Employment

STRIVE Trips was founded on the idea of creating an enriching, meaningful summer experience for student athletes without having to sacrifice a summer of athletic training.  We put student safety above all else in our programs and our staffing choices reflect our values.  A group leader position with STRIVE requires a commitment to excellence and professionalism, as well as the ability to function as part of a close-knit team.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions on a rolling basis:

Head Group Leader, STRIVE-Kenya
Assistant Group Leader, STRIVE-Kenya and STRIVE-Peru
Intern Group Leader, STRIVE-Kenya and STRIVE-Peru
College Interns
STRIVE Ambassadors

Please submit the employment application, a cover letter, and resume via our secure online application portal below. Click here to to apply (via CampDoc.com)

Note – we have recently moved our applications to a secure online system through CampDoc. By clicking the link above you will be directed to the STRIVE section of the CampDoc page where you can begin your application process. You can stop and restart your application at any point and your work is automatically saved.

Head Group Leader, STRIVE-Kenya

Responsible for the supervision, safety, and overall well-being of a group of 6-18 high school student athletes.  You will be in charge of the entire group of students for the duration of the program (3 weeks) and will be expected to be available to your students 24 hours/day, if needed.  You will work in close proximity with 1-2 other group leaders in a collaborative environment and will meet with your co-leaders on a daily basis to discuss the daily schedule and program well-being.

Group leaders will have their international flights covered plus all on-the-ground expenses for the duration of the program.  In addition, each group leader will receive a stipend (dependent on experience) for each session worked.

Required Qualifications

  • Travel or living experience in the region you are applying. (Preference will be given to those applicants who have more than 6 months experience in their region of choice)
  • Group Leadership experience with 14-18 year olds
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certification (Can be obtained after accepting employment)
  • Ability to run 3-7 miles per day at high altitude

 

Desired Qualifications

  • College degree (Preference will be given to those applicants who have more experience but we encourage all qualified applicants to apply)
  • Enjoy working with teenagers
  • Experience with community service projects
  • Strong role model
  • Good communicator
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with conflict resolution
  • Coaching experience
  • 24/7 availability for the duration of the program
  • Willingness to put others before yourself for the good of the program
  • Flexibility to deal with fluid situations
  • Experience living/training/traveling at high altitude
  • Budgeting skills

 

Assistant Group Leader: STRIVE-Kenya and STRIVE-Peru

Responsible for the supervision, safety, and overall well-being of a group of 6-18 high school student athletes.  You will be in charge of the entire group of students for the duration of the program (3 weeks) and will be expected to be available to your students 24 hours/day, if needed.   You will work with the Head Group Leader on a daily basis in a collaborative environment and will be expected to complete your assigned roles within the group leadership team on a timely basis.

Assistant group leaders will have their international flights covered plus all-on-the ground expenses for the duration of the program.  In addition, each group leader will receive a stipend (dependent on experience) for each session worked.

Required Qualifications

  • Travel or living experience in the region you are applying. (Preference will be given to those applicants who have more than 6 months experience in their region of choice)
  • Group Leadership experience with 14-18 year-olds
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certification (Can be obtained after accepting employment)
  • Ability to run 3-7 miles per day at high altitude

 

Desired Qualifications

  • College degree (Preference will be given to those applicants who have more experience but we encourage all qualified applicants to apply)
  • Enjoy working with teenagers
  • Experience with community service projects
  • Strong role model
  • Good communicator
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with conflict resolution
  • Coaching experience
  • 24/7 availability for the duration of the program
  • Willingness to put others before yourself for the good of the program
  • Flexibility to deal with fluid situations
  • Experience living/training/traveling at high altitude
  • Budgeting skills

 

 Intern Group Leader

As the Intern Group Leader you will be responsible for the supervision and well-being of a group of 8-10 college-aged interns.  You will be a resource of knowledge as well as a steady, positive role model for our interns.  You will be expected to be available 24/7 for the duration of the program and be a part of the daily planning and programming; however, the college interns are much more independent than the high school students and the IGL will generally have significantly more free time.

IGL’s will have their room/board and occasional activities covered while in country and running the program.

Required Qualifications

    • College graduate
    • Experience working with young adults
    • Experience living/traveling in the region for which you are applying
    • Experience leading/being a part of a group
    • Spanish Language Ability for Peru

 

Desired Qualifications

      • Willingness to work as part of a team
      • Flexibility and open mind about fluid situations
      • Ability to run 3-7 miles/per day at high altitude
      • Athletic background
      • Passion for service work/learning
      • Organizational skills
      • Timeliness

 

College Interns


If you’re a college student that wants to get involved with STRIVE but doesn’t have the experience for a group leader position, we’d encourage you to check out the STRIVE College Intern Program! We do try to hire out staff out of our field of previous interns, so if you’re thinking about a staffing position in the future, this is a great way to get some terrific experience that can put you on the road towards that kind of position in the future. Or, if you’re a college student-athlete and just want an amazing abroad experience to train and do service, check it out!

 

Ambassadors


Finally, we are looking for particularly out-going and passionate people to work for us as ambassadors! An ambassadors is a paid position which involves doing outreach for STRIVE’s program with schools, teams, or service organizations. If this sounds like you, please contact us!