Short-Term Experience Placements (STEPs)

  • Anything from 3 weeks to 18-month placements

  • Helping fulfil a discreet job or project with Global Partners

  • Suitable for skilled specialist or for someone seeking an experience of global mission

  • Tailored to maximise experience for individual and for Global Partner - can include a short internship with CMSI in Ireland

  • Self-funded

  • Training and support provided

  • Involves process of application and selection

STEP Opportunities

Featured STEP opportunity

An English Teacher is needed for Zion Education Centre, a growing Primary School run by Shyogwe Diocese, Rwanda.


The role requires a suitably qualified individual to teach written and spoken English to pupils and staff. There is also the opportunity to teach diocesan staff and district workers. A TEFL qualification or equivalent is desirable. Basic French will be helpful, but not essential.


The placement duration is flexible but 3+ months would be ideal, starting from September 2018 or January 2019. 

There are lots of other opportunities for STEPs with our Global Partners. Recent requests from partners have included:

  • Youth Leader

  • Craft Workers/Teacher

  • Web Designer

  • Photographer/Videographer

  • Vocational Training Teachers

  • Bible Teachers

  • Wheelchair Sports Coach

  • English Teachers

  • FM Radio Manager

  • Finance Advisor

We're often able to make a suitable match and organise a STEP based on the skills and interests of individuals.

If you're interested in finding out more about STEPs with CMSI, please get in touch with Gillian Maganda, our Personnel Manager. Even if you're just dipping your toe in the water, she'd love to hear from you.

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