Current Opportunities

Chaplaincy Internship: A Christian Ministry in the National Parks

Timeframe: Summer

Description: A Christian Ministry in the National Parks (ACMNP) sends teams each summer to dozens of parks across the US & Canada where they work and lead ministry efforts. Each one of our participants works a full time job at a resort company while leading interdenominational worship services and engaging in relational ministry in the park.

As a seminary intern, you could get the experience of leading one of these teams! You’ll not only have the opportunity to lead worship services, but you’ll learn how to lead and empower others in ministry, handle the clerical responsibility of weekly documentation and offering, engage with intercultural coworkers and tourists, and offer care as team members and employees walk through difficult seasons. In addition to earning a full time income over the course of a season, you’ll receive a $2,000 educational scholarship!

We also offer an Advanced Leadership Development Program (ALDP) for a select 12-15 excelling leaders who will spearhead a ministry project in their assigned park. If selected for this program a participant would earn a $1,000 scholarship at the completion of their season!

Learn more:

Visit our website and apply online: www.acmnp.com

Congregational Internship: Jackson Presbyterian Church, Jackson, GA

Timeframe: Fall

Description: Looking to sponsor an intern who would like to participate in a service oriented Historical Church of a small congregation in a rural community. Located 50 miles south of Atlanta and 45 miles north of Macon and 8 miles off 1-75.

We would like for the intern to participate in the following:
–Attend Bi-monthly the Sunday Worship Service.
–Share responsibilities in Weddings, Baptism, Communion, order of worship, etc.
–Deliver morning Worship Message one Sunday per month.
–Attend quarterly Session Meeting
–Participate in Pastoral Visitation
–Join in all the fun activities of the Church (Spring Fling, Fellowship Luncheons, Lunch Bunch, Smart Lunch Smart Kids , etc.)

Learn more:

Interested students should send a resume to Ms. Beverly Stewart: msbev123@bellsouth.net or to maryellen3654@gmail.com or rrbaker@mindspring.com

Internship in International Ministry: AMIS (Atlanta Ministry with International Students) 

Timeframe: Fall, Spring or Full-year

Description: Amis is a ministry of friendship and hospitality with international college and university students in the greater Atlanta area. International students are the future leaders of the world and a way that we participate in global mission while living in our city. The intern will participate in AMIS ministry programs and events can structure the internship with their learning goals in mind. It can include assisting with programming and running events, recruiting and working with volunteers, interviewing international students, learning how a ministry organization works, attending Board meetings, and fundraising. We ask that the intern be available during Christmas International House (December 18-23 and 26-28 this year).

Learn more:

www.amis-inc.org

www.ChristmasIH.org

AMIS-Supervised-Ministry-Internship-Description

Interested students should contact Rev. Irene Wong with a resume: irene@amis-inc.org 

Youth Ministry Internship: Bright Star United Methodist Church

Timeframe: part-time, full year

Description: This position shall be filled by one who is committed to leading youth toward an understanding of the teachings and ministry of Jesus Christ and who is of the highest Christian character.. Persons in this position must be self-motivated and of the highest moral integrity with a desire to serve Jesus Christ through shared youth activities and experiences

The position of Director of Children’s Ministries is a salaried, part-time employee under the authority of the Senior Pastor and the Staff-Parish Relations Committee. Compensation is based on an average of 20 hours per week.

