Summer Internship – Student Ministry

Website Compass Bible Church

General Description:

At Compass, our summer interns serve as crucial members of our youth ministry team. Our internships are uniquely crafted to allow every intern to receive hands-on training from experienced pastors and directors, while also providing opportunities to gain real ministry experience and the tools necessary to be effective in vocational ministry. We are looking for a team of interns to serve within both our high school and junior high ministries. All internships last for ten-weeks throughout the summer months.

Church Profile

Compass Bible Church is located in the heart of Orange County, California. Reaching over 2500 people between three services each weekend, Compass is led by senior pastor Mike Fabarez, whose preaching is heard around the world through Focal Point Ministries. Compass Bible Church exists to make disciples of Christ by seeing as many people as possible reached for Christ, taught to be like Christ, and trained to serve Christ.

Responsibilities  / Expectations

●    Multiple preaching opportunities at weekend services and/or mid-week events

●    Assist in the development and implementation of a summer camp

●    Learn how to become efficient at the behind the scenes work of a student ministry (organization, leadership meetings, designing games)

●    Partner with the pastor/director in planning, organizing, and executing student events including

beach nights and local outreach programs

●    Lead small group discussions with students

●    Meet weekly with the pastor/director for educational instruction and feedback

●    Join in the weekly staff meetings

●    Be willing to serve in a variety of roles as we meet weekly to develop, plan, and implement our summer activities


Benefits / Compensation

●    Paid – $2,500 for ten-week interns

●    Housing –  interns will be housed with hospitable host families specifically selected by the pastoral staff

●    Travel costs to and from Aliso Viejo will be covered by the church

●    Many meals supplied at no cost

●    All church sponsored events, camps, and trips are free of charge

●    Opportunity to attend and be involved in a thriving college/young professionals ministry

●    Opportunity to participate in ministry leader meetings

●    Willing to partner with Colleges and Universities to make this a for credit internship