Be a Trip Leader



You’ve probably come here because a lot of people you respect have talked to you about being an Humanitarian XP Trip Leader. But what are you even signing up for? Let us tell you: you are signing up to love kids who will change your life. You’ll get to know these Builders, have fun, cry, laugh, work hard, serve, be stretched beyond what you thought you could—and that’s just the first day. Are you ready for it?

Being a Humanitarian XP Trip Leader is...

What do we look for?

  • A strong testimony of the Restored Church of Jesus Christ and a life that reflects that belief
  • Confidence in who you are and your ability to impact lives for good
  • Previous international experience (beyond a mission)
  • Experience working with youth (14-19) and a strong desire to continue
  • Successful academic and/or professional history
  • 21 to 30 years of age by May 31, 2022
  • Able to commit to attending Trip Leader Training May 12-14, 2022.
  • Able to commit to 2-4 weeks to Humanitarian XP during Summer 2022
  • A current temple recommend

What happens after you apply?

For those of you applying for your second or third time, welcome back! Our application process for 2022 has four rounds: an online application, a video interview of five questions, an introduction video submitted by yourself, and an in-person interview.

Here’s a tip…the sooner you apply, the better chance you have of getting a spot. 

Early Admissions will close September 1, 2021 with interviews to follow in October. The final application deadline is January 31, 2022. All decisions will then be communicated by February 14, 2022.