Internships

When is the Next Semester?

Fall Internships Start: September 23rd, 2024

Applications Close on September 1st, 2024

What’s it all about?

Through the Riverbank Internship Program we intend to provide a life-giving experience that will fuel your passion for Jesus and the local church. We want to equip you for a lifetime of servant leadership. We want to build the next generation of Christian leaders by cultivating faith, providing experience in multiple internship opportunities, and forging character. The life-long friendships that develop during an internship are crucial to a young adult’s walk with God. This program is paving the way to build foundations centered on Christ before students enter into the next steps of their lives. There will be opportunities to help students connect, gain experience, find their calling, and grow in their relationship with God. You’ll gain valuable experience that will help you develop your vocational and leadership skills for your future, wherever God is calling you! 

We are all called to serve; however, full-time vocational ministry is certainly not for everyone. An internship is a great way to see if you are on the right track. If nothing else, it helps reaffirm your call to a specific area and gives you an appreciation for other areas of ministry. Just like in the corporate world, internships give you access to hands-on experience working alongside people who have been doing it for years. Working with leaders who know what has been proven to work for them in their context and what might not work is a great real-world learning experience!

Our Goal

To provide a life-giving experience that will fuel your passion for Jesus and the local church. We want to equip you for a lifetime of servant leadership. Each intern will be matched with a leader who will challenge you in your walk with Jesus and help you set goals.

    We Focus On Developing in 2 Ways

    1. Personal Discipleship
    2. Ministry Experience

    FAQs

    • How old do I have to be? Interns must be 14 years or older. We welcome high school students, college students, or young adults looking to learn and grow.
    • How long are internships? Internships are typically semester based and mirror a typical school year (with a special summer internship).
    • How many hours a week is the internship? Internships require a minimum commitment of 4 hours each week. There are opportunities to intern up to 20 hours each week.
    • Do I have to attend Riverbank Church? No, you do not have to be a part of our church family before becoming an intern, although you must attend weekly worship experiences at Riverbank while interning.
    • Will I be paid in this internship?  No, learning and experience will be your compensation. We do offer small travel and meal stipends in some rare instances.  

     

    What to Expect

    Time in God’s Word

    Our goal is to make sure each intern makes a quiet time with God and His Word a priority into their daily schedule

    Hard Work

    Your job is important and necessary in our church community. We work hard and strive for excellence in all we do.

    Personal Accountability

    You will be matched with a leader who will challenge you in your walk with Jesus, encourage you, and help you set goals.

    Leadership Development

    You’ll be given responsibilities and will learn how to be a person of influence no matter where God leads you in life.

    Solid Friendships

    Learn and work with people your age as you grow together in your relationship with God.

    Fun Stuff

    We work hard, but we play hard too. As a part of the Staff Team you’ll be invited to all staff events, trips, and fun…