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Mission Southside Summer Internship

May 30 – July 28, 2023

Key Internship Dates

Regular Weekly Schedule

Tuesday, 10am-2:30pm; 6-8:30pm
Wednesday, 10am-12pm
Thursday, 10am-2:30pm
Friday, 11am-2pm

**An additional 5 hours will be spent assisting the intern’s assigned Site Team each week. These hours and times may vary.**


Additional Details and Dates

Orientation week:  May 30th – June 2nd

  • May 30th – 11am – Welcome Lunch with MSS Staff team (514 S Kansas Ave)
  • TBD – 7-8pm – MSS advisory board mtg: Intros & Intern commissioning
  • TBD – Meeting the Site Team Leaders!

Sports Night:  Tuesdays – 5:30pm – 8:30pm (starting June 6th and ending July 25th)

June 19th-23rd:  Eagle Lake Day Camp (8:30-5:00 Monday-Friday)

July 4th:  (Tuesday) Holiday day off

July 24th:  MSS Charity Golf Tournament (Mon, 8am-1pm – interns assist and serve alongside volunteer teams)

Summer Wrap up:  July 28th


Learning Community focus

Wednesdays:  Discovery Bible Study

Fridays:  Relational Community – to know and love one other more

Summer Internship Program 2023

Job Brief

Coming alongside Mission Southside to put God’s love into action by extending help through hope in Christ. Interns will participate in relationally equipping community leaders by loving and serving together, learning from each other, and creating a holistic, Christ-centered community. This will include a wide range of HELP and HOPE experiences that will allow the intern to grow in their leadership ability, with primary focus on the summer programs for children, teens, and Site Teams.

Apply Here!

Hours at the Mission

25 hrs. per week  (Tentative outline below)


Tuesday and Thursday – 10am-2:30pm (plus Tues 5:30-8:30pm)

Wednesday – 10am-12pm (followed by assisting with assigned Site Team)

Friday – 11am-2pm

General Outline

10-2:30pm (T&Th) is ministry focus and additional Help & Hope experiences [plan on some additional morning, evening & weekend serving opportunities]. 10am-12pm (W) is for planning and a Discovery Bible Study. 11am-2pm (F) is assisting and participating in Fun Friday at Eagle’s Pointe Site.

Responsibilities at the Mission

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leaders in Training:  Encourage, equip, and mentor a small group of young teens growing in faith, character and life skills
  • Bible Story Activity Kits & Kids Clubs: Help organize materials for activity kits and deliver with Site Team to families for 7 weeks. If possible – lead activities in person.
  • Sports Night/Sports Leagues:  Assist with planning, coordinating, and hosting weekly sports league to connect with kids, teens, and families.
  • Grow as an obedient follower of Jesus as you learn, lead, and train others in living on mission.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Community Connections –learning from key volunteers and ministry partners
  • Providing assistance  (Furniture Delivery, Food Co-op, Warehouse, Prayer)
  • Composing a Ministry Letter
  • Special Projects
  • Service & Discovery mentoring – come alongside young teens interested in serving the community and discovering more about God.


  • Tues, May 30th – Internship Starts!
  • Fri, July 28th –  Internship Wraps Up
  • Stipend for 9 full weeks: $2,250
  • Work area provided with Wi-Fi. (Please bring your own device)

Apply Here!

If you have questions, please contact Nick Wagoner at

(Summer Interns ideally at least 1 year out of high school, but must be 18 years of age by start of internship).

2023 Mission Southside Summer Internship Application

If you are interested, please complete the application below by February 21, 2023.


  • What motivates you the most when you think about serving with Mission Southside?
  • What is your story of coming to know and follow Christ?
  • What has helped you grow the most in loving and serving the Lord? Who are the people that have come alongside you in this journey?
  • What are some of your key strengths and abilities?
  • What is an area of your life (a specific skill, habit, ability, character quality, etc.) in which you would like to grow?

  • Rate yourself in the following areas on a scale of 1-10 (1 being a growth area and 10 being the strongest)
  • Communication
    Your ability to share information in a way that it is well received, absorbed, acknowledged and acted on.
  • Community
    Your ability to engage relationally and help others participate and grow in relational connectedness & belonging.
  • Connecting
    Your ability to see the big picture, then help others understand the big picture and where their strengths shine.
  • Care
    Your ability to express care and value to each and every person you interact with.

  • Do you have housing available in the Olathe area during the time of the summer internship?
  • Will you have a car available to you during the time of the summer internship?
  • To the best of my understanding, I have the emotional and physical stamina required to fulfill the roles and responsibilities of this internship.
  • To the best of my knowledge, I can be available for the 9 weeks of the Mission Southside internship.

  • Year of Highschool / College Graduation:
  • Foreign Language & Fluency (Leave blank if none):
  • Home Church / Campus Ministry (Leave blank if none):

    Please provide two references; include at least one from a supervisor, professor or mentor.



  • I understand that a background check will be required and will be a condition of employment as an intern with Mission Southside.
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