Campus Intern

Job Categories:

Community Ministry; Discipleship and Evangelism

Position Type:

Internship (August – May)

Job Region/Location:

Burnaby/Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, GTA, Ottawa

Reporting Relationship:

Working Conditions:

Campus

Funding:

Application Deadline:

Ministry Partner Development

February 2016

Ministry Overview

Power to Change (P2C) is an organization that seeks to collectively as well as individually, spread the gospel of Jesus Christ through movements of evangelism and discipleship. No matter what type of work those involved with P2C do, whether they are staff or volunteers, we understand that our work collectively is to further this overall mission. In accordance with our mission statement to spread the gospel, everyone who applies to be involved will be required to sign and adhere to the Statement of Faith and Code of Conduct.

Position Overview

Athletes in Action campus staff seek to catalyze spiritual growth, leadership skills and emotional well-being among all varsity athletes. Holistically, we desire to influence the development of the total athlete – mind, body, and spirit. This is primarily accomplished through sharing the Christian gospel message, small group bible studies, one on one personal ministry, and service projects/outreach with athletic teams on campus.

The intern would be exposed to, coached through, and challenged with all of the above facets of ministry. The purpose being to expand ministry experience and skill-sets, and aid in the determination of future involvement and career path.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Outreach to varsity teams through testimony sharing
  • Leading, facilitating, and teaching bible studies
  • Mentoring/Discipleship:
    • Providing spiritual counsel
    • Loving, serving, encouraging, and caring for athletes
    • Identifying and developing future ministry leaders
  • Aiding in planning, executing and promoting student retreat (March), and National Training Camp (AIA’s annual Sport and Faith conference – May).
  • Compiling, composing and distributing ministry stories to supporters, alumni and social media.
  • Auditing current systems and processes for effectiveness.
  • Studying foundational Christian theology and pragmatic leadership skills

The Preferred Applicant

  • Possesses a deep growing, intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • A genuine desire to see lives changed through the context of sport.
  • Is a proactive self-starter with the ability work effectively in a free-flowing work environment.
  • Has a willingness to learn and step out of their comfort zone
  • Desires to utilize their unique gifts and life experiences to enhance the ministry.
  • No previous ministry experience or varsity sport involvement is required.

Funding:

This position requires support raising. Ministry Partner Development, MPD is the process in which the successful candidate cultivates a team of individuals that are committed to the prayer and financial support of the ministry. This financial support will cover the intern’s salary and any related ministry expenses including but not limited to conference costs, mileage and other related reimbursements. Athletes in Action, a division of Power to Change ministries, believes that support raising is biblical and that God will provide everything necessary to fulfill the calling into ministry: finances, emotional strength and perseverance. Building a ministry partner team is an integral part of being an AIA Campus staff. Athletes in Action is committed to providing all the necessary training, resources and on-going coaching to ensure success in the fund development process.

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@athletesinaction.com

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