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  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Internship

Our church…

  • is Baptist (Southern)
  • has an average worship attendance of 550

Job at Bethel Baptist Church

Summer Youth Intern

Job Description


Bethel Baptist Church has a summer intern position available for a college-aged young adult who desire to serve Jesus Christ through working with youth. The summer intern will work in partnership with the Education Ministry Staff team and under the direct supervision of the Youth Ministry Director.

This is a great opportunity to participate in the lives of young people by building relationships, mentoring, and nurturing them in their faith. Interns will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills by creating, implementing, and evaluating ministry opportunities such as small groups, Vacation Bible School, Small Groups, and events. This hands-on approach to ministry offers college-aged young adults a summer to explore a call to ministry as well as develop in their own personal and spiritual growth. Interns will also participate in the life of the staff at Bethel Baptist Church by attending staff meetings and by working in conjunction with staff members throughout the 10 weeks. To apply for the internship, please email John Shaw at [email protected] for an application.

Youth Ministry Intern:
Will assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of:
o Youth Activities at Bethel
o Elevate Sunday Small Groups
o 6th Grade Vacation Bible School (New incoming 7th graders)
o Student Mission Trip – Bounce Missions, Corpus Christi/Rockport TX
o Student Float Trip – Huzzah Valley Resort, Steelville MO
o Formal and Informal Activities Designed to Help Our Teens Grow Spiritually
o Outreach, Fellowship and Service Activities
o Creative Contact Work
o Prayer Ministry for and with Students
o Family Partnership Building and Ministry

Length of Employment:
Ten weeks from Sunday, May 27, 2018 until Sunday, August 5, 2018. (Flexibility if your school schedule requires it.)

Terms of Employment:
Compensation for this position will be $3000 for 10 weeks. This will be paid out bi-weekly throughout the summer. Intern will be responsible for all tax withholdings. Housing will be provided, if needed. Must have own transportation and computer. Employment will also be contingent upon completion of a personal and criminal background check. Applications due on or before Sunday, March 11, 2018.

Application Process:
Please email [email protected] with a resume and application. Applications will be reviewed and applicants notified of next steps.

For more information: Contact John Shaw at (618) 667-7775 or [email protected]

Bethel Student Ministry 7775 Collinsville Rd. Troy, IL 62294 Phone: 618-667-7775

Bethel Baptist Church

We are a theologically conservative church with a progressive worship style in search of a youth ministry intern who is outgoing and energetic to connect this summer with our students, volunteers and staff. At Bethel, we are partnering with parents in the development of their students to become intentional disciple-makers, reaching one person at a time through relational environments, as on mission followers of Jesus Christ.