Institute Leadership Opportunities

Institute Leadership Opportunities

Love Institute and want to do more? Remember to apply for the following positions for summer 2023!

2023 Youth Coordinating Team:
Sydney Pederson, Zander Seth, Grace Partridge, Emma Yeon, John Lee, Cora Genovese



Want to be a part of the 2023 Youth Coordinating Team?

Adult Care Group Leaders

Youth Care Group Leaders

Adult staff members team-lead Care Groups, lead Lifesavers, and Creative Involvement, serve as Resident Hall Parents, and help staff with other integral parts of the Institute week. Adult staff must be Safe Gatherings certified through the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church and be at least 23 years old. Once selected to serve on staff, adults are asked to register for Institute and to pay, if feasible, a $125.00 adult registration fee. This fee covers the cost of your meals for the week. 

Youth staff members co-lead Care Groups with an adult staff person and lead other integral parts of the Institute week. Youth staff must have attended Institute previously. Once selected to serve on staff, youth are asked to register for Institute. Youth Care Group Leaders are guaranteed the “early bird” rate of $350.00.

Young Adult Leadership

Worship Team

Young Adults that are at least one year removed from Institute (graduated high school in 2021 or earlier) assist in the leadership for the week of UMY Institute. This leadership could include but is not limited to being part of a team-leading a Care Group, shadowing a Lifesaver or Creative Involvement Leader, Co-Leading a Reflection group, sharing about campus ministry and young adult options in the Great Plains Annual Conference. Young Adult leaders will be asked to pay $125.00 for the week. This covers the cost of food for the week.

Worship is a vital part of Institute! This year, we are looking for youth to help flesh out our worship team. If you are a gifted vocal or instrumental musician who would like to be part of the worship team for UMY Institute you are encouraged to apply! Worship Team members will get the Early Bird rate of $350. 

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