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The following nonprofit organizations are Vision and Call Program participants or alumni. 
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100 Fold StudioMichelle Cherry
Name: 100 Fold Studio
Organization Description: 100 Fold Studio is a professional platform that connects young architects and professionals with global missions opportunities. We train, equip, and send young architects and professionals to developing communities to demonstrate the love of Jesus by designing places that are safe, efficient, and inspiring. We are one of the only architecture firms in the world where architects-in-training can complete their full professional apprenticeship while serving in Christian missions. 100 Fold Studio provides design services for organizations located in Montana and areas of the world with very few Christians, such as Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Nepal. 100 Fold Studio helps design and guide the construction of facilities that multiply the capacity of organizations to provide life-changing services and convey the God-given worth of individuals.
Internship Description: This internship provides a platform for young architects and professionals to build Christ-centered careers. 100 Fold Studio is a unique institution that provides a stepping stone between the concepts of vocational theology and the realities of the mission field and marketplace. The Internship Program provides a space for reflection and guidance while contributing practical work. It offers foundational experience for interns to learn how to apply their vocational calling to serve in full-time missions.
Contact: Michelle Cherry
Address: PO Box 1160, Lakeside, MT, 59922
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and LibertyPatrick Oetting
Name: Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty
Organization Description:

The Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty is a think-tank seeking to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles. The Acton Institute organizes seminars aimed at educating religious leaders of all denominations, business executives, entrepreneurs, university professors, academic researchers in economics principles to discuss the connections that can exist between virtue and economic thinking.

Internship Description:

The Acton Institute’s summer internship is a robust program of leadership and professional development, which integrates an education in the underlying principles and mission of the Acton Institute with experience in a variety of departments including Communications, Programs and Education, Development, Finance, and Research. For full-time interns, selection will be geared towards those with an interest in academic research fields of Acton expertise, including theology, philosophy, economics, and history. Interns regularly work with and under the supervision of senior, experienced leadership during the course of their internships.

Contact: Patrick Oetting
Address: 98 E. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Africa New Life MinistriesDonna Henry
Name: Africa New Life Ministries
Organization Description: Africa New Life Ministries International exits to transform lives and communities in Rwanda by preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ while acting compassionately in his name. Three areas of work focus this mission: education, spiritual insight and providing basic necessities to poor children and families. Transformation is accomplished through management of a vocational training program, seven homes for orphans, five primary and secondary schools, a Christian university, and the nationwide Form of Born Again Churches. Two hands – the hand of compassion and the hand of evangelism – help Africa New Life share the gospel to those in desperate need.
Internship Description: One year, full time internships are available in three areas: team trip intern, IT/web intern and grant writing/development intern. All three internship experiences involve senior leadership in mentoring and guiding as well as an opportunity to travel to Rwanda. Interns start by observing their senior leader then take part in helping their senior leader, ultimately leading on their own, with minimal guidance. The opportunity to meet with a key leader in the specific field interns desire to pursue upon completion of their internship will be offered on a quarterly basis.
Contact: Donna Henry
Address: 7145 SW Varns St., Suite 201, Portland, OR 97223
Position: General Manager, U.S. Operations
All God’s Children InternationalJodi Miyama
Name: All God’s Children International
Organization Description: There are an estimated 150 million orphans throughout the world, and the population is growing. All God’s Children is an orphan care ministry dedicated to rescuing and caring for children around the world by providing shelter, care, and love. The organization’s mission is to passionately serve the world’s forgotten children through life-changing ministries. Services are offered through three major program areas: adoption services, orphan care homes, and mission outreach programs. The primary emphasis and calling is adoption services, where it has completed nearly 2,000 adoptions since its founding. Currently, the adoption program is active in seven countries, including Bulgaria, China, Ethiopia, and Nepal. Orphan care homes, known as Hannah’s Hope, are operating in six countries and provide hundreds of children with love, nurture, medical care, and education.
Internship Description: Internships, which are one-year in length are designed to equip interns with a comprehensive understanding of the field of adoption and orphan care. Each year a small cohort of young people are recruited, trained, and mentored to develop the necessary skills and experiences to serve professionally in the fields of international adoption and orphan care. Each cohort will participate in the four steps of the adoption journey as well as develop a broader awareness of the issues of adoption and orphan care. First hand guidance and career mentoring are provided by the organization’s senior leaders and directors. Young adults who have completed a Bachelor’s degree pram in social work or a related field are invited to apply.
Contact: Jodi Miyama
Address: 404 E. 15th St., Suite 14, Vancouver, WA 98663
Position: Director of Adoption
Blood:WaterAaron Sands
Name: Blood:Water
Organization Description: Blood:Water is an equipping agency that partners with African grassroots organizations to address the HIV/AIDS and water crises. We do this by identifying Africa’s hidden heroes and coming alongside their vision for change. Through technical, financial, and organizational support, we expand the reach and effectiveness of African civil society organizations and the communities they serve.
Internship Description: Blood:Water has developed an internship program to mentor and equip young leaders in their vocation while addressing the great need for assistance in the daily operations of the organization. Blood:Water would not exist without compassionate students and young professionals who understand our vision, and give their time, energy, and talent to fulfill the various needs of the organization. An applicant can apply for either the fall and springfellowship (9 months) or a summer internship (10-12 weeks). Beginning and end dates will be determined by the availability of the candidate. Each internship period requires 20-25 hours per week at our office in Nashville, Tenn., and includes a monthly stipend. Candidates must be 20 years old to apply or be 20 when they start the internship.
Contact: Aaron Sands
Address: P.O. Box 60381, Nashville, TN 37206
Position: Interim Executive Director
Camp Lutherwood AssociationAndrea Scofield
Name: Camp Lutherwood Association
Organization Description:

Camp Lutherwood Oregon offers an outdoor experience that empowers staff and guests of all ages to discover caring and affirming relationships with God, others, self, and the natural world.

