Texas Camp Now Hiring Paid Internships
Are you looking for a paid internships in Texas? Camp Cho-Yeh offers a Waypoint Leadership Program that might be right for you! Located an hour north of Houston, Texas, this paid internship is a year-long commitment at a Christian camp and retreat center beginning in August. The retreat interns who go through this program have the opportunity to work within many different aspects of camp ministry, and also get experiences in marketing, recruiting, customer service, leadership, and public relations. Waypoint is the best paid internship in Texas because of its focus on building community and personal development. The five core focuses of the Waypoint Leadership Program are experience, community, discipleship, mentorship, and meaningful work.
What Work Experience Can I expect to Gain from a Paid Camp Internship?
Paid, year-long internships at Camp Cho-Yeh provide the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a fun, mission-driven context. Camp internships pave the way for college graduates to become equipped with marketable skills in a variety of vocations: Camping, Retreats, Ministry, Public Relations, Non-Profit Organizations. We are now hiring for a variety of camp internships, including retreat host interns, recreation interns, construction crew, maintenance intern, recruiter, trading post manager, and Compass Gap Year resident assistant. By the end of the paid internship program at Camp Cho-Yeh, a Waypoint Leadership intern will have acquired job skills that can be used in a full-time vocation in Texas or across the nation. With some coaching and direction from our Human Resources department, interns will also leave with a well-crafted resume that highlights their experience and skills.
Does this Paid Camp Internship also offer Community Development?
The various camp internships come together to create a strong, central community throughout the duration of the Waypoint Leadership Internship program. This community most often extends well beyond our time at camp together. Though there is no guarantee, a large portion of Cho-Yeh’s past interns now work on the full-time staff and get to continue to serve alongside one another. The community built among Waypoint Interns at Camp is deep, meaningful, authentic and enduring. While many of our interns come from out of state, they quickly feel at home in Texas. Our desire is to model after the Acts 2 church, living amongst one another to build up, to encourage, and to serve one another. This is achieved through the 40-50 hours per week interns are working alongside one another, followed by the 10-15 hours of personal and community development interns experience in the evenings each week. The size of the program allows the pad internship positions to provide a close-knit community as people with a variety of talents to come together to work and live as one body.
Does this Paid Camp Internship also offer Spiritual Growth and Discipleship?
What sets this paid internship apart from many other internship programs is how Camp Cho-Yeh’s Waypoint Leadership Program focuses on creating an environment where interns are pursuing Christ together by seeking personal growth. A key step in this process is understanding how God has uniquely created each personal with a unique personality and strengths. Through various self-assessments and coaching, interns leave the program knowing their strengths, passions, behavior profiles, love languages and spiritual gifts. Through Bible Studies, service, small groups and one-on-one discipleship, Camp Cho-Yeh’s paid internship involves exercises and tasks that seek to stretch and challenge interns towards growth in Christ. The goal of this discipleship is to become closer to Christ while developing a better understanding and confidence in this identity that is rooted in Christ. While interns are surrounded by the beauty of God’s creation in east Texas, they are stretched to reach new levels of personal growth.
Does this Paid Camp Internship also offer Personal Mentorship?
As part of the paid internship, each Waypoint intern is partnered with a full-time staff member for the express purpose of mentoring and encouraging personal, spiritual and professional growth. Like the Acts 2 church, interns will be build relationships with their mentors in order to model after a Paul and Timothy type of mentor-mentee relationship. Our out-of-state interns appreciate the Texas hospitality offered by a year-round employee, but the relationship goes even deeper than that. Mentors also take in interns through praying, welcoming interns into their homes, serving alongside them, encouraging and challenging them, and just stepping in to do life alongside the interns as one body working for the Lord in the ministry they currently have been placed. Cho-Yeh’s camp internship prioritizes mentorship paired with discipleship in order to better create a deeper community. With a heart for growing others, our full-time staff intentionally pour into our interns as they meet together one-on-one each month throughout their experience as a camp intern.
Does this Paid Camp Internship offer Meaningful Work?
Stepping into Camp Cho-Yeh’s paid internship in Livingston, Texas, means becoming a part of a non-profit with a strong mission: to be a place where Jesus Christ transforms lives through meaningful relationships and outdoor adventures. This paid internship consists of 40-50 hours of work per week, with an additional 10-15 hours of community development activities in the evenings. Though the days may be long, and the work will often be hard, interns find joy in serving in a place where the work they do is bigger than themselves. Our construction and maintenance internships offer the opportunity to build and create a safe environment and to bring fun improvements to camp. The host and recreation interns, recruiter, trading post, and Compass gap year resident assistant all get to jump in developing customer service and leadership skills as they learn to better communicate, plan, and organize tasks within camp ministry.