Essential Job Duties: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential job duties)

  • Serve as the principle planner and administrator of all youth events
  • Organize and oversee youth Bible studies and Bible classes, including Sunday School
  • Plan and coordinate youth programs to include retreats, community service events, mission projects, etc.
  • Recruit, empower, and teach volunteers how to lead youth programs and activities
  • Empower and encourage youth and volunteers to have a strong relationship with Christ and to be the light of Christ in the world
  • Interpret and convey the importance of spiritual guidance and Biblical teachings
  • Establish and maintain strong communication with parents and youth
  • Prepare and manage an annual budget for youth ministry as approved by the Church Council
  • Be involved in the discipline of youth as needed
  • Attend church meetings as required
  • Regular attendance at Worship, Sunday School, and other church events is expected
  • Ensure that all youth activities are supervised by trained and authorized adults
  • Promptly inform Senior Pastor or SPR of any youth-related concerns or difficulties
  • Any other youth-related duties assigned by the Senior Pastor or SPR

Learn more:

BSUMC-SPR Minister of Youth Job

Interested students should contact Dr. Edwin Jones with a cover letter and a resume: dredwinjones@gmail.com

Children’s Ministry Internship: Bright Star United Methodist Church

Timeframe: part-time, full year

Description: This position shall be filled by one who has a love for children and who is committed to providing them with Christian guidance and who is of the highest Christian character. Persons in this position must be self-motivated and of the highest moral integrity with a desire to serve Jesus Christ in this specific area of ministry.

The position of Director of Children’s Ministries is a salaried, part-time employee under the authority of the Senior Pastor and the Staff-Parish Relations Committee. Compensation is based on an average of 10 hours per week.

Essential Job Duties: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential job duties)

  • Work with volunteers to plan, coordinate, and implement summer activities for children
  • Provide support and assistance to children’s choir and assist as needed
  • Assist in planning and implementing Children’s Church
  • Assist the Church Media volunteer in maintaining an appropriate children’s library and encourage parents and children in its use
  • Develop and maintain programs for Kindergarten thru Fifth grades
  • Attend church meetings as required
  • Approve all children’s ministry volunteers and ensure they attend all required training
  • Seek new trends in children’s ministries to continually improve all areas of the Children’s Department
  • Promptly notify Senior Pastor or SPR of any child-related concerns or difficulties
  • Perform other related duties that may be assigned by the Senior Pastor or SPR

Learn more:

BSUMC-SPR Dir Children Ministries Job

Interested students should contact Dr. Edwin Jones with a cover letter and a resume: dredwinjones@gmail.com

Campus Ministry Internship: Pres House, Georgia Southwestern State University

Timeframe: flexible 2019-2020 School Year (see below)

Description:  The Pres House at Georgia Southwestern State University is seeking a Campus Ministry Intern for the 2019-2020 School Year. However, there is flexibility in spreading the internship out over two semesters or completing it in one, Fall or Spring, Spring preferred. The Pres House intern will work collaboratively with the Director of Campus Ministry to provide support to the structure, programs, and students of the Pres House, a progressive, inclusive campus ministry for students of Georgia Southwestern State University and other area colleges.

Essential Functions

  • Planning, preparing, and implementing a variety of campus ministry activities, such as (but not limited to): Fellowship events such as weekly lunches, movie nights, game nights, etc. This also includes coordinating with the other campus ministries at GSW in order to offer ecumenical events, such as kickball tournaments, progressive dinners, joint worship services, etc.
  • Coordinating communication including social media, for recruitment and on-going functions of the Pres House
  • Ministering to students during the free lunch program offered at the Pres House twice a week.
  • Providing administrative support to the Director of Campus Ministry and Pres House Programs.
  • Planning events throughout the school year to support the mission of the ministry
  • Recruiting college students to be a part of the Pres House Community and build relationships with students from all different walks of life.
  • Taking students to churches within the local presbytery to visit with congregations and promote the mission and effectiveness of the Pres House and its student outreach.

Will work collaboratively with the Director of Campus Ministry to determine best uses of gifts to further the ministry

Learn more:

Pres House Intern

Interested students should contact Katie Minich with a resume:

Pres House Board Secretary

katieminich@gmail.com

Ministry and Technology Internship: First Christian Church of Atlanta

Timeframe: Summer – Fall 2019

Description: First Christian Church of Atlanta (Disciples of Christ) is looking to hire a part-time Ministry Technology Intern for July – December 2019 with possible extension.  We are looking for someone with strong technological skills.  The pay is modest ($500 per month) but the experience is extremely valuable.  We anticipate the job will consist of about 10 hours per week in the summer and averaging around 5 hours per week in the fall.  Opportunities to teach and preach will be available, but the primary goal is to aid our church and pastor with technology and presentation.

