This application is for leaders currently serving in an NSP Leadership role.
For new Student Leader applicants, please complete the "Student Leader" application
Student Leaders recruit, influence, train, disciple, and equip Campus Mentors and public school Christian students to work towards campus awakening to the love of Christ among thousands of students at 3-4 schools.
- Recruit, train, and develop a team of Campus Mentors
- Recruit mentors
- Train mentors to share the gospel and to teach others to do the same
- Equip mentors to coach high school students
- Develop mentors in their own spiritual growth - helping them grow their faith in God, love for others, and maturity to disciple students
- Build partnerships with club advisors, pastors, and teachers connected to the schools you oversee
- Attend and participate in chapter leadership and all team meetings, teaching often
- Lead projects and programs as needed, such as fall training weekend, student training days, recruiting events, etc.
- Help lead a Spring Break mission trip
- Compile and organize information related to your team and the outreach results of your efforts
Student Leaders will report to a Student Director or NSP Staff member and will have leadership over a team of 4-8 Campus Mentors as well as personally coaching 1 high school.
Student Leaders will help to shape recruiting and outreach plans for the chapter, and have significant authority to direct their team members to execute those plans, and to develop plans based on new opportunities or information.
Desired attributes of a student leader
- A growing relationship with God and love for God expressed in prayer, study of the word, and love of others
- A servant’s heart for mentoring and developing the Campus Mentors and students that are under their care
- A missionary’s heart for evangelism and discipleship
- Faithful, responsible, follows through
- Teachable, humble, team player
- Proactive leader, takes initiative
- Clear and prompt communicator
Pay scale and Support Raising
This position is a paid position, part time hourly. We are trusting God to provide the funds necessary to hire each student worker.
In NSP, our ministry is funded by God’s people giving money to support God’s work. Every level of our team participates in support raising to the appropriate degree, including NSP Student Leaders and Interns. Student workers will create a personal support team who will pray and financially support you as you do ministry, and you’ll maintain it by sending out newsletters and tracking donations monthly.
Returning Student Leaders are expected to raise at least 50% of the funds needed for their ministry expenses and salary, and to increase their support raising goal by at least 25% from the previous year. See Student Leader Support Raising Policy for more details.
Key Dates and expected hours
Participation in the following events and seasons is required.
- March 29-30 | Student Leader Orientation in CA | Friday evening and all day Saturday.
- April 26-27 | | Student Leader Orientation in IL | Friday evening and all day Saturday.
- August 5-17 | Student Leader Training | 2 weeks of all day/overnight training in Chicago area
- August 20-December 10 | Fall Semester | 16-20 hours/week typical, though some weeks may be more due to special events
- 3rd or 4th weekend in September | Fall Training Weekend
- January 10 – May 10 | Spring Semester | 16-20 hours/week typical, though some weeks may be more due to special events
- 3rd weekend in January | Winter Retreat in Los Angeles area
- Other Events | (varies by Chapter/Area)
Personal Health: NSP Leadership roles requires leaders who are personally, emotionally, and spiritually healthy, and we will conduct a personal and spiritual health check-in prior to the commencement of this leadership role. The results of that check-in may lead to changes in your placement or responsibility.
Handbook and Beliefs: Our success in NSP comes from God’s leading and providing for our team as we work together toward a common purpose in harmony. To maintain harmony, unity, and effective work for His kingdom, we have put in place policies, rules, and guidelines to keep us moving together. These rules are described in the the NSP Handbook (dated 7/20/2018).
Application Deadline and Requirements:
- This application is due on January 4th, 2019
- Please complete the entire application at one go - you cannot save your answers. You may want to prepare answers on a separate document before copy/pasting into this application.
- Please download and complete the Name-Storm worksheet (click for file) and upload as part of your application. We'll need you to list at least 70 individuals and/or families that will help send you into your work as either a new or returning Student Leader with their prayers and/or financial support. Please include names AND contact information (phone, email, and mailing address). This list will not be used by NSP, only by you for your personal support raising.
- Returning Student Leaders: You may upload a NameStorm list from a previous year. However, be sure to update the list, if applicable.