Developing leaders who will engage, equip, and empower today's youth!

Youth For Christ reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded followers of Jesus to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who LEAD by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Jesus, and commitment to social involvement. A key part of this mission is identifying, equipping and mobilizing leaders committed to the vision of reaching and discipling students.  The Internship program of Seattle YFC is dedicated toward this end goal.  Want more information about our internship?  Read through our Internship Overview Packet!

Interested in an internship with YFC? Follow the steps below!

Step 1: Read through our Internship Overview packet and the intern job descriptions to get a better idea of which track might be right for you.


City Life Interns are focused on investing deeply in the ministry to students at a specific City Life location (Bellevue, Casino Road in Everett, Cultured in South Seattle, or Monroe). City Life Interns will gain valuable training and experience in the areas of urban youth ministry, disciple-making, and wholistic care.  Learn more ▸ 


CORE Interns will be focused on adopting 2-3 school campuses and partnering with local church youth leaders to lead a CORE community on each campus while also helping to train student leaders.  CORE Interns will gain valuable training and experience in leading a small group, disciple-making, and campus engagement.  Learn more ▸


Ministry Support Interns will work in one or more areas of ministry support (admin, content creation, camp planning, graphic design, video/media, worship, etc). These interns will also serve students through CORE or in a leadership training capacity. Ministry Support Interns will gain valuable training and experience in disciple-making, transferable ministry skills, and leadership.  Learn more ▸


Collaborative Youth Ministry Interns serve both with Youth For Christ and a local church youth ministry.  In addition to serving within the guidelines and expectations of the local church youth ministry, they will also serve with a local City Life or CORE.  Collaborative Ministry Interns will gain valuable training and experience in local church youth ministry, urban youth ministry, disciple-making, and leadership development.  Learn more ▸ 

Available Collabrative Youth Ministry Internships

Central Community Church - This internship is located in the Capitol Hill/Central District neighborhood of Seattle and will work with middle school students and students at Garfield high school. Learn more ▸



Step 2 - Complete the Online Application.

You've reviewed the Internship Overview Packet and decided that an internship with YFC might be right for you! Great! Click the button below to apply! The following positions will be available: 

  • City Life Interns: 8
  • CORE Interns: 2
  • Ministry Support Interns: 2
  • Collaborative Youth Ministry Interns: 3
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Step 3 - Application Review & Introduction.

After receiving your application, our Internship Director and the Site Director will review your application and the Internship Director will reach out to set up an introductory meetup.  This is an opportunity to get to know one another and determine if this internship is a good fit.

Step 4 - Background Check & Reference Check.

Before we schedule a formal interview, we'll follow up with the references you listed on your application as well as having you fill out paperwork for a background check. Internship applicants will also be asked to submit a letter of recommendation from a local pastor or youth pastor.

Step 5 - Formal Interview.

Once the background check comes back and your references have been contacted, our Internship Director will reach out to schedule a formal interview with you and one of our Site Directors.

Step 6 - Approval & Orientation.

After the interview, our Internship Director will contact you and let you know our decision!

Am I a good fit?

We are looking for college students/young adults who demonstrate the following traits:

  1.  A relentless pursuit of God, a relentless pursuit of the people He loves
  2.  A growth mindset
  3.  Christlike character
  4.  Self-discipline and responsibility
  • Duration: August 2020 through July 2021
    • 10 Hours per week
    • Additional trainings scheduled and readings assigned throughout the year.
    • The opportunity for a year two or year three Internship is available upon an annual review.
  • Compensation: In addition to ministry training, mentoring and hands on experience, Interns will receive a monthly amount of $600 which can be distributed as a stipend or toward college tuition via scholarship.
  • Transportation: Interns will be expected to transport themselves to and from the minsitry site they will be serving with.
    • Interns may also be asked to drive students in their personal vehicle or a YFC vehicle. Minimum 100/300 insurance required.