Internship Description:

Camp Lutherwood Interns will learn, serve, and grow in their servant leadership, listening skills, problem solving skills, and offering hospitality to every guest that comes to our organization. Interns will have a varied and active part in the ministry and work of Camp Lutherwood. Areas of focus for interns in serving camp guests and the organization on a daily basis are guest services, marketing and communications, fundraising, facility management and overall office administration.

Contact: Andrea Scofield
Address: 22960 Highway 36, Cheshire, OR 97419
Cannon Beach Conference CenterEric Ipson
Name: Cannon Beach Conference Center
Organization Description: Cannon Beach Conference Center offers an exciting year-round program of Christ-centered family and adult conferences and programs for all ages! Our summer family conferences have been a popular vacation destination for decades! In addition to our conferences, we host over 150 Christian retreat groups each year including International Renewal Ministries, numerous Northwest churches and parachurch organizations
Internship Description: The purpose of the CBCC Program Internship is to develop individuals interested in pursuing camp/conference center ministry into effective leaders at the conclusion of their one year internship (September through August). Our emphasis is competency and growth. The internship is about growing – learning new skills, developing a better idea of why we do what we do in programming for children and youth and most importantly growing in your relationship with Jesus Christ. Our expectation is that by the time your internship is over that you would be fully equipped to step into any youth or children’s program and create a program that will effectively meet the needs of the kids you are working with and help them clearly understand the gospel and grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Contact: Eric Ipson
Address: 289 N. Spruce, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Carroll CollegeEric Hall
Name: Carroll College
Organization Description: Carroll College is a Catholic, dioceasan, liberal arts college in the ecumenical tradition of the Second Vatican Councillocated in Helena, Montana.
Internship Description: Internships are designed as a senior capstone experience for students who have completed their ministry coursework, including the 3-credit internship, and are confident in their call to post-collegiate ministry. The internships will provide these students with a valuable opportunity for a ministry experience of greater depth and rigor than is allowed by the parameters of a 3-credit internship.
Contact: Eric Hall
Address: 1601 N Benton Avenue, Helena, MT 59625
Cascades Camp & Conference CenterRob Mohrweis
Name: Cascades Camp & Conference Center
Organization Description: Located on nearly 1,000 acres of Western Washington wilderness, Cascades Camp and Conference Center is the camping ministry of the North Pacific Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church. It’s mission is to be a servant/partner organization to the Covenant and local churches, providing resources beyond the means of any one church body. Programs are offered for all ages.
Internship Description: Internship positions are one-year in length and are designed to allow interns an opportunity to gain insight and understanding into the daily operations of a large camp and conference center. Interns will work in a variety of departments within the camp, working directly alongside department heads. In addition, interns will have opportunities to be involved in the program ministry of the camp.
Contact: Rob Mohrweis
Address: 22825 Peissner Road SE, Yelm, WA 98597
Position: Associate Director
Christianity Today InternationalTim Morgan
Name: Christianity Today International
Organization Description: More than 2.5 million people read one of Christianity Today International’s 11 publications. The mission is to create Christian content that changes the people who change the world. The organization accomplishes the mission by serving the global church with resources designed to meet the needs of both Christian leaders and laity alike – adults, youth, and families.
Internship Description: Internship positions are one-year in length and will serve in positions such as assistant editors, assistant designers, or marketing assistants. Depending on interest and aptitude, interns may also have the opportunity to work on an article project as lead editor or in design specific print and web pages
Contact: Tim Morgan
Address: 465 Gundersen Drive, Carol Stream, IL 60188
Position: Deputy Managing Editor
College of IdahoDr. Phil Rogers
Name: College of Idaho
Organization Description: With an enrollment of about 1,000 students, The College of Idaho is a private, residential liberal arts college. Within the college, the Campus Ministries program is responsible to nurture a voluntary, multi-denominational Christian fellowship for students. The fellowship’s mission is to call, support and equip students to pursue a life-long journey of Christian discipleship, and to help students discern a vocational direction for their lives.
Internship Description: Internship positions are 9-months in length and operate within the Campus Ministries program. Interns explore and develop their ministry skills in a dynamic college outreach setting at a secular college. Interns are involved in creating and leading small Christian communities in residence halls, sports teams and off-campus housing, leading cross-cultural service opportunities, and supporting the weekly large-group, mid-week student worship service.
Contact: Dr. Phil Rogers
Address: 2112 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, ID 83605
Position: Professor
Community Leadership and Development, Inc.Eric Bayse
Name: Community Leadership and Development, Inc.
Organization Description: Community Leadership Development, Inc. seeks to transform the lives of people in South Billings to do good works through the person of Jesus Christ. CLDI works in the areas of community revitalization, outreach and discipleship. Our programs range from working with at-risk youth to construction and property management.
Internship Description: The CLDI Internship places extreme value on a purposeful internship within the realms of work among the poor, vulnerable and marginalized and an opportunity for each intern to learn, practice, and be given responsibility within their area of placement. Interns will demonstrate initiative in identifying and addressing needs to see themselves as an instrumental part of a larger team to best serve the Billings community. Interns will have every opportunity to not only witness significant ministry, but also participate in it.
Contact: Eric Bayse
Address: 109 1/2 S. 32nd Street, Billings, MT 59101
Earl Palmer MinistriesShirley Palmer
Name: Earl Palmer Ministries
Organization Description: Earl Palmer Ministries is a ministry of teaching, writing, and mentoring. The organization’s mission is taken from 1 Thessalonians 5:11 and reads, “serving to encourage and build up in Christian faith.” The goal of the ministry is to encourage pastors and laity in both discipleship and service as followers of Jesus Christ in today’s world.
Internship Description: Internship positions are one-year in length and are designed to immerse an intern in the life and ministry of an experienced pastor who acts as a mentor.
Contact: Shirley Palmer
Address: P.O Box 85117, Seattle, WA 98145
Fellowship Foundation MontanaJeff Greer
Name: Fellowship Foundation Montana
Organization Description: Fellowship Foundation Montana strives to use interpersonal relationships and service of others to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ. In order to love God with all their heart, soul, strength and mind, they emphasize development of leadership skills in an environment that values commitment to others and the practice of mercy and forgiveness.
Internship Description: Intern positions, both part time and full time, will help manage the Alpha Omega House. Interns will be responsible for creating and directing house gatherings and for maintaining house culture through peer mentoring. Training, supervision, and spiritual growth will be provided through a relationship with house managers. Interns are expected to participate in weekly dialogue with Servant Leadership Development directors to ensure personal development in both faith and vocational objectives.
Contact: Jeff Greer
Address: 501 University Ave., Missoula, MT 59801
Fellowship of Christian AthletesJonathan Rainey
Name: Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Organization Description: FCA is the largest sports ministry in the world. For over 60 years we at FCAhave ministered to Coaches and Athletes in their relationships with Jesus Christ. Sports is one of the universal languages that all cultures speak. The Apostle Paul knew this truth. He used sports analogies to impress some of the most critical truths of the Christian faith. There are over 60+ million young kids (8-18) that play sport in America and billions more that play sport across the globe. In a world where divorce is so high in our culture, Coaches become mom’s and dad’s to young people whose parents are separated.
Internship Description: As an intern in the Greater Seattle area you participate in the 4 C’s of FCA (Campus, Camps, Community and Coaches). We minister on every level of ministry (middle school, high school, collegiate, and professional). Come help us fulfill our vision of “Seeing the World impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of Coaches and Athletes.”
Contact: Jonathan Rainey
Address: 415 1st ave N, Seattle, Washington 98109
Position: Greater Seattle Area Director
George Fox UniversityRusty St. Cyr
Name: George Fox University
Organization Description: The oldest Christian University in Oregon, George Fox University educates more than 3,300 students on its residential campus. The university’s mission is to demonstrate the meaning of Jesus Christ by offering a caring educational community in which each individual may achieve the highest intellectual and spiritual growth, and by participating responsibly in our world’s concerns.
Internship Description: Interns will work as Spiritual Life Coordinators within the Spiritual Life Office. These positions are designed for student leaders who are able to provide a pastoral-peer presence among students. Each intern will work with approximately 15 volunteers through one/one mentoring, weekly training classes, and leading spiritual formation groups.
Contact: Rusty St. Cyr
Address: 414 N. Meridian Street, Newberg, OR 97132
Position: Director of Spiritual Formation
Gonzaga UniversityJosh Armstrong
Name: Gonzaga University
Organization Description: As a Jesuit Institute of higher education, Gonzaga University is committed to develop students who are able to understand the world and are fiercely committed to establishing the common good; to be men and women for others. The university enrolls about 7,000 students. Its educational philosophy is based on the centuries old Ignatian model of educating the whole person – mind, body, and spirit.
Internship Description: Interns will have the opportunity to work within one of several university programs such as the University Ministry office, the Comprehensive Leadership program, and the “Zambia Gold” honey project. Interns will participate in a year-long seminar designed to equip them with basic ministry principles.
Contact: Josh Armstrong
Address: 502 E. Boone Avenue, Spokane, WA 99258
Position: Director, Comprehensive Leadership Program
Institute for Global EngagementJames Chen
Name: Institute for Global Engagement
Organization Description:

