As a Geneva intern, you will only need to get one reference for Inca Link which needs to be from a pastor. Please have a pastor fill out the reference form at incalink.org/get-involved/interns/. You can ignore the directions below about needing three references.
If you do not have a passport you must apply for one immediately upon acceptance. You can apply at a local U.S. post office in your area. You must have a copy of your birth certificate to get a passport.
1. We believe the Bible to be the inspired and authoritative Word of God.
2. We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
3. We believe in the deity of Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
4. We believe that, for the salvation of lost and sinful people, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
5. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.
6. We believe in the resurrection of all people, but only those who follow Christ are found in Heaven.
7. We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.
As an Inca Link intern, we ask you to agree to the following terms and "non-negotiables" listed below during your internship. Remember that we are working with the Christian and Missionary Alliance, and so we have to submit to their authorities and rules as well. Above all we are serving the Lord and desire to please Him first and foremost.
1. Have a saving knowledge and relationship with Jesus Christ
2. Be devoted to spending personal time with the Lord
3. Have an open heart for learning about and experiencing missions
4. Desire to build relationships
5. Promote missions
6. Be at least 18 years or older while serving
7. Meet with Browns (or missionaries) for personal discipleship, updates, and debriefs
8. Debrief every night, when with a team
9. Spending time in prayer with teams
10. Spending time with the least of these
11. Use your personality, gifts, and talents as you work and serve
12. Refrain from smoking, drugs, drinking, or relationships
I hereby give INCA LINK INTERNATIONAL, its representatives and those acting under its authority, the absolute right and permission to use any media in which I am a participant, in whole or in part, which may be made or recorded for use by INCA LINK INTERNATIONAL. The media shall be used at the sole discretion of INCA LINK INTERNATIONAL and I waive any and all rights I may have to the media in connection with its use by INCA LINK INTERNATIONAL, or the work in which it may be used. In the event such waiver should be ineffective for any reason, I hereby assign such rights to INCA LINK INTERNATIONAL.
(Release of Liability and Permission Regarding Medical Care)
THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND AN AUTHORIZATION REGARDING MEDICAL CARE. BY SIGNING BELOW, I AM AGGREEING TO RELEASE INCA LINK INTERNATIONAL, INCA LINK PERU, INCA LINK ECUADOR AND OTHER PARTIES FROM LIABILITIY. I AM ALSO GRANTING PERMISSION TO INCA LINK INTERNATIONAL, INCA LINK PERU, AND INCA LINK ECUADOR, TO SEEK AND OBTAIN MEDICAL CARE IN THE EVENT OF MY ILLNESS OR INJURY. I HAVE THEREFORE BEEN ADVISED TO READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY AND UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY BEFORE SIGNING.
It is my understanding that participation in this trip is a privilege. In consideration for the privilege of participating in this trip, I am signing this Release and Liability and Permission Regarding Medical Care form (Release). I acknowledge that my participation in this trip may involve certain risks of physical injury, illness or death, including risks of which I may not presently be aware, and I hereby agree to assume such risks.
RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION//
I hereby agree to release and hold harmless Inca Link International, Inca Link Peru, and Inca Link Ecuador, member of it’s Board of Directors and it’s officers, employees, members, volunteers, agents and sponsoring church, members of it’s Board of Directors and it’s officers, employees, members, volunteers, agents (collectively, the Released Parties), from, and to discharge and waive any and all claims, demands, losses, damages, and liabilities described therein, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, future or contingent, except claims, demands, losses, damages, and liabilities arising out of the sole and exclusive gross negligence or willful misconduct of one or more of the Released Parties. I further covenant not to sue any of the Released Parties in connection with any of the claims, demands, losses, damages, or liabilities described above. I further agree to indemnify, save, and hold harmless and Released Parties from any and all claims, demands, losses, damages, and liabilities for indemnities, contribution or otherwise, with respect to any and all property damage, personal injury, and/or death arising from my participation in this trip, as may be asserted by a third party (defined as any party other than the Released Parties or me), except to the extent such a claim might be based upon the sole and exclusive gross negligence or willful misconduct of one or more of the Released Parties.
