Applications are now accepted for the Pastoral Care Team members for the 2017 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE17).
Drawing hundreds of youth from throughout the Episcopal Church, EYE17 will be held on July 10-14, 2017 on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK, in partnership with the Diocese of Oklahoma.
The Pastoral Care team is open to young adults or adults (at least 19 years of age or older) who are willing to volunteer to support the ministry and work of EYE17. Among the Pastoral Care Team positions are: Residential Staff; Peer Ministers; Chaplains; and Medical Care Team. Full position descriptions are here
To serve as a member of the Pastoral Care Team, applicants must be willing to submit to a Criminal Sexual Background Check; provide evidence of completing Safeguarding God’s Children Training; demonstrate experience in successful and appropriate supervision of teens in overnight situations; and be available to travel to Oklahoma City on July 10 and depart no sooner than noon on July 14.
Applications and further information are available here
Volunteers are expected to provide their own transportation to the event. While volunteers do not have to pay for full event registration for the event, they are requested to contribute $120 to cover the cost of meals; lodging will be provided.
For more information contact the Rev. Shannon Kelly, Pastoral Care Team Coordinator and Officer for Young Adult and Campus Ministries for the Episcopal Church.
Deadline for applying is November 4.
EYE is every three years in accordance with General Convention Resolution #1982-D079. The 2017 event marks the thirteenth EYE and remains a popular and well-attended event. EYE17 is geared for youth in grades 9-12 during the 2017-2018 academic year and their adult leaders. Registration information will be available later this year.