Want to Apply?

Great! Thanks for considering Saint Paul's Outreach. Your application not only allows us to get to know you better, but also gives you a better sense of the required abilities and preferred skills of an SPO Mission Leader. Please take a moment to review this page, as you'll find important information about the Application process.

An official submission for the Mission Leader position includes:


Timeline for Applicants


Keep in Mind

As you begin the Application, keep in mind that it will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. We're looking for candor in our candidates, so please be as honest as possible. Our Mission and Values are reflected in many questions. Familiarizing yourself with the SPO Culture will be most helpful.

Save and Continue

Our application has a save feature, allowing you to continue at a later time. If something comes up and causes you to stop your application, your information WILL be stored. You'll notice an email from Jotform once you begin - included in this email is a link to your application. Use this link to finish up if you need to save and continue later.


If you're interested in serving as an Operations Mission Leader, please complete the Optional portion of the Application. As stated on the Application, completing this section does not exclude you from consideration of the traditional Mission Leader position. It simply offers you the opportunity to express additional gifts and abilities. Please let us know if you have any questions: recruiting@spo.org.



In order to make the best hiring decisions, we want to hear from others who have first-hand experience leading, teaching, guiding, and supervising our candidates. You'll need to contact your references to have them complete a reference form. He/she will be able to simply click on the form and submit their evaluation. You may ask an SPO employee to be a reference, but we will only accept a reference form from one SPO employee per applicant. For more information and an email template, visit Mission Leader References.

Note: it is the applicant's responsibility to move this process along. Your completed reference forms are a key piece in the decision-making process.

What's Next?

After you submit your application, an SPO staff member will review your materials. Upon reviewing your completed application, we will contact you regarding next steps. For most candidates, the next step is the interview itself.

For those connected to an SPO Mission Center, your interview will take place at the Mission Center. For candidates not affiliated with an SPO Mission Center, you are expected to interview at the closest SPO Mission Center. More details will come after your application is reviewed. If you have any questions about the application, the process, or the position, please contact us at recruiting@spo.org.