Apply for the Global Apprentice Program

The Samaritan’s Purse Apprentice Program trains and equips those seeking to begin a career in the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. Apprentices who complete their training will be resilient professionals and future leaders, equipped to serve with excellence in all areas of our global team, providing spiritual and physical aid in Jesus’ Name.

“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.”—Mark 16:15

Apprentices will serve for up to two years and will have the opportunity to train either at our headquarters in Boone, North Carolina, or in our international field offices located around the world.

“Let the poor and needy praise Your name.”—Psalm 74:21

The program equips apprentices with the needed skills and experience to begin a fulfilling career and take on leadership with Samaritan’s Purse. The goal is to transition an apprentice to full-time employment as quickly as possible based on the requisite training needs of the position.

“Walk in love, as Christ also has loved us.”—Ephesians 5:2

Apply now and learn more about starting a career with Samaritan’s Purse!

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Why apply to be an apprentice with Samaritan’s Purse?

    If you are interested in starting a career in international relief, we encourage you to apply.

  • Is this a paid position? What additional expenses are covered?

    Every apprentice is paid a full-time salary and will be eligible for benefits. International apprentices’ flights in and out of their country of service, housing in the field, visas, and vaccinations will be covered.

  • When are apprenticeships available?

    The international apprentice application will remain open until Feb. 22, 2020. All international apprentices selected for the program will start on June 1, 2020. There are currently no domestic apprentice opportunities available.

  • What does the selection process look like?

    Samaritan’s Purse campus relations team will review all applications and will conduct preliminary interviews with qualified applicants. They will recommend top candidates to department hiring managers and/or senior management teams in each country office, who may conduct further interviews to make the final selection.

  • What are the program qualifications?

    This program welcomes anyone who has completed an undergraduate or graduate degree to apply.

  • What kinds of academic backgrounds are you looking for?

    The Samaritan’s Purse Apprentice Program is available to all who have completed a bachelor degree or further in any major or concentration. Our international apprentice tracks include finance, program management, logistics/operations, and procurement. More tracks will be available soon.

    Domestic apprentice opportunities include the following areas of study: communications, broadcast, information technology, security, and human resources.

  • Do I have to be a U.S. citizen to apply?

    No, we gladly accept applications from both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens.

  • If you have any additional questions please email