WhenMon Jan 02, 2017 - Fri Jun 30, 2017
WhereCarretera DuarteSantiago, DO
Do you have the heart to serve? Please consider learning more about opportunities to serve for an extended term in with the Creighton ILAC Mission in the Dominican Republic.
The Creighton Institute for Latin American Concern ILAC has 2 openings for Program Interns for 2017!
What do Program Interns do? Creighton ILAC hosts 23-27 groups who serve in the Dominican Republic. Each group is present with ILAC from one to five weeks. Creighton ILAC hosts Catholic high school groups, Catholic University students, several groups of Creighton health science students, and several medical missions. Interns are responsible for hosting the groups to which they are assigned. This includes being present with your group during all aspects of the immersion trip, both while at the ILAC center and wherever their trip may take them within the Dominican Republic. Interns serve as a cultural and language liaison and spiritual guide for groups.
What qualifications do I need?
- Bachelor’s degree completed.
- Spanish fluency.
- Ability and willingness to serve in the Dominican Republic from January-June 2017.
- Prior experience in an ILAC program is preferred, but an experience in some form of service-learning in a Latin American country is required.
- Prior experience leading faith-based activities, such as retreats, mission trips, etc. is preferred.
What are the financial arrangements for Program Interns?
- Travel covered to and from the Dominican Republic.
- A small weekly stipend in Dominican pesos.
- Free room and board at the ILAC Center (valued a $40/day).
- Payment for all work-related travel and excursions within the Dominican Republic
- Travel insurance coverage.
- Assistance in obtaining student loan deferral.
To apply, please click on the following link (Priority given to applications submitted prior to September 30):
- Program Management
- Faith-based Leadership
- Community Outreach
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Requirements & Commitment
- Orientation or Training
- 6 months minimun
- Spanish and English working proficiency