Apply for a New Vision Urban Missions Internship


Thank you for applying as an intern with New Vision Christian Fellowship. We look forward to getting to know you and equipping you to grow in your relationship with God and ability to lead others. Interns will play crucial roles in our on-going ministry and in the summer urban ministry trips we host. New Vision is an exciting and fun place to serve. The people here are real and enjoy serving our community. 

This application could take 20-45 minutes to complete. You should have the following information available:

  1. your driver's license or passport
  2. emergency contact details
  3. home church information
  4. education and recent work history
  5. information about previous missions or urban ministry experience. 
  6. contact info for references

TIP: Type your answers in a separate word processor in case there is an error during the submission process. 

For your application to be processed, the following must be received:

  • This Application Form
  • Name and email addresses at least two references. Your references will be sent a link to a brief online questionnaire.

ONLINE APPLICATION

Basic Information
Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
Address *
Address
You know the answer to this... or you wouldn't fill out the rest of this application otherwise. There isn't a right answer and we don't need you to impress us. Just tell us why you want to come. Your time is valuable... why invest it here this summer? What do you want from this summer internship? What do you want to give?
REFERENCES
Reference 1 *
Reference 1
Pastor, teacher, or employer
Reference 2 *
Reference 2
Pastor, teacher, or employer
Reference 3
Reference 3
Friend or family member
Emergency Contact Info
Who should we call in case of an emergency?
Emergency contact *
Emergency contact
Emergency Contact Home Phone *
Emergency Contact Home Phone
Emergency Contact Address
Emergency Contact Address
Drivers license numbers will be used for criminal background checks and to check driving record if you will be a New Vision driver as part of your internship.
Criminal Record
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? *
If yes, please explain.
Have you ever been convicted of a sexual crime? *
If yes, please explain here
Are you willing to submit to a fingerprint and background check? *
This is required for all interns who will be working with students or children under the age of 18.
Financial Information
How do you intend to pay for your internship? *
Your balance will be due two weeks before internships start. Because of the time you will spend in the program and the shortage of seasonal employment, working a summer job will not be an option. Please indicate how you intend to fund your internship. Check all that apply.
Education
Tell us a little about what you are doing in school
What year of school are you in presently? *
You can put "undeclared" if you aren't sure, but we would love to hear what programs you are considering.
What type of internship will this be for you? *
Rate for supervised academic internships is marginally higher to cover the additional time and training that we invest to meet school requirements.
Have you had any of the following experiences?
Check all that apply.
START date *
When will you be able to come?
END date *
Your time with us should be a minimum of 6 weeks. We will mutually benefit the most from 8 or more weeks.
Which of the following people know about and are in support of you pursuing an internship at New Vision?
Click all that apply
What method do you use to get the word out to friends and family?
Strengths & Weaknesses
Please describe in one sentence each, two personal strengths and one personal weakness you have.
Read the following statements and rate yourself on a scale of 1-5
Read the following statements and rate yourself on a scale of 1-5
Honest answers to these questions are appreciated. All 5's will concern us more than knowing that you are still a work in progress.
When God calls me to do something, I take action regardless of what it might cost me.
I seek to obey God even when it doesn't make sense.
I have a clear vision of God's calling on my life.
I have invested time understanding who I am and how God has gifted me.
Others would say I care about and serve the people around me.
I notice the needs of others around me.
I have been "discipled" by a mentor, teacher, pastor, or friend.
I have "discipled" someone else.
What have you accomplished and where else have you invested your time?
Specific roles
Because we work as a team, you will be asked to pitch in and help in a number of areas. But, we also want to match you as closely as we can with your strengths, experience, and interests.
Challenges to Overcome
Every worthwhile endeavor has roadblocks to be overcome. What specific challenges could impact your ability to do an internship with New Vision
What are Your Favorite Foods

WHAT HAPPENS NOW?

You will receive confirmation that you have been accepted as a New Vision Urban Missions intern within one week of us receiving your application, provided that we hear back from your references.

To move forward you will need to: 

  1. Send an initial deposit of $300 to hold your spot.
  2. Complete a criminal background check and a NVUM Release Form
  3. Email us a current picture that we can use on our website and promotional materials (or give permission for us to grab something off your Facebook).
  4. Connect about your fundraising strategy (if you plan to raise support)