Summer Internship - Youth Ministry

At Compass, our summer interns serve as crucial members of our youth ministry team. Our internships are uniquely crafted to allow every intern to receive hands-on training from experienced pastors and directors, while also providing opportunities to gain real ministry experience and the tools necessary to be effective in vocational ministry. We are looking for a team of interns to serve within both our high school and junior high ministries. All internships last for ten-weeks throughout the summer months.

Responsibilities  / Expectations

●    Multiple preaching opportunities at weekend services and/or mid-week events

●    Assist in the development and implementation of a summer camp

●    Learn how to become efficient at the behind the scenes work of a student ministry (organization, leadership meetings, designing games)

●    Partner with the pastor/director in planning, organizing, and executing student events including

 beach nights and local outreach programs

●    Lead small group discussions with students

●    Meet weekly with the pastor/director for educational instruction and feedback

●    Join in the weekly staff meetings

●    Be willing to serve in a variety of roles as we meet weekly to develop, plan, and implement our summer activities

Benefits / Compensation

●    Paid - $2,500 for ten-week interns

●    Housing -  interns will be housed with hospitable host families specifically selected by the pastoral staff

●    Travel costs to and from Aliso Viejo will be covered by the church

●    Many meals supplied at no cost

●    All church sponsored events, camps, and trips are free of charge

●    Opportunity to attend and be involved in a thriving college/young professionals ministry

●    Opportunity to participate in ministry leader meetings

●    Willing to partner with Colleges and Universities to make this a for credit internship


Congregation Size: 
1,000 - 5,000

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Contact Name: 
Gail Jeffcoat
140 Columbia
Aliso Viejo


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