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Apply/Register For Hands On

applying for Hands On is easy... 

1.  review the requirements for applicants:

Hands On applicants serve as partners with IMB missionaries. An applicant must:

    • Be a growing follower of Jesus Christ.
    • Be spiritually, emotionally, and physically healthy.
    • Be committed to verbally sharing his/her faith in a cross-cultural context.
    • Be an active member of a Southern Baptist affiliated church.
    • Be between the ages of 18-29 (preference given to college and seminary students and recent graduates)
    • Have completed at least one year of college or equivalent life experience after high school graduation.
    • Be willing and able to complete the entire Hands On assignment including orientation and debriefing.
    • Be willing and able to raise the necessary financial support - currently $3950.
    • Not have previously served with IMB's Hands On or Fusion initiatives.
2.   look through  available projects  and find 3 project preferences.

Make a note of the project numbers. You'll need them as you complete the application.

3.   gather the e-mail addresses of 4 people who are willing to serve as references for you.

(Pastor, Student Minister, Supervisor/Professor and a Friend). You will  provide this information as part of the online application. The reference 'forms' will be emailed to your reference 'givers'. 

4.   apply online now.  click "Apply"   below.

NOTE:  Your application is complete when your online application, 4 references, and background check have been received by the IMB Students team. The background check requires a one-time fee of $18. You will receive an e-mail about purchasing this background check after you submit your online application.

5.   watch the child protection video.
questions about requirements or applying?
Download the Hands On E-Guide, email handson@imb.org, call (800)789-4693, or click on the Live Help link to chat with someone right now.

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