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2015-16 SpIL Internship Opportunities

SpIL Internships are not only an opportunity to serve and contribute towards the Christ-centeredness of our spiritual and intercultural life in the George Fox University community, but are also opportunities for personal growth, mentorship, and vocational, theological, communal and whole-person spiritual formation.

Application and Reference Form Due:

5 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2016

Internship Requirements

All SpIL Interns will work an estimated 8-10-hr work-week (35 hr/month - includes office hours).

Sample monthly time commitment:

  • 2-4 one-to-one meetings with a SpiL Professional Staff Mentor per month = 4 hours/month
  • 4 weekly team meetings with specific SpiL ministry team = 6 hours/month
  • 4 pre/post Chapel (&/or "Shalom", &/or Chapel "After-Parties", ) prep times = 5 hours/month
  • Out-of-Office ministry hours = 10 hours/month
  • SpIL House & Annex Office Hours = 10 hours/ month
  • TOTAL = 35 hours/month (approx. 8-10 hrs/week)

All SpIL Interns are required to participate fully in the following:

  • Pre-Semester Intern Training (2-weeks before Fall semester classes begin)
  • Attend and serve at Fall Retreat - Twin Rocks Camp: first weekend in November, 2015.
  • Mid-year Intern Training (January 2016)
  • Prep at least one main chapel (or Shalom/Chapel After-Party, etc.) per week

Internship descriptions

Internship descriptions coming soon.

Click an internship title below to read a description of that internship.

SpIL INREACH/OUTREACH - INTERN POSITIONS

Coordinating and promoting weekly chapel elective ("Square1") on the Fox campus & area community partnership work with Young Life to grow evangelism & discipleship ministries for students by students.

This Intern will serve closely with the Graphic Design & Branding Intern, Intercultural Life and Inreach-&-Outreach ministries to provide regular, high quality marketing projects associated with promoting all of SpIL's programs, Christian Spiritual Formation and community development on campus and beyond. He or she would be responsible to create promotional videos and SpIL's online/social media pastoral presence for the 2015-2016 academic year. This intern will be meeting with the Inreach-&-Outreach team weekly.

Is responsible to lead, organize and coordinate a team effort for "Shalom" ministries: Friends-inspired worship, prayer, Creation Care & other collaborations for Peace with Justice. He or she will communicate and collaborate with the Chapel planning team and other SpIL ministries to develop a collaborative schedule of "Shalom" speakers, choosing musicians to lead worship, and planning out the details of each "Shalom" chapel elective.

Serve to build bridges between George Fox students and opportunities to serve and learn from neighbor & partnering organizations that model compassionate excellence in Christian Community Development in and around Yamhill County. This particular Intern will accomplish this primarily through building & supporting volunteer teams for weekly community service (Saturdays), following-up to Serve Day (connections between Serve Day organization sites & living areas on campus, #serveYEAR), coordinating events to build our local partnerships (with organizations like Love INC, Faith In Action, Friendsview Retirement & Habitat for Humanity), and build other collaborations of service & outreach with the Newberg Ministers Association and Yamhill County faith communities and non-profit organizations.

Will serve to connect student volunteers to a variety of opportunities to connect and grow a ministry of hospitality and caring outreach to the Foster care system of Yamhill County: both the foster children, foster parents and those professional workers in the Department of Human Services in Yamhill county. This intern will serve as liaison and coordinator of all aspects of the "Embrace" Outreach ministries. Also will help grow new local ministry initiatives to promote the connection, friendship, community partnership between George Fox students and those involved in the foster care efforts of our county.

Serves to build bridges between students and opportunities to serve and learn from domestic & international partner organizations that model excellence in Christian Community Development. This particular Intern will accomplish this primarily through coordinating all aspects, training and logistics of Spring Break and Summer Immersion & Serve Trips.

Serves to build bridges between students and opportunities to serve and learn from domestic & international partner organizations that model excellence in Christian Community Development, particularly in under-resourced communities locally and around the world. This particular Intern will accomplish this primarily through coordinating all aspects, training and logistics of weekly ministry experiences in the Portland metro area, Winter Break Immersion & Serve Trips, the global ministry "expo", the MLK serve day program and "Kingdom Come" re-emphasis week's events and collaboratives.

