Overview

College Intern Staff Position (multiple Intern positions available)

CPC Vision: To boldly extend the invitation Jesus makes to us, to everyone.

Overview

The College Intern position provides the opportunity to deepen personal relationship with God, develop leadership skills, and gain valuable job experience. The summer experience at CPC provides tangible opportunities to be a part of the local church in a new and exciting way. Summer interns work with either the Kid’s Ministry or Student Ministries teams to plan and implement summer activities, including summer camps and events. Interns will learn valuable skills including running programming, facilitating logistics, planning details of camp, and recruiting participants. Interns also spend a great deal of time every day developing and deepening their own spiritual lives through large group discussions, personality assessments, experiencing different elements of the city, and through Bible study.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

– Involvement in the planning and implementation of summer camps and events including programming, administrating and leading.
– Meet with the staff members of assigned team.
– Attend weekly staff meetings.
– Attend daily spiritual development time.
– Build and maintain relationships with kids or students and engage in contact work weekly.
– Attend all Wednesday night Chillin’& Grillin’ events (College Ministry).
– Occasionally teach at camps or at events.
– Work and serve on a team with other college interns.
– Mentor and disciple students
– Engage in relational ministry throughout the summer
– Work six Sundays throughout the summer (for kids ministry interns)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ.
• Ability to engage kids and students in authentic, relational ways.
• Ability to work well on a team
• Experience working with and leading kids, middle school or high school students.• Learning posture with a desire to grow in leadership.
• Self-starter with a strong work ethic.
• Ability to adapt to unexpected changes as they occur.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word).
• One year post high school graduation.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

• Leadership skills and abilities.
• Relational gifts.
• Basic understanding of vocational ministry with a desire to learn more.• Strong organization, detail-orientation and multi-tasking skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

• Ability to sit, walk and/or stand for extended times.

POSITION REPORTING:

College Interns report dually to the Director of the College Intern Program and lead staff on assigned team. Interns will also report to relevant staff for camp planning.

HOURS: This is a seasonal and temporary position. May 28 – August 7. 40+ hours per week. Summer interns will not have time to hold a 2nd job or attend summer school due to travel schedule. Summer interns will also not be able to take vacation days.

COMPENSATION: stipend, paid out over the course of May 28 – August 7.

TRAVEL:

This position requires travel on the following dates (dates based on assigned team and travel is only for overnights):

Kids Ministry:
– Intern Retreat – May 28-29 (overnight)
– Hope Shores – June 16-21 (overnight)
– VBS – July 15-18 (day event)
– Chillin’ & Grillin’- Wednesday night (weekly)
– Sunday School – Sunday mornings (weekly, six throughout the summer)

Student Ministries:
interns are assigned specific camps to attend, student ministry interns will be split between two focus teams.

Team A
• Intern Retreat – May 28-29 (overnight)
• Camp 6:8 – June 11-13 (day camp)
• Rockslide – June 24-28 (overnight)
• Summit – July 31 – August 5 (overnight)
• Chillin’ & Grillin’- Wednesday night (weekly)

Team B
• Intern Retreat – May 28-29 (overnight)
• Quest – July 8-12 (overnight)
• Summit – July 31 – August 5 (overnight)
• Chillin’ & Grillin’- Wednesday night (weekly)

This job description describes the general nature and work expected of an individual assigned to this position. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested.

For further information, email: 

Matt Ferris Leadership & College Director mattf@cpconline.org

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About Christ Presbyterian Church

Mission: 

Boldly extending the invitation Jesus makes to us, to everyone.

Values:

  • Tangible Care and Hospitality - We show the heart of Jesus through the care we lavish on others.
  • A Focus on All Generations - We teach, serve, and pour into all ages because faith is a lifelong journey.
  • A Spirit of Possibility - We harness the creativity God blesses us with and believe we can do great things through Him.
  • Awareness of the World - We look beyond ourselves to be change agents for our local and global community.
  • A Welcoming On-Ramp - We meet people wherever they are on their faith journey, providing a variety of avenues to encounter Jesus.
  • A Willingness to Live in the Tension - We engage in tough issues - acknowledging our differences but bringing grace to the dialogue.

About Our Community:

Edina, Minnesota is a first ring suburb of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. This city has a tight-knit community and lots of quiet neighborhoods all while being minutes away from all that Minneapolis has to offer.

Christ Presbyterian serves the Edina community as well as the surrounding cities of Minneapolis, Eden Prairie, Bloomington, Richfield, and the rest of the Southwest Metro.