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

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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


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.


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.


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

Jennifer Jensen
(MDiv Connections)

JenniferWhen my husband, parents, and I arrived at Bethany Theological Seminary for my long-awaited visit, I was giddy, to say the least! My whole life led to that moment and that weekend. I could not believe my dream was coming true! From the moment we arrived, we were treated with the utmost respect and hospitality. Not only did the staff and faculty put together an amazing weekend for me, they welcomed my questions, comments, or concerns we had and did it with complete openness which shined through in every person we visited. Everyone had a genuine interest in me, my husband, and my life. I truly felt like each person wanted to help me be sure this is where I was meant to be. I had the opportunity to sit in several classes, which was an absolutely remarkable and enlightening opportunity that only affirmed how excited I am to sit in those classes myself. In addition, I had the opportunity to visit with current students and recent graduates, getting a true sense of how Bethany affects and changes a person's life.