Internship Opportunities

If you are unsure if a permanent ministry position is for you or if you are looking for a short-term missionary experience, an internship through Youth Dynamics might just be the opportunity for you.

Youth Dynamics offers a 12-month internship, either in a community or at an adventure base, that allows you to learn and minister alongside seasoned staff. This is a ministry experience internship that will focus on your faith journey and leadership development.

In addition, Youth Dynamics can accommodate an internship to meet a college academic requirement. This is an unpaid internship, however, you do have the option of raising a small monthly stipend as well as covering expenses of $400-$1700 per month.


The purpose of this internship is to focus on your personal growth and ministry experience. You will get a first-hand experience of the many facets of Youth Dynamics and its focus on Relational Adventure Ministry. This is a great way to explore if full-time ministry with Youth Dynamics or some other organization is in your future.

Goals and Requirements:

  1. Application Deadline: July 1 for Internship running Sept 1-Aug 31
  2. Support raising
    • Attending a Support Raising Solutions Boot Camp
    • Raising around $400-$1700 per month.  (This covers training and ministry expenses as well as a small monthly stipend.) 
    • Part of support raising will be done before coming to Youth Dynamics and finishing the process will be the focus at the start of the internship.
    • Meet regularly with a fundraising coach for encouragement and accountability. 
  3. Attending Stonewater Adventure School, a 5-week wilderness and discipleship course.
  4. Weekly meetings and reports with your supervisor/mentor after attending the adventure school.
    • Filling out a weekly evaluation and personal development plan
    • The supervisor/mentor will also fill out a weekly report 
    • Weekly meetings will be focused on these reports and development
  5. Reading a minimum of four (4) books, with quarterly book reports
  6. Visiting a minimum of four (4) different areas (Communities and Adventure Bases) of Youth Dynamics.
    • A visit will include meeting Youth Dynamics staff and participating in a youth program to understand how they are living out the mission of Youth Dynamics in their specific area. This will be done together with all the interns in your cohort.

Personal Expectations:

  • A relationship with Jesus and a desire to serve Him by helping youth discover life in Christ.
  • A desire to live and work in a community, to invest in relationships, and has a teachable spirit.
  • Strongly recommended that you have a car for personal transportation.
  • Must be at least 18 years. Recommended age is 18-25 years old. 


Room and board will be provided. This varies from staff housing to living with a host family.

To Apply:

Complete the online job application and reference forms.

“I left my summer experience more in love with Jesus than when I came. This experience not only helped me earn a school credit, but it also opened up my eyes to what full-time ministry might look like.” — Former Intern