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IIP-Cambodian Organization for Living and Temporary-Care (COLT)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Dept Offering Program: International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Language Prerequisite: No Program Features: Community Service
Degree Level: 1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students Time Away: Summer
Housing options: Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization Program Group: International Internship Program
Duration of Program: 8 or more weeks Program Adviser: Shahreen Rahman
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Organization Overview:
Cambodian Organization for Living and Temporary-Care (COLT) supports and empowers disadvantaged families in Cambodia through education, sport, health and social care. By providing opportunities for personal development, COLT pursues the goal to empower the families to such an extent that they ultimately are able to provide their children with a safe and stimulating environment, giving them the chance to develop their confidence, independence and opportunities in the future.

COLT is made possible by the dynamic, hard-working team of local staff, complemented by experienced foreign coach who train the staff, guide and support volunteers.In order to support the Cambodian public schooling system, which is struggling to develop, COLT supplies additional classes in English, IT and math as well as various after-school activities.

Internship: Teach English and Support After-school Activities
Interns play a key role in the education for COLT students. Interns will generally teach for four hours/day from Monday to Thursday, and are requested to be flexible due to changes to the schedule. COLT currently offers eight English classes from elementary to intermediate. All the classes follow course books and interns will receive the information in advance.

COLT has opened its gates, for the local children to have a place to hang out, play sports and study in a safe place. In order to keep them stimulated and encourage them to take part in positive activities COLT also offers different after-school activities. Depending on the skills and interests of the IIP interns, COLT will offer activities such as art, sports, movies, reading, music, choir, additional languages, drama and drawing.

Qualifications: Genuine interest in development work and the well-being of children. Ability to be flexible, adaptable to working in the developing world and NGO sector. Take intiiative and be proactive in creating activities to assist in COLT’s mission that aims to help resolve distressed family situations. Passion and enthusiasm are contagious and interns have the opportunity to inspire and motivate their students through the work they do.


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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 12/09/2019
02/01/2020 06/01/2020 08/30/2020
NOTE: Please note, the start and end dates for each internship will be determined by intern discussion with employer/host organization. Each internship will be at least 8 weeks in duration.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.