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Summer Internship

Even if programming is modified due to COVID-19, we plan on hiring interns and will keep applicants updated as modification decisions are made.

Project Transformation’s faith-based summer internship program for young adults offers hands-on opportunities to build mutually enriching relationships with underserved children and youth, live in intentional community, experience cultural and socio-economic diversity, and explore various careers in ministry and service.

Applicants must have completed one year of college or be at least 19 years old, and must have the legal right to work in the U.S.

Competitive applicants for the Internship Program will:

Be highly motivated, self-starters

Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills

Enjoy working with children and/or youth

Be open-minded

Have a desire to love and serve others

Be dedicated to living in community with other young adults in a structured environment.

There are five primary components to the Project Transformation internship experience:

SUMMARY: 

Project Transformation Washington DC & Baltimore offers a faith-based summer internship program for young adults. A PT summer holds experiences that will never be forgotten: dancing with kids, laughing with teammates, realizing a passion, witnessing the profound love of God.

 

Interns work in teams to plan and lead summer programs for children and youth. In addition to mentoring children and youth in the enrichment program, interns commit to building community with teammates and the larger PT intern class. Other responsibilities include: collaborative and individual planning, vocational discernment, and investing in relationships with children, volunteers, other young adults, and staff members. 

 

COMMITMENT: 

Monday, June 14, 2021 – Friday, August 6, 2021

Interns are expected to commit to the entirety of the eight week summer program. 

 

COMPENSATION: 

$15/hour. We expect interns to work on average between 32-35 hours each week, with potentially two 40-hour weeks. Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. 

 

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Interns are directly accountable to the Program Director. 

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

(Specific responsibilities will be assigned to each intern.)

  1.     Facilitate Summer Program
  • Complete Intern Training
  • Participate on a team of young adults 
  • Individually and collaboratively plan activities for children or youth
  • Maintain a clean, fun, and safe program environment
  • Fill out and turn in required paperwork in a timely manner
  • Communicate regularly with Program Director 
  1. Build Intentional Relationships
  • Support and encourage teammates and other interns
  • Interact positively with program participants and their parents
  • Build relationships with host and partner churches whenever possible
  1. Engage in Vocational Discernment  
  • Attend Friday Experiences
  • Reflect on offerings from speakers, participating in small group conversations
  • Network with volunteers, outside speakers, other interns
  1. Commit to Spiritual Development
  • Participate in weekly worship experiences
  • Recognize that your voice is valuable in worship spaces, no matter your religious background
  • When there are opportunities to lead, lean in!

 

Competitive applicants for Project Transformation DC & Baltimore’s Summer Internship Program are dynamic young adults who:

 

  • Desire to serve God and neighbor
  • Believe in laughter, dancing, and life beyond comfort zones
  • Get excited about new people and experiences
  • Are willing to sit with the unknown
  • Want to harness their skills to make an impact
  • Have hope for a better world

 

Project Transformation DC & Baltimore is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. We continually seek to diversify our staff and create an inclusive and equitable culture. People of color and LGBTQ+ people are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure
Applicants should apply online. A personal resume and contact information for 2 references are required to complete the application.  After your application is received, you will be contacted by Program Director, Rhea Williams, to schedule an interview.

When possible, Project Transformation seeks to partner with the home churches of our interns.  To understand ways to partner with your home church should you be selected, review the Partner Letter of Commitment and be prepared to speak to your pastor and or mission leader.


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