SUMMER COLLEGE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Where | Pathfinder Church, Ellisville, MO
For | Incoming college sophomores through college graduates (Open for first-time interns only)
Dates | May 28, 2024–July 19, 2024
Pay | Intern will be paid $15.00 per hour
Hours | 28 hours per week
Our vision is to mobilize the next generation of world changers by providing an opportunity for interns to develop character, calling, and competency as they participate in the mission of Pathfinder Church. We are looking for six interns for specific areas of Ministry.
- You will experience hands-on ministry experience while enhancing your resume.
- You will sharpen your gifts and talents and push past your comfort zone through one-on-one development with your assigned mentor.
- You will learn directly from the leaders and staff on a variety of topics that will stretch, grow, and equip you as a leader.
- You will learn and observe what it is to have a Whole Life in Jesus Christ.
Application Deadline! Please apply by February 4, 2024.
INTERNSHIPS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are looking for an intern for each of the following ministries:
KIDS MINISTRY: Our Kids Min program is known for its creative, dynamic, and relationship-driven children’s ministry. You will be a part of our team, assisting our staff in preparing and implementing programming for Sundays, Special Needs Ministry, and family events, including Summer Blast (formerly VBS). You can take our ministry to the next level by observing, researching, and proposing improvements in our programming. You will develop skills in leadership, large event planning, and relationship building.
STUDENT MINISTRY: Help us pass on the faith to the next generation! As the Student Ministry intern, you will help disciple our students in Core (6th-8th) and Summit (9th-12th). You will plan and lead talks, small group discussions, games, and weekly activities. You will help plan and lead our After Party and Mission Trips. Additionally, you’ll own the planning and implementation of weekly summer fellowship activities and a college-age/young adult Bible study. You’ll get to work with a great student ministry team passionate about reaching our students and their friends!
WORSHIP MUSIC MINISTRY: You will gain invaluable experience in crafting service plans, preparing unique service elements, and fostering impactful music. Working directly with both professional and volunteer musicians, you will coordinate and lead our teams. From inception to detailed execution, you will learn how to develop a one-of-a-kind Worship experience. You may also be given opportunities to co-write Worship arrangements, organize community Worship events, and mentor new student musicians.
TECH MINISTRY: You will assist in tech production for worship services, growing your skills in lighting, slides, audio, and more. You will also assist in tech production for various summer events and initiatives that extend beyond Pathfinder and into our community. You will play a key role in creating a team event for our tech volunteers and in designing a tech to fit the needs of our Student Ministry space.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: You will work alongside our Marketing Coordinator, assisting in creating and managing content for various church social media platforms and formats. Learn about content creation, copywriting, and how to create an engaging online community!
GRAPHIC DESIGN: You will assist the Brand, Marketing, and Creative Team by designing print and web content and learning and participating in the production of print collateral in our in-house print shop. Learn and develop real-world design practices and skills, while being mentored by our experienced and talented Senior Graphic Designer.
Interns will work 28 hours weekly from May 21, 2024, through July 30, 2024. There is some flexibility with the dates of the internship. For interns coming from out of state, reasonable effort will be made to provide housing accommodations.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Incoming college sophomores through 2024 college graduates
- Positive and friendly attitude
- Willingness to learn and grow
- Desire to work alongside and with others
- Strong work ethic
- Familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel
- Strong personal commitment to Jesus Christ