Will serve to connect student volunteers to a variety of opportunities to connect and grow in relationship to children and youth in need of positive role-model/mentoring adult relationship. This intern will serve as liaison and coordinator of all aspects of the "Little Bruin" program through partnering with local school districts, Chehalem Youth & Family Services, and other local non-profits) and Also will help grow new local ministry partnerships to promote the connection, friendship and ministry between George Fox students and children/youth in the community.

SpIL – INTERCULTURAL LIFE INTERNS

The Intercultural Life Events Intern is responsible for the coordination of large-scale events put on by the Intercultural Life Office that promotes the educational awareness of the George Fox community regarding issues of diversity, justice and reconciliation. Primary responsibilities include planning the details of events such as World’s Got Talent, MLK Day of Service and Colored-White Panel.

In addition to these core functions, the Intercultural Life Events Intern will work with students and staff to promote a campus environment that reflect the values of biblical reconciliation, justice and intercultural competency.

The Peer2Peer Mentor and Cultural Ambassadors Intern is responsible for the coordination of the Peer2Peer Mentor and Cultural Ambassadors Programs. Primary responsibilities include supporting Peer2Peer Mentors, recruiting Cultural Ambassadors, researching and organizing curriculum and coordinating weekly meetings.

In addition to these core functions, the Cultural Ambassadors Intern will work with students and staff to promote a campus environment that reflect the values of biblical reconciliation, justice and intercultural competency.

The Mosaic Scholars Intern is responsible for the coordination and administration of the Mosaic Scholars Program. Primary responsibilities include organizing regular All-Scholar Meetings and holding Scholars accountable to their requirements.

In addition to these core functions, the Cultural Ambassadors Intern will work with students and staff to promote a campus environment that reflect the values of biblical reconciliation, justice and intercultural competency.

SpIL – CHAPEL INTERNS

Serves closely with the Graphic Design & Branding Intern and the Chapel Team to provide regular, high quality, engaging short films, video and other artistic media projects associated with promoting a more Christ-centered Spiritual & Intercultural Life primarily through the "platform" of Chapel gatherings. He or she would be responsible to create 10 or more projects for the 2015-16 academic year and will meet weekly with the Chapel planning team.

Takes on the responsibility of organizing, communicating, delegating and following-up with everyone involved in chapel. They function as the liaison between Spiritual Life and other departments involved in Chapel. The Chapel Producer's responsibilities include, but are not limited to assuming responsibility for the logistical production of morning and evening "Core" chapels. They will be keeping track of all details discussed at all chapel planning meetings and follow through to make sure all tasks are delegated and completed. They will communicate clearly between Events, IT, and speakers/musicians about the details of chapel 1-2 weeks ahead of time and send out order of worship to ALL parties involved (i.e. hosts, readers, announcements, artists, introductions, etc.).

Helps to professionally, creatively and successfully promote our weekly chapel services and other SpIL ministries and programs. They will work closely with the "Video & Social Media Outreach" Intern to implement a plan for advertising and promotion of events and opportunities to the student body. He or she will be responsible for branding and overseeing the design of all SpIL programming promotional material, and so must be familiar with the Adobe design suite and be able to work with printers and George Fox MarCom to get all promotional material copied and posted on the web. He or she must create weekly slides for chapel and lobby flat screens and keep a portfolio of all promotional material used. This intern will be meeting with the Chapel Team weekly.

Provides leadership for the Vespers Band, which leads worship during our Wednesday evening service each week. This intern will meet regularly with the Chapel team as well as lead rehearsals for the band. This intern will be a skilled musician (instrument can vary) and lead the band with a pastoral heart. A willingness to learn new songs, especially those of different languages and worship styles is strongly recommended, and will be included in the training of the entire band.

Questions?

Contact the Office of Spiritual & Intercultural Life 503-554-2320, spirituallife@georgefox.edu