Duties and projects will include the following:

  • Rebuild and maintain an updated website.
  • Aid with updating and maintaining social media accounts.
  • Be a key member of the audio-visual team for Sunday morning worship.
    • designing worship slides, running sound, video/streaming
      • Mac, Pro Presenter, OBS, Facebook Live.
      • Aid with Summer Fine Arts Camp (June 24-28, 30)

Learn more:

Interested students should contact Rev. Tom Edmondson with a cover letter and resume: rev.edmondson@firstchristianatlanta.org

Youth Ministry Internship: Johns Creek Christian Church, Johns Creek, GA

Timeframe: Full year

Description: Johns Creek Christian Church is a Christ-centered community of faith that seeks to engage the larger community. We embrace diversity and inclusiveness by reaching out in love to all we meet. Our community is joined together by the Holy Spirit as we worship, pray, study and serve together. We share and study the Bible as a source of truth and inspiration which points to God’s continuing work and presence in the world. Our worship is a joyful time where our relationship with God and others is celebrated.
We are seeking an energetic and Spirit-filled youth director who will inspire our youth to be the light of Christ in a secular world, grow their faith, and have fun! The youth director will serve as the leader of our children and youth programs from infant to 12th grade, working closely with our Senior Minister. The youth director will foster vibrant children and youth groups, lead Sunday school and Children’s Worship programs, organizing events and activities including outreach to the local community.

Qualifications
• Experience working with children and youth, nursery age to 12th grade
• Associate degree or equivalent in theology and/or ministry from a recognized bible college or university is preferred
• Experience leading Sunday school, worship services, and/or camp ministries
• Experience evaluating and/or managing educational materials and curriculum
• Good communications skills when working with children, youth, parents, and faculty
• Open to feedback and views learning as a lifelong journey
Responsibilities
• Build strategy/vision/mission for Children and Youth Program
• Develops calendar of youth events and programs including Youth Led Worship, community service, and fellowship.
• Evaluates and manages educational materials and curriculum
• Teaches Sunday school and Children’s Worship on a rotational basis
• Promotes Disciples of Christ camp and conference programs and attends youth retreats and camps
• Attends monthly leadership team meetings and provides reports of past activities and future plans

Learn more:

http://www.johnscreekchristian.org

Interested students should contact Mr. Ora Ball with a cover letter and resume: obell.mpcs@gmail.com 

 

Youth Ministry Internship: North Avenue Presbyterian Church, Atlanta GA

Timeframe: Full year

Description: Youth Intern for 2019-20 School Year (5-10) hours a week.
Equip the church, especially the youth ministry, to reach out in witness and mission
through “worship, grow, and go activities.”

• Attend morning worship at NAPC, occasionally engaging in worship leadership
• Teach/facilitate a Sunday School class
• Help lead Sunday night youth group from 5:00-7:00 p.m. including leading group in recreational and community building activities
• Lead at least one guys small group a semester
• Minister and help give leadership to special events such as the annual lock-in and two retreats a semester (Middle School and High School)
• Plan upcoming events and help with weekly administrative work
• Engage in other duties as may be mutually determined with supervisors

Learn more:

www.napc.org

NAPC-Job-Description-Youth-intern-2019

Interested students should contact Ms. Jessica Dart with a resume and cover letter: jessica@napc.org 

 

Congregational Internship: Unity Presbyterian Church, Waterloo, Iowa

Timeframe: Summer

Description: A summer intern at Unity can experience a full range of pastoral practicum, including liturgy-crafting, worship leadership, and preaching; administrative coordination, pastoral care, Christian education with adults, community collaboration, and relationship development with North Central Iowa Presbytery. Unity is a new congregation as of 2014, the blending of two historic Presbyterian churches of Waterloo, and sees the mission of Jesus in the community as the primary role for its existence. A seminary intern will find a very welcoming teaching faith community at Unity and in ecumenical and interfaith relationships.

