CYC Ministries Internship

Our internship is one of the most exciting parts of the ministry

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CYC Ministries Internship

As part of our ongoing commitment to Leadership & Development, CYC Ministries is excited to offer a one year Internship.

The CYC Ministries Internship seeks to engage Interns in ongoing personal formation and development, a broader and deeper understanding of their faith, training in practical leadership skills all taking place in the context of ongoing community.

Below is some more information about the CYC Ministries Internship. If you would like to discuss this further, please feel free to contact Tim Cameron, our Leadership Development Co-ordinator either by calling the office, or by email on tim@cycministries.org.au

Internship FAQs

When is it?
The CYC Ministries Internship runs from the beginning of February through to the end of November and involves several retreats, camps, attending conferences with staff, as well as week to week classes and reflection times

Who is it for?
The CYC Ministries Internship is predominantly aimed at those aged 18-23 who are undertaking a ‘gap year’ following VCE or University studies.

What does the CYC Ministries Internship involve?
The CYC Ministries Internship has two components

Firstly, there is the study component which will engage Interns in some Biblical, theological, and practical academic study that will engage the Interns in continued development.

Seconodly, there is the practical component. will take part in practical work with CYC Ministries including; leadership and development training specific to camping ministry, helping to prepare for Holiday Camps, attending seminars and conferences with staff.

What does the study component look like?
We are still confirming the details of the study component for the 2018 Internship. This will likely be engaging in a full time Diploma that would require classes for around two days of the week.

What commitments are expected of Interns
Attendance of weekly classes as per timetable.
Attendance weekly Intern day at CYC Ministries offices
Attendance of weekend start of year retreat (held Feb 9-11)
Involvement in at least two Holiday Camps throughout the year

What other involvement is there in CYC Ministries?
Beyond the commitments outlined above, each intern would be expected to be involved in at least one other Holiday Camp throughout the course of the year. As the internship is based around the academic year, there will also be flexibility to be involved in Holiday Camps separate to the internship.

What areas can I specialise in with CYC Ministries?
As part of their Internship, Interns will focus in on one particular are of CYC Ministries, choosing from Holiday Camps, Leadership Development or Worship and Creative Ministries. This will allow interns the chance to grow in a particular area that fits with their personal passions and gifting.

What does it cost?
There are no costs for the CYC Ministries component of the Internship, however, there may be some out-of-pocket expenses involved with things such as transport and food etc.

Once the study component has been finalised more details on this will follow.

Is accommodation provided?
No, apart from attendance at the retreat and camp periods this is not a live-in internship.

When do applications close?
Whilst the earlier we receive the application the better, applications can be considered through until the end of January each year. Applicants will be contacted following their application regarding an interview.

How do I apply?
If you are interested in expressing interest in the internship for 2018, please contact Tim Cameron