Volunteer Opportunity
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Summer Internship: Rippling Hope, Rippling Hope, Detroit, Michigan

Organization: Rippling Hope
Contact Name: Carl Zerweck
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: 13650 Ilene Street
Detroit, Michigan  48238  
United States
Great For: Great for Christians
Service Area(s):
Hourly Commitment:
40.0 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: This intern opportunity will give Interns hands-on opportunities to work with mission work groups coming to Detroit, and to work with members of local ministry partners in the rebuilding and revitalization of Detroit.
  • Work with the rest of the Rippling Hope staff to do organizational development, marketing, and other issues in building and growing the ministry.
  • Work out exact weekly responsibilities together including: managing t-shirts, handling group paperwork, group arrival and departure, help with food prep & cleanup, help lead orientation, daily debriefing & devotions/worship.
  • Help maintain Rippling Hope social media sites with pictures and stories.
  • Monitor Community Life Guidelines.
  • Meet weekly, with the Director for supervision.
  • Meet regularly with the project leadership team and Rippling Hope leadership.
  • Track of Volunteer Hours & Numbers and turn them in weekly.
  • Turn in a reflective story of your experience by the end of your term of service.
  • Complete an exit evaluation about your summer before returning home.
  • 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 Rippling Hope.

    Short Term Mission Trip Details

    Additional Detail

    This intern opportunity will provide participants with a variety of leadership development opportunities. It will provide participants with an opportunity to explore and reflect upon connections between their Christian faith, service and life. It will help develop a deeper understanding of the nature and value of serving as a volunteer. It will allow participants to live and work in a multi-cultural setting. It will allow participants an opportunity to explore their Christian vocation. It provides Rippling Hope leader(s) who will help them run their summer ministry effectively.

    Benefits Offered:

    • Housing or Rental Stipend

    This cost includes:

    Length of Trip

    Summer (June-Aug)

    Initially Posted: 03/03/2015
    Last Updated: 01/12/2016

    (this opportunity is not scheduled for a specific date)