Internships

Vision & Call Internship Program

For nearly 30 years, Arrow Leadership has been equipping leaders, teams and organizations to be led more by Jesus, lead more like Jesus and lead more to Jesus.

Join our team as an intern and help us carry out our mission to develop Jesus-centered leaders while being intentionally developed!

What is the Vision & Call Internship Program?

Part-time internship of 10-12 hours weekly in our Abbotsford office.

1. Ideal Candidates

  • Christian college students in third or fourth-year Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Marketing and Communications, or Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • A desire and passion to pursue experience in the Christian non-profit sector.
  • Demonstrates character, competency, and calling aligned with Arrow Leadership’s mission, vision, and values as well as the specific role and responsibilities outlined in each of the following intern positions.

2. Mentoring from Experienced Leaders

  • Mentoring is a critical component of the Arrow intern program
  • Members of Arrow’s Leadership Team will be engaged in mentoring interns
  • Interns will be exposed to leading experts when visiting on-sites of the Arrow Leadership Program

3. Apprenticeship Model of Learning

  • Initial orientation to Arrow Leadership (e.g., ministry purpose, mission, vision, and values) and to general office procedures
  • training for each intern in their specific areas of responsibility so that they can fulfill their duties with confidence and competence
  • Interns will work closely with key leaders in their respective team to provide opportunities to observe and practice meaningful work critical to the team’s success
  • progressive evaluation and feedback on a regular basis so that each intern grows in their abilities
  • opportunities and resourcing for continued development to grow responsibility and abilities over time
  • recognition upon completion of the internship (e.g., certificate of completion, letter of recommendation, etc.) with the goal of successfully launching the intern into a career in the non-profit sector

4. Intentional Development of Vocation & Calling

We will incorporate an intentional emphasis on helping each intern discern and develop their vocational calling.

Trimester One – Getting to know the role and growing in self-awareness

  • 360 Assessments and coaching to understand strengths and growth areas, and motivators in personal and professional areas
  • Leadership development through personal reading, reflecting and reporting on Arrow resources
  • Development of a Life Purpose Statement
  • Monthly 90-minute coaching sessions
  • Quarterly coaching session on vocation, calling, and giftedness
  • 1-2 multi-day visits to the Arrow Leadership Program on-sites to observe and learn from a collection of world-class trainers and coaches
  • Participation in weekly team meetings for the benefit of encouragement, connection and collaboration in a broader team context

Trimester Two – Intentional role development and exploration of vocation and call

  • Reading and reflection of relevant materials
  • Monthly 90-minute coaching sessions
  • Quarterly coaching session on vocation, calling, and giftedness
  • 1-2 multi-day visits to the Arrow Leadership Program on-sites to observe and learn from a collection of world-class trainers and coaches
  • Participation in weekly team meetings for the benefit of encouragement, connection and collaboration in a broader team context

Trimester Three – Role review, reflection, celebration and transition

  • Monthly 90-minute coaching sessions
  • Quarterly coaching session on vocation, calling, and giftedness
  • Reflection on the awareness assessments
  • 1-2 multi-day visits to the Arrow Leadership Program on-sites to observe and learn from a collection of world-class trainers and coaches
  • Participation in weekly team meetings for the benefit of encouragement, connection and collaboration in a broader team context

The outcome of these steps is to develop a clear written vision for the future incorporating God’s calling and special gifting toward that calling in the life of the intern.

5. Significant Ministry Experience

Each intern role is vitally important to the ongoing success of the ministry and will provide the interns with an opportunity for meaningful work experience in a non-profit context. The Job Descriptions for the intern positions include important tasks critical to the overall success of Arrow Leadership.

6. Opportunities for Connection with Emerging Leaders in the Pacific Northwest

It is important for interns to interact and engage with other emerging leaders. To help facilitate this, Arrow interns will participate in the annual training and retreat events sponsored by the Murdock Trust as part of the Vision & Call program. Additionally, interns will have opportunities to interact with emerging leaders through visits to local on-sites of the Arrow Leadership Program and other programs sponsored by Arrow Leadership.

Vision and Call Retreat: October 2-4, 2020 – Cascades Camp and Conference Center, Yelm, WA

Selection Process:

  • Hiring will incorporate application/resume, references, and interviews
  • Candidates must read and agree with Arrow’s Statement of Faith
  • Intern cycle runs April to December

Email info@arrowleadership.org to inquire about current opportunities or to submit your resume.

Current Opportunities

Creative Intern

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Program Intern

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