Events and Resources
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Peace Corps is filling programs for 2014. Apply
online to be considered, interviewed and nominated for an assignment.
The sooner we receive your
application, the sooner we can match your skill sets and interests to
remaining assignment openings. Make a difference
in the lives of others and your own. As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you
will help a community in need, gain valuable cross-cultural skills, and
become a citizen of the world.
Other benefits Include:
- Full health & dental coverage in service
- Paid living expenses & $7,425 upon service completion
- Deferment/partial cancellation for some student loans
- Graduate school programs with financial assistance
- Job placement support and Federal employment advantage
- International, leadership and field experience for the job market.
Your service begins with three months of comprehensive training and
is sustained with the support of in-country Peace Corps staff, including
safety and security and medical officers. Host families and local counterparts
help you acclimate to your community and program. More than 8,000 Volunteers
of all backgrounds and ages are serving in a variety of fields in more
than 75 countries. Peace Corps Volunteers must be U.S. citizens and at
least 18 years of age, but there is no upper age limit. Read more or
watch a video about how Peace Corps service makes a difference for the
communities served, the volunteers themselves, and here in the U.S.
Midwest Peace Corps Regional Recruiter
Peace Corps - Midwest Region
55 W. Monroe St., Suite 450
Chicago, IL 60603
Find Midwest Peace Corps news and volunteer stories at http://midwestpcvs.wordpress.com.
"A Conversation with General David
The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan
is honored to present the 64th Anniversary Event
with Special Guest, General David H. Petraeus (US Army, retired)
This event will be moderated by Dr. Lori Murray,
Distinguished Chair for National Security at the U.S.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Noon to 1:45 PM
DeVos Place - Grand Rapids, Michigan
More information to follow
on our website at www.worldmichigan.org
World Relief Nashville
The Intern Immersion Program
at World Relief Nashville offers individuals a global missions opportunity
leaving the United States. This is an intense, ten-week immersion experience
in which interns live at the same apartment complex as refugees. A combination
of resettlement and community engagement, interns will work to mobilize
a specific local church to serve refugees long after the internship has
We are looking for interns who have a heart for cross-cultural
ministry and a desire to use their unique gifts, skills and knowledge
a vulnerable population. For a comprehensive description and application,
please visit www.worldreliefnashville.org/intern-immersion. Our application
deadline is February 14th, 2014. Ideal candidates include
those pursuing social work, international studies and ministry degrees.
Please let me know if you have questions about this
internship, and I would be happy to speak with you.
World Relief Nashville
1655 Murfreesboro Pk. Ste. G
Nashville, TN 37217
T: (615) 833-7735, Ext. 241
F: (615) 833-7131
STAND/for the Vulnerablel
Greetings from the Faith and International
Development Conference 2014 Team!
We are super excited about this years upcoming conference! We wanted
to share some information with you about it so you can mark your calendars
and start making plans to come.
If you would like to know more about what the conference is all about
or about past conferences please check out the website for the FIDC
2013 conference here.
Information about FIDC 2014:
The dates of this year's conference are February 6-8, 2014.
year's theme is Cultivating Community: A Right
to Belong. We will
explore how all take part in God's story of acceptance through the
Cross of Christ.
Brian Fikkert, author
of When Helping Hurts and founder of the Chalmers Center,
will speak about the church's role in proclaiming the acceptance
that comes in Jesus Christ and in living it out through community development
Rob and Tara Cahill will speak about their work in Guatemala with Community
Cloud Forest Conservation and how cultivating a healthy environment
preserves the places God has provided for people to belong.
Minas Hiruy, founder
of Hope Enterprises, Hope University College, and Hope
Ministries, will speak about how making a place for street
in Ethiopian society proclaims to them their right to belong. He will
also speak about how students can find what God is calling them to
do and their place in His Kingdom Community.
Tarek Abuata will speak about his work with
Christian Peacemaker Teams in Palestine and about cultivating communities
and proclaiming the
message of belonging in the midst of deep-seated conflict.
If you would like to know more or have any questions please
contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about registration
will be available soon!
Where: Martha Miller Center 1st floor Rotunda
Why: Conversation, refreshments, and LEARNING
how to be a global citizen!
ON CAMPUS RESOURCES....
Career Services Office
Fulbright Scholarships (Advisors:
Dr. David Cunningham, Crossroads Project & Dr. Janis Gibbs, History
Rhodes & Marshall (Advisor: Dr. David Cunningham, Crossroads Project)
Peace Corps (Contact Career Services)
Critical Language Institutes
for Language Studies (Beloit College) offers
students a unique pportunity to achieve a year's worth of college-level
language training in just eight weeks. Language study in Arabic, Chinese,
Japanese and Russian.
Opportunities for U.S. Citizens in International Organizations - published by the U.S. Department of State
Lutheran Volunteer Corps
Food for the Hungry
ProjectsAbroad - two
to three month volunteer opportunities in various fields including
teaching, medicine, and social work.
Your Skills are Needed!
These are volunteer opportunities. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Interested? Please read NGOabroad website: http://www.ngoabroad.com/
then send answered Questionnaire and resume to:
info@NGOabroad.com so we can discuss which opportunities fit best for you.
NGOabroad is a unique service that helps you enter or
advance in international humanitarian work and provides frugal, customized
U.S. Department of State Opportunities
The U.S. Department of State is dedicated to protecting
and strengthening America’s interests abroad and right here
at home. So whether developing a holistic ecosystem strategy for
engagement, explaining American foreign policy to citizens of other
countries, or helping U.S. farmers open up markets in emerging countries,
make a difference with the U.S. Department of State.
With your diverse educational and cultural backgrounds,
perspectives and knowledge, and exceptional analytical and problem-solving
you can become part of America’s leadership, contributing your
innovative thinking and global perspective to support and expand our
As a U.S. citizen, you are America. And you can represent
America to the world.
In return for your service, you’ll have access
to continued training and career development programs; a student loan
repayment program; health
and medical coverage; language training; federal retirement benefits;
paid education for dependent children K through 12; and generous paid
leave. When serving overseas, we will provide paid housing or an appropriate
Take the first step towards your new career by visiting careers.state.gov.