bethany theological seminary community
Walking on main campus
Worship Bethany Theological Seminary
Seminary Library

You are here

Student Services Ambassadors

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

Federal Work-Study Position Application Form

Job Title

Student Services Ambassadors
Reports to Tracy Primozich
Department Student and Business Services
Days of Week

Varies

Time of Day Flexible
Hours per week

varies, possibly 40 per week x 6+ weeks for 2 people:  May/June 2015

Start date  5/15/15
End date  6/30/15
Pay rate  9.75
General description/brief summary

 

Engage youth/young adults in the incarnational mission and vision of Bethany while living and learning with persons at events throughout a summer experience at various Church of the Brethren conference, events and camps. Travel is a requirement. (at least 2 positions…could be more if money/hours available)

Duties/responsibilities

 

Specific responsibilities will vary related to leadership activities as called upon by each camp. They could include, but are not limited to: planning and leading bible study, campfires, morning watch, large group sessions, small group discussions, etc.. Be integral part of camp leadership in engaging with youth and other staff members;    Participate in and accompany campers in activities as necessary. Take personal responsibility for modeling a positive work ethic and attitude for campers and staff who are observing you at all times; Be a spokesperson for Bethany, engaging campers in activities that model the breadth and depth of an incarnational educational experience in ministry. Create opportunities for sharing your Bethany experience in formal settings and informal conversations. Be alert to and send information related to prospective students to Bethany

Skills/qualifications

 

Positive, friendly attitude and warm, hospitable presence; General knowledge and experience with a Bethany education;  Emotional maturity; Sensitivity to theological, cultural and other such differences; Willingness to take guidance and instruction well; Persuasive and articulate speaking skills; Development of creative, imaginative ways to lead bible study, worship, small and large group sessions, etc.

Physical demands  N/A

 

Jody Gunn
(MDiv Connections)

JodyIn the summer of 2006, I made a pact with a high school friend to make our fortieth decade significant. My goal was to complete my Master of Divinity degree before I turned fifty years old. Inside I asked myself and God, "How is this was going to be possible?" Eventually, I was willing to be open to it. My life seemed crazy enough without adding seminary to the mix. I am married to Eric and have two children 15 and 10, so I run a household. I serve a church half time and find many opportunities to volunteer in our community. In spite of the busyness of my life I said "Yes!" to Bethany because I really was at a point in my life where it made sense.