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Youth Ministry Summer 2017 Intern

Posted by: Jana Burnham

Posted date: Apr-01-2017

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

 Job Title: Youth Ministry Summer 2017 Intern

Reports to: Youth and Administrative Pastor

Designation: Temporary (May 15, 2017 – August 15, 2017)
Date Created/Updated: March 10, 2017

Classification: Unpaid, Part-time, 15 hours per week, with additional hours during camp and mission trip
Includes: $125/week stipend

Primary Purpose: The Youth Ministry Summer 2017 Intern shall serve and fulfill the responsibilities listed below in the spirit of Trinity Church values and purpose. To shine God’s Light of truth and love into our world by meeting needs and building relationships that glorify God through the power of the Holy Spirit. This position exists for the mutual benefit of Trinity Church of the Nazarene and the intern. Trinity Nazarene Church receives an individual who can offer their own set of skills, knowledge, interests, and passions to support and enhance our Trinity Youth ministry. In turn, the intern receives the opportunity to learn and practice ministry in a safe and nurturing environment as the intern continues to discern a call to ministry.



­  Possessing a sense of call to ministry and desiring a place to follow and process that calling.

­  Willing to develop mentoring relationship with a variety of youth.

­  Ability to help lead discussions and group activities as a part of a team of adult ministry partners.

­  Must pass a background check and complete Child Protection class.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following represents (but is not limited to) tasks that are expected of this position:

1. Discipleship Responsibilities.

­  Co-lead a weekly Sunday Group.

­  Be present and available to lead Wednesday Night Youth Group.

­  Attend Colorado District NYI Camp (at no cost) as Youth Worker.

­  Attend Mission: Denver (at no cost) as Youth Worker.

2. Event Responsibilities.

­  Plan, administrate and execute events in coordination with Youth & Administrative Pastor throughout the summer geared toward engaging youth (including Wednesday Open Gym time).

­  Be a presence at the majority of scheduled youth events.

­  Provide radical hospitality at each event, striving to welcome every student.

3. Relational Responsibilities.

­  Develop and nurture relationships with Trinity youth, parents, and Youth Workers.

4. Personal Growth Responsibilities.

­  Ask questions, seek leadership, take risks, learn.

­  Read books/articles or watch podcasts/trainings as assigned by Youth & Administrative Pastor and be prepared for discussion.

5. Other opportunities may include (but not required).

­  Worship leadership.


Other Job Duties:

­  Actively participate in the life of Trinity Church of the Nazarene.

­  Attend meetings when requested.

­  Meet with the Youth and Administrative Pastor weekly.

­  Work effectively with Trinity staff.



Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

­   Annually affirm Statement of Faith (Articles of Faith for the Church of the Nazarene)

­  Commitment to Trinity Church of the Nazarene

­  Passion for teens and ministry

­  Good interpersonal and communication skills

­  Planning and organizational skills

­  Ability to take charge of tasks and work independently and proactively

­  Working knowledge of Microsoft computer applications

­  Ability to work well with others

Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Colorado Springs, CO
District Colorado
State/Province Colorado
Position Title Youth Ministry Summer 2017 Intern
Position Classification Youth
PositionType Intern
Deadline for Applications May-01-2017
Contact Information
Contact Preference Send resumes by Email only.
First & Last Name Jana Burnham
Title Youth & Administrative Pastor
Phone 719-599-7990
Email jburnham@trinitynazarene.net