Learn more:

unitypresbyterianwaterloo.org

Interested students should contact Rev. Christine Kaplunas to submit a cover letter and resume: ctkaplunas@gmail.com 

Congregational Internship: North Decatur Presbyterian Church 

Timeframe: Part-time, full year and multi-year options avaialable

Description:  North Decatur Presbyterian Church (NDPC) is a growing, progressive, 350+ member church in the suburbs of metro-Atlanta with a robust volunteer base and a commitment to Christian formation.  We are seeking two self-motivated, relatable individuals with a love for children and youth to serve as ministry fellows for 1 to 3 years.  These individuals will build relationships with our congregation and support the education, worship and formation aspects of our congregational life.  These individuals will work with the Director for Children, Youth and Families to bring passion and authenticity to a well-organized family ministry on Sunday mornings and evenings.  They will work with the pastoral staff to learn the ropes of pastoral care and preside in weekly worship according to their learning goals.  Other areas of interest including a rotation in our adult Sunday school program or work on a special initiative with 1 of our 4 mission, outreach, advocacy and sustainability committees can be negotiated between individual’s interests and congregational needs.

The candidate will serve as a member of the ministry team and will be trusted with confidential information. Experience working in churches and college coursework in psychology, teaching or human development or religion or coursework within a theological institution is preferred.

Job Type

  • Part-time position (8 hours (minimum) 15hrs (maximum)
  • This job may be tailored to meet the requirements of supervised ministry internships at Columbia with preference given to those who wish to stay multiple years.

 


Learn more:

www.ndpc.org

Qualified and interested candidates, please email your Cover Letter and Résumé to Rev. Beth Waltemath, North Decatur Presbyterian Church at beth@ndpc.org.  Preference will be given to applications before May 1st

Congregational Internship: Church of the Common Ground, Atlanta

Timeframe: single semester or full-year formats available

Description: Church of the Common Ground is a church without walls in downtown Atlanta for people experiencing homelessness. A community of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, we worship, pray, study, and serve together with regular programs 4-5 days a week. We are seeking an intern to help with worship leadership, prayer, service, and teaching in our Theology from the Margins certificate program.

Learn more:

https://www.churchofthecommonground.org/

Job Description_2

Interested students should contact the Very Rev. Monica Mainwaring, vicar@churchofthecommonground.org

 

 

 

Camp and Conference Internship: Montreat Summer Staff, Montreat NC

 Timeframe: Summer 2020

Description: Set in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, Montreat Camp and Conference center is seeking seminary interns for the summer of 2020. These interns will provide for the social and spiritual nurture of the college staff of Montreat Conference Center; participate in the leadership of worship sponsored by MCC; and contribute to the faith development of young people in the Clubs program. Summer staff are not only involved in meaningful work during the summer but are also gaining valuable experience as part of a leader development program. The ministry of the Montreat summer staff will revolve around six goals: worship, hospitality, relationships, pastoral care, community life, and Christian education. For more information, see the attached position description.

Learn more:

2020 Montreat Ministry Team Job Description

Interested students should contact Rev. Carol Steel with a resume: carols@montreat.org

Youth Ministry Internship: All Souls Fellowship, Decatur

Timeframe: Fall-Spring (year-round is an option as well)

Description: All Souls Fellowship (EPC) is a vibrant, casually-liturgical, congregation averaging approximately 500 in weekly worship attendance and active in serving needs throughout Atlanta.  We are seeking a Youth Ministry Intern for SM510 to participate in a larger Intern Cohort for the Fall and Spring semesters.  This will be a paid position.