The Institute for Global Engagement creatively responds to the acute needs of our world by reaching out to marginalized religious believers and their governments. Our efforts help establish a middle ground where religious freedom is protected, conflict averted, and political stability maintained. Our approach directly addresses religious persecution and its victims not only through immediate response, but also by creating conditions for peace and opportunities for flourishing in the future.

Internship Description:

The Institute for Global Engagement Internship and Graduate Fellow Program offers a transformative career development experience for undergraduate and graduate students seeking to contribute to the work of religious freedom around the world. The Internship program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to serve as interns either full-time over the summer semester, or part-time over a 9-12 month period. The Graduate Fellow program offers recent graduates and graduate students the opportunity to serve as Graduate Fellows full-time for a 9-12 month period.

Contact: James Chen
Address: PO Box 12205, Arlington, VA 22219
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USATim Hsieh
Name: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA
Organization Description: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is dedicated to seeing student and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world changers developed. Through small group Bible studies, large gatherings on campus, leadership training, thoughtful discipleship and life-changing conferences, InterVarsity ministers to both students and faculty on university campus throughout the nation. Attention to universities is key in pursuing this goal because universities shape tomorrow’s leaders.
Internship Description: Full-time interns will be mentored and trained by a veteran staff member and part of an area staff team which will provide monthly training, peer community, and learning from other campus staff members. Interns will be assigned to a campus where they will lead and develop significant parts of InterVarsity’s mission. These experiences will equip interns with the foundational ministry skills to reach and develop the next generation of college students.
Contact: Tim Hsieh
Position: Regional Director
Jubilee REACHWarren Eng
Name: Jubilee REACH
Organization Description:

Jubilee REACH envisions a world of healing, deep community, and the transformation of lives through a holistic process contained in four pillars: authentic partnership with the Bellevue School District, maintaining the Jubilee REACH Center as a hub for hospitality that welcomes diverse families, operating the Jubilee REACH Thrift Store to provide jobs and essentials for families in need, and partnering with the school district, city, churches and businesses for community building events.

Internship Description:

Jubilee REACH interns will engage alongside Site Coaches to enter the lives of those in the community to “love, listen, learn, build relationships, earn trust so we may hear the deeper need, then step in the gap to provide a hand up.” Interns will be introduced to more Christian organizations and opportunities, attend meetings with partner organizations, engage in collaborative movements, luncheons, dinners and field trips to integrate each Intern into the larger movement of ministries and emerging leaders throughout the eastside, greater Seattle area and the Pacific Northwest.

