Mount Hermon

  • Children's Ministry Intern

    Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon | US-CA-Mount Hermon
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/9/2019 11:21 AM)
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  • Overview

    Position Objective:


    The Children’s Ministry Intern will gain knowledge, ability, and skills pertaining to programming in a camp setting within the Children’s Ministries program while assisting the Children’s Ministry Director with the express purpose of creating events where guests take one step closer to Jesus in a manner consistent with MHA's mission, vision and values.

    Key Job Accountabilities:

    • Assist in the planning, coordination and implementation of all promotional material including but not limited to: traveling to churches or other organizations and engaging in conversations promoting retreats.
    • Assist in creating, facilitating, and assessing Children’s Ministry programs while taking part in key vision strategy, theme development and implementation, as well as acquiring the experience of taking a retreat from beginning to end.
    • Participate in the process of hiring summer staff, including but not limited to: participating in recruitment trips, making contacts about camp, interviewing, and hiring.
    • Participate in the theme development process including planning, coordinating and implementing all thematic elements.
    • Provide leadership in the summer by acting as a Summer Staff Lead.
    • Work in a team environment with cross-departmental cooperation.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


    General Qualifications:

    A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith. Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs. Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization. Of strong moral character and integrity.


    • Bachelor’s degree.

    Work Experience:

    • Experience working with primary and junior aged children (2nd-6th grade).
    • Camp counseling experience preferred.
    • Experience in leadership roles.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Skills using a personal computer and various software packages.
    • A quick learner, with an ability to acclimate quickly to environment and different groups.
    • Capable of providing a strong role model.
    • Ability to creatively lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.
    • Ability to articulate gospel of Jesus Christ as communicated in Scripture.
    • Mature understanding for camp guidelines and principles and respect for authority and peers.
    • Ability to engage in active listening.
    • Ability to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
    • A heart to serve whenever needed.

    Key Job Accountabilities

    Supervisory Responsibilities:



    Physical Demands:

    • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., etc.  

    Additional Requirements/Skills:

    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings, many weekends, and several holidays.
    • May be required to travel for summer staff recruiting & church promotions.
    • Will be required to participate in Summer Staff Program as a component of the internship program.
    • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in MHA’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
    • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
    • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


    This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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