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HFC Intern in Haiti, Hope For the Children of Haiti, Port au Prince, Haiti

Organization: Hope For the Children of Haiti
Contact Name: Lee Stone
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: 80 Rue Fort Mercredi
Port au Prince, Massachusetts  
Great For: Great for Christians
Service Area(s): Tutoring, Social Work, Social Services, Small Group/Bible Study, Skilled Trades, Mentoring, Language Instruction / ESL, K-12 Christian/Catholic Schools, Jobs Training and Placement, International Missions, Discipleship / Spiritual Formation, Directly Serving People
Hourly Commitment:
10.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
One-time / Ongoing Position: Short Term Service/Seasonal

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This internship is for one year (3 month summer interns will also be considered) and would be based at HFC's orphanage and school in Port au Prince, Haiti. The intern would provide a ministry of presence by setting a Christian example for the 10 young adults and 90 children currently receiving care at the children's home. Primary responsibilities would include: assisting the orphanage's Managing Director and staff; learning Kreyol to better communicate with Haitian staff and children; facilitating communications between Haitian HFC staff and US HFC staff; serving as HFC's representative and helping to manage mission teams while they are in Haiti; participating in daily devotions with HFC's children. Candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills and be able to work independently and in teams. The intern would also seek opportunities for HFC to partner with other non-profits and ministries in Haiti. Prior experience living or volunteering outside of the US is helpful but not necessary.

Short Term Mission Trip Details

Benefits Offered:

  • Board/Meals

This cost includes:

The intern should be prepared to raise $500.00/month to cover their living expenses, as well as the cost of their airfare. HFC's staff will work with the intern to help them start the fundraising process.

Length of Trip

One Year

Initially Posted: 02/12/2014
Last Updated: 04/25/2017

(this opportunity is not scheduled for a specific date)