Summer Peace Fellow 2016

The Advocacy Project (AP) is recruiting graduate students to serve with AP’s partner organizations for 10 weeks in the summer of 2016. All fellows will be provided a $1,000 stipend. The deadline for applying is February 26, 2016. Read more about our job descriptionsand apply now for this competitive opportunity.

The Peace Fellow program is the only fellowship program that matches the skills and capabilities of graduate students with the needs of the community-based advocates for peace and human rights. AP services cover story-telling, program management, IT and social media, organization-strengthening, fundraising, and international outreach. Since 2003, AP has deployed 274 Peace Fellows.

2016 programs include:
  • Helping survivors of sexual violence to sell their soap in Mali
  • Working with families affected by Agent Orange in Vietnam
  • Building an accessible toilet for students with disabilities in Uganda
  • Rescuing children from the brick kilns in Nepal
  • Screening 2,000 village women for uterine prolapse in Nepal
  • Training wives of the disappeared in Nepal to produce embroidery
  • Training refugee women in Jordan to produce embroidery
  • Working with children to resolve conflict between pastoralists in northern Kenya
  • Developing an income-generation project for families of the disappeared in Peru
  • Training Palestinian women to produce embroidery and helping young people to collect oral history
  • Training schoolgirls about their menstruation and reproductive health in Nepal.
A $25 application fee is required to cover our servicing costs.

If selected, Fellows will be asked to attend a week of skills-training from experts in Washington in late May.

Email: fellowships@advocacynet.org or Tel: +1 202 758 3328.
Crossposted from PCDN
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