M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust


The following nonprofit organizations are Vision and Call Program participants or alumni. 
Click on an individual organization to see internship and organization details.

100 Fold StudioJohn Hudson
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: John Hudson
Address: PO Box 1160, Lakeside, MT, 59922
Position: Founder & Architect, AIA, LEED AP
A Rocha USARachel Lamb
Name: A Rocha USA
Organization Description: A Rocha USA is a community of Christians responding to the loss in the abundance of our biodiversity. As participants in God’s restoration of all creation, our mission is restoring and protecting ecosystems through community-based conservation projects and fostering Christian engagement in the care of God’s creation. Our local biodiversity conservation projects partner with communities to restore vulnerable habitats and species through marine conservation, habitat restoration, and nature-based solutions to climate change. Nationally, we provide programs delivering services and education to help people effectively love their local places.
Internship Description: The A Rocha USA Vision & Call internship program engages emerging Christian scientists who wish to gain experience in fieldwork, professional mentoring, and leadership development combined with theological integration and spiritual formation. In locations throughout the US, interns are involved in ongoing conservation projects and applied scientific research within marine conservation and habitat restoration.
Contact: Rachel Lamb
Address: PO Box 223, Wheaton, IL 60187
Position: Board President
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and LibertyDan Churchwell
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: Dan Churchwell
Address: 98 E. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Position: Director of Programs and Education
Africa New Life MinistriesCrissy McDowell
Name: Africa New Life Ministries
Organization Description: Africa New Life Ministries exists to communicate the message of Jesus Christ in word and deed, to Rwanda and all the nations. This ministry will help all peoples to understand the relationship with God available to them through belief in Jesus as Savior. This will be accomplished by providing access to education, leadership training, and healthcare; through church planting and Christian discipleship; and through holistic care for vulnerable children, and women and men in need.
Internship Description: Internships positions are one-year in length and may be in various departments in the organization depending on the ministry needs. Departments include Sponsorship, Marketing or Communications. Each intern would be assigned specific tasks which would support the ministry and an opportunity to define a special project aligned with their interests and the needs of the ministry. Interns will have access to senior leaders in the organization for mentoring and career coaching.
Contact: Crissy McDowell
Address: 7405 SW Tech Center Dr., Suite 144, Portland OR 97223
Position: Sr. Manager, People and Culture
Alaska Christian CollegeSean Hoffbeck
Name: Alaska Christian College
Organization Description: Alaska Christian College exists to empower Alaska Natives through biblically-based higher education and Christian formation to pursue excellence in character, learning, and service as followers of Christ.  Located three hours south of Anchorage on the picturesque Kenai Peninsula, Alaska Christian College is an intentional community that provides a safe, healthy, and spiritually supportive environment as students pursue their education in one of four associate degrees: Christian Ministry, Paraprofessional Education, Behavioral Health, or General Studies.  
Internship Description: The Vision and Call Internship at Alaska Christian College is a 2-year program that helps train and equip graduates by using the vast work experience and expertise of the department heads at the college.  The four internship tracks at the college are the following: maintenance, enrollment, spiritual life, and IT.  The interns work alongside their area supervisors and are exposed to and empowered to help run the day to day operations of Alaska Christian College.  
Contact: Sean Hoffbeck
Website: alaskacc.edu
Address: 35109 Royal Pl / Soldotna, AK / 99669
Position: VP of 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
Alliance for Children EverywhereStephanie Johnson
Name: Alliance for Children Everywhere
Organization Description: Alliance for Children Everywhere (ACE) shows the love of Jesus by bringing orphaned, abandoned, and vulnerable children into secure families, schools, and communities. Through direct programming in Zambia and consulting in southern Africa, ACE champions family-based care with three areas of focus: family preservation and empowerment; foster-to-adopt programs; and education.
Internship Description: ACE offers two part-time internships for a duration of ten months, culminating in a capstone program visit to Lusaka, Zambia. Our creative marketing and donor relations interns develop their professional skills and sense of calling within the context of supportive mentorships, diverse donor communities, and international partnerships. Additionally, ACE provides interns with a stipend for leadership development in communities including C3 Leaders, Global Washington, and AFP.
Contact: Stephanie Johnson
Address: P.O. Box 55145, Seattle, WA 98155
Position: Director of Development and Communications
Alpha Ministries CanadaJon Lee
Name: Alpha Ministries Canada
Organization Description: Birthed out of Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) in London, UK and a national entity in Canada since 1998, Alpha Canada exists to inspire, equip, and serve the Canadian Church in its mission to help people discover a relationship with Jesus Christ. We are passionate that every person, regardless of their background, should have an opportunity to explore faith in a safe, non-judgmental environment, and find hope in discovering Jesus.
