Jobs & Internships

We are growing and want to bring fresh new styles and faces on board at Fairfax. We have the following open positions:

Fairfax Fellows Program

Position Details

Job Title: Fairfax Fellows Program

Program Overview:
Fairfax Fellows is a 12-month leadership development program for future pastors and church leaders at Fairfax Community Church located just outside Washington, DC. The fellowship is designed to equip you for growth in the ministry area of your choice with handson experience. You will also be coached by some of the best church leaders in the country. Whether your talents lie in worship arts, global outreach, or student ministries, we want to journey with you as you learn and grow in your calling.
Details:
Fellows work between 25-40 hours a week for their department under the supervision of a staff member and the Fellows Director. There are weekly classes that will require ongoing reading assignments as well as other projects. Peer learning is also important to us, so there are multiple opportunities for community amongst the Fellows class.
Who should apply?
Anyone considering a career in vocational church ministry who is near the end or has recently completed his or her undergraduate degree.
Are fellows paid?
Yes, Fellows are paid a stipend twice a month.
What other qualifications should I be aware of?
Fellows should be able to agree to and sign the Staff Covenant and Expectations document. They should also be prepared to come with their own transportation and a personal computer.
Where will I live?
Fellows from outside the Metro DC area will be provided with a host home.
Who should I contact to find out more?
Email fellows@fairfax.cc or call Jessica Uitvlugt at 703.745.1030.

Applications are open! Apply here

Internships

Position Details

Job Title: Internship

Position Summary: At Fairfax Community Church, we have a commitment to raise up the next generation of leaders and equip them for Kingdom service. We are intentional about apprenticing and we seek to provide opportunities for interns to serve. We recognize the value to both the church and the interns in our program. Our desire is to create a place of meaningful service, guided learning, professional mentoring within a caring community for the interns selected to serve with us.

Qualifications: To ensure a positive experience for both the church and the intern, we want to make certain that the right people are selected for the right positions. To be considered for an internship at Fairfax Community Church, candidates should be:

  • On a career path related to the area of internship.
  • Willing to abide by and sign the Fairfax Community Staff Covenant and Expectations documents.
  • Able to meet the expectations as described in the ministry-specific position descriptions.
  • Provide your own car.
  • Provide your own computer.

General Requirements: While participating in our internship program, interns will be required to:

  • Work 40 hours per week. Specific work days/days off each week will be determined by each supervisor.
  • Make Fairfax Community their church home for the duration of the internship and attend weekend worship.
  • Join a small group.
  • Participate in required staff meetings and events (staff prayer, meetings, service days, etc.).
  • Specific duties/requirements will be decided in consultation between each intern and his/her supervisor.
  • Note: All current opportunities are located in Fairfax, Virginia

Length of Internship: Interns should serve for a minimum of three months during the Summer. Within these time guidelines, there is flexibility for the duration of the internship based on college course requirements, area of ministry and other life considerations. The starting/ending dates for each intern will be decided between each intern and his/her supervisor.

Compensation: Interns are paid a food and gas stipend. Because we value the health and well-being of interns, we provide paid vacation days during the internship. You will be reimbursed for miles driven on your car for work-related errands and local trips around the area (not to and from work). See your specific supervisor for more information.

If you’re interested in an internship, email jessicasellers@fairfax.cc for more information