Ready to take a year out to seek the purposes of God for your life?

We invite you to invest that year with us at Grace Vineyard Church. Come and experience the journey that God has us on as a church, with input from our key staff and leadership team. Our aim is to see you grow in character and competency as a disciple-maker, within a team environment and growing in skills according to your ministry area.

Ministry Areas

You will choose one ministry area (in agreement with us) to intern within. You will spend up to 25 hours a week working under your supervisor in that chosen area. You are also invited to add a study component (see below). Please note ministry areas include (but are not limited to):

  • Worship 
  • Media 
  • Ministry administration support for areas such as pastoral care, Lifegroups etc. 
  • Communications & Design 
  • Production - Audio, Visual & IT
  • Kairos Community Outreach
  • Events 
  • Young Adults 
  • Youth 
  • Kids & Intermediates 


$500 which goes towards costs and the Grace Vineyard School of Leadership and Theology course fees.

PLUS Approx $4000 if taking part in Vineyard College (Vineyard College independently set these fees) Please note Studylink and Fees Free options available through Vineyard College.

What you can expect from us

  • Support to get linked with a quality mentor 
  • Pastoral input each week 
  • Safe spaces to talk with both staff and non-staff members about how you are doing during your time with us 
  • Support to develop good rhythms and rest when needed 
  • Support as you transition out of internship at the end of the year 

You will receive 5 weeks holiday leave to be taken throughout the year. We recommend a good weeks break at the end of each term, and a longer 2 week break midway through the year. Exact dates will be decided upon together during your internship.

Application Process

Step one

Please read and make sure you agree to our Student Commitments before beginning the Application Process. This is to be signed and returned as part of step 2 in the application process. 

step two

Register your application with us - this process will take approximately 30 minutes.

step three

We will respond to your application once received. If you make it to the next step you will have a face to face interview with someone from the Grace Vineyard leadership team. If accepted we will then discuss the study component of your internship with us in at least one of these areas:

Start Dates

Orientation Week: Monday 23 January 2023

Official Start Date: Monday 30 January 2023