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You will be participating in evangelistic music/performing arts camps for teenagers. The camps are not only a vital tool in bringing the gospel to the youth in a relevant and relaxed environment, but they are also significant for year-round music/performing arts based ministries. These camps and this relational ministry, called Fusion, is led by local churches.
During the first month of the internship, you will be involved in a week of training and visiting schools and existing Fusion groups to promote the camps and participate in a variety of youth music ministry activities. You will also learn how to use your particular music/performing arts skills in the camp context.
At each camp, you will experience a balance of evangelism, discipleship, and leadership training of national students and youth leaders. Each Fusion camp offers different workshop choices which might include but are not limited to: acoustic, electric and bass guitar, keyboard, drums, drama, dance (different styles), conducting, solo singing, PA and lights, photography, photoshop, videography, video editing, design (posters, tickets etc.), web design, etc.
Fusion camps accept students from all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. We would expect you, as a Fusion Intern, to feel comfortable teaching students who already have two years regular experience in their chosen instrument/creative art.
This is a high-energy ministry that requires a great love for students and your chosen art! Be prepared for a very busy schedule that will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life!
Dates of Service
The support raising deadline is May 1. Once a $100 deposit is received, the JV office will open an account and the intern will receive a link to access their account online. The account will be updated once per week. These donations are tax deductible and should be made payable and mailed to the JV office. Donations made payable to Josiah Venture cannot be transferred to the ministry of another organization or used for educational purposes, nor can they be returned to the donor.
International flights will be arranged through Josiah Venture after the first $500 of support is raised by the intern. A visa is not required.
Basic overseas health insurance coverage will be provided by Josiah Venture for all US interns. An up-to-date tetanus shot is recommended.
The summer begins with a week of training in the Czech Republic. You will then be located at Josiah Venture camps throughout Eastern and Central Europe.
Cars, trains, trams, buses, walking, etc.
The $100 deposit will be refunded (application fee is non-refundable) if the JV office is notified before March 1. If withdrawal is made on or after March 2, the deposit will not be refunded. All donations will remain with Josiah Venture.