City Vision Internship: Cain - Churches Active in the Northside

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City Vision Internships is a Christian one-year, multi-year or summer internship program based on the AmeriCorps model. Interns serve at one of over 40 positions across the USA and Canada. In the past 10 years, we have placed over 500 full-time interns and 68,000+ volunteers in hundreds of Christian ministries.

Live-in Evening Hospitality Co-Leader: This volunteer is co-responsible for hospitality at Grace Place in accordance with CAIN/ Grace Place Mission, Values, and Vision. The Live-In Evening Hospitality Co-Leader is accountable to the Board of Trustees, is supervised by and reports to Executive Director.

For Interns without a Bachelors Degree: One Year Work Study Internship
Provides a work study internship with free tuition in City Vision College for a full year paid by hosting ministry.
Online courses providing accredited degrees in Nonprofit Management, Addiction Studies, and Urban Missions.
Housing is provided by hosting ministry (or a cash equivalent living stipend).
Any Pell grant or other federal financial aid paid as cash payment to student (up to $5,645).
Expectation is typically 29 hours of volunteer work with 16 hours of class work per week (45 hours total).

For Interns with a Bachelors Degree: One Year Paid Internship, Bakke Graduate Tuition
Fellowship, or Technology Ministry Fellowshup
Paid Internship:
Housing is provided by hosting ministry (or a cash equivalent living stipend).
Volunteer Interns paid a living stipend from $200-$600/month (depending on site).
Free tuition in City Vision College for a full year paid by hosting ministry. (Optional)
Expectation is typically
40 hours of volunteer work per week.

Bakke Graduate Fellowship or Technology Ministry Graduate Fellowship
Free tuition to City
Vision College Master's Program in Science, Technology, Society and Ministry or a Bakke Graduate University program including MBA, Masters in Global Leadership or Social Entrenpreneurship or
Doctorates in Ministry or Transformational Leadership
Housing or rental stipend is provided if needed.
Candidates may receive up to 9 hours of independent study credit based on practicum work at ministry site.
Supervised nonprofit or ministry experience interning 29 hours per week.


Primary Responsibilities
Offer onsite hospitality to Guests, Community and
Coordinate with Volunteer
Orient and welcome new Guests and Volunteers into
community at Grace Place/CAIN
Hold Guests, Community and
Volunteers accountable to the Guest Handbook and Grace Place/CAIN's "Habits of Hospitality" and The
Guest advocacy (support, resource information and referral and review progress toward
Guide guests in peaceful resolution of interpersonal problems
Assist guests in development of
life skills
Resource procurement (food, household supplies, etc
Facilitate and participate in
evening prayer/meditation
Facilitate and participate in monthly community gatherings for spirituality
and fellowship
Other duties as assigned by Executive Director

Meetings and Dialogues
Weekly dialogue with Live-In Hospitality Community
Weekly team
meeting with Executive Director
Plan and coordinate meetings with Grace Place/ CAIN's Guest
Plan/conduct House Meetings for dialogue about how Grace Place/CAIN Guests, Hospitality Co-Leaders and
Volunteers are living as a community

Secondary Responsibilities/Functions
Participate in table fellowship when onsite at Grace
Complete an "equal share" of household chores
Facilitate and participate in
evening prayer/meditation when onsite at CAIN/Grace Place
Administrative, communication and record-keeping tasks


At least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Must be a Christian
U.S. citizen, U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien, or have a valid student or work visa
Able to make at least a one year commitment (may be extended by mutual agreement)
Able to financially live on just free housing (and stipend if you opt for the One Year Paid Internship) and any outside income sources you have.
Able to relocate to a location of a ministry site (unless a site exists at your current location)
Ability to model mature, peaceful interactions
Acceptance of responsibility for own choices/outcomes while respecting others' right to same
Desire to serve and live in community with women, children and other volunteers
Commitment to Catholic Worker ministry and Grace Place/CAIN
Mission, Values and Vision
Commitment to participate in community gatherings, ecumenical fellowship and
Ability to effectively communicate with guests, volunteers, board, staff and public
Ability to organize activities, keep accurate records, work with minimal direction
Experience working with the homeless, families and/or substance abuse helpful
Some college preferred

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