Application deadline: August 31, 2019
Program Dates: November 4-17, 2019. The first four days the interns will take part in the 4th World Conference of Women’s Shelters in Kaohsiung city. The remaining 10 days the interns will go to the designated branch of GOH and start their internship at hosting shelters. (exact dates to be decided in consultation with the selected interns and hosting shelters).
Applicant Criteria: Gender: Female Experienced social workers, counselors, supervisors and other staff at NGOs providing protection services for women and girls in Asia. Outstanding applicants from other fields will also be will also be considered Recommendation from an ANWS member organization Proficiency in oral English (some understanding of Chinese would be a plus) Commitment to apply, develop and implement learnings in home country after the conclusion of the internship Demonstrated professional excellence Independent and self-directed
The ANWS secretariat, the Garden of Hope Foundation (GOH), will help interns obtain visas and make other travel and lodging arrangements. Costs covered by GOH include: (1) 2-way economy class airfare, (2) all accommodation costs in Taiwan, (3) visa fees, (4) some meals. Interns will be expected to pay for meals while not working at the shelter, and for commuting and airport shuttle travel.
The purpose of the program is for interns to learn through work. Interns will not be expected to take on major responsibilities, and will receive supervision and support from the host shelter, including assistance from an English-speaking member of staff who will help translate for the intern.
Interns will follow the working hours and practices of their host shelter. GOH will not pay the interns wages, overtime, compensation, insurance or other benefits. Interns will write a report and present about their experience before returning home, the report has to be submitted before December 1, 2019.
* Program Schedule is subject to change.* The estimated ground transportation fee will be around NT$ 2,000 (US$ 65), which will not be covered by GOH
Contact: King Tsang Email: email@example.comWebsite: shelterasia.org