FULL-TIME SUMMER INTERN: Goals: growth in discipleship, servanthood, urban ministryBroad, intense exposure to urban ministry and Hope House Ministry10 weeks with no other commitments$1500 stipend, free housing and foodSunday, June 11, 2017 through Sunday, August 20, 2017Applications due by May 1, 2017.
The Summer Internship at Hope House Detroit (HHD) is a focused opportunity to advance in discipleship, servanthood, and urban ministry. Following the lead of Jesus, we will move together in a neighborhood setting to know and show His love. At Hope House, we live in community, often opening our doors to children, teens, adults, and visiting groups.
ANTICIPATE GROWTH IN:Discipleship• Daily house devotion and prayer, individual time with God and journaling, living life in community• Weekly house worship and reflection, local church attendance, and HHD intentional group Biblical study• Access to individual mentoringServanthood• Practical functions of maintaining a community center and the implications of ongoing hospitality • Discovery of serving one another in the communal setting• Exercising watchfulness for serving opportunities in the neighborhood• Apprenticing with the Servant of all through Scripture and the Spirit(Urban) Ministry• Participating in the ministries of HHD and her partners• Exposure to other urban ministries and ministers• Structured group examination of urban ministry content• Developing a potential ministry plan in response to the heart’s prompting
SPECIFIC AREAS OF INTEREST/OPPORTUNITY:We are looking for young adults who are interested in (but not limited to):• Children’s Ministry• Community Upkeep• Sports Ministry• Youth Ministry• Summer Camp Leadership• Outdoor Fun Management
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Live in Hope House Detroit• Follow direction of staff• Participate in daily Hope House activities• Communicate with staff, residents, kids, and neighbors• Nurture personal relationship with God • Assist where needed• Maintenance and security of property• Daily cleaning and chores• Ministry assignments focused on children and youth (supervision, play, etc. with youth daily)• Attend Hope Community Church• Other responsibilities as assigned
Location: 840 Marlborough St. Detroit, MI 48215Benefits: Free housing and utilities, Urban/missional living, July 2-4 off, one day off per week, and one additional weekend off.