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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

Monica Rice
Master of Arts

MonicaWhen my vocational calling led me to consider a seminary education, I visited Bethany out of a sense of Brethren obligation. Growing up in a Brethren family and congregation, attending a Brethren college, and then participating in several years of Brethren Volunteer Service, I felt a strong commitment to Brethren institutions. However, I felt ready to experience a different faith community for graduate study. I made plans to attend an urban Chicago seminary, but chose to visit Bethany to know that I had considered it as an option.