All internships are based out of our home office in Des Moines and are 3-4 months long. Housing is availabe in Des Moines area. 

To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and statement of faith to Megan at mkassmeier@freedomforyouth.org or (515)282-4822.

Des Moines Metro Programs | Fall & Spring - Now Hiring!

Interns will assist DSM Metro Program Manager in implementing and managing partner-church Freedom sites across the city. Interns will get hands on experience supporting volunteers, building relationships with elementary youth, and guiding portions of program. Click here for job description. 

Freedom Blend Coffee | Fall & Spring - Now Hiring!

Interns get hands-on experience operating a work employment training program in addition to developing job coaching and life skills workshops and serving great coffee in North Central Des Moines. Click here for job description.

Middle School Program | Fall & Spring - Now Hiring!

Interns will receive hands-on experience in guiding and directing youth (6th through 8th grade) and volunteers in addition to helping prepare and set up for the program. Under the supervision of program managers, interns are asked to lead and develop portions of the middle school programClick here for job description.

Elementary Program | Fall & Spring - Now Hiring!

Interns receive hands-on experience guiding and directing children and volunteers, planning and developing the program, and even leading the elementary program. Click here for job description.

High School Program | Fall & Spring

Interns will receive hands-on experience planning and setting up for the program in addition to guiding and directing youth and volunteers. Under the supervision of program managers, interns are asked to lead and develop specific portions of the high school program. Click here for job description.

Freedom Quest | Summer

Two teams of five interns work alongside each other to bring the Gospel to counties across Iowa paving the way for future partnership with Freedom for Youth in rural communities. Interns will assist in planning and executing large youth events and outreaches in addition to building relationships with youth and adults in these communities. (All transportation provided by the ministry.) 

Youth Programs | Summer

Interns will receive hands-on experience guiding and directing youth (K-12th grade) and volunteers in addition to helping prepare and set up for the program and community outreach events. Under the supervision of program managers, interns are asked to lead and develop portions of the elementary, middle school, and high school programs.

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