Team members will be selected by team leaders under the direction of the HTI Board of Directors. All persons may submit an application. Selection for a team will be based upon how well the applicant will blend with the goals of each work team. Taken into consideration will be gifts, talents, work and life experience, faith, physical and emotional health, temperament and availability.

Conditions in Other Countries: Team members will be confronted with situations that will be difficult to handle physically, emotionally and spiritually. People must have the ability to handle these situations and be a blessing to the children we serve.

Expectations: Each team member selected will be expected to cooperate with the goals of the team under the direction of the team leader, raise his/her financial and prayer support, participate in training events relative to the assigned area of ministry, perform duties as assigned, and maintain good Christian conduct during team assignment. 

Prayer: A prayer captain will help coordinate a prayer base for the team. Individuals should garner all the prayer support they can -- all will be needed.



  • Teams will be Christian in emphasis, although all faiths are welcome to participate as long as members are willing to comply with our code of conduct (see application)
  • Team members will be praying with and for those we serve as well as participate in daily devotional periods.


  • Personal /Professional References
  • Emotional and physical wellness
  • Willingness to serve as a team player


  • Medical teams will be comprised of physicians, RNs and other medical professionals, primarily. Non medical personnel are also needed for medical teams.
  • Other team selections will consider skills related to team purpose


  • Commit to covering team fees.
  • Be able to cover associated costs such as Passport, visas, immunizations, etc. 


  • Submit a completed application on time with a $300 non-refundable application fee
  • Submission of an application does not constitute acceptance as a team member.