Most STMs serve as a companion to a child or adult with a disability. In this role, your job is to be their friend for the week, giving the gift of your time and love. You’ll join your assigned family for meals and a wide variety of program activities such as swimming, boating, hiking, horseback riding, and climbing walls. Following afternoon free time, you will rejoin your family for evening activities.
STMs may also serve in a specific program area leading or assisting with art, recreation activities, music, or youth programs. In this role, you will lead the program during the day and evening with a break in the afternoon.
You must be at least 17 years old and a committed Christian with a desire to serve families affected by disability. You’ll function as a flexible team player who offers friendship, support, and general assistance to help families get the most out of their week. You must be able to serve the entire length of the Retreat and attend the prior training.