Church Relations Coordinator Intern: Habitat for Humanity of South Central MN

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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.

Benefits: For Interns with a Bachelors Degree: 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.


The Church Relations Coordinator will assist Habitat for Humanity of South Central MN with the expansion of the Church Relations Program. As the Church Relations Coordinator, the person will help put systems in place and
do a lot of day-to-day work to develop partnerships with churches necessary to open doors and create opportunities at numerous churches in the community.
Responsibilities Include:
- Speaking at churches and special events in all partnering communities
- Contact churches weekly to attend their service and speak with members following the service, this will require weekend hours
- Building awareness of Habitat for Humanity as a Christian ministry and how Habitat can help individual churches achieve their mission goals
- Maintaining and updating an efficient database of volunteers, donors, church liaisons and the current status of projects/conversations with each church or potential church partner
- Coordinate church volunteers with HFH building schedule
- Responding to requests for information from partners and the public
- Preparing and distributing a newsletter/other communications to churches
- Conducting research on churches and developing a profile on each one in all partnering communities
- Representing Habitat at special events and meetings
- Planning and conducting recognition events and sending regular thank-yous to churches
- Coordinating special projects and organizing local events, such as World Habitat Day and International Day of Prayer
- Assist with Family Selection Outreach providing bulletin notices, newsletters, posting flyers, etc. at churches in all the partnering communities


Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree
- Must have solid working experience in computer operations including Microsoft Office.
- Strong organizational and communication skills, written and oral, including public speaking.
- To fully support the ideals and mission of Habitat for Humanity
- Uphold and abide by Habitat for Humanity standards
- Maintain a HFH Christian attitude and principles
- Patient and compassionate attitude with effective interpersonal skills
- Enthusiastic team worker focused on strong customer service
- Able to multitask while being a good team player
- Must be willing to do daily traveling to partnering communities
- Must have a valid driver?s license and operating vehicle

Preferred Skills/Experience
- Knowledge of nonprofit organization, experience working with nonprofits preferred
- Experience preferred in grant writing

-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)

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