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Impact South Africa 2016

International Internship

Partners:
Sport for Christ Action South Africa (SCAS) and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Who?
College students and/or post graduates from any country who are interested in sports ministry and learning how to combine them to impact the world for Christ in a discipleship context. Applicants must be approved by program directors.

What?
A four-week internship program where participants will be exposed to and serve in local sports ministry in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Interns will gain a global perspective of international sports ministry while developing character and leadership skills in this cross-cultural learning environment which combines classroom teaching with hands-on training. There is a large emphasis on discipleship throughout the internship.  

When?
June 1st - June 30th (Students will arrive in South Africa on May 31st and fly home on June 30th)

Where?
Stellenbosch, South Africa - just outside of Cape Town - hosted by the local ministry, SCAS (Click here to see map)

Why?
Impact has a  three-fold purpose: (1) develop spiritual leaders, (2) teach and train how to do sports ministry, and (3) cultivate a heart for the nations.

How?
By implementing discipleship and global sports ministry training in a cross-cultural outreach environment, participants will complete a level 1 and 2 certifications in sport ministry training. The program is very intensive, averaging about 30% in classroom training and 70% in outreach, discipleship, and personal growth experiences. Participants will experience the following:

  • Hosting sports camp for 10-14 year-old children from diverse backgrounds
  • Whole life coaching in an impoverished township using sports
  • Relational development and discipleship through living and working together as a team
  • Classroom structured training including the following modules:  What is Ready Set Go, Sports Ministry Heart Values, In Sport Strategies including Sports Camps, Chaplaincy, and Coaches Ministry. 

Cost for Impact South Africa:  $1,800  (not included: airfare to/from USA)  

Goal 1) Interns must commit to raise the full amount of $1,800, which covers travel within South Africa, housing, and food.
Goal 2) Every intern is required to raise adequate funds to cover roundtrip airfare to South Africa.
Goal 3) Optional; Interns that raise additional funds will have the option after attending Impact to receive an honorarium or contribute towards the support of another intern, ministry, and/or project they encounter during the Impact experience.

All funds will be submitted to FCA.  Each Impact intern receives instructional resources that trains on how to raise funds.  

Application deadline is May 1, 2016.
Space is limited.  Late applicants will be considered pending available spots.

Questions?
Contact Quinn Evans at qevans@fca.org

Application Process

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