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Kenya Community Team: Student Ministry Intern


Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Length of Service: 10 Months (mid-August through mid-June)


Overview:

The student ministry intern’s primary role will be to work alongside BlueSky’s full-time Community staff to reach out to and disciple international students living in the Gigiri or Karen neighborhoods of Nairobi, Kenya. Gigiri is an extremely diverse area of Nairobi due to the presence of the United Nations, numerous embassies, and several international schools. Karen reflects similar demographics, particularly with multiple international and British system schools. Currently, BlueSky is the only ministry specifically aimed at reaching the international student community. This is a unique ministry, as these students (the sons and daughters of diplomats, military personnel, business and government leaders, and missionaries) are likely to become the national and world leaders of the future. There is a great need for them to know Christ and grow deeper in their faith! An intern will engage in and learn about ministry in a multicultural context while being part of an established team and mentored by BlueSky full-time staff members.


Responsibilities:

  • Leading 2-3 weekly Covenant Groups (student Bible studies)

  • Helping lead high school youth group each week

  • Helping lead middle school youth group each month (or more)

  • Assisting with planning special student ministry retreats and events

  • Weekly relational ministry with students, such as attending games and performances, coaching a sports team (if needed/desired), leading a school club, and meeting with students outside of school

  • Assisting with student-related Camp BlueSky events

  • Serving as a counselor for the first two sessions of Camp BlueSky in June (case by case basis)


Support Raising:

All BlueSky ministry staff raise full financial support to serve.The minimum required support amount for a student ministry intern is approximately $1,650 per month, which covers costs needed to live and minister with BlueSky, including a round trip flight to and from Nairobi. BlueSky staff will assist an intern through the support raising process.


For more information or to apply, please contact Beth Seo at beth.seo@blueskyglobal.org or 803-322-5044.

If you know someone who may be interested, please put them in touch with Beth as well. You can also explore the website further for a broader introduction to BlueSky’s ministry and vision.