LEAD Internships

LEAD Internship Program 
at Community Fellowship Church

An Emerging Opportunity to Discover, Develop, and Deploy Young Leaders for Significant Ministry

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Learn the art of leadership

Explore your gifts for ministry

Advance in essential ministry skills

Deepen your personal faith


Community Fellowship Church has a passion and a calling to raise up young adults to deeply grow in their commitment to Christ while discovering and sharpening their God-given skills and talents. This internship will provide practical and meaningful opportunities for young leaders to make a genuine impact for the Church through gospel-advancing work!


The purpose of the ministry is to fulfill the calling in Ephesians 4:11-12 "And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ." Our desire is to raise up the next generation of leaders who will serve the Lord with their entire being and sacrificially give on behalf of the Church of Christ. We believe that the body of Christ will grow in its effectiveness with a team of young leaders who are passionate about using their gifts to serve the Church. The Lead Intern Program will provide young leaders with personal discipleship and professional training that will equip them to serve at Community Fellowship as well as prepare them for continued works of service in the future.

Personal Discipleship & Professional Discipleship: 

Learn the art of leadership: 
Throughout the program, leadership training will be taught by seasoned pastors and ministry leaders. Using scripture as our guide, the team will study significant portions of Titus and 1 Timothy to learn the art of pastoral leadership. In addition, you will attend two conferences as a team to grow in your knowledge and competency as a Christian leader. 


Explore your gifts for ministry:

The LEAD program is designed as a training ground for discovering your God-given gifts. As an intern, you will be given a customized job description that will provide you with the opportunity to practice your skills while exploring and developing additional areas of interest.


Advance in essential ministry skills:

You will be provided hands-on training in the area of your gifting and passion. You will have the opportunity to practice and hone your skills while developing other abilities that will challenge you to grow. Our desire is to equip you to use your gifts to serve the Church and give glory to God.


eepen your personal faith:
Our commitment first and foremost is to disciple you as a follower and lover of God. While professional development is important and will be a focus of the program, most crucial is our dedication to assisting your personal growth as a fully devoted disciple of Jesus Christ. You will be met with weekly for prayer and discipleship to encourage your commitment to Christ.

Key Information

Summer Internship: May 15th- August 15
Academic Year Internship: August 15-May 15

Weekly Hours: 
Summer Internship: 20/week
Academic Year Internship: 10-15/week

Interns will be compensated $4,000 for the academic year and $1,000 for the summer.  Some interns will be available for the entire year while others will be available for the academic or summer months exclusively.

*Compensation does not include health benefits and will comply with Federal regulations. Payment will be received twice a month.

*Mileage reimbursement for ministry activities will be provided according to the federal standards of .55/mile for trips under 100 miles. The Internship will require commuting to ministry events and High School/Jr. High campus visits.

Who may apply? College students and recent graduates.

How to apply? Submit an online application below.

Questions? Contact Donna Schnaufer at 

BrochureJob DescriptionOnline ApplicationAcademic year PDF applicationSummer PDF application