What is the Global Service Corps program (GSC)?
The Dick and Jesmarie Hurst Global Service Corps (GSC) is a two-year mission apprenticeship that provides an opportunity for graduates (under 30 years of age) and post-career (60 years of age and over) to: go and work alongside seasoned career Field Personnel & partners in over 20 countries; serve in a context that enables both giving and receiving of gifts; grow in their understanding and experience of how God is at work in the world.
Go, Serve, Grow.
Purpose & Structure
The GSC program provides opportunities for individuals to meet strategic field needs and make significant contributions CBF Global Missions using their specific skills, background, and abilities. Assignments are on the basis of a two-year appointment and provide valuable experience that can serve as a bridge to career field service for individuals seeking confirmation of their missions calling.
This program is resourced using a partnership model where GSC personnel will be responsible for developing relationships with partners who invest both financially and through prayer support. In addition to both training and field support, CBF Global Missions provides a health benefits package for all GSC personnel.
GSC Identity and Role
Members of the Global Service Corps are appointed volunteer personnel whose assignment is generally related to the ongoing ministries of career personnel. Serving to fulfill a specific need or project-related function through an apprenticeship model, GSC personnel relate to and participate alongside other members of CBF field teams.
Ministry Facilitator - New York City This position works with Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries and Metro Baptist Church to coordinate and support emergency and educational ministries for those most vulnerable in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan. The ministry facilitator will lead the Urban Immersion program, serve as youth programming assistant director, provide leadership to food justice ministries and provide support in other areas of urban ministry according to their gifts and passions.
Urban Ministry Worker - Miami This position works with Touching Miami with Love serving children, youth, and their families in the downtown Miami neighborhood of Overtown, a historic African American community. The urban ministry worker should be a dynamic leader able to work alongside children and/or youth with Christ-like love to transform lives and empower young leaders to transform their community.
Urban Ministry Worker - West Homestead This position works with Touching Miami with Love serving children, youth, and their families in the southern Miami-Dade county neighborhood of West Homestead, a historic agricultural, primarily Hispanic community. The urban ministry worker should be a dynamic leader to work alongside children and/or youth with Christ-like love to transform lives and empower young leaders to transform their community.
What does GSC provides?
Global Service Corps volunteers are responsible for raising a modest stipend that will cover basic living expenses and housing costs associated with their particular assignment.
- Fund Raising Training
- Field Orientation
- Health Insurance
- Post Service Award
GSC Application Timeline
- All inquires must be submitted by August 16, 2021.
- We will send you the link to the application after receiving your inquiry.
- All applications must be submitted by August 23, 2021.
- The online cohort begins August 30, 2021.
COVID vaccination is mandatory and proof of vaccination must be submitted to CBF no later than October 1, 2021 as a precondition for consideration to participate in the Exploratory Conference.
Spring 2022 Application Timeline (TBA)
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