International Volunteering Resources

 

click to expandCenter for Third World Organizing (CTWO) Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP)

http://www.ctwo.org

"...brings together motivated activists of color for seven weeks to learn the art of organizing. Graduates receive help in getting jobs in community or labor organizations fighting for justice. Reserve your space in the movement today!" or call 510-533-7583 xt. 13

 

click to expandGlobal Volunteer Network

http://www.volunteer.org.nz

We place people in community projects in China, Ecuador, Ghana, Nepal, Romania, Russia, Thailand, and Uganda. Volunteers have the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational, environmental and community aid programs.

 

click to expandGlobal Service Corps

http://www.globalservicecorps.org

Provides internships, short and long term opportunities in Thailand and Tanzania. Programs focus on HIV/AIDS awareness and sustainable agriculture.

 

click to expandGreen Corps (Field School for Environmental Organizing)

http://www.greencorps.org

Green Corps' mission is to teach the next generation of environmental leaders the strategies and skills they'll need to win tomorrow's environmental battles while providing critical field support for today's pressing environmental problems. Since our inception, we have trained thousands of young people in the skills of organizing and advocacy, led more than 50 critical environmental campaigns, and helped launch the careers of 150 Green Corps graduates currently holding positions of leadership in the environmental and social change movement.

 

click to expandPeace Brigades International

http://www.peacebrigades.org

A non-governmental organization (NGO), which protects human rights and promotes nonviolent transformation of conflicts. When invited, the NGO sends teams of volunteers into areas of repression and conflict. The volunteers accompany human rights defenders, their organizations and others threatened by political violence.

 

click to expandAmerican Jewish World Service

http://www.ajws.org

Volunteers participate in the physical and practical rebuilding of communities and in the process find their own lives are transformed. Programs offer American Jews of all ages a chance to be of service, empowering them to fulfill their responsibilities as Jews and as educated and privileged citizens of the world.

 

click to expandThe Jewish Organizing Initiative (JOI)

http://www.jewishorganizing.org

Is looking for Jewish young adults who are interested in working for social justice and social change as part of a Jewish community that values Jewish learning, relationship building, and justice. This one-year fellowship, offers opportunities for paid (plus health benefits) full-time work as organizers in social justice community organizations in the Boston area, as well as organizing training and Jewish community building.

 

click to expandProject OTZMA

http://www.projectotzma.org

A ten-month volunteer program in Israel. If you are looking for a challenging, educational, and hard-working experience, then check out Project OTZMA. Started 15 years ago, this program is designed for recent college graduates (ages 20-25) and gives participants an opportunity to live and work in a variety of settings throughout Israel.

 

click to expandProjects Abroad

http://www.projects-abroad.org

With Projects Abroad you can enjoy adventurous foreign travel with a chance to do a worthwhile job. Placements are available throughout the year and last from one month upwards.

 

click to expandCasa De Espanol Xelaju

http://hometown.aol.com/cexspanish/index.htm

Offers students with a variety of internship and volunteer work opportunities with an underserved, indigenous community in Guatamala

 

click to expandUS Department of State

http://studentsabroad.state.gov/html-site/StudentAbroadHome.html

Information regarding travel safety and information for US embassies abroad focused on student needs.

 

click to expandOther International Volunteering Resources

PeaceCorps: http://www.peacecorps.org

AVODAH—The Jewish Service Corps: http://www.avodah.net

Catholic Network of Volunteer Services: http://www.cnvs.org

Intern.StudyAbroad.com: http://www.studyabroad.com/experiental_menu.html

Intern Abroad: http://www.internabroad.com/search.cfm

University of Michigan International Center: http://internationalcenter.umich.edu

UCI International Opportunities Program: http://www.cie.uci.edu/iop/internsh.html

Transitions Abroad: http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/work/internships/index.shtml

International Service and Travel Center-University of Minnesota: http://www.umabroad.umn.edu/index.html

American Institute for Foreign Study: http://www.aifs.org

American University World Capitals Program: http://www.worldcapitals.american.edu/public/index.cfm

Center for Education Abroad-Arcadia University: http://www.arcadia.edu/cea/default.asp

International Programs-Boston University: http://www.bu.edu/abroad

The Center for Interim Programs: http://www.interimprograms.com

Internships in Latin America and the South Pacific Center for International Career Development: http://www.cicdgo.com

Unicef: www.unicef.org