Summer Internship at Hope House Detroit

We at Hope House Detroit are looking for passionate and relational young adults to join our team this summer!


Sunday, June 10, 2018 through Sunday, August 19, 2018

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.


  • 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 mentoring
  • Servanthood
    • 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

We are looking for young adults who are interested in (but not limited to):

  • Children’s Ministry
  • Community Upkeep
  • Sports Ministry
  • Youth Ministry
  • Outdoor Fun Management


  • 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

Required: 10 weeks with no other commitments

$1500 stipend, free housing and food

Applications due by May 1, 2018
Location: 840 Marlborough St. Detroit, MI 48215
Benefits: free housing and utilities, urban/missional living, time off for 4th of July, one day off per week, and one additional weekend off.


Apply Here!