Internship Description: The goal of our internship program is to launch more Jesus centred, kingdom oriented, missional people into the world, increasing their love of the whole church, love of the Trinity and love of evangelism at an accelerated rate because of their time with us. We are able to provide interns an environment that reflects the diversity of the church in Canada as our staff is diverse in culture and in Christian traditions. This allows us to learn about the Church as we work with and learn from one another.
Contact: Jon Lee
Address: #101 – 26 Fourth St. | New Westminster, BC V3L 5M4
Position: HR Manager
Arrow LeadershipTarra Wellings
Name: Arrow Leadership
Organization Description: For nearly 30 years, Arrow Leadership has been developing Jesus-centered leaders for greater Kingdom impact through transformational programs, personal mentoring, organizational consulting, and exceptional resources. Our focus is Jesus; we believe Jesus transforms leaders to Lead Differently. Our heart is Jesus-centered leadership: • Being led by Jesus – experiencing freedom, peace, and security from a grounded identity and vibrant relationship with Jesus • Leading like Jesus – becoming a servant leader with deeper character, greater confidence, and enhanced competence • Leading to Jesus — equipping and empowering individuals to share God’s love clearly, creatively, and compassionately to grow God’s Kingdom Our vision is to see Christian leaders equipped to influence every sphere of society, impact every nation, and reach every person for Jesus.
Internship Description: Part-time internships are available for a Program Intern, working directly with our Program Team for the delivery and development of our transformational programs, a Creative Intern, working directly with our marketing creating communications and designs that tell the story of transformation and impact.
Contact: Tarra Wellings
Address: 130 – 33973 Gladys Ave Abbotsford, BC V2S 2E8
Position: Director of Operations
Because InternationalSarah Hille
Name: Because International
Organization Description: We use products as solutions to alleviate poverty by meeting immediate needs and creating opportunities for empowerment. We do this through three primary programs; Products, Production, and Pursuit. Our Products program functions to provide small, life-changing products (like The Shoe That Grows) to kids living in poverty. We believe these products provide children with opportunities be healthy, attend school more often, and feel better about themselves. Our Production program provides opportunities for individuals to have access to opportunities through work in a small/medium size enterprise. Our Pursuit program is an incubator program for entrepreneurs who have an idea for a small product or solution that will significantly impact the lives of individuals and families living in poverty. This incubator gives the entrepreneur access to opportunities to launch and grow their business.
Internship Description: The Vision and Call Internship at Because International is for two full-time yearlong interns and two full-time Summer interns. At Because, we support young leadership by providing our staff (which includes interns) with significant leadership opportunities. The primary role of interns in this program is to help in acquisition, cultivation, and stewardship of the partnering relationships we have with hundreds of churches around the US. These responsibilities include communicating with, visiting, and resourcing pastors and leaders within partner churches. Interns will join our Shoe Bus Tour in the Northwest and facilitate this mobile story-telling unit to help support programing for church and community events. Interns will be exposed to all aspects of our mission and work through participation in staff meetings, staff retreat, staff training/development, and receiving coaching from executive leadership. The program advisor will journey with interns individually and as a group as they each discern God’s vision for their vocation.
Contact: Sarah Hille
Address: 120 9th Ave. South Suite 110 Nampa, ID. 83651
Position: Pursuit Coordinator
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
Bushnell UniversityAngela Doty
Name: Bushnell University
Organization Description: Bushnell University is a Christian, private, liberal-arts, comprehensive university located in Eugene, Oregon. Guided by the mission to foster wisdom, faith, and service through excellent academic programs within a Christ-center community, Bushnell University aspires to be characterized by its commitment to equip students to discover and answer God’s call in their lives.
Internship Description: This internship program is designed for graduate students exploring the call to work in Christian higher education over the course of a year in a part-time capacity.
Contact: Angela Doty
Address: 828 E. 11th Avenue | Eugene, OR 97401
Position: Dean of Career & Academic Resources
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
Position: Executive Director
Camp QwanoesTristan Klassen
Name: Camp Qwanoes
Organization Description: Qwanoes is a youth-focused high adventure Christian camp that exists to love kids to life like no other, helping them discover, live and share life like no other in Christ. Founded in 1966, Qwanoes is an ideal place for fun-filled, life-changing experiences. Situated on 55 acres of magnificent scenic waterfront property on Vancouver Island between Victoria and Nanaimo, Qwanoes is a fully-accredited member of the BC Camping Association and Christian Camping International-Canada. As a Christian camp, we take principles of the Bible and make them relevant to everyday life.
