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Internship Details

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Internship Details

The internship is designed to help you learn more about the vision, community and program of YWAM Mountain Refuge before committing to join as staff. This is also an opportunity for us to learn more about you. The internship is a 3 month intensive program from September 9th 2024 – November 29th 2024. We encourage you to go home after the internship and take some time to process and pray about returning to Mountain Refuge as staff.

Internship Content

  • Learning to lead community rhythms
  • Growing in emotional health
  • Becoming a person of blessing and honour
  • Learning how to organize/lead Mountain Adventures
  • Learning tools for living connected
  • Becoming a team that is safe, available and connected
  • Learning how to facilitate personal prayer ministry

September 2024

The internship is a 3 month program starting September 9th and running until the end of November 2024.


The cost of the internship is $2550. This includes housing, meals and transportation during the internship. We are still in the planning phase and this cost could change.

Topics and Trainings

Emotional Health

Emotional health is necessary to becoming spiritually mature. These workshops will help you develop an authentic life in Christ and become an emotionally mature individual.

Workshop Topics

  • Breaking the Power of the Past
  • Love/Freedom vs. Fear/Control
  • Dark Night of the Soul
  • Assumptions/Expectations
  • Play and Recreation
  • Emotional Triggers
  • Your Authentic Self

Presence of God

God is with you as you go about your day. These workshops will help you keep the presence of God in the forefront of your mind in all of your daily life activities.

Workshop Topics

  • Daily Office
  • Sabbath (Rest and Delight)
  • Hearing God’s Voice
  • Worship and Spiritual Temperaments
  • Integrated Spirituality
  • Character and Nature of God (Belief)
  • Removing Obstacles


Self-awareness is understanding your feelings, motives, and desires. These workshops will help you know your authentic self, so that you can know God, yourself and others more intimately.

Workshop Topics

  • Personality Assessments
  • Strengths/Weaknesses
  • S.H.A.P.E.
  • Limits/Boundaries/Lordship
  • Love Languages
  • Caring for Yourself
  • Discernment

Clean House

Cleaning House is the process of careful examination of feelings, conscience and emotional, physical and spiritual attachments. These workshops will help you rid yourself of attachments that hold you back from freedom and intimacy.

Workshop Topics

  • Repentance/Forgiveness
  • Unbelief
  • Soul Ties/Vows/Oppressions/Generational Curses/Occult Activity
  • Grief/Loss/Disappointments/Trauma
  • Guilt/Shame
  • Lies vs. Truth
  • Debrief/Heart Maintenance

Love Better

Any area of our lives where we are struggling to love is ultimately rooted in our struggle to let God love us. These workshops will bring a deeper understanding of how much God loves you and how to practically walk out loving God, yourself and others.

Workshop Topics

  • Father Heart of God
  • Culture of Honour
  • Grace/Forgiveness/Kindness
  • Communication
  • Being a Safe Person
  • Cleaning up Messes
  • Embracing Conflict


Purpose is the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists. These workshops will help you discover the unique way your design brings joy and glory to your Heavenly Father.

Workshop Topics

  • Being a Child of God, Friend of Jesus, Temple of the Holy Spirit
  • Life Management
  • Rule of Life
  • Dreams/Calling/Gifting/Abilities
  • Solitude/Family/Community
  • Guiding Values/Principles/Beliefs
  • Financial Management

Additional: One to One Mentorship, Debrief/Coaching, Personal Prayer Support, Processing Guides/Manuals, Tools for Life Long Personal Growth, Work Experience, Career Advancement, Connection to Trained Counselors.

Other Activities included in your stay

Your time with us does not stop with resources and tools. Here at Mountain Refuge we love to…

  • experience the peace and excitement of being in God’s creation through our many Mountain Adventures
  • experience the simplicity of mountain life through making homemade food that nourishes your body and soul
  • experience the joy of discovering your creativity through our creative workshops
  • experience the rewards of serving others within the community through the loved campaign and other volunteer work

So, want to join our team?!

Still have questions? Contact us