Opportunity: Aviation Mechanics & Pilots

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Aviation ministry is how we enable the gospel and its transformative work to reach the far corners of Bolivia and Peru. There are regions of South America where travel is limited and planes can carry missionaries, workers, and supplies faster and farther than possible by other transportation. SAMAIR exists to increase the reach and influence of the gospel in South America and is a vital link in a mission effort to carry the gospel and church-planting support to remote or less accessible areas.


SAMAIR Bolivia is based out of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Their focus is the eastern lowlands and the flood plains of the Amazon basin. Learn more about SAMAIR Bolivia and how they serve.

Current needs: SAMAIR Bolivia is actively seeking pilots to join their ministry team in a long-term capacity (3+ years). To fly in Bolivia, all pilots need to obtain a national license through the completion of Bolivian flight school. This opportunity allows for a unique period of integration into language and culture while living in-country during the first 1-2 years. Missionary pilots will work alongside the rest of SAM’s team in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

SAMAIR Bolivia needs an aviation mechanic. Candidates must have an A&P License with preferable one year of practice experience. This opportunity will allow you to work alongside missionary pilots and the rest of SAM’s team in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

The Bolivia team is also looking for a ministry coordinator who will continue to develop and maintain essential partnerships for ministry among communities, churches, and indigenous groups.

To begin a dialogue about these opportunities in Bolivia, complete this quick survey and we’ll be in touch: Preliminary Information Form


SAMAIR Peru is based out of Pucallpa, Peru along the Ucayali River. Their focus is the Amazon jungle and rivers of Peru. Learn more about SAMAIR Peru and how they serve.

Current needs: The most urgent need for the SAMAIR Peru team is an administrator. The administrator’s responsibilities include bookkeeping, light accounting work, and logistics of import/export, shipping/purchasing. Strong IT skills are highly beneficial, but not mandatory to be successful in this role.

SAMAIR Peru regularly seeks individuals and families who are the right fit to join their ministry team. Pilots and mechanics must complete all training and licensing before arriving in Peru. The SAMAIR Peru team is tight-knit and this opportunity will allow you to work alongside career missionary pilots and serve the indigenous and rural Peruvian communities.

Additionally, the Peru team is looking for a facilities manager to help with upkeep on the SAMAIR base.

To begin a dialogue about these opportunities in Peru, complete this quick survey and we’ll be in touch: Preliminary Information Form


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