FPA U Course: International Volunteer OpportunitiesEvent offered by:
Foreign Policy Association
- Saturday, October 2, 2010
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY
- Event type
So you want to change the world, and you're willing to volunteer your time to do it? While the Peace Corps has a strong track record of providing the quintessential volunteer experience, it's not the only game in town.
This course will help explain the myriad of options a globally minded volunteer has when seeking out opportunities abroad.
In this course you will learn:
- Tips on the Peace Corps application and placement process
- Alternatives to the Peace Corps
- Travel/Volunteer trips and other short term opportunities
- How volunteering can offset student loans
- How to leverage your volunteer experience into a paid gig when you return
Who should take this seminar?
- Mid career professionals interested in volunteering abroad
- Students and graduate students
- Young professionals
Steven C. Rosenthal
Founder and Director, C ross-Cultural Solutions
Steven C. Rosenthal founded Cross-Cultural Solutions in 1995, and as its director, has traveled extensively throughout the world making frequent trips to the field. He has worked with at-risk youth in the United States and been a consultant for numerous international volunteering organizations domestically and abroad.