Terra Seasonal Staff Application

On a GLA or TTN program experience, bright students connect with accomplished Directors and Mentors. This is because our staff are not chaperones they’re experts who work alongside our local partners. By design, each GLA program is co-managed by both a Local and International Director. The collaboration is key: each Local Director has intimate knowledge of the host community or host region and culture and each International Director has in-depth professional experience working with youth. All of our staff hold university degrees – many with graduate degrees – or have extensive experience working with youth within experiential education. International Director and Mentor positions are available in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the United States.  

We appreciate your interest in working with us and will be in touch soon. Our interview process begins in January and runs as needed through May. We will contact all candidates via email. 

Personal Information

Enter your name exactly as it appears on your passport.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Though you are not required to answer them, we do encourage applicants to answer the Equal Employment Opportunity questions below. This information will be submitted as part of our application, however is not used to determine eligibility. Our intention is to utilize this data to effectively work to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion at Terra. To ensure that our students are proportionately represented, we need the data to know where we stand. Numbers are powerful and your answers to this question will help us improve as an organization. 

Permanent Address
Do not enter a temporary or seasonal address.  This is used for background checks.

If you are a U.S Citizen living abroad, please use a permanent U.S mailing address if available

Cover Letter, Resume & References

Your cover letter should highlight your experience in facilitating experiential education programs, youth development and leadership, and experience in the country or region where you are interested in working. Important! Please upload your resume and cover letter in PDF format.

Please upload documents in PDF format.

Please upload document in PDF format.

Please list 2 professional references.  State their name, job title, email address, phone number.

State their name, job title, phone number and relationship to you.

State their name, job title, phone number and relationship to you.

Position Details

Select the position you believe you are best fit for. You will be considered for both positions through the interview process.

If other, please explain. If you were referred by a GLA staff person, please list their name.

If you do not have a "must return home by" date, please type in Sep. 1.

Hold down CTRL to select multiple programs.

Relevant Experience

If you answered "no" to any of the first three questions, you do not meet the minimum requirements for this position. Please take a minute to seriously consider the demanding nature of these positions and the skills required. Why should your application be considered?

Select all that apply. Hold CTRL to select multiple


Thank you for your interest! You should receive a confirmation e-mail. Please email staffsupport@experiencegla.com with any questions.