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Shelter Intern: Mountain of Faith Ministries, Mountain of Faith Ministries, Vicksburg, Mississippi


Organization: Mountain of Faith Ministries
Contact Name: Alexandra (Sasha) Herbert
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: Mountain of Faith Ministries
Vicksburg, Mississippi  39182  
United States
Great For: Great for Christians
Service Area(s): Adult Ministry, Administrative / Office Work
Hourly Commitment:
29.0 per: Week
Number of Positions:
0
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
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One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Description

City Vision Internships is a Christian one-year, multi-year or summer internship program based on the AmeriCorps model. Interns serve at one of over 40 positions across the USA and Canada. In the past 10 years, we have placed over 500 full-time interns and 68,000+ volunteers in hundreds of Christian ministries. Adult Ministry Intern: Duties include any aspect of assisting with an adult ministry based in a church or ministry. Duties may include assisting in the counseling of homeless individuals and those suffering from substance abuse, ensuring the safety of those inside the mission, assisting with food preparation and service, and assisting with the management and maintenance of the building facilities. A typical day of work for the Rescue Mission Worker involves working with the rescue mission staff to ensure that the mission's programs operate successfully and that those who the mission serves remain safe, warm, and well-fed. For Interns without a Bachelors Degree: One Year (or summer) Work Study Internship
  • Provides a work study internship with free tuition in City Vision College for a full year paid by hosting ministry.
  • Online courses providing accredited degrees in Nonprofit Management, Addiction Studies, and Urban Missions.
  • Housing is provided by hosting ministry (or a cash equivalent living stipend).
  • Any Pell grant or other federal financial aid paid as cash payment to student (up to $5,645).
  • Expectation is typically 29 hours of volunteer work with 16 hours of class work per week (45 hours total).
For Interns with a Bachelors Degree: One Year Paid Internship
  • Housing is provided by hosting ministry (or a cash equivalent living stipend).
  • Volunteer Interns paid a living stipend from $200-$600/month (depending on site).
  • Free tuition in City Vision College for a full year paid by hosting ministry. (Optional)
  • Expectation is typically 40 hours of volunteer work per week.
Requirements
  • At least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Must be a Christian
  • U.S. citizen, U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien, or have a valid student or work visa
  • Able to make at least a one year (or summer) commitment (may be extended by mutual agreement)
  • Able to financially live on just free housing (and stipend if you opt for the One Year Paid Internship) and any outside income sources you have.
  • Able to relocate to a location of a ministry site (unless a site exists at your current location)
For more information or to apply visit cityvisioninternships.org. For more information about this site visit Mountain of Faith Ministries.


Short Term Mission Trip Details



Benefits Offered:


  • Free Undergrad City Vision Tuition
  • Housing or Rental Stipend
  • Paid Stipend

This cost includes:


Length of Trip


One Year

Initially Posted: 08/23/2013
Last Updated: 12/29/2015