YOUTH MINISTRY INTERN
Naperville, IL • Part Time
Youth Ministry Description:
Are you passionate about applying the Gospel of Jesus Christ and his Holy Word to
relational-discipleship? Do you have a heart for the next generation of youth? If so, please read
on! We are looking for two paid, youth ministry interns, one male and one female.
LWEC is an evangelical, Chinese heritage church (Chinese culture, although an asset, is not
required for this role). Most students are 2nd generation Chinese Americans, who have grown
up with Chinese culture and language at home, but American culture and English language at
school. Overflow Youth Group has approximately 70 students from 6th-12th grade.
Intern(s) will work with the Youth Pastor to grow personally in doctrine, leadership, and ministry
skills while shepherding students, through relational discipleship and Bible study. This is not a
cookie-cutter role :) - intern(s) will partner with leadership to discern how to best match their
specific skills, passions, and desire for growth with the ministry’s needs.
Hours: 10-20 hours per week
Time Commitments: Youth Group on Friday nights from 8-10pm, Service on Sunday mornings from 10:30-12pm, Pre-Study on Sunday afternoons from 1-2pm
Ministry: Depending on gifts and callings, intern will be given opportunities to practice the full breadth of ministerial activities, from planning events to discipling students.
Teaching: Intern will partner with a student-leader to co-teach Bible lessons to a small group, weekly on Friday nights.
Preaching: Interns called and gifted to preach will potentially be given opportunities to practice, and training to further these skills.
Worship: Interns with music skills may also lead and contribute to worship through music.
Born-again Christian, with active, personal relationship with God
Commitment to the centrality of the Gospel and the primacy of Scripture
Experience working in an Asian-American context preferable, but not required
If no experience in this area, humility and willingness to learn
Completed or pursuing a ministerial degree
How To Apply:
Record a video explaining why you would like to apply for this role, and send with your resume to English Pastor Barry via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!