The application for the 2020-2021 volunteer program year is now available! To request an application please see the guidelines below. 

Our priority deadline is February 15, 2020, but we have a rolling admissions process that begins as early as December. The admissions process continues through the end of April. Submitted applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and if the applicant is a good match for the program a personal interview will be scheduled with Rostro de Cristo staff. 
Accepted applicants will attend a two week orientation starting mid-July 2020 and depart for Ecuador from orientation. The volunteer’s service term in Ecuador lasts until August 2021. If you have any further questions about Rostro de Cristo’s volunteer program, its requirements, or details about the application process, please refer to our FAQ, details on our application process, our volunteer program at a glance, or contact Assistant Director, Michele Kelley, at 617-746-5892 or

To become a year-long Rostro de Cristo and request an application please complete the following steps:

  1. Review the information regarding our application process.
  2. Review the information regarding our volunteer program.
  3. Request an application by at