Christian Volunteer Movement
Name of Organization: Christian Volunteer Movement.
Address of Organization: 47 Queen's Park Cres E, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C3.
Contact Person: Steve Hewko.
Work of organization: CVM is an ecumenical mission and development oganization which works exclusively in The Gambia, West Africa. We emphasize both the spiritual and social side of the Christian as reflective of our call to love both God and our neighbour.
Kinds of internships: We have 2 types of internships available, one field based and one administrative. The field based internship will link up with one of CVM's established programs in Gambia. The administrative internship would be working with the CVM staff team in Canada developing grant proposals and working on project development.
Desirable skills: Agriculture, healthcare, business experience are all assets for the field intern. Both should have good written and oral communication skills.
Number of internships: 2
Location of internships: One in Gambia, one in Toronto (TST building).
Duration of internships: 3 - 7 months.
Costs: $2500 + $800 per month in Gambia, Toronto no cost.
Accommodation: CVM has two fully furnished and equipped houses in the Gambia, a landrover for transportation and internet at the house.
Insurance: This is covered in the costs.
Medical coverage: Yes we will obtain insurance for the intern, including emergency evacuation.
Training: Training is not a formal program but would be conducted by CV staff.
Volunteering: Yes, the CVM office is located conveniently across from Wycliffe College on the other side of Queen's Park. There are lot of different ways for an intern to get involved.
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