Children's Ministry Summer Internship


Children's Ministry Summer Internship

Myers Park United Methodist Church, Charlotte, NC is seeking a summer intern to grow in their faith in Jesus Christ, cultivate vocational discernment and spiritual gifts, grow in their professional/personal development, and hone their ministry skills within the area of children's ministry. 

Logistics:  Employment will be the Tuesday following Memorial Day to mid-August, for a length of 10 weeks.  Lodging is not provided.  Work is full-time, forty hours a week.

Position Overview:  The Children's Ministries Intern is responsible for working with full-time children's ministries staff to support all summer programming for children age birth - 5th grade.  This position is meant to provide an opportunity to grow personally in their faith formation as well as to explore their calling to ministry with children. 

Responsibilities:  In addition to specific responsibilities within the ministry area, all interns are expected to:
* Attend a group orientation at the beginning of their internship.
*Meet weekly with their supervisor, to set and evaluate goals, reflect upon their work/experiences, and receive guidance/mentoring. 
*Attend all-staff meetings, and any ministry area meetings of the department in which they are working (example:  Worship, Discipleship, etc.)
*Attend Sunday worship.

Benefits:  $3,000 Salary.  All church related events/excursions paid by the church
*any vacation time must be approved by the Intern Coordinator(s)

Specif Responsibilities:  
*Plan and implement 1-2 programs/events for children and/or families to engage in faith formation, fellowship and service.
*Plan and implement 3 worship care story time experiences for preschool children.
*Plan an elementary worship service.
*Participate in special summer events (i.e. Popsicles on the Playground, Lemonade on the Lawn, etc.)
*Take an active role in Vacation Bible School to gain experience in all aspects of the program (June 17-20) for children ages 3 - 5th grades.
*Take an active role in Summer Fun Days to gain experience in all aspects of the program (July 8-19) for children ages 1 - 5th grades.
*Create Welcome Worship bulletins (using existing resources) and maintain bags (in collaboration with volunteers) for children to use at all services.
*Assist Children's Ministry staff with classroom and curriculum preparations.
*Attend Children's Ministries Team meetings as scheduled.

General Qualifications:
*Completion of one year post-high school education/formation.
*Love for children!

If interested, please send your resume to:
Amy Harriman 


Contact: Amy Harriman

Church/Org/Business Name: Myers Park United Methodist Church

Address: 1501 Queens Road Charlotte NC 28207

Phone: 704-295-4814

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