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

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 26 hours a week serving in both your ministry area, general church operations, and studies (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
  • Events 
  • Young Adults 
  • Youth 
  • Kids & Intermediates 
  • Kairos Community Outreach


$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 that Studylink and Fees Free options are available through Vineyard College.

What you can expect from us

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

You will receive 4 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 an interview with someone from the Grace Vineyard Internship team. If accepted we will then discuss the study component of your internship with us. The two most common areas of study are:

Please Note: There are no fees required at this point in the application process. Upon acceptance into Grace Vineyard Church's Internship programme, fees will be required. More details will be given on acceptance into the internship.

Start Date

Official Start Date: Monday 22 January 2024