As a summer intern you would partner with national church youth groups to lead evangelistic English, sport, and/or music camps for Central and Eastern European young people. You would be responsible for teaching, building relationships with students, following up with those students, and facilitating a variety of training activities related to youth ministry.
You would serve on a team of four to eight interns under the leadership of an experienced JV staff member. Prior to the start of camps, these teams undergo a week of intensive training in Europe. At the end of the summer, they debrief with a time of testimonies and reflection. Interns are required to raise their support as faith missionaries.
Minimum commitment: 11 weeks
Age requirement: Minimum age is 20 years old or you must have finished one year of college.
Early Application (app fee waived) by: December 31
Late Application by: January 31
Extended Summer Intern
As an extended summer intern, you would serve under the leadership of an experienced JV staff member and minister by discipling new believers and helping local youth ministries. You would also take part in any ongoing field training provided by Josiah Venture to its staff members during your internship period. Generally, these internships take place during the school year.
Often extended interns begin as summer interns and then extend their stay until Christmas. This is an ideal way to gain experience and to confirm your calling and gifts if you are exploring the possibility of serving overseas long term. Extended interns are required to raise their support as faith missionaries.
Maximum commitment: 9 months
EXIT Tour Intern
As an EXIT Tour intern working with local youth groups and churches throughout Central and Eastern Europe, you would be a part of a team that travels to different cities each semester to host a evangelical outreach program called EXIT Tour. Working with local youth groups and the EXIT Tour team, you would be responsible for helping walk alongside local youth groups as they reach out to teens in their home cities.
EXIT Tour travels to an average of four different cities per tour. We are looking for people who are interested in sharing their faith through personal relationships and we want to invest into the local church. In addition to regular interns, our specific needs are: road techs, musicians, sound/lighting engineers, English game coordinators. Interns are required to raise their support as faith missionaries.
Average commitment time: 7 weeks during the school year.