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Youth Ministry and Education Intern, Inside Out, Springfield, Ohio

Organization: Inside Out
Contact Name: Debra Stout
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: 501 S. Wittenberg Ave
Springfield, Ohio  45506  
United States
Great For: Great for Christians
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Hourly Commitment:
40.0 per: Week
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One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position


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. For more information or to apply visit cityvisioninternships.org. Job Description: Youth Ministry Interns will assist the Youth Director with the Youth Program. In Addition, Youth Ministry Interns will assist the Food Director and Kitchen Staff with serving food for our food programs. Essential Functions 1) Prepare and teach Bible lessons to Children. 2) Plan activities, games and crafts to do with Children 3) Attend weekly meetings with the President and Executive Director 4) Attend weekday Prayer Meetings 5) Assisting serving food for the after-school program 6) Prepare/Serve Meals as necessary 7) Stock/Rotate food storage items Supervisory Responsibility There are no supervisory responsibilities. Work Environment This job operates in a school building. Physical demands The employee must be able to stand up without assistance. The employee must be able to lift up between five and ten pounds. Position/Expected Hours of Work Interns will work 29 hours per week. Travel There will be some travel requirements to go to the food service locations and back to the Inside Out Building Required Education and Experience 1) Pursing a college degree in any field 2) Must have completed their freshman year by the start of the internship 3) Must have a GPA of at least 2.0 4) Must be a born-again believer 5) Must know bible well enough to teach it 6) Must demonstrate character that is consistent with the bible Preferred Education and Experience 1) Pursing a college degree in Education, Bible Education, Youth Ministries, or a related field 2) Experience working with Inner-City Youth 3) Know how to make lesson plans for bible lessons 4) Know how to make and prepare sermons for a congregation Additional Eligibility Qualifications 1) Must be able to successfully pass criminal background check Work Authorization 1) Must be authorized to legally work in the United States through E-Verify Other Duties Any other duties as assigned by Inside Out Leadership. Inside Out reserves the right to change duties and responsibilities of Interns at any time with or without prior notice. Benefits: For Interns without a Bachelors Degree: One Year 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.
  • 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, Multi-Year Graduate Fellowship or Technology Ministry Master's Fellowship One Year Paid Internship
  • Volunteer Interns paid a living stipend from $200-$600/month (depending on site).
  • Expectation is typically 40 hours of volunteer work per week.
  • Multi-Year Graduate Fellowship
  • Free tuition in Bakke Graduate University programs including MBA, Masters in Global Leadership or Social Entrenpreneurship or Doctorate in Ministry or Transformational Leadership
  • Some sites may provide an additional stipend for outstanding candidates.
  • Candidates may receive up to 6 hours of independent study credit based on practicum work at ministry site.
  • Supervised nonprofit or ministry experience interning 29 hours per week.
  • Technology Ministry Master's Fellowship Must have STEM (science, technology engineering or math) background
  • Free tuition in City Vision College's Master's Program in Technology and Ministry
  • Supervised technology and ministry experience as an intern or tech missionary
  • Candidates may receive up to 6 hours of independent study credit based on practicum work at ministry site (in select states)
  • Requirements
  • At least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Must be a Christian
  • U.S., U.K. or Canadian citizen, U.S., U.K. or Canadian 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 Inside Out.

Short Term Mission Trip Details

Additional Detail

Benefits also include Free housing and utilities in a Victorian home located in the lovely historic district in Springfield Ohio. All interns are welcome to daily enjoy on site cooked meals by our chef and welcome to free food items from the ministry refrigerator and freezers.

Benefits Offered:

  • Free Graduate Bakke Tuition
  • Free Master's in Technology and Ministry
  • Free Undergrad City Vision Tuition
  • Housing or Rental Stipend
  • Paid Stipend

This cost includes:

Length of Trip

One Year

Initially Posted: 06/29/2015
Last Updated: 07/16/2018