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					                                 Youth Ministry Intern Job Description
                                      Mayfair Church of Christ
The youth ministry internship at Mayfair Church of Christ is designed to offer college students an opportunity to work with
the youth ministry of a large, active congregation within a multi-staff setting. Because we view the intern experience as a
serious effort in training future church leaders, Mayfair attempts to take a professional approach to the development of
servant leaders. Interns are not assigned menial tasks. Rather, we see the youth ministry intern as a student, an apprentice, a
staff member with specific responsibilities and training opportunities.

Specifics:
I. Youth ministry interns will work under the Mayfair eldership, the youth ministry deacons and ministry leaders and,
specifically with Corey Trevathan, Cody King & Jenna Lupo, Mayfair’s youth ministers. Interns will be considered full,
participating members of the church staff and will be assigned specific areas of responsibility. Youth interns are responsible
for teaching a weekly teenage Bible class and coordinating our Wednesday night Summer Program. The interns help lead
teen mission trips, summer camps, inner-city ministry, service projects, outreach efforts, etc. There is also the expectation
that a portion of the intern’s weekly time will be spent with teenagers in developing and strengthening relationships.

II. Interns must maintain daily office hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday). Spiritual growth is
fundamental to our ministry, so the day typically begins with a Youth Staff devotional, and interns will be required to keep a
personal journal recording experiences and spiritual growth. Mornings are used for planning, coordination with adult youth
volunteers, class and activity preparation, and administrative duties. Many afternoons/evenings are spent with teens,
developing relationships—either in group activities (planned and spontaneous) or one-on-one in counseling and prayer.

III. The youth ministry internship at Mayfair is for 10 weeks during the months of May, June, and July, ministering to
young people grades 6-12 and their families. Salary for the internship begins at approximately $300 per week, with no
provisions for paid time-off or vacations other than recognized holidays. Vacations must take place prior to, or upon the
completion of the internship. Time-off should be worked out in advance with Corey Trevathan.

IV. There is basically only one “policy statement” governing youth interns’ private lives, and it will be strictly enforced.
There will be NO dating between Mayfair youth ministry interns and any member of our youth group, nor will there be any
dating relationships between interns. All relationships with teens & with fellow staff should be above reproach. There are
NO exceptions to this policy. Dress, language, behavior, and attitude must be worthy of an ambassador of Jesus Christ.

V. All applicants will be reviewed by a committee consisting of youth workers and church leaders. Although those who
have completed their Freshman year are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those who have completed at least
their Sophomore year in college. Applications, interviews, letters of recommendation, personality inventory, and career
goals will all play a part in the final recommendations to the elders. Final selection will be made by our Mayfair elders.

VI. All applicants must take an online personality test as a part of their application. This will help us in discerning team
chemistry & balance. This test will not be the sole basis for accepting or declining any applicant. Its sole purpose is to give
us insight into the individuals we are considering. Please take the Free Personality test at the provided web site. The test
will provide you with a four-letter "type." Please place these four letters in the space provided on the application.
http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes1.htm

VII. The youth ministry intern position is viewed as a pre-professional opportunity for college students. Applications
should be professional, typed and include a resume and other appropriate supporting data. Applicants may be
contacted for an interview in December or early January. We anticipate final decisions and commitments by mid-February.

Those interested in being considered for an internship during the summer of 2007 should contact:
Corey Trevathan Youth Minister                          (256) 881-4661          corey@mayfair.org
Dianna Gill        Administrative Assistant            (256) 881-4661           mym@mayfair.org


                                                               GPA: _______                 Personality Type: ______
                                     Mayfair Intern Application
                             (Return this application no later than December 14, 2008)

DATE: ___________________                                      AGE: _________
NAME: __________________________________________                               CLASS: FR SOPH JR SR
SCHOOL ATTENDING: ________________________ PH# AT SCHOOL: ____________________
SCHOOL ADDRESS: _________________________________________________ ZIP: ________
HOME PHONE # ________________________ CELL PHONE # ___________________________

MAJOR/MINOR:_________________________ E-MAIL ADDRESS: ________________________
Do You Plan To Enter Full Time Ministry After Graduation? _________________________________

In what capacity do you plan to be involved in the Lord’s work after college? ____________________
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Experience: List past and current leadership experiences: mission trips, preaching experience,
teaching, leading worship, camp & retreat counseling, inner-city, employment, etc.
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List briefly what your current plans are after receiving your Bachelor Degree.
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Where do you worship during the school year? ____________________
List ways you have been active.
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List three personal references outside of the Mayfair family, (preferably someone who has been
involved in your life in the past year.)
1. ______________________________________________________________________________
  (Name)                      (Work phone)                         (Home phone)
2. ______________________________________________________________________________
  (Name)                      (Work phone)                         (Home phone)
3. ______________________________________________________________________________
  (Name)                      (Work phone)                         (Home phone)
What events & individuals have shaped you the most spiritually? And how have they done so?
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Describe why you want to be part of Mayfair’s Intern Ministry: (use additional paper if needed)
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What do you consider to be your strengths & spiritual gifts in ministry?
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Which of the following words best describes you? Please choose the three that best describe you and
explain how each word fits your personality.
     Self-starter  Compassionate       Task-oriented A People Person Ambitious Thinker
   Team player Creative Leader Positive Good Communicator                 Dreamer Spontaneous
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Once completing this application, we prefer that you email it to us. If necessary, you may mail it in
  to the address provided below. Please also include a photo of yourself with your application.
                   Thanks for applying & may God bless you in your ministry.

                             Complete and email to: mym@mayfair.org

                                 Or mail to: Mayfair Youth Ministry
                                             1095 Carl T. Jones
                                             Huntsville, AL 35802

				
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