Contact: Warren Eng
Address: 14200 SE 13th Place, Bellevue, WA 98007
Lutherhaven MinistriesBob Baker
Name: Lutherhaven Ministries
Organization Description: Lutherhaven Ministries operates two residential facilities in Northern Idaho and conducts about 40 week-long Community Day Camps across three states. Its vision isto nurture Christian faith as a regional and national resource for powerful programs that equip leaders, strengthen communities, and celebrate creation.The main camp is located on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Internship Description: As part of Lutherhaven’s program team, interns assist in every aspect of several year-round programs for children, youth, adults, and families. From initial brainstorming to marketing to up-front leadership to behind-the-scenes support and service, interns will experience nearly every aspect of camp leadership and operations.
Contact: Bob Baker
Address: 3258 West Lutherhaven Road, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Position: Executive Director
Mission Aviation FellowshipBarbara Bowman
Name: Mission Aviation Fellowship
Organization Description: Mission Aviation Fellowship seeks to share the love of Jesus Christ through aviation and technology so that isolated people may be physically and spiritually transformed. In particular, MAF aims to serve indigenous people living in areas of the world where transportation or communication is difficult. By providing aviation, communications, and technological services, MAF impacts people in remote areas of Africa, Asia, Eurasia, and Latin America.
Internship Description: Both part time and full time internships are available. Part time interns will work in marketing and events on video production and graphic design as well as on social media and mobile application projects. Full time interns will work as mechanics on certification and required hours for full-time field missionary aviation service.
Contact: Barbara Bowman
Address: 112 N. Pilatus Ln., Nampa, ID 83687
Position: Director of Marketing & Communication
New Horizons MinistriesLisa Hanscom
Name: New Horizons Ministries
Organization Description: New Horizons is an interdenominational ministry that seeks to address the growing problems of youth involved in street activity in downtown Seattle. As a multi-cultural organization, the mission isto be in relationship with homeless and street involved young people.Staff and volunteers establish relationships with youth through street outreach as well as by providing meals, clothing, emergency services, and case management.
Internship Description: Internships are one-year in length. Participants will learn the basic ministry principles associated with the mission of New Horizons. Interns will participate in direct service and programmatic efforts including street outreach, teaching life and social skills, and staffing the drop-in center each week. In addition, interns will work with youth in transition through a small business enterprise, Street Bean Espresso.
Contact: Lisa Hanscom
Address: P.O Box 2801, Seattle, WA 98111
Position: Associate Director
Northwest Leadership FoundationKari Engelson
Name: Northwest Leadership Foundation
Organization Description: As part of the international network of Leading Foundations, Northwest Leadership Foundation is a faith-based intermediary that works with underrepresented communities. Two primary strategies characterize the organizations work: mentoring young leaders for a life of Christian service in urban areas; and resourcing local faith and community based groups. The mission statement isto encourage, strengthen, and develop leadership for the spiritual and social renewal of the city.
Internship Description: Interns are provided the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working around three critical mission realities: urban; post-modern; and the changing face of people. Interns serve for one-year and will have three principal places of service: 1) local urban churches within the organization’s City As Parish Initiative; 2) local faith and community based organizations; and 3) neighborhood-based initiatives.
Contact: Kari Engelson
Address: 717 Tacoma Ave. S, Suite A, Tacoma, WA 98402
Position: Program Director for Urban Leaders
Northwest Nazarene UniversityMike Kipp
Name: Northwest Nazarene University
Organization Description: The vision of Northwest Nazarene University is the transformation of the whole person. Centered in Jesus Christ, the school’s education instills habits of heart, soul, mind and strength to enable each student to become God’s creative and redemptive agent in the world. The mission isto encourage a habit of mind that enables each student to become God’s creative and redemptive agent in today’s world. The university believe that the education offered at Northwest Nazarene prepares graduates to be global Christians through academic excellence, social responsiveness, and creative engagement.
Internship Description: The Internship program is a partnership between the School of Theology & Christian Ministries and local congregations and mission agencies in the greater Boise, Idaho area. It is designed for students to serve in local congregations and mission agencies under the direction of experienced ministry supervisors. Interns will work within the context of a small cohort of young adults and will be expected to serve in the ministry context for two years, and will have an opportunity to complete a fully online Master of Arts degree through the School of Theology and Christian Ministries.
Contact: Mike Kipp
Address: 623 S. University Boulevard,Nampa, ID 83686
Position: Professor of Youth and Family Ministry
Operation MobilizationJeff King
Name: Operation Mobilization
Organization Description:

Operation Mobilization is a missionary organization that has over 6,800 volunteers and staff serving within the OM family of ministries in 118 nations across the world. Through Bible studies, teaching students, building businesses, relief and development work, the creative arts, and more—OM partners with the local church to spread the Gospel.

Internship Description:

The Operation Mobilization internship program aims to provide capable and competent Christ followers to accomplish critical work and ideation at OM USA within an environment that provides meaningful opportunities for spiritual, personal, and professional growth. OM has opportunity for interns in the fall, spring, and summer in addition to year-long internship positions.

