Year of Your Life (YOYL) is a one-year internship dedicated primarily to serving Living Hope Church. The YOYL programme is aimed at students ages 18 years and older who
Year of Your Life (YOYL) is a one-year internship dedicated primarily to serving Living Hope Church. The YOYL programme is aimed at students ages 18 years and older who are fully on board with the vision and heart of Living Hope. The applicants will need to be able to cover the costs of their air ticket and visa (but visa supporting documents will be supplied by Living Hope). Once on the Isle of Man the interns will receive accommodation and food. The programme for internationals begins mid Jan 2018 and all potential applicants will need to have applied by 17 September 2017. Their time on the Isle will involve serving in local congregations, bible study, equipping, outreaches and more…each intern will be required to commit to 40 hours a week with YOYL.
Please note: International internships are available to members of partnering Four12 churches only. International applicants will need to please first speak to their lead elder re: their desire to apply for YOYL. Their lead elder will need to then contact Matt Rees at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm their endorsement of the applicant, before an application is submitted.
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January 12 (Friday) - December 9 (Sunday)
Port St Mary IM9 5AQ, Bay View Road, Isle of Man
APPLICATION / REGISTRATION PROCESS
Necessary Applicant Requirements:
- 18+ years old
- A committed Christian
- Exemplifies and lives a godly lifestyle
- Fully in support of Living Hope’s Vision.
All interested applicants are required to complete the online 2018 YOYL Application form (Click Here) This form includes the uploading of a personal photograph, a recommendation letter from the applicant’s local pastor or elder, an optional short (1-2 minutes) video (iPhone quality etc is ﬁne) explaining why the applicant desires to be an intern, as well as why they think that they should be selected for this internship.
Due to the large number of YOYL applicants, only a small group of applicants will be selected to be interviewed. These interviews will take place during the time of, or surrounding the time of, the Four 12 Conference in South Africa (early October).
After the interview process is complete, applicants will then be notified if they have been selected for the Year of Your Life Internship Program. After successful application, the future interns will have to undergo a DBS check (find out more here: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service) prior to starting.
SCHEDULE / INFO
LIVING HOPE INTERN DATES
• Internships begin on the 12th of January 2018 and end on the 9th of December 2018. The application deadline is the 17th September 2017. Completed online applications forms are to be submitted ASAP.
** Dates subject to change.
Intern positions will require a time commitment of approximately 40 hours per week (Tuesday to Sunday). All interns will be assigned roles which will require them to be available to serve at Living Hope’s weekend services, as well as at special events.
What are the dates for the internship?
12 January to 9 December 2018
Do Interns work on Sundays?
All interns will be members of our volunteer teams serving at our services over the weekend. The local pastors and elders will determine the role of each intern position.
Do Interns get any breaks?
International interns will get breaks after Easter and after the TT (yearly bike race) break over the European summer time as well as a few weekends of their choice.
Are interns paid?
The internship is a volunteer role, however, we will assist in providing interns with accommodation with a church family. Interns will also be allowed to claim back any approved church expenses. Interns will need to arrange their own one off or monthly sponsorship for their personal finances whilst participating in the internship.
Will applicants hear from Living Hope immediately?
Applicants will receive a conﬁrmation email upon submitting their application. Due to the large number of YOYL applicants, only a small group of applicants will be selected to be interviewed.
Are international applicants eligible?
International internships are available to members of partnering Four12 churches only. International applicants will need to please first speak to their lead elder re: their desire to apply for YOYL. Their leader elder will need to then contact Matt Rees at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm their endorsement of the applicant, before an application is submitted.
Do I need a car?
A car would be helpful, but it is not necessary.
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