree in Psychology and specialized in treatment of families and individuals.


  • Degree Credit available upon the approval of your university/college supervisors.