ASFY Intern Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of student ministry programming/operations:
    • Thursday Night Small Group (bi-weekly during school year)
    • Sunday Morning Gathering (weekly, year-round)
    • Special Events (Ski Trip, Breakaway, Mission Trips)
  • Meeting with Youth Director for personal development, prayer, discussion
  • Assist with Volunteer Management, Training and Motivation of small group leaders
  • Assist with social media management of Instagram and Facebook accounts

Learn more:

http://www.allsoulsfellowship.org

Interested students should contact Kathryn Groce, Kathryn@allsoulsfellowship.org

Congregational Internship: All Souls Fellowship, Decatur GA

Timeframe: Fall-Spring

Description:  All Souls Fellowship (EPC) is a vibrant, casually-liturgical, congregation averaging approximately 500 in weekly worship attendance and active in serving needs throughout Atlanta.  We are seeking 2-4 Pastoral Interns for SM510 to form a learning cohort for the Fall and Spring semesters.  These will be paid positions.

We are welcoming applicants for either SM510 or SM530 during the 2018/19 school year.

We will develop a customized internship in which the students will focus on both practical ministry skills and personal spiritual and emotional development through:

  • Meeting monthly with the ASF Pastoral Staff for personal development and discussion of books such as Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, Crucial Conversations, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, etc. Focus will be given to developing the necessary personal skills and awareness necessary for effective and healthy leadership in ministry
  • Meeting weekly with entire ASF Staff for prayer, planning, problem solving, ministry strategy, etc.
  • Being part of a fun, grace-filled, dynamic staff
  • Imbedding in one ministry area per semester. The intern can choose the ministry area most interesting and beneficial to them:
    • Children
    • Youth
    • Community Groups/Adult Discipleship
    • Worship
    • Communications/Admin
  • Assisting on Sunday Mornings as needed by leading in prayer, giving announcements, serving as liturgist, operations, etc.
  • Preaching once (following adequate development and preparation)
  • Optional participation in other areas of ministry according to the interest of the intern (Elders, Deacons, Global Missions, Local Missions, Men’s Ministry, Women’s Ministry, Operations, Finances)
  • Hospital visitation with Pastoral Staff (as opportunities arise)

Learn more:

http://www.allsoulsfellowship.org

Interested students should contact Rev. Shayne Wheeler, swheeler@allsoulsfellowship.org

Campus Ministry Internship: UKirk Atlanta

Timeframe: Fall / Spring Concurrent

Description: UKirk Atlanta is the Presbyterian Campus Ministry for Agnes Scott College and Emory University, and is seeking an intern for SM530 or SM630. This position will be 15-20 hours per week for the fall and spring semesters. Primary work will be with the student groups at both campuses, which includes weekly dinners and bible studies and informal lunches or coffee meetups. The intern will develop and implement the course of study with the students and will also participate in weekly supervision with the campus pastor. Any specific learning goals and special projects will be developed with the supervisor.
UKirk seeks an intern that is passionate about a ministry of hospitality and inclusion to area college students.
Availability to start the internship in mid/late August is preferred. Compensation of that time can be made up elsewhere in the semesters with additional breaks.


Learn more:

Visit UKirk Atlanta at www.ukirkatlanta.com. Also find us on Facebook and Instagram.

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to our campus pastor Rev Sarah Hooker, sarah@ukirkatlanta.com 

Congregational New Church Development Internship, Ormewood Church, Decatur GA

Timeframe: Fall / Spring Concurrent

Description: Ormewood Church is an emerging worshipping congregation through the New Church Development Commission of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta. We are in the heart of southeast Atlanta. We are welcoming applicants for either SM510 or SM540 during the 2020/21 school year. Please see the attached description for more details.

Learn more:

Ormewood Ministry-Internship

Interested students should contact Rev. Jenelle Holmes with a cover letter and resume: jenelle@ormewoodchurch.org 

 

Congregational Internship: First Presbyterian Church of Sarasota, FL

Timeframe: flexible, summer and full-year formats available

Description: First Pres Sarasota is a vibrant congregation open to helping an intern explore their passion for ministry. We are especially seeking a student with an interest in Family Ministry – diving into this growing edge of intergenerational ministry. Our congregation would be a great place to be exposed to the full range of church work – from preaching to teaching, program planning and execution, pastoral care and family dynamics.