Contact: Jeff King
Address: PO Box 444, Tyrone, GA 30290
Oregon Leadership Development Institute (Men)Jason Lacey
Name: Oregon Leadership Development Institute (Men)
Organization Description: Utilizing mentors and a community of caring adults, the Oregon Leadership Development Institute is committed to the development of leadership in post-college “students.” The organization seeks to teach young adults to integrate their faith and secular leadership responsibilities in a manner that is true to their faith and winsome to their coworkers and their organization’s stakeholders. Oregon Leadership believes that an active, daily interaction between its participants and those who supervise their work and with whom they live is essential to their personal development.
Internship Description: Referred to as the Fellows Program, the Internship is built on the belief that all work is sacred. At the same time, it also recognizes that most leadership in the secular marketplace is disconnected from spiritual values. The nine-month program is designed to empower young men to live out their faith and leadership responsibilities in the marketplace. Interns will participate in small group activities and be placed in a variety of market sectors. The Men’s Fellows Program will engage a small cohort of young men in a focused, year-long exploration of each participant’s unique purpose and vocational pathway, as informed by the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Each Intern will be expected to live in community with other male participants and in a broader community of caring adults.
Contact: Jason Lacey
Address: 1331 NW Lovejoy Street, Ste. 900,Portland, OR 97209
Position: Project Director
Oregon Leadership Development Institute (Women)Jason Lacey
Name: Oregon Leadership Development Institute (Women)
Organization Description: Utilizing mentors and a community of caring adults, the Oregon Leadership Development Institute is committed to the development of leadership in post-college “students.” The organization seeks to teach young adults to integrate their faith and secular leadership responsibilities in a manner that is true to their faith and winsome to their coworkers and their organization’s stakeholders. Oregon Leadership believes that an active, daily interaction between its participants and those who supervise their work and with whom they live is essential to their personal development.
Internship Description: Referred to as the Fellows Program, the Internship is built on the belief that all work is sacred. At the same time, it also recognizes that most leadership in the secular marketplace is disconnected from spiritual values. The nine-month program is designed to empower young women to live out their faith and leadership responsibilities in the marketplace. Interns will participate in small group activities and be placed in a variety of market sectors. The Women’s Fellows Program will engage a small cohort of young women in a focused, year-long exploration of each participant’s unique purpose and vocational pathway, as informed by the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Each Intern will be expected to live in community with other women participants and in a broader community of caring adults.
Contact: Jason Lacey
Address: 1331 NW Lovejoy Street, Ste. 900,Portland, OR 97209
Position: Project Director
Peace Community CenterKerri Pedrick
Name: Peace Community Center
Organization Description: Peace Community Center is a place of community, committed to the empowerment of children and young adults. The main goal of the center is to provide skills to young people to help them reach their full, God-given potential. With an emphasis on high school completion, graduates are also empowered to serve and invest their time in the community.
Internship Description: Interns will be tasked with “bridging the gap” between Peace Community Center and Peace Lutheran Church. By building stronger relationships with students and families, they will help with increasing retention rates for both centers. A portion of the day will be spent in schools, alongside Peace’s AmeriCorps members, while the rest of the day will be spent working one-on-one with students in an after school program and in Sunday school classrooms. Interns will have the opportunity to work with either elementary school or middle school aged children.
Contact: Kerri Pedrick
Address: 2106 South Cushman Ave., Tacoma, WA 98405
Position: Director of Operations & Servant Leadership
Portland Christian SchoolsLinda Swenson
Name: Portland Christian Schools
Organization Description: Educating nearly 675 students in pre-school through 12th grade, Portland Christian Schools is an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school system. Operating on two campuses, 95 percent of graduates attend college. The school’s mission isto educate students in the truth of God’s word in every area of instruction and activity so that their lives may be transformed by the renewing of their minds.
Internship Description: One-year in length, the internship program is designed for college graduates with a major in science, math, or a foreign language. Interns will gain experience in the classroom in their subject area but will also be trained to present a biblical world view especially as it relates to their respective subject areas.
Contact: Linda Swenson
Address: 12425 NE San Rafael Street, Portland, OR 97230
Position: Development Coordinator
Portland Leadership FoundationBen Sand
Name: Portland Leadership Foundation
Organization Description: Believing that there is a leadership development crisis in the city, the Portland Leadership Foundation sees a distinct need to help build collaborative entities. The organization’s mission isto strengthen and develop leadership for the spiritual and social renewal of the City of Portland. Its priority is to minister to the soul of the city of Portland through collaboration with organizations and individuals who seek to bring systemic change. This priority is addressed by: connecting people in need with proactive opportunities needed to break the cycle of poverty; creating joint initiatives addressing needs not being met; and promoting collaboration across congregations.
Internship Description: The Internship program is a partnership between the Portland Leadership Foundation, Warner Pacific College, and select urban non-profit organizations. Each Intern will complete an orientation process facilitated by Portland Leadership Foundation. Interns will be trained to approach non-profit work through a collaborative and outcome-based mindset. Supervision and mentoring will be the responsibility of Portland Leadership Foundation staff and the local non-profit executive director. All interns will be challenged to construct a “theology of place” and develop a “theology of fundraising.”
Contact: Ben Sand
Address: 809 N. Russell Street, Suite 203,Portland, OR 97227
Position: CEO
Q IdeasRob McCloskey
Name: Q Ideas
Organization Description: Q equips Christians to engage our cultural moment through live events (Q Conference, Q Commons and Q Union) and online learning Qideas.org and Q Podcasts). In a culture where Christians are known more by what they are against than what they are for, Q educates people to stay curious, think well and advance good. Q sets out to reintroduce Christians to what has seemed missing in recent decades from an American expression of Christianfaithfulness,valuing both personal and cultural renewal, not one over the other. Re-educating Christians to this orthodox and unifying concept has become central to the Vision of Q.
Internship Description: We’ve designed the Q Fellows program with your future in mind. When you are finished with your time at Q, in addition to growing in knowledge, work experience, key networks, and moving the organization forward in tangible ways, you will be mentored and challenged to expand your capacity to look at culture from different angles. Our hope is that you will leave with a fresh desire for engaging our cultural moment. Applicants can apply for a 9-12 month commitment in the areas of National Events and Marketing + Communication. Fellows commit to aminimum of 20 hours in our office in Franklin, TN and includes a monthly stipend.
Contact: Rob McCloskey
Address: 214 4th Ave. N., Franklin, TN 37064
SAMBICARyan Gilbert
Organization Description: SAMBICA, (the Sammamish Bible Camp Association, historically) began as a youth Bible Conference in 1919 and offers youth summer camps and retreat ministries. SAMBICA provides both overnight camps, day camps, and a high school leadership program during the summer months. Approximately 100 staff members are hired each summer to run the camp operations in roles such as counselors, lifeguards, boat drivers, and kitchen staff. Over 2,300 children attend SAMBICA’s summer programs each year.
Internship Description: The SAMBICA internship is an opportunity for you to dedicate a nine-month season of your life to Spiritual Formation, Self-Discovery, and Service in a strategic, fast-paced camping ministry environment where more than 80% of campers do not attend a local church. You’ll grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ, develop practical living skills you can take with you, and receive one-on-one mentoring from our full-time ministry staff. The purpose of the program is to obey Jesus’ command to make disciples who make disciples. SAMBICA interns will split time between development, youth programming, and camp operations staff.
Contact: Ryan Gilbert
Address: 4114 W. Lk Sammamish Pkwy SE, Bellevue, WA 98008
Position: Director of Ministries
Seattle Pacific UniversityKelsey Rorem
Name: Seattle Pacific University
Organization Description: Seattle Pacific University (SPU) is a Christian university located in the Queen Anne district of Seattle. It is dedicated to graduating people of confidence and character that will change the world. SPU educates over 3,000 undergraduates.
Internship Description: Interns will be recent graduates and serve part time. They will start with faith development in small groups, discussing John Wesley’s question: “How goes it with your soul?” Taking what they have learned in the small groups, interns will be responsible for selecting, training, and developing a team of undergraduates to lead the small groups in the future.
Contact: Kelsey Rorem
Address: 307 3rd Ave West, Seattle, WA 98119
Position: Program Manager for CBTE
Seattle’s Union Gospel MissionDave Mitchell
Name: Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission
Organization Description:

