June 4-10, 2023

Please note: We have another team going to Robin's Nest on Jan. 15-21, 2023. This is our rescheduled trip from 2022, and there are a FEW spots left. Please reach out to [email protected] if you would like to be considered for this January trip.

Experience serving youth at Robin’s Nest Children's Home. Robin’s Nest is a place of healing as many of the children have experienced malnourishment, neglect and abuse in their past.

Volunteers with a heart for serving children will serve in various capacities, including: 

  • Assisting pod parents with cleaning and chores
  • Light construction projects and repairs on Robin’s Nest grounds and facilities
  • Assisting preschool and elementary school teachers

Trip dates: June 4-10, 2023
Estimated trip cost: $1,400*
Trips open to: Those 18 and older may apply. Looking to bring a minor-aged child? Email for more info.
Application deadline: March 4, 2023

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*Depending on airfare costs at the time of purchase, as well as group size, this total trip cost could fluctuate. Changing COVID-19 measures may also impact the trip/cost; the Missions Department will make this information available on a case-by-case basis throughout the pre-trip process. Please be aware of this before applying!

Questions? Contact Shannon Baker at [email protected] or 515-222-1520, ext. 219.


How do we get there?
Members of the mission team fly into Montego Bay, Jamaica. They will be greeted at the airport by representatives from Robin’s Nest and transported by van 45 minutes north to the Nest.

Where do we stay?
On-site lodging at the Nest is available to accommodate teams.

What does the cost include?
The total cost covers airfare, food and lodging. Passport, vaccination costs, food while traveling and souvenirs are additional.

What travel documents are needed?
A current U.S. passport is required. Click here for more information on acquiring a passport.

What immunizations do I need?
A COVID-19 vaccination is required for travel into Jamaica. Please consult your physician on recommended vaccinations. Click here for more information about travel vaccinations.

When are payments due?
Two months before departure, at least 50 percent of the trip total must be paid. One month prior to departure, the trip must be paid for in full.