Intern Program

Summer Internship Requirements


 
  • Currently active as a ministry leader in Young Life or other Christian ministry
  • Past experience on Summer Staff or Work Crew at a Young Life property, or some other camping ministry 
  • Completed at least 2 years of college or are at least 20 years of age

Roles

Positions for Summer Interns are available in the following departments:

  • Ropes Course
  • Tower/Swing/Zip
  • Office
  • Sound Technician
  • Video
  • Nurse/EMT/Waterfront (2)
  • Cooks (2)
  • Baker
  • Horse Wranglers (2)
  • Snack Bar
  • Store
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 Summer Internship
 

Summer Interns at Windy Gap play a vital role in our summer camping ministry.  Our interns are committed to Christ first and foremost.  They also have the ability to lead others, serve with excellence, and a desire to be challenged and grow in their relationship with Christ.

 
Summer Interns will join the team of year-long interns, and together strive to serve Christ, kids, and each other.  They will also have the opportunity to grow as leaders in ministry, develop Christ-like relationships, and enjoy the fun and beauty of Windy Gap.
 

Apply f​or a Summer Internship

 

We will begin taking applications for Summer 2017 in mid-November 2016.  


 
Full Year Internship

Windy Gap's Internship is a challenging and rewarding year. The program is a life-  changing experience that is designed for those who are deeply committed to Christ  and  have a desire to join our Property Staff in providing an environment where  volunteers  and kids can experience Christ.
 
Our Goal for the year is for people to grow in an intimate, abiding relationship with  Jesus  Christ, work hard to support the ministry at Windy Gap, and gain a solid  understanding  of Young Life Property Staff.
 
As an employee of Young Life you will be provided with medical, dental and vision  benefits. You will also be accountable to raise a portion of your salary.


 

Year-Long Internship Requirements


 

​Currently active as a ministry leader in Young Life or other Christian ministry

College Graduate

Willingness to raise part of your salary

A Calling to Young Life property staff and willingness to serve in multiple departments 

For more information, please see the Year Long Internship Program Description

Apply for a Year-Long Internship
 
To apply, read over the Program Description, complete an application and send it to your first-choice camp.
If Windy Gap is your first-choice camp, Email the completed application to Sarah Merck at smerck@wg.younglife.org.
Ask your recommenders to Email their completed recommendations to smerck@wg.younglife.org as well.
We will begin reviewing completed application packets in December 2016.

 
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Quotes from Past Interns....
From the second we got here we've been included in whatever is going on around camp. The full-time staff has been great at making us feel at home. The experience has given me a great look at how a property is run. Each department has its own job and for the camp to work right, everyone has to do his or her part. There is no room for selfishness. If I'm thinking only about myself, then I can't get my job done because it involves so many other people. I have spent a good amount of time with full-time staff just enjoying their wisdom in different areas. Each person brings something different to the table and I'm hoping to dig into those things throughout the year. Overall, my internship has been so much more than I expected. I'm learning a ton about God's will in my life and how He calls us to abide in Him. My role is not to 'do' things for God, but to present to him the things that are already in my life. I think I've spent most of my years as a believer trying to figure out what God's will for my life is and the whole time it has been the same...abide. - Taylor Gooley 
Looking back on my internship experience I realize that it has molded me into who I am now, because I allowed the Lord to break me.
I learned to choose joy daily, this being one of the biggest things that I learned. You are in a place where some of the jobs you will be doing are not always glamorous and it is easy to let Satan get his foothold in that. But being able to wake up and choose Christ and joy daily is a blessing beyond belief. - Mike Rudder
The Lord has taught me a ton this year about vulnerability and creating a space for Jesus in both work and relationship- Catherine King
 
Contact Us

Windy Gap
120 Coles Cove Rd
Weaverville, NC, 28787

CALL US: (828) 645-7187
FAX: (828) 645-7189

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