Learn more:

interested students should contact Rev. Kelly Fitzgerald, kfitzgerald@firstpressarasota.org 

Agency Internship: Presbyterian Office of Public Witness, Washington DC

Timeframe: part-time during the academic year or full-time 10 week summer fellowship

Description: The church believes that the formation of servant leaders is vital to our call to work for peace and justice in the world. Engage in the ministry of public witness, and take on political and social realities in the fast-paced environment of Washington, where faith meets the public square. Participate through:

Advocacy

Training and workshops

Coalition work

Protests and vigils

Meetings with government and religious leaders

Learn more:

OPW Intern Brochure

Office of Public Witness

Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application to: opw.intern.info@pcusa.org

Specialized Ministry Internship, Interfaith Worker Justice Seminary Summer Program

Timeframe: Summer

Description:  Interfaith Worker Justice is a network of people of faith, worker centers, and worker rights advocates that calls upon our religious values in order to educate, organize, and mobilize the religious community across the United States on issues and campaigns that will improve wages, benefits, and conditions for workers, and give voice to workers, especially low‐wage workers.  Our summer interns become partners in our work from June to August, helping mobilize people of faith for timely direct action. Interns make phone calls, craft literature, engage in one on one meetings with community and religious leaders, meet with local union representatives, organize events and attend meetings as a member of Interfaith Worker Justice. We desire a student who is well‐versed in politics, history, and economics and is capable of interpreting public affairs theologically.

Learn more:

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to Anna Rubin, arubin@iwj.org

Congregational Internship, Stockbridge First United Methodist Church, Stockbridge, GA

Timeframe: Summer, Fall/Spring, and full year formats available

Description: This internship position is catered to the student based on their own unique gifts, passions, and calling. Our church offers internship opportunities in a wide variety of areas with experienced staff: Adult Ministry, Worship Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, Youth Ministry, Children Ministry, and Outreach Ministry.

Learn more:

www.stockbridgefumc.org

Interested students should contact Mrs. Diane Benzon: info@stockbridgefumc.org 

Congregational Internship, Bremen First Presbyterian Church

Timeframe: Summer and Concurrent semester formats available

Description: A pastoral internship at BFPC involves every aspect of church life: worship (planning services, producing the bulletin, leading worship, offering children’s sermons, preaching); education (helping plan and lead adult and/or youth church school, as well as offering mid-week learning opportunities); fellowship (monthly covered dish meals and seasonal “fun” events); pastoral care; mission and outreach, both local and global; participation in session meetings; evangelism; website maintenance; and upkeep of building and grounds.

The internship will include weekly meetings for theological reflection with the supervising pastor, and regular meetings with a Supervised Ministry Team from the congregation.

Learn more:

www.bremenfirstpres.org

Interested students should contact Rev. Bobbie Wrenn Banks: bobbiewrenn@gmail.com 

Congregational Internship, First Presbyterian Church Peachtree City 

Timeframe: internships can be arranged for Summer, Fall/Spring semesters, or full year formats.

Description: First Presbyterian is an open and affirming congregation of grace and welcome with 225 members and an average worship attendance of 175. We seek a Pastoral Intern who will work with the Pastor and Music Director to craft and lead worship each week, including at least two preaching opportunities. Interns are also responsible for helping to shape programs for the spiritual formation of our children and youth. This internship will also include the opportunity to do pastoral care and meet with the Diaconate. Finally, the intern and pastor will work together to adapt the Internship to meet areas of strengths and weaknesses and shape positive pastoral identity.

Learn More:

www.firstpresptc.org

interested students should contact Rev. Morgan Hay, morgan.h@firstpresptc.org

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