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ADK Staff Application

Upon completion, applicants will receive an email from the ADK Director with further instructions, including essay questions. After submitting this application, please distribute the staff recommendation form link to three people who are familiar with your work, faith and character. Your application will not be complete without these recommendations. Returning staff DO NOT need to have recommendation forms filled out. For more information about La Vida ADK staff positions, please the director.

La Vida requires all eligible staff to obtain their Gordon College van license. Those who are ineligible (often because you have not had your driver's license for more than two years) will be excluded from this requirement. If staff are eligible, and they do NOT obtain their license, their pay will be docked $200. Staff applicants are also encouraged to obtain the Level 1 ropes course training offered at the Gordon College ropes course.

Staffing Dates:

  • Summer ADK Staff: May 28–July 30, 2023
  • August College Expeditions: August 2–18, 2023
  • Other Opportunities: depending on need, staff might be hired for the following dates (typically the Summer ADK Staff can meet the needs of the below trips, but if enrollment is high, extra staff need to be hired)
    • June College Expeditions: June 18–July 1, 2023
    • July College Expeditions: July 2–15, 2023
    • Late July College Expeditions: July 16–29, 2023


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