Youth Ministry Intern at Living Water Evangelical Church
Naperville, IL

Youth Ministry Intern - Job Opening

Living Water Evangelical Church (LWEC) 1256 Wehrli Road, Naperville, IL

Youth Ministry Description:

Are you passionate about applying the Gospel of Jesus Christ and his Holy Word to relational-discipleship? Do you have a heart for the next generation of youth? If so, please read on! We are looking for two paid, youth ministry interns, one male and one female.

LWEC is an evangelical, Chinese heritage church (Chinese culture, although an asset, is not required for this role). Most students are 2nd generation Chinese Americans, who have grown up with Chinese culture and language at home, but American culture and English language at school. Overflow Youth Group has approximately 70 students from 6th-12th grade. Intern(s) will work with the Youth Pastor to grow personally in doctrine, leadership, and ministry skills while shepherding students, through relational discipleship and Bible study. This is not a cookie-cutter role ūüôā - intern(s) will partner with leadership to discern how to best match their specific skills, passions, and desire for growth with the ministry‚Äôs needs.

Job Description:

-  Hours: 10-20 hours per week
-  Time Commitments: Youth Group on Friday nights from 8-10pm, Service on Sunday mornings from 10:30-12pm, Pre-Study on Sunday afternoons from 1-2pm
-  Ministry: Depending on gifts and callings, intern will be given opportunities to practice the full breadth of ministerial activities, from planning events to discipling students.
-  Teaching: Intern will partner with a student-leader to co-teach Bible lessons to a small group, weekly on Friday nights.
-  Preaching: Interns called and gifted to preach will potentially be given opportunities to practice, and training to further these skills.
-  Worship: Interns with music skills may also lead and contribute to worship through music.


-  Born-again Christian, with active, personal relationship with God
-  Commitment to the centrality of the Gospel and the primacy of Scripture
-  Experience working in an Asian-American context preferable, but not required
- If no experience in this area, humility and willingness to learn                                           - Completed or pursuing a ministerial degree

How To Apply:

- Record a video explaining why you would like to apply for this role, and send with your resume to Youth Pastor Cole via e-mail: Thank you!


Living Water Evangelical Church
1256 Wehrli Road
Naperville, Illinois 60565


Pastor Cole Mizel


Naperville, IL
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Next Gen Ministry
Working with Adolescents
Church Ministry