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission aims to serve, rescue and transform those in greatest need through the grace of Jesus Christ. We provide 24/7, 360-degree support services for homeless people in King County and seek to be a consistent friend to those who are isolated and in need. We go where people live, listen to their stories, and regularly connect with each person to provide emergency care and invite them into our recovery programs.

Internship Description:

The Internship program contributes to the development of future leaders by providing an experience that both allows for hands-on involvement in outreach initiatives started by the organization and an opportunity for deeper understanding of leadership through teaching sessions, reading, and conversation. We hope to encourage the emergence of leaders who can be a strong presence in navigating culture and creating meaningful, purposeful change.

Contact: Dave Mitchell
Address: PO Box 202, Seattle, WA 98111
Street Youth MinistriesKate Phillips
Name: Street Youth Ministries
Organization Description: Street Youth Ministries (SYM) has been an active presence and leader in the Seattle homeless youth services community for many years, beginning in 1993 when a group of individuals from University Presbyterian Church and other area churches recognized the growing problem of youth homelessness and formed a partnership to address the issue.
Internship Description: Interns can expect to be immersed in a vibrant, faith-based non-profit setting, working alongside staff to provide programs and support for youth and young-adults experiencing homelessness. Candidates that are most qualified for the position demonstrate a love for Jesus and the Gospel, strong relational skills, and a desire to experience direct service work in a social service setting.
Contact: Kate Phillips
Address: 4540 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Position: Program Director
Teach One to Lead OneJose Maldonado
Name: Teach One to Lead One
Organization Description:

Teach One to Lead One is dedicated to providing community mentoring programs that teach universal ethical principles to lead kids into a life of purpose and potential.

Internship Description:

The Teach One to Lead One (T1L1) internship program is known within the organization as the Professional-in-Training (PT) program. The name of this program fully encompasses what the organization envisions as the final outcome of the program: professionals who are trained and equipped to enter full-time ministry in whatever capacity they choose. The PT program follows the philosophy of presenting truth in the context of healthy mentoring relationships with a spirit of adventure and celebration.

Contact: Jose Maldonado
Address: 6060 Lack Ackworth Drive, Suite N, Atlanta, GA 30101
The Coffee OasisJordan McGrath
Name: The Coffee Oasis
Organization Description: The Coffee Oasis is a faith-based, non-profit organization that consists of two things: real coffee and real hope. Our cafés provide community gathering places, and serve our self-roasted coffee from direct-trade coffee beans. The Coffee Oasis youth programs offer friendship, belonging, resources, and opportunity to homeless and street-oriented youth, ages 13-25. All proceeds from the businesses support the Oasis youth programs.
Internship Description: The Fellowship Program exists to train and mobilize future leaders in urban ministry and Business As Mission through an intensive 12-month discipleship-based internship.Fellows will gain an in-depth understanding of the mission, vision, and Business As Mission model of the Coffee Oasis. Fellows will also gain significant leadership experience and will be mobilized to make a Kingdom-impact in their communities.
Contact: Jordan McGrath
Address: 837 4th St, Bremerton, WA 98337
Position: Manager of Culture Development
The FirsTom Beaumont
Name: The Firs
Organization Description: The Firs serves the local church and community by drawing groups and individuals to a camp and retreat setting where they will experience the Biblical message of Jesus through instruction, creative activities and significant relationships, resulting in changed lives. Through Christ-centered camps, conferences and retreats, The Firs has lead people to salvation in Jesus Christ, trained individuals for Christian service, and strengthened family life.
Internship Description: Full-time internships are available in three areas: children ministries, student ministries, and guest services. Interns will be connected with an intern supervisor to learn to minister to children, plan programs, serve guests, and work together with others. Pairing with a program director, interns will have the opportunity to grow personally in their own faith through studies as well as be able to be poured into and invested in. A relationship with an “associate pastor friend” will allow interns a chance to explore their personal gifts so they can better understand themselves.
Contact: Tom Beaumont
Address: 4605 Cable Street, Bellingham, WA 98229
Position: Executive Director
The NavigatorsJustin Hester
Name: The Navigators
Organization Description: Navigators is an international ministry that walks alongside Christ’s followers on their spiritual journey. Currently, over 4,200 staff serve in about 100 countries. The ministry operates in a variety of settings, including college campuses, military bases, downtown offices, urban neighborhoods, prisons, and youth camps. The mission is toadvance the Gospel of Jesus and His Kingdom into the nations through spiritual generations of laborers living and discipling among the lost.
Internship Description: Interns will work in the ministry to college students through a training program known as Edge Corps. Interns will be directly involved in the lives of students through evangelism, discipleship and other training and service opportunities. Potentially, interns will continue on to become full-time Navigator staff.
Contact: Justin Hester
Address: P.O Box 6000 Colorado Springs, CO 80934
Position: Pacific NW Director
Twin Rocks Friends Conference AssociationJoseph Thouvenel
Name: Twin Rocks Friends Conference Association
Organization Description: Located on 120 acres of forest, one block from the Oregon cost, Twin Rocks is owned by the evangelical Friends Churches of Western Oregon and Southwest Washington. With a full-time staff of 11, the organization sponsors Christian camps and retreats for people of all ages and provides rental accommodations for groups up to 330. The mission isto use God’s creation and a Christ-centered environment to promote personal and spiritual growth.
Internship Description: The internship program at Twin Rocks is designed to equip young adults with a deeper understanding of Christ-centered leadership within a camp environment. Interns will be given responsibilities that directly impact the function and success of the camp’s ministry. Interns will have the opportunity to organize and direct specific retreats, and will find themselves working behind-the-scenes, providing up-front leadership interacting with campers and guests, and working alongside and intentional community of staff.
Contact: Joseph Thouvenel
Address: P.O Box 6, Rockaway Beach, OR
Position: Program Director
University of PortlandPeter Rooks
Name: University of Portland
Organization Description: The University of Portland is an independently governed Catholic university guided by the Congregation of Holy Cross. The university addresses significant questions of human concern through disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies of the arts, sciences and humanities and through studies in majors and professional programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Because it values the development of the whole person, the University honors faith and reason as ways of knowing, promotes ethical reflection, and prepares people who respond to the needs of the world and its human family.
Internship Description: Internship opportunities will be offered to those students who during their time at the University have demonstrated the interest, aptitude, and abilities to thrive in Church or Church-related organizations and experience the scope of the interests and challenges that confront the leaders of these organizations. The program will be co-coordinated by the School of Business Administration and Campus Ministry. Throughout the program, Interns will be guided through a process of vocational discernment in which they systematically ponder the notion of vocation.
Contact: Peter Rooks
Address: 5000 N. Willamette Boulevard,Portland, OR 97203
Position: Executive Director for Leadership
Urban ImpactSteve Bury
Name: Urban Impact
Organization Description: As a community development organization, Urban Impact is committed to empowering the communities it serves and to the development of urban leadership. The organization operates with two site locations. Each site has a direct partnership with the local church. Often programs are planned and implemented by community members. The mission is to strengthen families and raise servant leaders by changing relationships that encourage good health, quality education, economic opportunity, and a Christ-centered faith.
Internship Description: Interns will be assigned to work in one of two on-going ministry sites: a church based Community Development Hub, or the Rainier Health and Fitness Center. In these settings, interns will work directly with youth and families. In addition to training regarding community development, interns will also receive specific training with regards to ministry skills, leadership styles, and spiritual disciplines.
Contact: Steve Bury
Address: 7728 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98118
Position: Executive Director
Vision HouseSarah Butler Wills
Name: Vision House
Organization Description:

