Prison Fellowship Canada

Name of Organization: Prison Fellowship Canada

Address of Organization: 100 King Street West, Suite 5700, Toronto, ON M5X 1C7.

Website: Website

Contact Person: Judith Laus, Managing Director

Phone: 416-915-4102 or 1-877-858-2891.

Email: Email

Work of organization: We support inmates and ex-offenders, and their families, through programmes and services. We also promote restorative justice.

Kinds of internships:
(1) Research into areas of concern regrading the penal system, restorative justice, etc.

(2) Work on either camping or Christmas programmes as they roll out across Canada.

(3) Work on implementation of two new programmes (a) scholarships for young people, or (b) aftercare for ex-offenders.

Desirable skills:
(1) Good research skills, strong communication skills
(2) and (3) Attention to detail, thoroughness

No background requirments

Number of internships: Two or three

Location of internships: Toronto, Ontario - GTA - southern Ontario

Duration of internships: Variable

Costs: None

Accommodation: Not applicable

Insurance: No

Medical coverage: Not provided

Training: As needed depending on whether it's programme work or research.

Evaluation: There is an evaluation of the student at the end of the internship and this will be shared with Wycliffe College.

Volunteering: For the programmes dealing with families there is administrative volunteer work available.

For the in-prison work a long-term committment is needed, so there is no temporary volunteer work available in this area.

Faith statement: Yes - the Nicene Creed

Application form: Covering letter only addressed to Judith Laus.

Deadline: None

Application to: Covering letter only addressed to Judith Laus.

Contract: No contract - one could be developed if needed