Internship Description: Qwanoes NEXT is a unique opportunity for practical ministry and leadership experience, hands-on training, college-level Bible courses, and being part of a dynamic Christian community throughout the year! Camp Qwanoes is committed to developing leaders and our internship program is designed to do just that. As you serve as an intern at Camp Qwanoes, you will gain valuable ministry and leadership skills, knowledge, and experience in the exciting field of camping and recreation ministry – all while working closely with an experienced mentor. You will gain a vision for and an understanding of the power of camp ministry to impact today’s children and youth. Key principles and examples drawn from camp ministry can be applied to a wide variety of ministries to kids both inside and outside the church. Qwanoes NEXT is designed to train young leaders as they seek to learn more about their God-given vision and call.
Contact: Tristan Klassen
Address: 1148 Smith Rd. Crofton, BC
Position: Associate Director
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
Position: Rec Center and Youth Program Supervisor
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
Position: Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy
Cascades Camp & Conference CenterMark Carlson
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: Mark Carlson
Address: 22825 Peissner Road SE, Yelm, WA 98597
Position: Associate Director
Christ KitchenKim Kelly
Name: Christ Kitchen
Organization Description: Christ Kitchen is a Christ-centered ministry providing work, job-training, life skills training, Bible study, discipleship, support, and fellowship for women living in poverty in Spokane and outlining areas. Christ Kitchen does not discriminate against persons based on race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, or mental or physical disability. Graduation from Christ Kitchen means that you are not reliant on government programs, any substance, or destructive relationships. The women that graduate from our program become productive, contributing citizens within their community, able to care for themselves and the children that rely on them for survival.  
Internship Description: This internship program is up to two years and encopmasses non-profit leadership, development, fundraising and grant writing, project management, ministry, servant leadership, social media, and a wide array of job based training that includes, baking, culinary arts, wholesale and sales, gardening and horticulture, administrative duties, barista, marketing and more. Interns will participate in direct service and programmatic efforts including street outreach, teaching life and social skills, and staffing the staff interactions each week.
Contact: Kim Kelly
Address: 2410 N Monroe, Spokane WA 99021
Position: CEO/Executive Program 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.Kaylee Thompson
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: Kaylee Thompson
Address: 109 1/2 S. 32nd Street, Billings, MT 59101
Position: Internship Supervisor
Compassion InternationalKatie Stark
Name: Compassion International
Organization Description: We are a child-advocacy ministry pairing compassionate people with children living in extreme poverty to release the children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty. Our mission is to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name. We are Christ-centered: Because Jesus is our core, everything we do for children is meant to reflect God’s heart. We are church-driven: We do all of our work through partnerships with thousands of frontline churches worldwide. Frontline churches are catalysts for community change, optimizing the mutual respect, resources and common purpose critical in caring for children in poverty. Compassion partners with nearly 7,000 churches in 27 countries around the world to deliver programming that supports holistic child development. We are child-focused: Through our holistic child development model, we blend physical, social, economic and spiritual care together to help children in poverty fully mature in every facet of life and transcend what is often a generational legacy of poverty. Communities often feel the positive impact of the “child-first” work our church partners do because what happens in the life of a child ripples throughout his environment, but we are unashamedly and singularly focused on children. We are the world’s leading authority in holistic child development through sponsorship.
Internship Description: We are assembling the next generation of child advocates. Each year, emerging professionals join Compassion International to gain experience at one of the largest non-profit organizations in the United States. Our interns use their talents and skills in a variety of departments within our organization suited to their specific area of interest. We invest in our interns both professionally and personally because we know their ideas are worth pursuing.
Contact: Katie Stark
Address: 12290 Voyager Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO, 80921
Position: Supervisor of Talent Acquisition
Consortium of Christian Study CentersCharity Wahrenberger
Name: Consortium of Christian Study Centers
Organization Description: The Consortium of Christian Study Centers is organized and operated to integrate Christian faith and learning with life and to cultivate Christian faith in the context of the contemporary university by catalyzing and empowering thoughtful Christian presence and practice at colleges and universities around the world, in service of the common good.  In pursuit of this mission, the Consortium has the following strategies: a. To facilitate the flourishing of existing Christian study centers.    b. To encourage the development of new Christian study centers.   c. To raise awareness of the Christian study center movement
Internship Description: The CCSC’s Internship Program provides training, development and coaching for recent college graduates serving at Christian study centers for one year. Interns receive experience in programming, operations and fundraising, and they develop a better understanding of their vocational goals and their place in God’s kingdom. On a day-to-day basis, interns work with center staff to provide programming and opportunities for students. Over the course of the year, interns benefit from exposure to the study center movement through CCSC’s Annual Meeting and other opportunities to interact with interns and staff at other study centers and foundations. This is a full-time, paid internship that includes a vocational mentor and ongoing training with a cohort of other young professionals. Housing and some funds are provided; fundraising training is also provided to assist interns with raising additional support. 
