San Francisco: Outer Circle

The Outer Circle Team Vision
 
We invite the lonely,
the outcast, and the wanderer
into restoration of their entire beings by
drawing them to Christ
giving them what we have
bringing them into community
and by being their friends.



Since 1998, InnerCHANGE's team in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, the Outer Circle, has shown love to hundreds of traveling street youth living in Golden Gate Park.  The team, known by street kids around the country as "the pancake Christians" because of their weekly pancake breakfast cooked on a Coleman stove and served in the park, seek to live out the above vision through one on one discipleship, time spent on the street in conversation and prayer, using our home for hospitality, facilitating bible studies and faith discussions, bridging the local church to the street, traveling to Rainbow Gatherings and other places where traveling youth gather, and networking between churches and ministries that are already serving this subculture in the city and around the country.
 
Visit the Outer Circle Blog at
www.theoutercircle.org

San Francisco: Outer Circle Apprenticeship

Duration: 1 Year
Dates: 1 January, 2016 - 14 September, 2016
Applications due: 15 September, 2015

When you see a traveling kid with a backpack does your heart flutter a little? Do you love sitting on sidewalks? Perhaps Outer Circle is the team for you!
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San Francisco: Outer Circle Internship

Duration: 3-6 Months
Dates: 1 January, 2016 - 18 December, 2016
Applications due: 18 September, 2015

When you see a traveling kid with a backpack does your heart flutter a little? Do you love sitting on sidewalks? Perhaps Outer Circle is the team for you!
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San Francisco: Outer Circle Job Creation Internship

Duration: 1 Year
Dates: 1 January, 2016 - 31 December, 2016
Applications due: 1 December, 2015

We are looking for 1 or 2 people to form a short term job placement website to assist homeless youth in connecting with needs in the local community and assist the local community in creating a forum to request short term help on jobs such as cleaning, moving or gardening!

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San Francisco: Outer Circle "Hospitality Internship"

Duration: 3-11 Months
Dates: 1 January, 2016 - 31 December, 2016
Applications due: 1 December, 2015

Description
Are you a family, or a retired couple or individual who want to just live with us and have coffee with homeless friends, perhaps help lead our bible study occasionally, hang out on the street with us maybe for pancakes, mentor youth, pray for and with us, maybe if you have handyman skills- help take care of our house or perhaps bake the occasional birthday cake?
We would love to have you!

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San Francisco: Outer Circle Apprenticeship, Discipleship House Leader

Duration: 1 Year
Dates: 1 January, 2016 - 31 December, 2016
Applications due: 30 September, 2015

We are looking for someone who has a pastoral heart, who is comfortable discipling in the intersection of addiction and faith, and who wants to serve incarnationally!
In short, we are praying for someone/a couple (open to ages 25-95!) to head up our discipleship flat here in the Mission District serving our houseless friends! Do you know someone who could to serve in this way for a year? Maybe a pastor/youth leader in transition, an intentional community dreamer with a missional heart, or perhaps a rehab staff who wants to go missional?

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San Francisco: Outer Circle and Mision De Paz Joint Internship

Dates: 14 June, 2015 - 30 July, 2015
Interested? Click here to apply!

Responsibilities
Last year our two teams experimented with sharing interns (since we share a house) and we loved it! So we are going to do it again! So you can get a two for one InnerChange experience!


This summer you will participate in the regular weekly ministry rhythms of the Outer Circle and Mision De Paz InnerCHANGE communities- Befriending at risk youth and adults struggling with homelessness, addiction, mental health challenges, pregnancy, incarceration, and the temptations of gang and street life.

San Francisco: Outer Circle

Dates: 1 June, 2013 - 31 July, 2013
Interested? Click here to apply!

Responsibilities
Participate in the regular weekly ministry rhythms of the Outer Circle and San Francisco InnerCHANGE communities.

Requirements
Must be highly flexible and willing to learn. All Outer Circle team members are expected to be able to live in community with other team members.

Description

Danny's Story


The story of Daniel Linn and the Outer Circle team (part of San Francisco's InnerCHANGE) serving in Golden Gate Park.

Pancakes in the Park


The Outer Circle shares pancakes in Golden Gate Park every week. Going on 7 years, it has grown into an important gathering spot for homeless traveling youth to connect with our crew and with each other. Here is a glimpse into what it's like!