Ridgewood Park UMC: Summer Youth Ministry Intern

Date Posted: 4/14/2023

Ridgewood Park UMC, Dallas, TX

Job Description

Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church is looking for a Summer Youth Ministry Intern to help with the needs of our summer trips and events. This is a great opportunity for those interested in working with youth in a ministry setting, but it is not a requirement to be interested in working in ministry.

This position will work with and report directly to the Director of Children and Youth Ministries at RPUMC.


  • Attend and help lead youth activities on Sunday mornings, Sunday nights, mission trip, VBS, BigStuf trip and various other planned events
  • Be present with youth, building relationships and encouraging them to engage and participate
  • Help plan and lead youth group activities
  • Work with adult volunteers as necessary to ensure a welcoming, safe environment for youth at all times
  • Work with the Youth Director on communications and social media
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Youth Director
  • Have fun!


  • Arrive at least 30 minutes before all events
  • Be respectful and professional when communicating with parents and adult volunteers
  • Communicate regularly with the Youth Director
  • Have interest and excitement in leading youth, especially in their personal relationships with God
  • Need to attend BigStuf June 18-24 and UM ARMY mission trip July 9-14
  • Pass a background check and Ministry Safe Training
  • At least 18 and a full year out of high school

Hours and Pay

  • $3000 for the entire summer

  • Hours are flexible and depend on events during the week. Without trips, can expect about ~15 hrs/wk

  • Start date end of may/beginning of June, end date mid-August. Start/end dates are flexible if needed based on college end/start dates

  • Trips will be covered

How to Apply

Email a resume to Christy Allen, the Director of Children and Youth Ministries, at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 214-369-9259


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