Contact: Charity Wahrenberger
Address: 4485 Hillsdale Dr., Suite 112 / Charlottesville, VA 22901
Position: Internship Program Director
CRISTA Ministries / World ConcernMaggie Konstanski
Name: CRISTA Ministries / World Concern
Organization Description: World Concern is a US-based Christian global disaster response and sustainable community development agency. We are part of the CRISTA family of ministries based in Shoreline, WA. The love of Jesus Christ compels us to join Him in spiritual reconciliation and physical transformation by expressing a culture that is boldly focused on Christ. We extend opportunities to people facing the most profound human challenges of extreme poverty. We serve over 6 million people in 15 countries, focusing on clean water and health, child protection, disaster response, economic empowerment, and spiritual transformation.
Internship Description: One-year, full time internships are available in two areas: humanitarian response and program quality/measurement. Both positions will work in close cooperation with country, regional, and global headquarters staff to ensure high-quality project delivery. These positions will provide interns with the opportunity to learn from leaders in the humanitarian field through apprenticeship. World Concern will invest in the personal and professional development of interns through mentorship, leadership development, and spiritual formation.
Contact: Maggie Konstanski
Address: 19303 Fremont Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133
Divine Alternatives for Dads ServicesJohnnie Gage
Name: Divine Alternatives for Dads Services
Organization Description: D.A.D.S. was founded in 2001 by Marvin and Jeanette Charles to address the 100 billion dollar a year societal problem of fatherlessness and its devastating consequences. As an urban, community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, D.A.D.S. mission is: “To give fathers hope by walking together in supportive community, helping navigate relational and legal barriers which separate them from their children and families.” We execute our mission through our logical model that applies 5 levels of System Navigation: Intake and Assessment, Addressing Needs, Restoring Relationships, Service to the Community and Ongoing Support Groups. This model educates fathers on their importance in the lives of their children, provides individual mentoring, works with them to create jointly agreed parenting plans and to establish and maintain reasonable child support payment plans, provides ongoing community-based support groups and opportunities to give back to the community as evidence of change.
Internship Description: Through an internship with Divine Alternatives for Dads Services (D.A.D.S.), we invite young people to explore their own journey of transformation as they learn to follow Jesus in his redemptive mission of restoring fathers to the fatherless. While fatherlessness has many devastating effects that manifest in a host of downstream symptoms over a lifetime, we would invite interns to join us who would like to participate in a model that has proven successful in addressing the problem of fatherlessness at the root. Interns will have an opportunity to learn from the lived experience of Marvin and Jeanette Charles and gain practical experience in direct service with dads, applying their creativity & skills toward developing an aspect of the DADS organization and participate in a community of wounded healers who are seeking Jesus together in our journey toward transformation. Interns will be able to learn from Marvin’s life story and 20+ years of testimony and data, a model that has proven effective in restoring the connection between fathers and children.
Contact: Johnnie Gage
Address: 411 12th Ave, Suite 300 Seattle, WA 98122
Position: Vision and Call Lead Internship Advisor
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
Position: Volunteer support for the EPM
Fellowship Foundation MontanaElizabeth Grover
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: Elizabeth Grover
Address: 501 University Ave., Missoula, MT 59801
Position: Program Director
Fellowship of Christian AthletesBrian Metz
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: Brian Metz
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 4,295 students with 80+ undergraduate and graduate programs. The university’s mission is a Christ-centered community preparing students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion.
Internship Description: The Community Empowerment and Campus Ministries students leaders serve in paid Internship roles within the Spiritual Life Office to aid the University pastors and professional staff in coordinating programs that lead their undergraduate peers into growth-rich opportunities out-of-the-classroom, like: “Foster Parents Night Out” and Big+Little Bruin mentoring with local children & families, “Generation Connections” mutual-mentoring with retirement community neighbors, and other volunteer community service opportunities. These Interns also coordinate and lead events to nurture spiritual formation, worship and reflection of the residential and commuting students on the undergraduate campus.