Vision House, a Christian social services agency, aims to make a significant contribution by reducing the number of homeless men, women and children in Washington State and providing traditional housing and support services to homeless mothers and their children, and separately to men recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. By building more, housing units, we are reducing the number of homeless families in our community.

Internship Description:

The Vision House internship program provides young adults with hands-on ministry experience in the nonprofit, human services field. Our program is designed to develop and equip emerging Christian leaders through a process of inquiry, feedback and growth with an emphasis on servant leadership, vocation, calling and mission. We believe that leadership is not just about influence, but is also best learned through serving others. Our hope is to provide the influence in this program that will develop the next generation of servant leaders. We seek to provide an opportunity to sharpen job skills, but also an experience that shapes an intern’s thinking and provides a platform to clarify one’s call and gifts.

Contact: Sarah Butler Wills
Address: PO Box 2951, Renton, WA 98056
Warm Beach Christian Camps & Conference CenterPatrick Patterson
Name: Warm Beach Christian Camps & Conference Center
Organization Description: Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center is located on 300 acres, that includes views of Puget Sound as well as the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges. Programs are offered for youth, adult, and families. In addition, a program is in place to serve campers with special needs. The mission isto provide environments, experiences, and resources which draw people of all ages to God through the ministry of Christian camping.
Internship Description: The internship program will focus on developing the whole person in Christ through spiritual formation, character development, relational skills, leadership capacity, and work-related talents. Interns will participate in a core program of shared experiences as well as concentrating on specific fields of interest. Interns will be given direct responsibility for aspects of a programs success.
Contact: Patrick Patterson
Address: 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood, WA 98292
Position: Director of Administration
Whitworth UniversityTerry McGonigal
Name: Whitworth University
Organization Description: Whitworth University is a private, residential, liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterial Church (USA). The mission isto provide a diverse student body an education of mind and heart, equipping graduates to honor God, follow Christ and serve humanity.The mission is carried out by a community of Christian scholars committed to excellent teaching and to the integration of faith and learning.
Internship Description: Internships are two-years in length and are designed to provide year-round support of the Campus Worship and Small Group Bible Study programs while serving in a leadership capacity in a residential community. Interns will be given graduate assistant status and will be enrolled in the M.A in Theology graduate program. Interns will be expected to develop meaningful relationships with students, and as appropriate play a mentoring role in the lives of students.
Contact: Terry McGonigal
Address: 300 W. Hawthorne Road, Spokane, WA 99251
Position: Dean of Spiritual Life
WindriderMark Priddy
Name: Windrider
Organization Description: Windrider seeks to create an interactive experience between filmmakers and film lovers designed to facilitate thoughtful conversation, awaken compassion, and inspire change. Based in Boise, Idaho, the organization’s premise is that stories are truly the “storehouses” of culture, and that film, the culture’s principal form of storytelling, is the most critical, value-defining medium of the age. Windrider serves as a laboratory, classroom, and resource provider to inspire people to create, view, and discuss films that address life’s ultimate questions. For the past eight years, the organization has conducted the Windrider Film Forum and Leadership Summit at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
Internship Description: During the one-year internship program, Interns will help to facilitate the educational events, community film screenings, and enhance the website to promote and support the public theology forum. Through involvement with the Windrider Film Forum, Interns interact with a diverse set of filmmakers, pastors, ministry leaders, scholars, industry experts, and community leaders. Through thoughtful guidance, supervisors will mentor and direct conversations with interns regarding the broad area of film-making and explore career possibilities.
Contact: Mark Priddy
Address: P.O. Box 1640, Eagle, ID 83616
Position: Chief Executive Officer
World VisionJames Pedrick
Name: World Vision
Organization Description: World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. The mission isto follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice, and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God.Inspired by its Christian values, World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people.
Internship Description: Interns will work within the Advocacy Integration and Campaigns department. Specifically, interns will serve for one-year in the ACT:S program that is a network of students committed to exploring what the Christian faith says about poverty and injustice; using creative activism to bring issues to life and change hearts on campus. Interns will help to organize, mobilize and resource the advocate network. Interns will also have opportunities to speak with campus ministry and church groups.
Contact: James Pedrick
Address: P.O Box 9716, Federal Way, WA 98063
Position: Advocacy Advisor
Young Life IdahoJ.C. Bowman
Name: Young Life Idaho
Organization Description: With a strong commitment to incarnational ministry, Young Life offers programs designed specifically for adolescents from middle school through college. Programs are also offered to young adults with disabilities and teen age mothers. The mission isto introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and help them to grow in their faith.
