Lubbock Christian University

Part-Time Student Ministry Intern - Westminster Presbyterian Church - Lubbock, TX

Availability: May 16, 2022 - Aug 16, 2022
Job Type: Part Time
Job Description: OVERVIEW
The Student Ministry Intern helps the Student Ministry by building relationships with the students, helping coordinate programming for ministry, and commits to focusing on their own growth and maturity as a leader. This position is for the purpose of exploring the possibility of a call to vocational ministry through practical ministry training

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Weekly leadership presence in student ministry setting. (Sunday morning Bible study/Wednesday night small groups)
    • Lead/teach once per month
    • Confirmation leader
  • Attend weekly staff meeting with pastoral/program staff to plan along side leadership team.
  • Develop personally and professionally through resources given by church, leadership retreats, etc

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Meet with students in one-on-one or small group settings weekly for discipleship and relationship building
  • Visibility at student events on a school campus at least twice per month, balancing the visits to the various schools represented at the church
  • Active in getting to know families/parents involved with the student ministry
  • Monthly texts or calls to students who have not participated in student ministry

PROGRAMMING

  • Work with the student ministry staff in planning and implementing engaging  weekly programs that attract students and build community
  • Help organize and plan major events/trips for student ministry
  • Social media postings
  • Weekly texts to all student ministry families

CHARACTER TRAITS

  • Exemplifies faithfulness to local church and ministries involved
  • Leadership capacity and potential showed
  • Willingness to work well with a team of leaders
  • Willingness to grow as a leader in ministry setting

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • 15 hours per week 
    • Wednesday Program (3 hours)
    • Sunday Program (2 hours)
    • Office hours (flexible on days and times) (5 hours)
    • Relational work with students and families (5 hours)
    • Special events, including but not limited to, camps and retreats
  • Seasonal (September-December; January-April; May-August)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

  • Work directly with Student Ministry Director and Associate Pastor

Job Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Personal relationship with Christ, and in agreement with the faith statements of our church, particularly the 7 Essentials of Faith
  • Must be/become a member or an affiliate member of Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • A minimum of one year in college
  • One year of student ministry experience preferred

RESOURCES AND TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • The Student Ministry staff will provide coaching and support and the Student Ministry Intern must attend the annual leadership & volunteer training
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Must complete Child Abuse Awareness Training

Organization: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Organization Location: Lubbock, Texas
About the Organization: Westminster Presbyterian Church exists to make disciples and to connect people with a vital relationship to Jesus Christ.  

Who to Contact:

Name: Rev. Matt Young
Email: matt@wpclubbock.org
Phone: 806.507.0742
Address: 3321 33rd ST
Lubbock, TX 79410