Contact: Rusty St. Cyr
Address: 414 N. Meridian Street, Newberg, OR 97132
Position: University Pastor for Community Empowerment
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
HopeCentralDave Kwok
Name: HopeCentral
Organization Description: HopeCentral is a nonprofit pediatric primary care clinic in South Seattle serving families of all income levels and families with special needs. Our mission to “Share the love of Jesus through excellent, enhanced primary care for the entire community” is rooted in the belief that excellent primary care should be well-resourced and available to all. Our primary care model is built on fewer patients, extended appointment times, enhanced 24/7 physician access and integrated behavioral health services, and half of our patient capacity is reserved for families with Medicaid insurance. We specialize in caring well for children with complex needs, and our providers are skilled in serving children with developmental delay.
Internship Description: HopeCentral’s Learn and Lead internship program is designed to provide young adults with a meaningful experience in Christian, faith-based health care alongside intentional mentoring towards future vocational goals.
Contact: Dave Kwok
Address: 3826 S. Othello St., Seattle, WA 98118
Position: Executive Director
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
Address: 221 164th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98008
Position: Regional Director
Jubilee REACHAlleigha Bizik
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: Alleigha Bizik
Address: 14200 SE 13th Place, Bellevue, WA 98007
Position: Manager
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 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
Position: Senior 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
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
Position: VP of Operations
Ratio ChristiLarry Baxter
Name: Ratio Christi
Organization Description: Ratio Christi is a global movement that equips university students and faculty to give historical, philosophical, and scientific reasons for following Jesus Christ. Bringing together faith and reason to establish the intellectual voice of Christ in the University, Ratio Christi is planting student and faculty-led apologetics clubs at universities around the world.
Internship Description: Full-time internships last one year and are available to those interested in exploring a potential call to ministry through hands-on apprenticeship. Interns serve alongside an established campus minister on a university campus. Interns will engage in activities involving apologetics, discipleship, evangelism, and campus events.
Contact: Larry Baxter
Address: 2150 Elmwood Avenue STE 2, Lafayette, IN 47904
Position: Chief Operating Officer
Salem Free ClinicsJennie Reid
Name: Salem Free Clinics
Organization Description: Salem Free Clinics (SFC) exists to provide quality, compassionate healthcare at no cost to the uninsured in our community as an expression of Christ’s love. Located in Salem Oregon, SFC provides the uninsured in our community with comprehensive healthcare services, including medical (preventive, acute and chronic disease management), dental (preventive and treatment), mental health medication management and counseling care. In addition, we address social determinants of health by offering patient navigation services that offer bilingual, culturally competent services that connect patients to community resources. As the only free clinic in our two-county area, SFC fills a gap for uninsured patients who otherwise would not receive care. As a community supported clinic with 200 volunteers, we do not bill patients, insurance providers or any government agencies for our services.
Internship Description: Based on their interests, strengths and career vision, each intern will be assigned to a supervisor from one of the following SFC departments: development, patient navigation, volunteer coordination, dental administration or medical administration. Each intern will have a job description pertaining to their department, giving them the opportunity to become adept in day to day tasks and learn time management with long-term projects and goals. Participation in the operation of medical and/or dental clinics will be integrated into every internship experience, giving opportunities to build relationships with SFC volunteers and to serve our patient populations. Each intern will attend meetings, engage with community partners and take initiative with projects that differ in content from those under their placement job description to build knowledge within our non-profit and relationships with outside community members and organizations.
Contact: Jennie Reid
Address: 1300 BROADWAY ST NE SUITE 104, SALEM OR 97301
Position: Operations Manager
SAMBICAMatt Wimmer
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 overnight camps, day camps, and a high school leadership program during the summer months. Over 100 college staff members are hired each summer to run the camp operations in roles such as counselors, lifeguards, boat drivers, and kitchen staff. Nearly 3,000 children attend SAMBICA’s summer camp and over 10,000 youth visit the property for programming each year.
Internship Description: The SAMBICA internship is an opportunity for you to launch your career through 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 follow Jesus’ command to make disciples who make disciples. SAMBICA interns will split time between development, youth programming, and camp operations staff.
