City Vision Internship: Little Lights Urban Ministries

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Description

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.

Benefits:
For Interns without a Bachelors Degree: One Year (or summer) 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 or Multi-Year Graduate Fellowship One Year 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.

Multi-Year Graduate Fellowship
Free tuition in Bakke Graduate University programs including MBA, Masters in Global Leadership or Social Entrenpreneurship or Doctorate in Ministry or Transformational Leadership

Some sites may provide an additional stipend or housing support for outstanding candidates.
Candidates may receive up to 6 hours of independent study credit based on practicum work at ministry site.
Supervised nonprofit or ministry experience interning 29 hours per week.

Responsibilities

•City Vision Internship: Youth Ministry Intern Position
•Duties include any aspect of assisting with a youth program based in a church or ministry. It may include mentoring, coordinating volunteers, tutoring, mentoring, college prep,conducting community & parent outreach, planning college visits and workshops as directed. A typical day of work for the Youth Ministry Intern involves preparing lessons and activities for the participating youth, assisting them with their homework, leading lessons and activities, supervising their snack and outdoor play sessions, supervising volunteers, assisting with behavior management, keeping accurate records on program participants, soliciting and managing in-kind donations, and assisting the Site Director in the day-to-day administration of the program
•City Vision Internship: Adult Ministry Intern Position
•Duties include any aspect of assisting with an adult ministry based in a church or ministry. Duties may include assisting in the counseling of homeless individuals and those suffering from substance abuse, ensuring the safety of those inside the mission, assisting with food preparation and service, and assisting with the management and maintenance of the building facilities. A typical day of work for the Rescue Mission Worker involves working with the rescue mission staff to ensure that the mission's programs operate successfully and that those who the mission serves remain safe, warm, and well-fed.
•City Vision Internship: Financial Management Intern Position
•The Nonprofit Management Internship will help prepare interns for future careers as a bookkeeper/financial manager in nonprofit management. Duties may Include: managing expense and invoicing processes for the ministry; reconciling bank statements, assisting in preparing for audits, collecting on accounts receivable, assisting with payroll, managing filing systems to provide proper financial records, managing files, timesheets, maintaining client records, answering phones, E-mail, managing supplies and client intake as well as providing support for the overall administrative needs of the ministry.
•City Vision Internship: Grant Writing/Development Intern Position
•The Grant Writer is a full time position which is responsible for writing grants, managing existing grants, and assisting with development work with the following duties: writing grants to corporate foundations, private foundations and government funding sources; managing existing grants including tracking data, compiling evaluations and writing reports to existing funding sources; researching grant opportunities and developing lists of potential funding sources; supervising the development of a donor base of individuals; assisting in developing newsletters, publications, annual reports and other communication with funders; and assisting with any other fund raising, development or administrative activities as needed.

Requirements

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 (or summer) 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)

How To Apply

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