Name of Organization: Sanctuary Ministries
Address of Organization: 25 Charles Street East, Toronto, ON, M4Y 1R9
Contact Person: Alan Beattie
Phone: 416-922-0628 x.211
Work of organization: At Sanctuary, we are becoming a healthy, welcoming community in which the poor and excluded (most notably those living with poverty, addictions or mental health issues) are particularly valued.
Kinds of internships: Community Pastoral Worker, building relationships with members of our Sanctuary community primarily through community drop-ins and outreach work on the streets.
Desirable skills: Personable and socially adept: much of the work involves engaging in conversation often with new faces and often with very talkative people.
Able to journey with very 'broken' men and women understanding that brokenness can't usually be fixed very quickly at all but still willing to make the journey.
Good physical condition: outreach work requires 3-7 kms of walking 2 or 3 times per week.
Number of internships: 1
Location of internships: 25 Charles Street East, Toronto
Duration of internships: 2 semesters or even more if possible.
Costs: None apart from getting here.
Medical coverage: No.
Training: Informal on-the-job training.
Volunteering: Yes. This would involve simply joining us for drop-ins or outreach work exactly like the kind of work that would be performed during the internship.
Faith statement: No.
Application form: No application form.