Contact: Matt Wimmer
Address: 4114 W. Lk Sammamish Pkwy SE, Bellevue, WA 98008
Position: Executive Director and CEO
Seattle Pacific UniversityCeleste Cranston
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: Celeste Cranston
Address: 307 3rd Ave West, Seattle, WA 98119
Position: Director of the Center for Biblical and Theological Education
Seattle’s Union Gospel MissionVolunteer Experience Team (206) 723-0767
Name: Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission
Organization Description: We search. We listen. We walk alongside. We offer hope. We work to break the cycle of homelessness and addiction. It all starts with dignity — in the form of a blanket, a hot shower, a home-cooked meal, a warm place to sleep, and friendship. It continues with addiction recovery, one-on-one counseling, and long term solutions.
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: Volunteer Experience Team (206) 723-0767
Address: Admin Offices: 3800 South Othello Street, Seattle, WA 98118
Shared Hope InternationalRebecca Adams
Name: Shared Hope International
Organization Description: Shared Hope International strives to prevent the conditions that lead to sex trafficking, restore and empower survivors, and bring justice to victims through federal and state policy initiatives. We envision a world passionately opposed to sex trafficking and a community committed to restoring survivors to lives of purpose, value, and choice – one life at a time. As Christian abolitionists, we believe trafficking survivors deserve restoration to dignity and purpose, regardless of their faith or system of belief. As Christian stewards, we prayerfully seek to use wisdom and Biblical guidance for every dollar we spend. As Christian leaders, we seek to inspire change through informational and empowering activities, providing strategic guidance to local shelter and service partners, and influencing policy makers and first responders.
Internship Description: One summer-long and two yearlong full-time internships are available. Interns can expect a transformational experience that aims to empower talented emerging leaders in the anti-trafficking movement and ministry. Interns will fully integrate into the Growth Strategies department and work closely with the program managers of Shared Hope’s child sex trafficking awareness and faith initiatives. Interns will complete various awareness-related projects, attend community outreach events, participate in local Human trafficking Task Forces, steward Shared Hope’s volunteer family, and assist with research as needed.
Contact: Rebecca Adams
Address: PO Box 1907 Vancouver, WA 98668-1907
Position: Director of Accounting
Street Youth MinistriesRowena Harper
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: Rowena Harper
Address: 4540 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Position: Program Director
Taproot Theatre CompanyLindsey Long
Name: Taproot Theatre Company
Organization Description: Taproot Theatre tells stories of hope, serving the Pacific Northwest through live theatre and educational programs. Taproot produces 6 professional shows each year with our mainstage season. Our Acting Studio serves youth and adults through a variety of classes and workshops. The Road Company tours bullying prevention assemblies to schools, teaching students important social-emotional learning skills. During the holiday season, the Touring Company also tours Christmas shows to churches.
Internship Description: Taproot’s Internship Program educates emerging theatre professionals, enriches the lives and careers of our interns, and expands the PNW theatre community by providing exemplary professional training and quality experiences. In addition, the purpose of the internship is to mentor young Christian leaders and empower them to pursue their specific calling in their field. Interns experience a variety of departments during the program to showcase the many facets of the non-profit arts industry, specifically working for a faith-based, professional theatre company.
Contact: Lindsey Long
Address: 204 N 85th Street, Seattle, WA 98103
Position: Director of Education & Outreach
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 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
Trinity Western UniversityMark Husbands
Name: Trinity Western University
Organization Description: As Canada’s leading Global Christian University, Trinity Western University (TWU) exists to educate students who aspire to understand and make a lasting impact upon the world. At TWU, we believe it is not just what you achieve with your education, but who you become. Our graduates go on to make a positive difference their communities around the world. Our goal is to form graduates who know and understand what it means to be “transformed by the renewing of your minds” (Romans 12:2) so that they not only acquire intellectual skill and knowledge, but learn to inhabit the world coram Deo (to the glory of God). We educate and form students who live well in the world through embodying a commitment to Micah 6:8 in worship, mission, friendship, and a commitment to justice.
Internship Description: The new Trinity Fellows Program under the Office of the President enables three extraordinary Trinity Western graduates, each year, to prepare for a life and career of significant impact. Trinity Fellows are paired with senior leaders in the Office of the President. In this mentoring relationship, Trinity Fellows engage meaningful projects suited to their personal gifts, receive free tuition for selected courses in our signature MA Leadership program, develop leadership capacity, and are challenged to become dynamic, creative, innovative, and selfless leaders who serve, inspire, and motivate others.
Contact: Mark Husbands
Address: 22500 University Drive | Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1 | Canada
Position: President
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 Christian Community Development organization, Urban Impact is committed to empowering the communities it serves and to the development of emerging leadership. We serve in five focus areas and multiple under-resourced neighborhoods throughout greater Seattle – Neighborhood Transformation, Health & Wellness, Economic Development, Youth Outreach, and Racial Reconciliation. We envision a world where all people are reconciled to God and everyone is engaged and thriving in community. Our mission is to break the cycle of social, material, and spiritual poverty and build healthy communities.
