World Learning Youth Exchange: Summer 2023 Staff Application



If you started or submitted an application in 2022, please login here to submit an application for 2023.If you last led or applied prior to 2022, please start an application at the bottom of the page.




Learn about The Experiment and the leader position: Learn about World Learning Youth Programs and the Youth Program leader position:
  • Explore our website to learn about World Learning Youth Programs.

  • Carefully review our Youth Program Leader page to gain a clear understanding of leader qualifications, responsibilities, and dates of commitment.

Learn about The Experiment Digital and the digital facilitator position: Please review the following requirements for all positions:

For The Experiment leader position:

  • I am at least 21 years old.

  • I have experience working with youth.

  • I am eligible to work in the US. (All leaders must have US work authorization that is valid through October 2023.)

  • I am able to travel outside the US. (Leaders must have a passport valid through February 2024. If you do not have a passport or your passport expires before that date, we ask that you take steps now to obtain or renew your passport. Hired leaders will be asked to submit a copy of their passport along with their signed offer letter.)

For the Youth Program leader position:

  • I am at least 21 years old.

  • I have experience working with youth.

  • I am eligible to work in the US. (All leaders must have US work authorization that is valid through October 2023.)

For The Experiment Digital facilitator position:

  • I am at least 18 years old.

  • I have experience working with youth.

Staff Training Availability

Youth Programs and Experiment Abroad leaders must be available for training and for the length of their assigned program(s). Training is mandatory and all leaders must be present for the entirety of the week. Staff training will run in late June, and we will share dates later in the application process

Experiment Digital Facilitators must be available to commit an average of 10 hours each week for training (early-mid May) and the duration of the program (May 22 – July 2, 2023).

COVID-19 Vaccination
  • We require all leaders traveling with participants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the start of program. Applicants requesting exemptions should reach out to groupleaders@worldlearning.org.

To fill out the application:
  • If you are a return leader/facilitator, or have started or submitted an application for previous summers, please click here to submit an application for 2023.

  • Follow the directions in the Begin Application section below to start a new application.

  • Complete all sections of the online application. Please provide responses that are thorough, detailed, and truthful.

  • To preserve your work, make sure to click save at the bottom of each page (the application will not auto-save!). You may save the application as a draft and return to finish and submit it later.

  • Upon submission of your application, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to your completed application for your records.

Time to wait! We'll contact applicants on a rolling basis in the coming months to let you know where you stand in the selection process.

Need technical assistance or have general questions about the positions? Contact groupleaders@worldlearning.org.

Please note: We request applicants contact us via email and not phone; due to our small staff and the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot field inquiry calls.


To begin a new application, enter your name and email address below and click the Submit button. An email will be sent to you with a link to your application. Click the link to begin filling out your application.

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Questions? Contact groupleaders@worldlearning.org.
Please note: We request that applicants contact us via email and not phone; due to our small staff and the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot field inquiry calls.

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