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We at AdventureServe believe in and are committed to the growth of people through confrontational experiences with God, self, others, and nature. Each summer we assemble a diverse community of Christian Leaders to be equipped with life changing skills, and deployed to carry out the ASM mission. As Summer Staff, you will be challenged to put your faith in action, while leading and encouraging others to do the same. Staff life is a unique combination of fun and hard work that could quite possibly result in the best summer of your life. If you are looking for a summer job like no other, consider joining the AdventureServe team. 

We are looking for self-motivated, hardworking, adventure seeking Christian Leaders to join the AdventureServe team this summer. Summer staff must be at least 18 years of age, and have a valid driver’s license. Anyone serving on the AdventureServe team needs to be teachable, reliable, and committed. Scroll down to learn more!


All applicants must have a current driver’s license

and be at least 18 years of age. All staff must be

first aid and CPR certified and wilderness staff must be certified in lifeguard and wilderness first aid. All certifications are provided as part of staff training (minimal fees apply).


During the summer, you will have lodging, food while on trips, and transportation to and from AdventureServe activities.


If you require specific days off, arrangements MUST be discussed and made with the Program Director prior to hiring. Throughout the summer you will be off Saturday afternoons until Sunday mornings.


Trip Leaders - $250 /week for 6 weeks (ASM covers half, you are highly encouraged to raise the remainder)

*Anything raised above $1500 will have a 5% charge foprocessing

*You can also earn $50 for each friend you refer to Serve with AdventureServe. 

The Application Process
If you have any questions about the application process or job specifics feel free to call our office (859-858-0140)

1.Fill out one of the applications below


2.When the Program Director receives your application and references, they will call you to set up a time for an interview.

3.You will have a telephone, skype, or face-to-face interview.

4.The Program Director will either offer you or not offer you a position and wait for your acceptance or denial. We fill positions on a first-come, first-serve basis. As soon as you commit to coming, we will reserve a place for you on our summer staff.

Staff Training

Wilderness Trip Leaders- (May 15- 25)

Service Adventure Trip Leaders-(June 16-22)

Summer Staff Positions 

There are two types of summer staff at AdventureServe: Trip Leaders and Support Staff (Managers). Trip Leaders work directly with groups to guide and facilitate trips out in the field (there are always at least two trip leaders per trip). Support Staff (Managers) work directly with Group Leaders and Trip Leaders to coordinate and plan trips from basecamp. Trip Leaders and Support Staff are designated for the summer to a specific program (Home Repair, Wilderness, Mystery Trip) based on their unique skill set and personal interests.


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