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Church Name: Western Hills Church of Christ

Position: Youth Ministry Intern
Type of Ministry: Youth
Type of Job: Internship

Job Description: Youth ministry interns will work under the eldership, the youth ministry deacons, and specifically with the Youth Minister. Interns will be considered full, participating members of the church staff and will be assigned specific areas of responsibility. Youth interns are responsible for teaching Bible classes on Sunday and Wednesday night and coordinating our Thursday night Summer Program. The intern will help lead teen mission trips, summer camps, Vacation Bible School, service projects, outreach efforts, devotionals, etc. Interns will also aid in planning and preparation toward fall activities. The intern will also be given liberties towards brainstorming and activating his/her own ideas with regard to the youth ministry at Western Hills under the direction of the youth minister. All ideas and activities must be presented to the youth minister before they are carried out. The youth ministry internship is for 12 weeks during the months of May, June, July, and August ministering to young people grades 3-12 and their families. It is our goal for you as an intern to connect with the young people God has entrusted to us in this ministry. Because spiritual growth often takes place in the context of a relationship, it is important that you spend a lot of time building relationships with students. The objective for all youth interns is to win young people to Christ, connect them with other Christians, and to help them grow in their faith. Interns are to serve, lead, teach, mentor, and encourage the youth in their walk with God. All applicants should have completed their sophomore year in college for this position. Every intern should have access to reliable transportation. Applications, interviews, letters of recommendation, personality inventory, and career goals will all play a part in the final recommendations to the elders. A background check is required to work as a youth intern at Western Hills Church of Christ.

Application Instructions: The youth ministry intern position is viewed as a pre-professional opportunity for college students. Submit a resume with references and submit a letter describing: a) Desired personal growth due to this ministry experience b) Desired growth of our teens due to this ministry experience c) Detailed description of some activities, ministries, and class topics you would like to lead this summer. d) Detail previous work with youth Applicants may be contacted for an interview in January or early February. We anticipate final decisions and commitments by late-February.

Street Address: 8800 Chapin Road
City: Fort Worth
State: TX
Zip Code: 76116
Phone Number: 817-244-0132
Website: www.whcoc.net
Contact Name: James Bowie
Phone: 817-944-4492
Email: thebowie5@sbcglobal.net