Requirements and Benefits

Length of Service

  • 1 – 3 years

Financial Arrangements:

  • Room, board, and medical insurance are provided.
  • Travel expenses to and from the site are fully reimbursed to SLM upon completion of commitment.


  • Men and women at least 20 years of age
  • United States or Canadian Citizens
  • Practicing Catholic
  • College Degree or comparable work experience
  • Discernment weekend (psychological evaluation included)
  • 3 week orientation program (starting the third week of July)
  • Good mental and physical health
  • Conversational knowledge of the language spoken in the mission
  • Sense of humor, flexibility and a spirit of sacrifice are essential
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