Summer at South Church

We have exciting programs planned for those as young as 2 and we are hiring for four paid internships! Read on for all the details...

We are factoring Covid-19 precautions into our summer plans. It is highly likely you can expect: ample outdoor programs, limited time indoors, temperature screenings, mask wearing and consistent and frequent cleaning procedures for every activity and gathering. We’ll have more information as we get closer to our start dates.

BUILD: VBS 2021

June 21-25 We’re building our spiritual lives through faith, joy, hope, love and peace! It’s going to be an amazing week of crafts, sports, music, service and more! Ages 2 and up are welcome!

Summer of Service 2021

This Haystack award-winning community service program is for middle and high schoolers. We’re caring for creation, feeding the hungry, loving our neighbor and building community. Join in on the fun!

Now Hiring For Exciting, Educational & Paid Summer Internships!

Four summer VBS/SOS Support Interns

We are hiring enthusiastic, organized and dependable young adults to support the ministry of Vacation Bible School and Summer of Service! Those, ages 19 or older by June 14th, who are curious about community organizing, supporting students and faith are encouraged to apply! Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to SouthChurchInternSearch@gmail.com.

  • June 14th-July 30th
  • 8am-4pm
  • Monday through Friday

Applications due by February 28th. 

We are looking for two enthusiastic, organized and dependable young adults to fill our brand new Junior Intern roles for our summer programs. The internship runs from June 14th – July 30th and the hours are 8am-4pm Monday through Friday, with the occasional Sunday morning or afternoon. Candidates will receive a $3k stipend, to be paid throughout the seven weeks. Candidates must be over the age of 19, have experience or interest in working with children and youth and be able to work both independently and collaboratively.

This internship will allow you to:

  • create innovative lessons, classroom spaces and outdoor activities.
  • flex your organizational muscles as you recruit chaperones, organize curriculum and supplies and develop schedules for our programs.
  • develop interpersonal skills as you work collaboratively with your team, hone caring relationships with children and youth and reach out to families.
  • work with a mentor (a senior intern) on best practices for future leaders.
  • develop public speaking and leadership skills, as well as worship leadership and teaching skills.
  • navigate and learn about group dynamics and how to address them.

Candidates should submit their cover letter, resume and contact information for two references to 

SouthChurchInternSearch@gmail.com 

South Church in Andover is an open and affirming congregation located in Andover, Massachusetts. South Church welcomes all to apply, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race and ethnicity, physical and mental ability or economic circumstance.

Applications due by February 28th. 

We are looking for two enthusiastic, organized and dependable young adults to fill our brand new Senior Intern roles for our summer programs. The internship runs from June 14th – July 30th and the hours are 8am-4pm Monday through Friday, with the occasional Sunday morning or afternoon. Candidates will receive a $4k stipend, to be paid throughout the seven weeks. Candidates must have experience or interest in working with children and youth, have a driver’s license and their own mode of transportation,  and be able to work both independently and collaboratively. Preferred candidates will be over the age of 21. The Senior Intern role comes with more responsibility and more oversight of VBS and SOS counselors. 

This internship will allow you to:

  • create innovative lessons, classroom spaces and outdoor activities.
  • Lead teambuilding exercises and mentor a Junior Intern.
  • flex your organizational muscles as you recruit chaperones, organize curriculum and supplies and develop schedules for our programs.
  • Develop spiritual practices and small group discussions. 
  • Lead team reflections and provide spiritual content for counselors at both South Church summer programs. 
  • Grow your financial literacy as you work on a weekly budget for the programs. 
  • Design service-based workshops. 
  • Lead segments of online worship for the broader South Church congregation.
  • develop interpersonal skills as you work collaboratively with your team, hone caring relationships with children and youth and reach out to families.
  • work with a mentor (a senior intern) on best practices for future leaders.
  • develop public speaking and leadership skills, as well as worship leadership and teaching skills.
  • navigate and learn about group dynamics and how to address them. 

Candidates should submit their cover letter, resume and contact information for two references to SouthChurchInternSearch@gmail.com 

South Church in Andover is an open and affirming congregation located in Andover, Massachusetts. South Church welcomes all to apply, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race and ethnicity, physical and mental ability or economic circumstance.