Internship Description: Interns will be assigned to work in one of on-going ministry sites: a church based Community Development Hub (Neighborhood Transformation), or the Rainier Health and Fitness Center (Health and Wellness). In these settings, interns will work directly with youth and families and receive training regarding community development, urban ministry skills, leadership styles, and spiritual disciplines.
Contact: Steve Bury
Address: 7728 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98118
Position: Executive Director
Vine Maple PlaceMichelle Frets
Name: Vine Maple Place
Organization Description: Vine Maple Place is working to break the generational cycle of homelessness and its crippling effects on single-parent families by offering safety, providing stability, and equipping parents for self-sufficiency. Based at the Family Hope Center in Maple Valley, WA, our signature holistic, trauma-informed Stable Families program weaves together a comprehensive suite of services that supports our vision of an end to family homelessness, and a safe and stable home where every parent and child can thrive.
Internship Description: Vine Maple Place’s internship program pairs three one-year, full-time interns with three part-time, academic-year interns, placing one pair with each of three key program teams: Child & Youth, Housing Stability, and Education & Training. Each member of our staff came to this work through the calling of Jesus Christ. We will support young adults who feel called to do God’s work while strengthening both Vine Maple Place and the broader service community in which we conduct our work.
Contact: Michelle Frets
Address: P.O. Box 1092, 21730 Dorre Don Way SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038
Position: Executive Director
Vision HouseMelissa Gehrig
Name: Vision House
Organization Description: Vision House works with homeless families with children to provide an opportunity for life change. By providing safe, stable, temporary housing with a program of supportive services and life skills development, our goal is for each family to move from crisis, to stability and self-sufficiency. Our program is infused with the passion and commitment to see the cycle of homelessness broken for the next generation.
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: Melissa Gehrig
Address: PO Box 2951, Renton, WA 98056
Position: Executive Director
Warm Beach Christian Camps & Conference CenterPatrick Patterson
Name: Warm Beach Christian Camps & Conference Center
Organization Description: Warm Beach Camp Ministries (WBCM) seeks to share the love and hope of Christ through camping ministries and experiences in the Pacific Northwest. WBCM utilizes three camps, Warm Beach Camp (Stanwood), Black Diamond Camp (Auburn), and Rainier Camp (Enumclaw) in partnership with organizations throughout the Puget Sound and beyond to bring thousands of people into an encounter with Christ amidst the beauty and splendor of the Pacific Northwest. The local camps also reach out to their local communities and schools through Warm Beach Horsemanship, The Lights of Christmas, Black Diamond Day Camps, and Natural Wonders Outdoor Education. Black Diamond’s group summer camp partners with churches in providing a dynamic summer camp program that church groups attend together with their chaperones. Warm Beach Camp Ministries partners with churches, non-profits, and the educational community to transform the culture with the love of Christ.
Internship Description: The Internship Program impacts young adults through spiritual formation, vocational discernment, and practical work experience serving a diverse community through camps and retreats. Interns gain exposure to a wide range of job fields applied to the ministry of Christian camping. Interns serve on the front lines of hospitality operations and activities as well as behind the scenes in program planning, administration, and camp promotion. Internships are available at Black Diamond and in 2023 will again be offered at Warm Beach Camp.
Contact: Patrick Patterson
Address: 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood, WA 98292
Position: Chief Operating Officer
Westmont College (in partnership with Barna Group)Paul Bradford
Name: Westmont College (in partnership with Barna Group)
Organization Description: Westmont College, located in Santa Barbara, CA, is an undergraduate, residential, Christian liberal arts community. We serve God’s kingdom by cultivating thoughtful scholars, grateful servants, and faithful leaders for global engagement with the academy, the church, and the world. The Turner Foundation serves the community of Santa Barbara by providing services for five key demographics: youth, families, seniors, those with special needs, and those in need of financial support. The Turner Foundation owns and operates two low-income apartment complexes from which they offer high-quality programs and services via their onsite Community Learning Centers. The Turner Foundation strives to continue Rev. Turner’s legacy of service and stewardship by equipping underserved populations with the tools necessary to be positive contributors and leaders within the community.
