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Student Program Assistant for the Institute for Ministry with Youth and Young Adults

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Federal Work-Study Position Application Form

Job Title

Student Program Assistant for the Institute for Ministry with Youth and Young Adults
Reports to Russell Haitch/Bekah Houff
Department Academic Affairs
Days of Week

Flexible

Time of Day Flexible
Hours per week 2
Start date  8/03/15
End date  6/30/16
Pay rate  10.25
General description/brief summary

Responsible for assisting with the programs of the Institute for Ministry with Youth and Young Adults, with special focus on Explore Your Call.

Duties/responsibilities

Help to plan “Explore Your Call,” a summer discernment and seminary preview program for high school students at the Bethany campus. Assist with recruiting high school and junior high students for Institute programs (EYC and Immerse!) which may include contacting and networking with youth pastors and other youth workers,  Assist in organizing and coordinating workshops for churches/districts wanting to reach youth and young adults in their ministry. Assist with occasional on-campus forums (or formal times of conversation) around issues related to ministry with youth and young adults. Other duties as assigned.

Skills/qualifications

Experience with planning events and/or programs. An ability to take initiative, to be warm and outgoing and to relate well with people of different generations. A demonstrated interest in issues related to ministry with youth and young adults. MDIV student with Youth and Young Adult emphasis or focus with experience in youth and young adult ministry preferred. 

Physical demands  N/A

Nick Miller Kauffman
Master of Arts

NickAfter four years at Manchester College, I found my thirst for knowledge was far from quenched. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in peace studies, but I didn't want to push on into the social sciences. With Bethany's master's degree in theology with a peace studies emphasis, I saw an opportunity to continue studying the peace and justice issues that so impassion me from the humanities perspective, and that I found so enlivening in my final year of college. Here I can study, learn, and prepare for whatever comes next. I am on first-name terms with a faculty that is committed to me--something that would be hard to find at a larger school. And I can see already that the same issues that excite me are exciting to my professors.