Offer: International Careers & Volunteering
NGOabroad is a unique service that provides frugal, customized international volunteer options
and helps people enter international humanitarian work. http://www.ngoabroad.com/
NGOabroad has 3 services:
1) exciting international volunteer programs (see below)
2) Career Consults that help people enter into or advance in
international humanitarian work. Your skills & experience determine if you qualify.
Ann McLaughlin MSW brings 25 years counseling experience to help:
articulate your strengths; clarify your goals; design strategies; write
cover letters & resumes that "get-your-foot-in-the-door." http://www.ngoabroad.com/
3) A guide to the resources to fulfill your goals. Ideal for people entering humanitarian work:
current job openings, the organizations to watch for openings, and entry to advanced opportunities.
We give you the raw materials, you make it happen! Tap our expertise & vast database to:
--enter or advance in international development;
--fulfill personal dreams ("I always wanted to..");
--or unusual requests.
"NGOabroad is a fantastic service for anyone wanting to work internationally, be it paid or volunteer work. I was very impressed by Ann, her honest optimism (no sugarcoating but no dire warnings) and her curiosity about me and my goals are as well as her obvious dedication. Ann's insight into and knowledge of the world and non-profit organizations is invaluable. I now have a much clearer idea of what opportunities are out there for me and I have
a real understanding of where I can best contribute my skills."
Simone Pfeiffer, Montreal
"Ann's Guide helped me land an IT job in Micronesia. ...Ann has demonstrated an uncanny ability to get to the (spiritual?) heart of the question: "What is it YOU want to DO?" and then relate the answer to an impressive list of real and practical opportunities. What more does one need?!"
Sid Merritt, UK
"Ann has gone to great lengths to understand what exactly I was looking for and more importantly what I needed. She has succeeded in giving me direction and I now honestly feel I know what I want to achieve and how to do it. I would highly recommend Ann's service to anyone looking to pursue a career in international development. She motivates and inspires."
Niamh Browne, International Development grad, Ireland
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES BY SKILL
AFRICA...we get many requests for volunteer positions in Africa
Our opportunities in Africa:
--women's rights & building a girls' school
--democracy building & human rights
--community development & conflict resolution in post-conflict Africa
-- literacy & "post traumatic" journalism in refugee camps
--AIDS education; .... initiating new program with sex workers
--building health promotion program in village
--health program in refugee camp
--livelihoods & business development
--the healing power of sports: refugees, child soldiers, youth
We are developing 3 new programs in French speaking Africa. We welcome your skills!
We have a wide range of volunteer teaching opportunities, Teach kids:
---who were trafficked & taken into prostitution
---in rural India ......or at our school that is a model for development
---teach English in Nepal or Mongolia ....they believe English is a ticket out of poverty.
Nepal will provide room & food if you teach then entire school year.
---in Ghana ...teach any subject or AIDS education or work with AIDS orphans
---teach in refugee camp (requires more international experience & savvy)
---teach arts, music, vocational skills to young men in Haiti
---teach elementary or IT skills in the High Andes
---teach in Central America (Sept-June school provides apt & 3/4's of your food)
Our Business volunteer opportunities (we address many other professions):
--bolstering village livelihoods so families can send their girls to our girls school (Africa);
--business developer/entrepreneur to help develop a companion enterprise that sustains humanitarian non-profit
--marketing handicrafts to sustain school (India)
--micro-finance & fair trade (village India)
--teaching accounting & budgeting--several settings including refugee camp & working with women
--bolstering village livelihoods (2 sites in Andes)
--community development & poverty eradication (Nepal)
--teach entrepreneurial skills/alternative livelihoods for children & women trafficked & sold into prostitution
--grassroots business development in post-conflict Africa
Note: must be able to work as partners with in-country colleagues.
We welcome your skills! Applications accepted on rolling basis. No end date.
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES OPPORTUNITIES
Our volunteer opportunities most suited to IR (we address many other professions): women's rights & building a girls' school in Africa; community development in Nepal; gleaning the lessons from development success in India; democracy building & human rights--Africa; community development in post-conflict Africa; conflict resolution in post-conflict Africa; literacy & "post traumatic" journalism in refugee camps; AIDS education; trafficking; education, health & community development in Andes; human rights & AIDS in Central America. We are developing 3 new programs in French speaking Africa. We welcome your skills!
Social workers are needed internationally. Our volunteer programs are a good first step
into an international social work career. We need community organizers & program
developers in our cutting edge girls school in Africa; building job skills with refugees;
rebuilding post-conflict Africa; family, youth & community work in the Andes;
AIDS orphans & poverty in Central America; prostitution & trafficking.
In refugee camps & post-conflict Africa; Ghana; Cambodia; India; Nepal; Bolivia.
Where journalists were persecuted, restore the ability to tell what is going on.
Teach villages & refugees how to report on life experiences & community events.
Restore this important foundation of democracy.
--teaching computer skills in refugee camp
--setting up computer lab at our grassroots girls' school in Africa
--advancing & teaching at nascent computer lab in community school in Andes
--teaching computer skills at our "model of development" school in India
--other teaching opportunities in Nepal, Mongolia, Ghana, Haiti; perhaps Mali in future
NURSING, PUBLIC HEALTH & MEDICAL
--India. We have 3 sites requesting health professionals or students. ~general practice or prevention education.
Several provide room & food in exchange for services.
--Nepal. Great place for Public Health experience! Need all health professionals & students.
--Cameroon. Seasoned doctors needed to assist AIDS doctor.
--Girl's School. Help design & implement village Public Health campaign--AIDS, malaria, nutrition.
--Andes. Help design programs to prevent high infant mortality. Professionals or students (assignment will be geared
to your skill.) Also need seasoned nurse, nurse practitioner or doctor for "village medicine."
--Central America. Wide array of choices.
--Massage therapy: India-- after digging wells; Thailand--release knots of women & kids who have been trafficked into
prostitution; AIDS orphans & people with AIDS; Andean miners & more.
--Clean water & sanitation are an important part of health. Andes, Girl's village, Nepal, Himalayas. India, Central
America, Ghana, West Africa.
Interested? Please read the entire NGOabroad website.
Email info as requested on home page: embedded resume
& answered Questionnaire to info@NGOabroad.com
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