What are the costs for SMI?
Seven-week program: $900 per person or $1300 per couple
Three-week program: $600 per person or $800 per couple
The cost will be reduced if you choose to provide your own food.
These costs cover accommodations, most meals, orientation materials, ministry supplies, travel between Abbotsford, BC and the ministry location, etc. These costs do not include the $20 application fee and travel expenses to/from Abbotsford, BC.
What are the costs for an internship?
These fees will cover the following:
- Room and board for Orientation Week and Re-cap
- Materials and supplies
- Travel to and from reserves
- Expenses of Supervision
- Administration of the program
Where will I be placed?
SMI will be placing people in various communities throughout British Columbia, Canada. However, SMI is willing to send SMI’ers to any community where NAIM missionaries work.
Where will I be staying?
What training is provided?
What will I be doing?
Many times you will be able to get involved in the activities already planned by the community. When it is berry picking time, go along. Do what the adults are doing – mend fences, coach a ball game, repair things, clean fish. Do what they do. Whether it be setting up and running a Kid’s Club, or visiting a family for a few hours, you’ll be given the opportunity for the Holy Spirit to guide you in building relationships and sharing the Gospel.