International Justice Mission

Church Mobilization Field Office Internship - January 2019 Deployment

Category
Mobilization
Position Type
Internships | Field Office

The Need

Now accepting applications for January 2019 Deployment (Duration: 12 Months)

Application Deadline: April 15th, 2018

Note: Interns and Fellows are required to attend an Orientation Week in Washington, D.C. before deploying.

*Please note that we are typically inundated with applications. We greatly appreciate your patience as we carefully review each candidate and ask that you hold your questions until contacted for an interview.

Visit the Field Office Internship Program Page for further information.


Church Mobilization Intern tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Secure opportunities for IJM to conduct training for churches, community leaders and the general population;
  • Develop and deliver sound theological messages on the biblical call of justice to churches;
  • Network/develop key relationships with denominational leaders, civic leaders and pastors;
  • Work with existing partnerships in your field office;
  • Track monthly targets and maintain reporting dashboard;
  • Maintain promotional materials, inventory and ledger;
  • Provide administrative support to Director of Church Mobilization; and
  • Other departmental support as needed.

 

Positions may be available in: Manila, Philippines; Cebu, Philippines; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Bangalore, India; Kolkata, India; Chennai, India; Delhi, India; Mumbai, India; Kampala, Uganda; Gulu, Uganda; Accra, Ghana; La Paz, Bolivia; Guatemala City, Guatemala; or Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Not every position will be available in every office.

Responsibilities

IJM's Fellowship opportunities vary every session and look different in every office. Fellows generally will assist a specific person or team. The positions involve the described tasks and responsibilities as well as other relevant duties that may be assigned by the Field Office Director or Supervisor.

 

General Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Prior work experience with churches;
  • Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Windows XP;
  • Experience networking with International and National NGO's, CBO's, faith-based communities and local government; and
  • Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices.

Critical Qualities

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith;
  • Humble and resilient;
  • Pursues excellence;
  • Culturally aware and appreciative of difference;
  • Strong service ethic;
  • Innovative problem solver; 
  • Ability to build trust and strong partnerships with others;
  • Courageous in pursuing opportunities and challenges; 
  • Tenacious in achieving goals; and
  • Professional.

Requirements

To apply, please upload the following items compiled into one document: (Please note, applications missing one or more of these items will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.)

  • Cover Letter describing your interest in an IJM Internship or Fellowship
  • Resume
  • Statement of Faith (if not addressed in cover letter)

**When you apply, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information for two references; one Work or Academic Reference and one Spiritual Reference. Please note that if we move forward with your application, we may be contacting them for further information about your candidacy.

 

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