Children & Family Ministry Summer Intern at Village on Mission
Are you a college student in an education-related field who is seeking a ministry position this summer? Do you want to:
Gain practical ministry experience with children?
Work in an atmosphere of personal and professional guidance and support?
Explore your gifts and talents in leading and educating children from a Christian viewpoint?
Learn more about integrating faith and education?
Direct and facilitate learning with children 2-12 years old in Sunday School and day camp settings?
Grow spiritually and theologically?
Work with other college students in relational ministry with children and families?
If so, we have a terrific opportunity here at Village Presbyterian Church! This summer we are hiring one or two college students as full or part-time, paid interns in our Children and Family Ministry Department. Each year the children especially look forward to the summer intern’s arrival.
Village Presbyterian Church is a 5,000-member PC (USA) church worshiping in two Kansas City Metro area locations: 6641 Mission Road in Prairie Village and 14895 Antioch Road in Overland Park. Village Church offers many summer children’s programs and camps including Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Heartland’s Traveling Day Camp and others.
Our interns’ primary responsibilities include:
• Planning and organizing curriculum and materials weekly for Sunday summer programming (preschool and elementary students), including acting as a support resource for Sunday School teachers
• Assisting Children & Family Ministry’s director in leading VBS and Heartland’s Day Camp
• Developing positive relationships with children and parents within the church community
• Being a positive role model and example of faith for our youngest church members
Interested candidates should send a resume, statement of faith (or simply a letter about your faith journey) and one letter of recommendation to email@example.com. Education-related area of study required, musical skills highly desired. Phone interviews will be conducted as soon as viable candidates apply. Candidates must be 18 years old or older to apply.
Our 2018 internship start date is slightly flexible, beginning early June and ending mid-August. Salary is $400 a week (full-time) for 8-10 weeks.
Accompanist/Organist at Village on Antioch
Overview of Position: The accompanist/organist will work closely with the director of music and volunteer musicians to plan and implement meaningful worship and rehearsal experiences, and engage in the community of the church.
This small but growing music ministry will provide an excellent environment for a keyboardist to offer and develop a variety of church music skills and creativity.
Hours per week: 10 hours, to include one weeknight adult choir rehearsal and one Sunday morning worship service
Reports to: The director of music at Village on Antioch
-provide reliable and creative accompaniment to congregational song
-accompany adult choir at weeknight rehearsals and Sunday morning musical offerings
-accompany occasional soloists and small ensembles
-provide thoughtful and appropriate service music from the piano or organ (such as preludes, postludes, offertories)
-arrange for maintenance and tuning of organ and pianos
-provide music for memorial services and weddings (for extra compensation)
-perform other duties as needed
-in consultation with director of music, arrange for qualified substitute accompanist/organist when needed
-proficient in piano and organ performance
-ability to sight read hymns and moderate-difficulty choral anthems
-ability to read open-score
-four years of experience playing in a church setting
-experience accompanying choirs
Organ: Allen, Quantum Series Q-410
Piano: 6-foot Kawai grand piano
Salary: commensurate with experience
Please send resume to Ryan Main, director of music at Village on Antioch, at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will collect applications until the position is filled.
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