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  • Volunteer Match - Volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations (by location and interest area)

Volunteer Opportunities

  • AmeriCorps offers many opportunities for volunteer work within the United States. It is often referred to as "the domestic Peace Corps," because both agencies are committed to service, and both offer full-time opportunities. A stint in AmeriCorps usually lasts 10 months to one year.
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  • The Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) has listings in 24 states and 19 foreign countries. It is committed to providing food and shelter to those in need and building understanding between individuals, groups, and nations.
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  • Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) is an international organization set up to support teams of peace workers in conflict areas around the world. These teams believe that they can lower the levels of violence through nonviolent direct action, human rights documentation, and nonviolence training.
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  • The Community Mediation Center in Norfolk, VA is looking for an Americorps VISTA Youth Programs Coordinator to start at the end of January, 2009. Responsibilities include helping with youth peer mediation trainings, maintaining accurate statistical data on youth program results, seeking new grants to ensure program sustainability, maintaining youth marketing materials, coordinating the annual "Youth for Peace" conference, as well as performing mediations for the General District Court, as needed.
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  • The Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) is a non-profit organization founded in 1995 to support underserved communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Its provides human and financial resources to more than 200 community-based organizations. These organizations provide a range FSD ProCorps Volunteer Program opportunities in microfinance, health, environment, youth and education, women's empowerment, community development and human rights. Partner organizations work in nine regions throughout Argentina, Bolivia, India, Kenya, Nicaragua and Uganda.
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  • The Legacy for African Children International (LACI) has many opportunities for volunteers interested in helping AIDS orphans and widows in Uganda. LACI lists some specific areas of need, but it is open to whatever your interests may be.
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  • The Mennonite Voluntary Service invites people from a variety of backgrounds and ages to support Mennonite Church ministries in more than 50 countries. MVS may also occasionally develop assignments in response to an individual's unique gifts, interests and objectives.
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  • The Miguel Angel Asturias Academy is a non-profit K-12 school located in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. It is currently seeking volunteers as english and drama teachers and a grant writer, but is open to discuss other needs within the organization that are relevant to your skills and interests. Ryan Richards, a 2006 Juniata graduate, recently volunteered at this school.
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  • Peace Corps Volunteers serve in 74 countries in Africa,
    Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe,
    and the Middle East.
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  • Peace First, Inc. (formerly Peace Games) works in partnership with schools to build safe, effective school climates where children learn how to be engaged and active citizens. Usually recruited through formal partnerships with colleges and universities, volunteers are well-trained and supported by Peace First staff to serve as positive role models for students.
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  • The Regional Resettlement Offices of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) are seeking volunteers to support their work helping refugees adjust to a new life in the U.S.
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  • School of the Americas (SOA) Watch is seeking a Database and Correspondence Volunteer to facilitate communications with its grassroots membership, as well as a Media Volunteer to support the Communications Coordinator and media working group during SOA Watch events and when general media work is needed throughout the year.
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  • United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is a program run by the UN for promoting and harnessing volunteerism for effective development. UNV directly mobilizes more than 7,500 volunteers every year nationally and internationally. Volunteers help to organize and run local and national elections and support a large number of peacekeeping and humanitarian projects.
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