MTW Summer 2013 Internship Dates:
May 28 - August 1, 2013 (dates will vary depending on ministry site)
Pre-field training: May 28-31, 2013
Debriefing: July 30-August 1, 2013
All summer interns are expected to attend Pre-field and Debriefing unless otherwise noted. Please contact Marzena Dunham if you're interested in any of these internship opportunities.
Application Deadlines and Fees:
For applications turned in between January 1- February 15, 2013, the fee is $50.
For applications turned in after February 15, 2013, the fee is $100.
Interns serve alongside MTW team and will use their gifts in music or sports to make natural connections in our university ministry. Interns also help lead Bible studies, teach English, and support local churches. No language requirement.
Come and join our ministry for the summer as we build relationships, share the gospel, and disciple new believers in this great city. Bangkok is a great place to explore your gifts in ministry through teaching English, building relationships with university students, leading and assisting in music ministry, and sharing the gospel with the students and professionals you will meet over the course of your internship.
Serve alongside MTW missionary and national pastors as they minister to refugees and immigrants. Opportunities to serve through teaching English, music, art, and sports. Also, possible campus work and work with church youth group. No language requirement.
We invite you to join us in the former medical capital of Ireland, Kilkenny, where in recent years God has revived His church in many encouraging ways. Many of our members are first generation believers with a keen interest in reaching out with the life changing message of salvation. You will take part in an annual Vacation Bible School and an annual soccer outreach ministry. Plus, you will assist with children and youth ministry as well as community outreach and evangelism projects. Above all, we hope it will be a time when you get to know God better as you serve Him alongside us. This opportunity is from mid-June to mid-July.
Leopolis Green is an intensive missionary training internship in a community where you will be engaged in university and English ministry in the afternoon and trained through lecture/discussions in the morning. Green stands for "greenhouse," which is what the missionary team provides: a protected place to work through important issues in the intern's life and calling.
Come with your questions and we will work through the subjects of evangelism, gospel in cross-cultural context, calling, missions, how Christ related to all areas of life, and more. The community of interns alongside the full-time missionaries will be responsible for planning and executing a week-long Mountain English Camp for 50 Ukrainian university students while following up with them through parties, hiking trips, and discussion groups. Candidates must be 20 years old or have at least two years of college completed. Team website: www.teamlviv.org
Costa Rica (outside of San Jose)
Interns will have the opportunity to serve alongside both full time MTW missionaries and Costa Rican nationals. They will be assisting with the short-term teams in various projects including construction, evangelism, and youth ministry while also building relationships with our Costa Rican brothers and sisters in Christ. We are seeking those individulas who have a desire to serve in Costa Rica as we share the gospel of grace through the teachings of the reformed faith. Coversational Spanish required; need a minimum of 1 year of college experience.
Honduras (La Ceiba)
Interns serve alongside and will be mentored by a full-time church planting team, helping to coordinate summer teams, build relationships with nationals, and are responsible for ministries that fit their gifting (including: construction, children/youth ministry, ESL, sports, discipleship, work projects, and more.) Conversational Spanish required.
This unique team is a Mexican-led blend of American missionaries and Mexican nationals working together to build a church-planting movement. The team's ministry includes mentoring as well as church planter and church leader development through the theological institute. Mercy ministry is also a huge component. Interns will work in summer camps, construction, medical bridges, and sports ministry as well as assisting with administrative details. Conversational Spanish required.
This mentored internship sponsored by MTW's Global Youth and Family Ministries (GYFM) emphasizes the interns' personal learning and development through their involvement in a local church's active youth ministry in Progreso. Interns will organize special outreaches including community development and mercy ministries, conversational English teaching, sports, and a week-long youth camp. The mentoring will include weekly group and one-on-one meetings with the pastor of Iglesia Presbiteriana "Jesus," and the members of GYFM staff. Candidates must have completed at least 1 year of college. Spanish helpful, but not required. May 29-August 7, 2013.
Mexico (Tijuana/San Diego)
The bi-national city of San Diego - Tijuana offers an outstanding opportunity to work in a cross-cultural setting on the border. You will have the opportunity to be involved in ministry and explore your gifts as you share the gospel and encourage new believers in their faith with a new team that is reaching out to Latinos on the border. You will work with a gospel-centered church planting team. Conversational Spanish preffered.
This is a partnership with Scripture Union Ministries. Interns serving with SUM travel and assist work teams from the U.S. and the U.K. that come to Peru to volunteer for 1-3 weeks. They assist at homes for abandoned boys, supporting the site coordinator and the volunteers. Interns also help with construction and work projects, Spanish-English translation, and VBS activities. All interns will work side by side and be mentored by experienced missionaries. Conversational Spanish required. May 28 - mid-August.
Do you want to be invloved in cross-cultural ministry without the language barrier? Then join our MTW church plant partner and his family as they minister to Native Americans in Lethbridge, which borders the Black Foot First Nations Reserve, just north of the U.S. border in Montana. Their outreach through the Amazing Kids program offers interns a full range of ministry possibilities, including the opportunity to serve through children's ministry by using art/music, community outreach, and sports. Come and be transformed as you serve alongside a family whose desire is to reach a city and area for the gospel.
Two types of internship programs are offered:
Missionary Interns: will assist MTW missionary with programs that focus solely on reaching the Cherokee people. This includes follow-up programs, Bible studies, and discipleship for youth ages 12-17. Interns will also assist in developing an outdoor adventure program; Alpine Tower certification or a recreation background is helpful but not required.
Camp interns: will have the opportunity to coordinate summer teams with construction, camp maintenance, and other programs the team may conduct on the Cherokee Reservation. All interns must be self-starters and able to develop ministries and relationships. Interns are required to bring their own car.
Want to work with people from Africa, Asia, or the Middle East without leaving the U.S.? Join us this summer in Clarkston, the most culturally diverse square mile in the U.S. Work alongside MTW church plant team as they minister to refugees in various ways: working with youth programs, developing a sports outreach, teaching English, tutoring at risk kids, and building relationships. Also, spend time with World Relief employees as they help refugees work through the complexities of life in America and settle into their new world.
Interns needed to serve staff and church teams on one of the largest short-term projects. Interns will help teams with construction issues and work projects, maintain the camp by managing logistics and communications, organize devotionals and discipleship, and assist teams with VBS and Bible clubs.
New York City - CCMI
New York City is the site of MTW's annual pre-field cross-cultural training during the month of July. Interns will help with the pre-field training by running the childcare program and teaching young children aspects of cross-cultural skills, participate in a four-week discipleship program to study God's Word together, and will participate in community outreach and evangelism alongside long-term missionaries in one of the ethnic churches to learn aspects of hands-on ministry in a different culture. Open to older high school students (16+). Dates are July 1-31.
New York City - Operation Exodus
Operation Exodus is an inner-city educational ministry serving the Latino community of Washington Heights. The program exists to promote spiritual and academic growth in the lives of children and youth from kindergarden to high school. Interns are needed to help further develop and improve the Operation Exodus program. Experience with youth development, after-school tutoring programs, or Christian education is beneficial but not required. www.operationexodus.org