The OAC Ministries Internship is a unique training opportunity with experienced ministry leaders assisting in the development of ministry skills that will help in resourcing and equipping you for effective ministry. This internship is practical and will require involvement as you learn by doing.

Areas of involvement could include

  • Summer missions
  • Easter missions
  • Schools ministry
  • Camps
  • Holiday clubs
  • Rural missions
  • Church outreach programs

How does the accreditation work?

OAC Ministries has partnered with Engage Traineeships to offer Certificate IV and Diplomas in Christian Ministry or Youth and Children’s work.

For all the current information go to http://www.engageinternships.com

What will I learn?

The OACM staff will give opportunity to explore some big picture topics in the context of practical ministry training. Below is an example of some of the areas of training covered.

Story Telling
Learn and practice the principles of storytelling and gain the confidence to retell Bible stories in ways that will more effectively convey the Bible’s message.

Presenting the Gospel
Be trained to help people understand the good news of Jesus.

Communication
Learn how to communicate to kids in appropriate, entertaining, creative ways, so that they’ll understand and remember the learning points for years to come.

Puppetry
Learn how to go beyond the basics of how to operate a puppet, these sessions will help you create characters and bring them to life. It will include use of puppet theatres and what to do when you don’t have one.

Sketching/Cartooning
This is especially helpful for people who think they can’t draw, to learn simple, eye-catching sketching and cartooning, with a minimum of fuss and a minimum of equipment.

Teaching with impact
Understand how people learn, how memory works, and how to produce the best learning result in your teaching program.

The big picture of the Bible
Get to know the ‘big picture’ of the Bible and ideas for helping others know it too.

Making memory verses memorable
Learn loads of interactive ways to help children learn verses from the Bible.

Drama
Learn tips for better performances and ideas for involving others in drama.

Games with a purpose
Learn how you can use games to reinforce your teaching.

Object lessons, visuals and illusions
Use visual tools to bring your teaching to life and apply biblical principles.

Using technology in your children’s ministry
Discover computer resources and use them effectively and easily in your program.

 

What is the Cost?

OAC Ministries does not charge for training offered through the Internship program. There is an expectation to contribute through assisting in ministry.

The Engage Traineeship has some charges attached to the accreditation. This information can be found at http://www.engageinternships.com

 

What are the dates?

Our Internship starts Feb 12th 2014.

Where?

The ministry will be across Victoria and potentially interstate. The training will be held at two locations:

OACM office 9-11 Highview drive, Doncaster VIC 3108

Syndal Baptist Church, 588 High Street Rd, Glen Waverley VIC 3150

How do I apply?

By filling out and submitting the attached application forms. Enrolment closes Feb 3, 2014.

To an application form contact our office.