Intern Program Overview
Welcome to Calvary's Intern Discipleship program for 2016. Calvary’s internship is a hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves ministry opportunity where you will be trained and discipled by experienced ministry leaders. You will be provided with real-world, practical ministry experience with the goal of developing your vocational and leadership skills for the next stage of your ministry and the advancement of God’s Kingdom.
QUALIFICATIONS: Interested applicants should be highly motivated college-age (18-24 years old) students who exemplify and live a life in Christ and believe God may be calling them into vocational ministry. The applicant must fully support the vision of Calvary Church.OPPORTUNITIES: Calvary offers varying internships within the following ministries;
· (4) Student Ministry: June 12th – August 7th (8 weeks)
· (4) Preschool /Children’s Ministry: June 12th – July 24th (6 weeks)
· (2) Worship/Tech Ministry: **TBD (4 weeks) No internships in July.
· (2) Missions Ministry: **TBD (4 weeks)
· (2) Adult/GroupLife Ministry: **TBD (4 weeks)
Each ministry area has a limited number (see the number before each ministry name) of available intern positions. Students, Preschool and Children’s ministries have specific dates that we offer internships.
**In the case of Worship, Missions and Adult Ministry internships, Calvary will work with those applicants to determine the dates for their internship. These dates will be chosen based on both the applicant’s availability and Calvary’s calendar of events for their desired ministry. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your availability dates before beginning the application process these ministries.ADMISSIONS PROCESS: Calvary has a very intentional and strategic intern admissions process. Only those students whose application portfolios meet our criteria will be considered for review. Your REQUIRED application portfolio consists of the Intern Application, a personal resume, one church/pastoral recommendation and three personal recommendations, who are not family members. Calvary has the right to refuse any application/application portfolio based on any and all standards outlined in the Holy Bible.
When an Intern Application is received by Calvary the applicant will receive a confirmation email. All application portfolios will be reviewed, but only a select group of students will be chosen for an interview. After the interview process is complete, intern candidates will be selected and notified. The final step for intern candidates will be a federal/state/local background screening, as well as a national sexual predator registry screening, all references will be checked and proof of health and auto insurance verified.
Once each of these processes have been completed Calvary's 2016 Interns will be chosen and notified by a personal phone call.
DEADLINES: Your application portfolio must be received by the dates below.
Student Ministry: March 31st
Preschool/Children’s Ministries: March 31st
Worship/Tech, Missions, Adult/GroupLife Ministries: TBD once applicant’s availability dates have been established.
APPLICATION STEPS: Begin compiling your application portfolio, taking note of the deadlines listed above. With the exception of the resume, all items in the portfolio must use the corresponding Calvary form. We will not accept an email as a recommendation; however an email may accompany the recommendation form(s).All requested information on the Application and Recommendation forms must be provided. In addition, YOUR PORTFOLIO WILL NOT BE REVIEWED UNTIL ALL THE REQUIRED ITEMS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED by Calvary Church. It is up to the applicant to follow up and ensure that all the items in the portfolio are submitted. Calvary will not send out reminders about items that are still due or incomplete. However, applicants may contact Calvary via email to email@example.com and find out what has/has not been submitted.
Click on the Intern Application link below to begin your admissions process.
1. Intern Application ( www.calvary.us/internapp )
2. A Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Church/Pastoral Recommendation ( www.calvary.us/churchrec )
4. Personal Recommendation ( www.calvary.us/personalrec )
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please see Frequently Asked Questions.We at Calvary look forward to learning more about you and appreciate your interest in serving the Lord alongside us.
Executive Pastor of Ministries & Missions
Church/Pastoral Recommendation Form
Personal Recommendation Form
Frequently Asked Questions