Water Ambassadors Canada

Name of Organization: Water Ambassadors Canada

Address of Organization: 900-45 Sheppard Ave East, Toronto, ON, M2N 5W9.

Website: Website

Contact Person: Barry Hart or J.Hill.

Phone: 1-877-988-4688 or 416-256-4688.

Email: Email

Work of organization: Water Ambassadors Canada is a Christian charity that provides clean drinking water by drilling or repairing wells, installing water purification/filtration systems and teaching hygiene. We work in Central America, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Africa. Team trips last about 8 days and cost about $3,000 all in (receipted).

Kinds of internships: We would help arrange a drill trip and give a presentation to students. But we are not set up for longer internships. Longer term internships MAY be possible in Central America assisting with our partnering agencies.  Individuals would have to be adaptable and cover their own costs. Spanish speaking strongly recommended

Desirable skills: Drillers needed and open heart!

Number of internships: 8 per team.

Location of internships: Central America.

Duration of internships: Trip 8-9 days.

Costs: $3,000.

Accommodation: Arranged on the trip.

Insurance: Included.

Training: Students may attend the 1 day drill camp near Toronto (Cost $125). Most of the training is in the country on site.

Evaluation: None.

Volunteering: No.

Statement of Faith: Statement of Faith. There is a behaviour code on the sign up forms.

Application form: Available from J. Hill or here.

Deadline: Trips for 2010 need a year lead at least.

Application to: J Hill/B Hart.