Youth Ministry Intern Internship

@ Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Sugar Land
  • Sugar Land, Texas View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - PCA
  • Job Category: Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 8 February 2023
  • Application closes: 8 May 2023
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    Job Description

    Summary of the Position:
    Under the oversight of the Associate Pastor you will manage and care for all aspects of the youth ministry (6th – 12th grade). Our youth group currently meets bi-weekly on Sunday evenings. We have different social events scattered throughout the semester. We’ll be going on our second summer mission trip to Mexico this June. In the past we’ve had Sunday morning spiritual formation classes and summer bible studies. You will have opportunities to think and strategize new ministry possibilities!

    Mentorship + Ministry Training:
    This position will also give you the unique opportunity for intentional mentorship/ministry training. While you will be ministering to the youth, you will also be ministered to and mentored by the Associate Pastor. This will include weekly meetings that involve:
    • Prayer and devotional reflections
    • Discussion of a ministry book/case-study
    • Talking through highs/lows of previous youth meeting
    • Planning/strategizing for upcoming youth group/events
    • Learning the general “how to do gospel ministry” and “how to live out this strange calling!”

    Primarily Responsibilities:
    • Minister the gospel to the youth in various contexts (Youth group, conversations at church, group meetings, one to one meeting)
    • Aid parents in the spiritual formation of their students through encouragement, resources, announcing local seminars focused on youth/teenagers
    • Teach and coordinate a bi-weekly evening youth group meeting
    • Plan and strategize groups/events along side youth ministry volunteer
    • Engage relationally with the students through personal discipleship.
    • Maintain contact with students and parents through newsletters, keeping them informed of ongoing activities.

    Job Requirements & Desired Qualities:
    • At least one year of ministry experience (paid or unpaid)
    • In the process of obtaining an MDiv or M.A. (Biblical/theological). Preferably from a Reformed institution.
    • Teachable, works well with others, and desires to be mentored for gospel ministry
    • Someone who understands “character over competency”
    • Desires to work with and minster to students/teenagers
    Compensation: This is a part-time internship. Compensation is TBD

    How to Apply:
    Create a document with the following and send it to Kevin Arevalo by email.
    1. Resume and Cover Letter
    2. Contact information of two recommendations (at least one from a pastor/ministry leader)
    3. Answers to the following questions:
    • What do you think is the biggest challenge facing the Western Church today?
    • What do you think is the biggest challenge facing teenagers today?
    • How would you handle a situation where a student comes up to you and says, “I think I’m trans?”
    • Which Christian writers/thinkers/pastors have shaped you most?
    • What are the last 3 books you read?
    • What are your ministry aspirations?
    4. Social Media links (if you have) and recordings of any teaching (if you have)

    Application closes: May 8, 2023

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