Internship Description: Part-time, full academic year internships are available to incoming juniors and seniors at Westmont College. The internships will be with The Turner Foundation, working in teams to enhance and promote programs and services available to community residents. Interns will gain insight into the day-to-day operation of a non-profit organization serving vulnerable populations under the guidance of caring and seasoned professionals. Each internship will be customized to jointly meet the needs of the intern and The Turner Foundation, and Turner is committed to providing outstanding personal growth and career development opportunities for the interns, including mentoring and training by Turner Foundation leadership.
Contact: Paul Bradford
Address: 955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Position: Director of COVE Career Center
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
WindriderMarina Dimmett
Name: Windrider
Organization Description: Windrider Institute seeks to create, curate and respond to film and visual media, sparking thoughtful conversations around the most significant topics in our culture. 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. For the past 19 years, the nonprofit has conducted the Windrider Summit and Sundance Film Festival Experience in Park City, Utah, inviting over 300 students and faculty from Christian colleges, universities and seminaries to engage culture thoughtfully. They then invite these thought-leaders to engage year-round through Windrider Studios, an online channel featuring a library of award-winning short films and conversation content that can be used for events, forums, classroom curriculum and more. Additionally Windrider captures the essential work of nonprofits nationwide through their turn-key production company dedicated to providing inspirational and organizational storytelling.
Internship Description: During the internship program, Interns will help to coordinate Windrider film screenings and events, perform outreach and account management for schools and affiliates of the organization, and assist in production work. Through involvement with the Windrider Summit & The Sundance Film Festival Experience, Interns will interact with a diverse set of filmmakers, ministry leaders, school administrators and industry experts. Supervisors thoughtfully mentor and direct conversations with interns regarding business administration, nonprofit management and film production to explore career possibilities.
Contact: Marina Dimmett
Address: P.O. Box 1640, Eagle, ID 83616
Position: Senior Producer
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
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap CountiesJanele Nelson
Name: YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
Organization Description: The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose, and each other. Working locally, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, we ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow, and thrive.
Internship Description: This paid internship provides skills as interns grow within a professional position, a great resume boost, and the opportunity to gain deeper understanding of self, vision, and gifts that interns have to share with the world – their calling. The design allows for growth and learning through the challenging work, through self-reflection and reading, through connections to the national and worldwide Y movement, and primarily through the relationships built within the interns, the field supervisor, and the spiritual mentors.
Contact: Janele Nelson
Address: Association Office YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties; 4717 S 19th St #201, Tacoma, WA 98405
Position: Association Mission Director
Young Life CanadaEric Keillor
Name: Young Life Canada
Organization Description: Christian organization providing mentorship to teens by committed adults who provide positive alternatives and the basics of the Christian faith. We offer programming for teens ages 12 to 19 with traditional Young Life as well as ministries to skateboarders called Skatelife and Capernaum, which is our ministry to kids with disabilities.
Internship Description: Our desire is to reach our whole country worth of teenagers in Canada and we recognize that Canada has had a long and troubled history with the Indigenous people in our country. We want to play a small part as best we can in reconciling our connections to Indigenous people and we want to intentionally develop Indigenous leadership within our mission. We want our mission to be a safe place for not just Indigenous teens to thrive but for Indigenous teens to stay and lead us towards reconciliation and to share Christ across the country. 
Contact: Eric Keillor
Address: Unit 120, 9440 202nd Street, Langley BC, V1M 4A6 Canada
Position: Vice President, Field Ministry
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: 11703 W Amsonia Dr, Star, ID 83669
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 71Five MinistriesTim Hardy
Name: Youth 71Five Ministries
Organization Description: Youth 71Five Ministries (71Five), formerly Rogue Valley Youth for Christ, desires to improve the spiritual, physical, and mental health outcomes for youth residing in the Rogue Valley. 71Five exists to share God’s story with young people through authentic relationships in any relevant way. 71Five accomplishes this through diverse programming centered around Trauma Informed and Positive Youth Development practices that includes connecting youth with caring adults in authentic relationships. We believe that trusting relationships form the best bridge to the life changing message of Jesus.
Internship Description: The Youth 71Five Internship Program is a bridge between the time a young person is an enthusiastic ministry participant with potential, to a skilled missionary placed in occupational ministry. This bridge is a two-year program with two parallel components— 1) ministry experience as an intern bringing the Gospel message to unchurched kids/families and 2) biblical instruction through attending Pacific Bible College. At the end of the internship program, the intern will have knowledge and experience to thrive in a ministry position with a Certificate in Christian Leadership (1/2 of an Associate Degree in bible college) completed.
Contact: Tim Hardy
Address: 529 Edwards St. Medford, OR 97501
Position: Program Coordinator
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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