Religious Life Intern

Lakeside Marblehead, OH Seasonal

Department: Religious Life Intern

Reports To:  Senior Director of Religious Life and Pastoral Care

Salary:  $ 15 per hour/approximately 40-hour week.                        


Position Summary: The Religious Life Intern assists in the coordination of all activities and operations of the Religious Life Department. The intern reports directly to the Director of Religious Life and consults with the Program Administrative Assistant and Teen Ministry Leader.  This is a summer position, beginning in late May and continuing through mid-August, ideally through Labor Day.  Although the Religious Life Intern is expected to workdays, evenings, weekends, and all summer holidays, some free time each day and one-two days off each week will be built into the schedule.


Qualifications, Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (plus other duties as assigned)

The ideal candidate should be organized, detail oriented, friendly, well spoken, proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, etc.), have a basic knowledge of sound equipment set-up and some vocational interest in some form of Christian ministry.  Interest in and training/experience with videography also desirable.  Preference given to someone who can play hymns and contemporary Christian music on the keyboard.

·         Assist in daily/weekly operations of the Religious Life Department, including:

Organize and execute weekly assignments: worship bulletins, preacher lodging and hospitality

Organize and track attendance for all Religious Life programs

·         Assist and organize daily/weekly Religious Life Programs, including:

Assist in Lakefront, Hoover Community Worship, Sunset Praise, Catholic Mass, and Vespers by the Lake services

Assist with the Wednesday night Picnic in the Park; give the opening prayer, if requested

Assist with Faith for Living programs and help facilitate question & answer session following.

Assist Religious Life seminar instructors

Assist with production of weekly video announcements shown at the Sunday Community Worship service.

·         Assist Teen Ministry Leader with High School and College-Age Programming

·         Assist, as needed, with programming events and tasks

·         Attend regular Programming staff meetings

·         Possess strong listening skills and ability to relate to individuals across the age spectrum in matters of personal growth, including faith issues

·         Assist in providing a safe atmosphere for all presenters, guests, and employees participating in events

·         Ensure customer relations and satisfaction are of highest priority with all staff

·         Participate in all intern activities, forums, and gatherings throughout the summer

·         Consult with Director of Religious Life on developing vocational discernment

 Chautauqua is an equal opportunity employer. 


Environment & Physical Demands:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



·         Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, climb or balance. Specific vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus are required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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