Mission Intern Placement Sites
- The organization shall be a church, faith-based, ecumenical or community organization.
- The organization shall be a committed to addressing critical justice issues and involved in ministries of human liberation. Priority is given to organizations working in the areas such as community empowerment, economic development, women's and children's issues and environmental concerns.
- The organization will provide the intern with experiences which facilitate understanding and skill development related to:
- local cultural traditions and the ways in which they influence and are influenced by political, social and economic systems
- critical justice issues from the perspective of local communities
- the role of faith-based communities in addressing critical justice issues
- models of social change which emerge out of local cultural contexts
- The organization shall designate a person to give direct, ongoing supervision and guidance to the intern in areas of work, cultural education, community adjustment, housing and other areas which seem appropriate
EXAMPLES OF PLACEMENT SITES
- Christian Commission for Development, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
- Wi'am Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center, Bethlehem, West Bank
- World Student Christian Federation, Nairobi, Kenya
- Forth Spring Inter-Community Group, Belfast, Northern Ireland
- National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, Chicago, Ill.
- Interchurch Center for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment, Jacksonville, Fla.
- Asia Pacific Center for Justice and Peace, Washington, D.C.