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Joel Foster's résumé

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How you do some things is how you do everything. - R. Rohr A ministry minded individual seeking to draw myself and others closer to a God who is For us, Alongside us, and Within us.

Experience

  1. Youth Ministry Graduate Apprentice/Intern (2013-14, 2015, 2017-2019)
    Lead and Served along side a team of interns and Dusty Breeding at the University Church of Christ, to live life with, serve, and love on teens.

  2. El Segundo Recreation and Parks Dept. (2014)
    Drove a shuttle daily as a free service to the community of El Segundo, CA.

  3. Pepperdine (2013-2017)
    Athletics Department- Worked as a floor man for various sporting events.
    Department of Transportation- Shuttle Driver for the university and Pepperdine Bible Lectures.

  4. Be One Ishinomaki Intern (2019-2020)
    The primary focus was working with and serving teens in Ishinomaki Japan for one year. Both teens of the missionary families as well as teens in the community.

  5. The Five 07- Director of Coffee (2018-2019)
    Responsible for communicating with various roasters, receiving samples, cupping, and setting up a weekly rotating coffee option.
    Trainer for new hires in workflow, milk steaming, pouring technique, cleaning, and maintenance.

Education

Pepperdine University Class of 2017

Completed Bachelors in Religion, Minor in Communications with Rhetoric and Leadership, Studied Abroad in Heidelberg, Germany, Amman, Jordan, and Jinja Uganda

Masters of Science in Ministry Class of 2019

El Segundo High School Class of 2013

Skills

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Strong relational focus at the center of life.

Highly motivated individual with strong leadership skills and characteristics.

How you do some things is how you do everything. - R. Rohr

Time spent outdoors is time best spent.

A creative and fresh outlook on what God is doing in creation and in us.

A strong leader and relationally committed individual.

Passionate about teens who are willing to ask good questions despite not always receiving answers.

Affirming of LGBTQ+ individuals.

Leaning into the movement of the Spirit to seek justice for those who are oppressed. Black Lives Matter.

References can be supplied as requested. Statement of Faith and a Philosophy of Youth and Family ministry may also be supplied as needed.