Internship Description: Interns will be included in Young Life’s national Intern program during the two-year program. Each intern will be assigned to a local area within the Idaho Region where they will work directly in a Young Life club. Interns will participate in local area staff planning meetings, summer and weekend camps, as well as special events, and will be exposed to regional and national training opportunities.
Contact: J.C. Bowman
Address: P.O. Box 4056,Boise, ID 83711
Position: Regional Director
Young Life Oregon/Southwest WashingtonBill Riehl
Name: Young Life Oregon/Southwest Washington
Organization Description: With a strong commitment to incarnational ministry, Young Life offers programs designed specifically for adolescents from middle school through college. Programs are also offered to young adults with disabilities and teen age mothers. The mission isto introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and help them to grow in their faith.
Internship Description: Interns will be included in Young Life’s Student Staff program. Each intern will be assigned to a local area within the Oregon and Southwest Washington Region where they will work directly in a Young Life club. Interns will participate in local area staff planning meetings, summer and weekend camps, as well as special events, and will be exposed to regional and national training opportunities.
Contact: Bill Riehl
Address: 1675 SW Marlow Avenue #110, Portland, OR 97225
Position: Regional Director
Youth DynamicsGreg Johnson
Name: Youth Dynamics
Organization Description: Youth Dynamics reaches teenagers and young adults and connects them to the local church through a weekly ministry to youth in primarily rural towns. Its mission isto invite and challenge youth to a life-long journey in relationship with Christ and His Church. The organization also offers adventure based ministry to groups of youth and young adults with bases in Idaho and Oregon. In addition, Stonewater Ranch, a camping property, is operating near Leavenworth, Washington.
Internship Description: The 18-month Internship Program is designed to offer an accelerated leadership training opportunity for select students who demonstrate potential and are committed to being stretched into influential Christian leaders for the next generation. Interns will become familiar with and gain experience working in an adventure based, relational ministry, which will take place in the outdoors, in communities, and on the school campus. The goal is to invest and equip young next generation leaders who will gain the attributes necessary for relational ministry to happen both in campus and adventure environments.
Contact: Greg Johnson
Address: P.O. Box 486,Burlington, WA 98233
Position: Director of Stonewater Ranch
Youth for Christ Greater MissoulaJosh Jones
Name: Youth for Christ Greater Missoula
Organization Description: Youth for Christ works with local churches and like-minded institutions to spread the word of Jesus to teens. With a state of the art, 34,000 square foot facility in the heart of Missoula, Youth for Christ staff is able to provide teens in the area with a place to hang out as well as connect, disciple, and mentor.
Internship Description: Interns will be required to engage in mentoring relationships with leaders in both YFC and the community. They will meet quarterly, each time discussing a new area of the YFC mission. By working directly with current staff to plan weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual events for teens, interns will experience hands on youth ministry. The end goal of the internship is to equip each intern with a lifelong ministry philosophy, which they can implement in their desired profession, whether in ministry or elsewhere.
Contact: Josh Jones
Address: 1515 Fairview, Suite 210, Missoula, MT 59801
Position: Executive Director
Youth for Christ SeattleBrian Muchmore
Name: Youth for Christ Seattle
Organization Description: Youth for Christ Seattle works primarily with middle and high school students through a variety of programs such as Campus Life, City Life, and Teen parents. The mission isto reach young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement.
Internship Description: Interns will have extensive exposure of a number of aspects of the Youth for Christ Seattle ministry. Each will be assigned to a local campus and work alongside an experienced staff member. Interns will build relationships with students, lead an after school ministry as well as a small group. In addition, interns will assist in operating campus and special events. Interns will receive training in the practice of spiritual disciplines, time management, and leadership principles. In addition to local training opportunities, interns have the possibility to be exposed to regional and national opportunities.
Contact: Brian Muchmore
Address: P.O. Box 75128, Seattle, WA 98175-0128
Position: Metro Director
Youth for Christ SpokaneTom Davis
Name: Youth for Christ Spokane
Organization Description: Youth for Christ Spokane focuses on reaching at-risk youth between the ages of 11 and 19 in the West Central and Hillyard neighborhoods. The mission is toreach every youth living in Spokane’s most impoverished neighborhoods with the love and hope of Jesus Christ. Through widespread prayer, loving relationships, and faithful Bible teaching, YFC Spokane has transformed the lives of many children, bringing them the good news of Jesus Christ.
Internship Description: Full-time interns will be exposed to group mentorship, ministry/vocational apprenticeship, and personal/spiritual mentorship. They will participate in direct ministry with youth, creating sustainable community partnerships, and developing the donor network. Small peer group discussions as well as one-on-one mentoring will help interns discover their vocation and calling.
Contact: Tom Davis
Address: 1309 N. Ash, Spokane, WA 99201
Position: Executive Director
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