Internship Progam

College students and recent graduates: Apply now for this opportunity to use your skills to impact the hurting world in a tangible way.

“Go and Do Likewise”

~ Luke 10:37

Samaritan’s Purse is a Christian international relief organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

Samaritan’s Purse Canada is now accepting applications for the 2022 Summer Internship Program. The Internship Program seeks to provide college/university students and recent graduates with an opportunity to use their education & skills to impact a hurting world in a tangible way. The program provides exposure to the intricate operations and programs of an international relief and development organization and its ministry and evangelistic outreach efforts.

Interns will be selected to serve based on their qualifications and experience to serve in a variety of positions across the organizations. They will work alongside staff and receive on-the-job training in practical, technical, administrative, logistical, and ministerial duties while supporting current projects.

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do! As an integral member of their respective team, the Summer Intern will also participate in the mission and objectives of the ministry through participation in daily prayer ministry. The successful candidates will fulfill a contract position (from May 2022 to August 2022) in the Calgary office. Accommodations will be provided with a host for interns relocating from outside the Calgary area.


  • Qualified applicants should be committed to Christian values and precepts and be in agreement with the Samaritan’s Purse Statement of Faith
  • Currently pursuing or graduated from a four year Bachelor’s Degree program
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrates being teachable by showing humility, asking questions and learning from others, respecting others’ opinions, and responding appropriately to feedback
  • Keeps abreast of emerging technologies in their field of study
  • Eligible to work in Canada and willing to relocate to Calgary for the internship period

Contact Information:

To respond to this opportunity, please forward your resume together with a cover letter detailing your passion for Christian ministry employment to:

Attention:  Human Resources
20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, AB T3J 5H5

Application Deadline: 
January 31, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

Why intern with Samaritan’s Purse?

Serving through the Samaritan’s Purse Summer Internship Program provides individuals opportunity to develop and grow their skills in a professional setting at our Canadian headquarters in Calgary, Albreta. Our interns do not make coffee; they are given the opportunity to experience the intricate workings of an international non-profit while being a part of the greater calling to help impact the world in Jesus’ Name.

What does the selection process look like?

Our Internship team will review all applications before conducting preliminary interviews with qualified applicants. They will recommend top candidates to department hiring managers and/or senior management team, who will conduct further interviews to make their final selection.

What are the program qualifications?

Current undergraduate or graduate students and recent graduates are eligible for the internship program.

What kinds of academic backgrounds are you looking for?

Candidates with backgrounds in all fields of study are welcome to apply. The strongest and most talented applicants will be placed within the organization in a position where they can learn and contribute with their current skill set.

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