Offer: Atlas Corps Fellowship for Nonprofit Leaders around the world
The Atlas Corps is open to accepting applications for the Atlas Corps Fellowship which offers skill development opportunity for NGO leaders in United States or Latin America. an international network of nonprofit leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s 21st century challenges, the Atlas Corps mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals. Selected candidates are placed with host organizations in country or region where they applied for.
There are separate conditions to apply for United States and Latin America. Below are the terms, benefits and responsibilities for candidates applying for the Untied States program:
All Fellows must be experienced and dedicated professionals with at least two years of experience working in the nonprofit sector and have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Fellows are also required to be able to speak, write, and communicate effectively in English. Fellows must be no older than 35 on the first day of the Fellowship.
Atlas Corps considers applications on a rolling basis. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to be considered for one of our classes that begins in January, May, or September. Final decisions are made 4 -8 weeks before the class begins. For example, the January class decisions are made in November; May class decisions will be made in March; September class decisions will be made in July. You may reapply to the program, but you should only apply once a year.
All applications need to be submitted online. You will need to create a login and you can save your responses so you can return to the application at any time. The application consists of background information, personal biography, essays, and letters of recommendation.
Fellows volunteering in the U.S. will receive a monthly living stipend over the course of the year.
After completing the program in good standing, Fellows will be included in a prestigious alumni network to continue learning from each other and supporting each others work.
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