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Urban Mission Program Seeking Summer Interns

Kaleo Missions

Kaleo Missions

Posted: 2/7/2017
Location: Portland Metro
Closing Date: 4/1/2017
Industry: Education, Event Planning, Nonprofit
Type: Full Time

Our organization, Kaleo Missions, is a partnership-based ministry dedicated to caring for the poor and marginalized people of the urban United States. Our summer intern position is a very demanding, fast paced, leadership position. The applicant will be serving on a ministry team, led by a City Director, and will be leading high school and middle school students into Christian urban ministry. This position is truly an incredible experience for our summer interns and they have the opportunity to learn and grow in many different ways as they serve at family homeless shelters, with summer programs for urban kids, running sports camps, and at addiction recovery programs. Each summer we host mission teams of high school and middle school students. Our interns serve as "urban camp counselors," leading these teams in ministry. You can visit our website at for more information about what we do. View a video of our ministry on our facebook page at

Dates: June-August 2017

Cost: free, room and board provided

Staff Team Size: We will select 5-6 people to serve at our Portland site. Our staff comes from Universities throughout the country.

As we create our staff teams, we will have opportunities for each staff person to help with additional ministries such as leading worship, administrating children's ministry, photography/social media, etc.

Financial Support/Internship Credit: Many of our staff have received internship credit from their school for their ministry with Kaleo. Please contact us to discuss the specific requirements of your school. Also, if you would like to raise financial support from your church/friends/family, we will provide you with the resources you need to do so.

As part of the Kaleo Staff Team, you will have the opportunity to:
-Develop important leadership and communication skills
-Deepen in your understanding of the Gospel and how God uses us in His plan
-Learn about the challenges and blessings of serving others in an urban context
-Meet and serve with like-minded people

It is important to make sure you agree with our theology before applying for this position, because you will be trained to lead and teach students. Please check out our Statement of Faith here:

If you have any questions that aren't answered above, please email the Portland City Director at

Application Guidelines/Contact:
Application Process: To access the application, go to We will contact two references, then an online interview with the Kaleo National Staff.

Free room and board

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