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!

FULL-TIME SUMMER INTERN: 

Sunday, June 11, 2017 through Sunday, August 20, 2017

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.

AREAS OF FOCUS/GOALS OF INTERNSHIP:

  • 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

SPECIFIC AREAS OF INTEREST/OPPORTUNITY:
We are looking for young adults who are interested in (but not limited to):

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

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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, 2017
Location: 840 Marlborough St. Detroit, MI 48215
Benefits: free housing and utilities, urban/missional living, July 2-4 off, one day off per week, and one additional weekend off.

 

Apply Here!