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Summer Ministry Intern

Job Summary
Our summer interns help facilitate the programmatic, relational, and spiritual elements of our Church Partner projects, home-repair projects, our Kid’s Camp partnerships, and our mercy ministry partnerships. Our summer intern staff will (1) serve and lead the participants who are coming in on the service trips, (2) serve the community and neighborhood alongside the youth participants, and (3) join a local church and serve with them for the summer. These participants will range from 6th-12th grades along with college students and adult leaders. Interns are paired with one of our local church partners for the duration of the summer where they fully participate in the life and ministry of that church.

Duties and responsibilities
? Build relationships and invest in youth throughout each week having fun times and deep conversations
? Lead participants to serve on ministry sites a representative of TPP
? Lead youth in games, activities and conversations that are fun and intentional
? Set the tone spiritually and biblically for why groups are serving
? Communicate TPP’s reasons for why we are serving in this area and community, explaining the context and the needs for our various areas of service
? Lead your group so the youth pastor has more opportunity to build relationships with their students and less time worrying about logistical details and schedule
? Assist with the logistics that make the week happen, such as meal logistics, club, building maintenance, cleaning, enforcing rules, etc.
? Be a Christlike example to youth participants in service, worship and relationships
? Live in community at TPP and participate in community building activities, training and meetings with other
interns and staff
? Attend and participate in weekly worship services at your assigned partner church
? Serve in any way possible at partner church (slides, sound, worship, kids ministry, etc) and invest in the
church community
? Other duties as assigned by senior staff

? Ability to maintain an active, growing relationship with Jesus Christ
? Ability to maintain a positive, teachable attitude in all things, remaining Christ-centered in life
? A willingness and ability to demonstrate and articulate one’s Christian faith
? Excited about youth ministry
? Strong commitment to service and hardwork
? Ability to commit and invest in the local church
? Desire to engage in both urban neighborhoods and suburban communities
? Oriented towards relationship
? A commitment to racial reconciliation as a mission/calling of the church
? Excitement to join an establish ministry in its calling to help rebuild churches, homes and neighborhoods
? High school graduate, with at least one year experience or education

Working conditions
? Be able to lift 25-30 lbs.
? Be able to walk, squat/kneel, sit on floor, see, speak

Time:  Internship
Salary:  Must Raise Full Support
Category:  Support Staff / Intern



Updated: 2/24/2023 9:44:53 AM

Job Contact:
Courtney Zellers
(267) 388-0772

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7500 Germantown Ave
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(267) 388-0772

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