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Mission Southside Summer Internship

May 28 – August 2, 2024

Internship Information

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 Neighborhood Teams.

Hours at the Mission
20 hrs. per week
Tuesday – Thursday – 9:30am-2:30pm (plus Tues 5:30-8:30pm)
Friday – 11am-2pm

General outline
9:00am-2:30pm (T-Th) is ministry focus and additional Help & Hope experiences (plan on some additional morning, evening & weekend serving opportunities).

11am-2pm Friday is assisting and participating in Fun Friday at Eagle’s Pointe Apartments.

Responsibilities at the Mission:
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leaders in Training (Middle and High School) – encourage, equip, and mentor a group of young teens growing in faith, character and life skills.
  • Eagle Lake Day Camp – help facilitate and assist with the Eagle Lake Day Camp that will be hosted at the Ministry Center for elementary-age kids.
  • Sports Night – Assist with planning, coordinating, and hosting weekly sports nights to connect with kids, teens, and families.
  • Neighborhood Teams – Serve and assist Mission Southside’s Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Teams as they provide help and hope to neighbors in the community.
  • Grow as an obedient follower of Jesus as you learn, lead, and train others in living on mission.

Other Help & Hope Opportunities:

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

Tuesday, May 28th – Internship Starts!
Friday, August 2nd – Internship Wraps Up

  • Stipend for 10 full weeks: $2,250 (via Mission Southside payroll or scholarship)
  • Work area provided with Wi-Fi. (Please bring your own device)

If you have questions, please contact Nick Wagoner –

Tentative Intern Calendar Dates

Regular Weekly Schedule
Tuesday  9:30am-2:30pm and 6:00am-8:30pm
Wednesday  10:00am-2:30pm
Thursday  9:30am-2:30pm
Friday  11am-2pm

Additional Details and Dates
Orientation week – May 30th – June 2nd

  • May 28th – 11am – Welcome Lunch with MSS Staff team (514 S Kansas Ave)
  • TBD – 7-8pm – MSS advisory board mtg: Intros & Intern commissioning

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

Eagle Lake Day Camp
June 17-21 – 8:30-5:00 Monday-Friday

Holiday days off
July 3-5

MSS Charity Golf Tournament
TBD – 8am-1pm Monday
Interns assist and serve alongside volunteer teams

Living Waters Canoe Overnight Trip
July 25-26
Leave Thursday, July 25 and return Friday, July 26, at 9:00pm

Summer Wrap-Up
August 2nd

Learning Community focus
Discovery Bible Study – Tuesday Mornings
Relational Community – Thursday Mornings. To know and love one other more.

2024 Summer Internship Application


  • 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.



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