AUTHORIZATION OF MEDICAL CARE//
I attest and certify that I have no known medical conditions that would prevent me from participating. I understand and acknowledge that Inca Link International, Inca Link Peru, and Inca Link Ecuador, together with the sponsoring church, provides foreign trip insurance coverage as a part of the cost of the trip. I understand and acknowledge that the provided coverage is not intended to take the place of a personal or group health insurance plan and may not specifically apply in every event of my illness, injury, death, or damage to my property that may occur during participation on this trip.
In case I am in need of any necessary medical or surgical treatment to protect my health and welfare while participating in this trip, I authorize and agree to allow any authorized agent or employee of Inca Link International, Inca Link Peru, and Inca Link Ecuador, to consent to and authorize the administering of such necessary medical and/or surgical treatment. I acknowledge and agree that the release of liability, hold harmless, and indemnification provisions set forth in Section 2 above shall apply to any authorization and consent to medical or surgical treatment on my behalf made by Inca Link International, Inca Link Peru, and Inca Link Ecuador, or it’s authorized agents or employees. If I am a minor, I understand that efforts will be made to contact my parent/guardian before these actions are taken.
Inca Link International, Inca Link Peru, and Inca Link Ecuador, and I agree that should a claim or dispute arise from my participation in this trip, it shall be settled by biblically based mediation and, if necessary, legally binding arbitration under Christian mediation or reconciliation process in accordance with the Rules of Procedure promulgated by Peacemakers Ministries, Inc. of Billings, Montana, USA, or it’s successor. The venue for such mediation or conciliation process shall be Raleigh, North Carolina, or such other location agreed upon by both parties. Judgment upon an arbitration award may be entered in any court otherwise having jurisdiction.
I expressly waive any defense to the enforcement of any provision of this Release arising from a claim of lack of consideration. IN the event that any provision of this Release is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect as if this Release had been executed with the invalid provision eliminated. I understand and agree that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted under applicable law. The undertakings and covenants of this Release shall be binding upon me, my family, my heirs, next of kin, legal representatives, beneficiaries, successors, and assigns. The Release are contractually binding and are not a mere recital.
This Release shall be effective and binding upon me. I have read this Release and understand its terms. I further represent that I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and am not a minor in my State of residence or, if I am a minor in such State, that both my parents or my legal guardian have signed this form in the "Consent" section below, acknowledging this Release and accepting its terms on my behalf.
(Release of Liability and Permission Regarding Termination)
In the event your internship is terminated prior to the total fulfillment of your contract, due to a violation of our code of conduct; You give explicit permission to Inca Link, and release Inca Link from any and all liabilities, both civil and criminal, and you give Inca Link all rights and privileges to communicate the circumstance of your dismissal, both orally and/or verbally, when necessary to protect the organization. Should any retaliation from the intern or a third party arise out of your termination you will receive, in writing, notice of such violation of your code of conduct violation leading to your termination from Inca Link, along with a copy of this signed and dated agreement, and a copy of your statement regarding your termination. If it is possible, and the retaliation is from a third party, it will be said intern’s responsibility to communicate with the disgruntled supporters about your violation of the signed code of conduct resulting in your dismissal. You will have Ten (10) days to communicate with any and all disgruntled supports. And, if it is not possible for said intern to communicate with any and all disgruntled supports, then it shall be the sole responsibility of said intern to communicate this in writing to Inca Link within Ten (10) days. If the violation is from you, the said intern, you will receive a Cease and Desist notice from Inca Link demanding that you stop any and all communications, both verbally and written, that gives any current or future supporters false information due to your termination. Failure to communicate with such current or future supporter(s) or to cease and desist, both verbally and in writing any false information regarding Inca Link and your termination, Inca Link reserves the right to pursue all legal remedies, including releasing any part or whole statement or information of said intern, which led to your termination from Inca Link.
Investigation and Background Check Release
I hereby authorize Inca Link International, Inc. to investigate my background and qualifications. I understand that Inca Link International, Inc. will utilize an outside firm or firms to assist it in checking such information, and I specifically authorize such an investigation by information services and outside entities of the organization's choice.