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Operations Intern, The Compton Initiative, Paramount, California

Organization: The Compton Initiative
Contact Name: Jeudy Mom
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: 8303 Alondra Blvd.
Paramount, California  90723  
United States
Great For: Great for Christians
Service Area(s): Administrative / Office Work
Hourly Commitment:
35.0 per: Week
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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. Job Description: Duties & Responsibilities The duties & responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assisting in planning and executing the quarterly workday with the Compton Initiative Coordinator 50% of the job will include utilizing computer software (MS Office) for logistics of operations (Data entry, signage creation, volunteer database, etc) 50% of the job will be outdoors in the City working hands-on beautification activities (painting homes, murals, yard removal etc.) Assisting volunteers at worksite to complete beautification tasks Communicating effectively with volunteers to encourage participation in the Compton Initiative Demonstrating interest and desire for community development in Compton Maintenance and content creation of social media 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, Urban Mission, and Business Administration.
  • Any Pell grant or other federal financial aid paid as cash payment to student (up to $5,815).
  • 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 or Two-Year Community Graduate 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.
  • Housing is provided by hosting ministry (or a cash equivalent stipend).
  • Two-Year Community Graduate Fellowship
  • Full Scholarship for a Master?s in Technology & Social Entrepreneurship through City Vision University (worth over $18,000; does not include graduation fees or optional travel fees)
  • Two years of supervised nonprofit or ministry experience interning 35 hours/week.
  • Bachelor's degree required to apply. (more)
  • Requirements
  • At least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Must be a Christian
  • U.S. or Canadian citizen, U.S. 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)
  • Experience in community, campus, or similar involvement
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lift 40-50lbs (tools, equipment, etc.)
  • Valid driver?s license and good driving record (own reliable transportation strongly preferred)
  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Completed at least 60 college units
  • For more information visit cityvisioninternships.org.

    Short Term Mission Trip Details

    Benefits Offered:

    • 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: 09/19/2017
    Last Updated: 02/26/2018

    (this opportunity is not scheduled for a specific date)