About the job
Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity has served millions of people in more than 100 countries and 1,500 communities across the USA, providing simple, decent, and affordable shelter. The Spiritual Life function seeks to nurture the spiritual life of the global organization to live the core mission of “Seek to demonstrate God love, Habitat brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.” Habitat is a ministry of action over words. Habitat is somewhat unique in that we are Christian and welcome people of all faiths and no faith to join us in addressing the need for shelter.
What will you build?
You will have the opportunity to work with the Steward of Culture and Spiritual Practices and volunteers globally who facilitate times of devotionals, prayer and other events. Our ideal candidate is someone comfortable in their Christian faith and able to work with people of all walks of life and faith traditions. This position reports to the VP-Steward of Culture and Spiritual Practices. *This position is virtual and the candidate needs to be based in the US, Costa Rica, or Bratislava.
· In collaboration with Habitat staff volunteers, support and lead spiritual life events, such as devotionals and daily prayer.
· To research, curate, develop, publish and evaluate spiritual practices for the global Habitat community.
· To help lead projects that support and sustain the spiritual life and Christian mission ofo Habitat that align with the talents and interests of the intern.
Successfully pursuing or recently completed a theological degree or the equivalent experience.
2 years of ministry experience with peers or adults
Humble, hungry for a challenge, and emotional intelligence.
Ability to perceive organizational and personal dynamics
Well-organized and able to work well both independently and in a team environment.
Strong English verbal and written communications skills.
Capacity to integrate Christian faith and today’s culture
Clinical Pastoral Education or other professional counseling experience
Duration and weekly hours: The internship is from now until June 30 (or the end of the school year), with the potential option to extend; and is a 20 hours/week paid internship.
What’s in it for you?
At the end of the internship, you will have experience with an ecumenical global development ministry. You will learn to work in a professional environment and have the opportunity to interact with people at all levels of the organization; and will have mentorship time with a senior leader. This internship will give you exposure to many aspects of the global organization and potential careers with Habitat for Humanity International
We invite you to join us on this journey to address the urgent need for adequate, affordable shelter globally.