Advances social change initiatives by promoting art and culture as powerful tools to generate cooperative and sustainable work between development organizations and the communities they serve. ArtCorps artists work directly with a local development organization for one year. Spanish fluency is required. Artists will receive room/board, medical insurance, personal stipend, and a budget for project materials
— Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador
Facilitates international fellowships for the best of the world’s rising leaders. Fellows volunteer at outstanding organizations addressing social issues in Colombia and are enrolled in an ongoing training program for one year.
Provide ELCA young adults with a year-long international mission experience that focuses on accompaniment, or “walking together” with others; to provide engaging and challenging opportunities that will result in young adults who are both globally formed and globally informed
— Argentina and Uruguay, Jerusalem/West Bank, Malaysia, Mexico, Central/Eastern Europe, South Africa, and United Kingdom
Guyana Lutheran Music Academy
As a teacher through GLMA you will spend 10 months in New Amsterdam, Guyana, teaching keyboard, guitar, violin, chorus, brass, or percussion to Guyanese students of ages 12-adult. You will have access to mentoring and curriculum support from experienced music educators and work in a collaborative teaching environment. The Executive Director and Founder of the program is Eric Sayre ’10.
Offers college graduates a two-year placement serving the elderly, street youth, abuse victims, mentally ill patients, and the physically disabled
— Belize, Micronesia, Nicaragua, Peru, and Tanzania
Fostering communities of young adults and encouraging them to use their passions and education in service to others. Volunteers serve as program directors as they work alongside leaders in the communities to ascertain and meet the community’s specific needs
— Nicaragua and Ecuador; 13 months
Live, learn, and work with a community overseas, providing technical assistance in six program areas: education, youth and community development, health, business and information and communications technology, agriculture, and environment
— 77 countries; 27 months
Allows Volunteers to incorporate Peace Corps service as credit in a master’s degree program at more than 80 academic institutions nationwide
Offers returned Volunteers scholarships or reduced tuition, stipends, and internships at more than 50 participating campuses in a variety of subject areas, combining graduate study with substantive, degree-related internships that help meet the needs of underserved American communities
Volunteers develop and maintain contact with a wide spectrum of actors involved in the conflict of Chiapas, Mexico, searching for opportunities to support initiatives working for its peaceful resolution. Modest compensation is offered, plus support for accomodation and food
— Chiapas, Mexico
A British service organization that offers 1-2 year volunteer placements in over 30 developing countries primarily in Africa and Asia. Volunteers are provided with a living allowance, accommodation, insurance and flights
VIA’s one-year positions allow individuals to volunteer with underserved institutions to build English language capacity
— Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam
Volunteers for PeaceVFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 100 countries each year. Our grassroots projects arise from the needs of the local community. Most projects are organized through our partner organization in another country. Most of our projects, about 80%, are short-term (2-3 weeks) and occur between May and September. There are also medium-term projects (1-3 months) and permanent projects, offered all year with a minimum service of 2 weeks or 1 month depending on the project.