2010/2011 Atlas Corps Fellowship Program, USA & Colombia

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Atlas Corps is an international network of nonprofit leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world's 21st century challenges. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals.

Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit leaders from around the world to apply for a Spring 2011 Fellowship in Washington DC, New York City, or Bogota, Colombia. Expenses are paid in this prestigious 12 month fellowship program, including a living stipend, health insurance, and training.

Eligibility Requirements:
•   3 or more years of relevant experience in the nonprofit/NGO/social sector;
•   Bachelor's degree or equivalent;
•   English Proficiency (oral, writing, reading);
•   35 years or younger.
•   Applying to volunteer in a country other than where you are from Commitment to return to your home country after the 12-18 month fellowship.
•   Applicants to Colombia program must have at least 2 years of experience and Spanish proficiency.

Candidates from around the world are placed at outstanding host organizations in the U.S. and Colombia including Ashoka, Asian American LEAD, Grameen Foundation, International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, Population Action International, U.S. Peace Corps, as well as Oxfam GB and WWF in Bogota, Colombia. In addition to volunteering full time at their host organizations, Fellows participate in a management development training program and join a growing network of nonprofit leaders from around the world.

For more details about eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit: Atlas Service Corps. Applications are due October 15th.

Questions about Atlas Corps Fellowship to the U.S.? Email- apply@atlascorps.org
Questions about Atlas Corps Fellowship to Colombia? Email- applybogota@atlascorps.org

Contact Person and Address:
Aparna Kothary
Email: apply@atlascorps.org
1133 19th Street NW, 9th Floor
Washington DC 20036

Application deadline: October 15th, 2010

For further scholarship information and application: Atlas Service Corps.