One Year Residency - Student Ministry Internship

At Compass, our one-year interns serve as vital members of our ministry team. We have uniquely designed our one-year residency program to be the perfect balance of hands-on ministry experience and on the job training. Throughout the year, our residents will be challenged to cultivate essential tools necessary to excel in full-time vocational ministry. We have designed this unique residency program for recent college and seminary graduates. Every intern will gain valuable ministry experience with the added benefit of pastoral mentorship throughout his first year of full-time ministry

Responsibilities  / Expectations

●    Opportunities to regularly preach during our student ministry services

●    Assist in weekly planning meetings

●    Student counseling / discipleship

●    Attend all major retreats and events throughout the year

●    Partner with other ministries for major church wide events

●    Assist in developing an entire summer camp program for 350+ students

●    Lead events, programs, and small groups

●    Serve within the different programs of our student ministry, including: tutoring, short-term missions, leadership development, high school clubs, and evangelism nights

●    Be willing to serve in a variety of roles as we weekly develop, plan, and implement our student ministry programs

Benefits / Compensation

●    Full-time salary position - $25,000 for the year

●    Educational allowance: 2 seminary classes at an approved institution

●    Excellent medical insurance

●    Up to 6% matching retirement 403(b) plan

●    Housing covered for the year (directors will be housed with hospitable host families specifically selected by the pastoral staff)

●    All meals, events, and retreats hosted by the church are free for full-time ministry staff


Congregation Size: 
1,000 - 5,000

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Contact Name: 
Gail Jeffcoat
140 Columbia`
Aliso Viejo


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