Manna Project International (MPI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that utilizes the passions and energy of young people to empower developing international communities through hands-on learning and service. MPI strives to foster communities of young adults and encourages them to use their passions and education in service to communities in need.
For the second year, LtN is partnering with Manna Project International (MPI) to recruit a new program director (PD) for July, 2013. This is a 13-month position, although there is some flexibility depending on applicant availability.
Program Directors utilize their education, passions, and interests to develop and sustain existing projects and to establish new projects. Manna Project International’s model is designed to create impactful, on-the-ground results, while equipping volunteers with the leadership development and professional skills they need to continue their work in a range of career paths after their service with MPI.
- Three weeks vacation in December, 10 personal days, plus 10 national holidays
- Medex international travel insurance and a visa to live in-country for the duration of your work with MPI
Application deadline is June 1,2013. visit here to apply and get more information about this exciting opportunity.
We have included exciting opportunities that are available to students contemplating careers in global health and development. The links are posted on the right side of the blog under the category International Development and Global Public Health. Whether you are looking for fellowship, job ( part-time or full-time), internship or volunteer positions, there are a wide range of opportunities that can fit your interest and Middlebury liberal art education.
Jointly developed and managed by Monterey Institute (a graduate school of Middlebury), Sanghata Global, and Village Capital, the Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) program turns compassionate and capable professionals into talent scouts and investment managers serving local entrepreneurs and social-minded investors in low-income and capital-weak regions of the world.
The Scouts’ mission is to enable the enterprising poor to scale poverty alleviation solutions in capital-weak areas of emerging markets, while gaining career defining and life changing experience.
The Frontier Market Scouts Fellowship in Social Enterprise and Impact Investment Management is awarding 30 fellowship positions for summer/fall 2013. Opportunities are available in 20+ countries with organizations like Village Capital, the Shell Foundation, and Invested Development. Applications due April 1, 2013.
The Frontier Market Scouts program provides participants with a three-week training on the essentials of business modeling, social impact investing, and base of the pyramid market strategies. Upper-level undergraduates are encouraged to apply.
For application details visit their the FMS website here.
The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) is a network of over 2,500 civil society organizations from around the world, working together to establish a fair, effective and independent International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC is the first permanent Court with the mandate to bring to justice individuals who commit the most serious violations of international humanitarian law, namely genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. For further information about the Court and the work of the Coalition, visit our website at www.coalitionfortheicc.org
The CICC seeks a full-time Fellow for the Americas section of its International Secretariat, based in Lima, Peru.
The Fellow will provide assistance and support to the Coalition´s Americas Coordinator, working actively in CICC campaigns in the region, with the aim to promote ratification and implementation of the Rome Statute, engage civil society in the ICC process nationally and internationally, and increase awareness and support for international justice in the region. Read the rest of this entry »
For all of you particularly interested in civic engagement, education, and non-profit work, I’ve got the scoop on 5 excellent internships for this summer. The deadlines are coming up in the next week or so, so be sure to head over to MOJO to learn more about these opportunities (and more!) and to apply!
Deadline to Apply: April 8
This exciting internship opportunity provides experience in both community organizing, religious outreach, and advocacy against hunger. The hunger action intern will principally be contacting churches in the Philadelphia area and meeting with them about the Presbytery’s “Labor in the Pulpits” program that focus on educating about labor issues within the church. Interns will also shadow the Hunger Action Enabler in visits to food closets and advocacy against hunger in Washington, DC. Housing is provided. *Although this internship is unpaid, you can apply for funding from Middlebury at go/summerfunding.
Deadline to Apply: April 15
Vermont Campus Compact is offering Vermont college and university students the opportunity to contribute in meaningful ways to Vermont recovery by providing assistance to Long-Term Recovery Committees or other community organizations working on Vermont recovery following Tropical Storm Irene. This position will provide 10 students with civic and professional development experiences in placements around the state. For more information visit their website.
Deadline to Apply: April 8
The Orton Family Foundation is offering one funded internship to a student interested in community planning, civic engagement and community development. The intern will work closely with Foundation staff to assist in research, writing and other activities in support of core program functions. The intern can be based in either the Foundation’s Middlebury, VT or Denver, CO office. Responsibilities may include: assisting with the development of the Heart & Soul Community Planning training program, supporting field staff in their work with the Foundation’s partner communities, researching and developing content for the Planning Tools Exchange, an online database of planning tools, and more!
Deadline to Apply: April 13
Reporting directly to the CEO (Midd ’81, ’88), the intern will participate in a variety of activities within the agency–from working in the kitchen and delivering meals to sick clients, to shadowing the CEO in order to gain an understanding of the management of a complex nonprofit food program. Included will be a self-directed research project on high performing food programs throughout the US, with the opportunity to pitch ideas for expansion to the senior management team. *Although this internship is unpaid, you can apply for funding from Middlebury at go/summerfunding.
Deadline to Apply: April 15
As assistant to the Program Director, you will work as a representative of Reclaim Childhood (RC) in Jordan, helping to organize and run open houses for beneficiary outreach, oversee logistics for other RC summer volunteers, and work on program design and implementation of the summer program. During our summer program, which aims to provide a safe space for young girls to be kids while building confidence and leadership skills, you will work closely with and supervise young women who are either local University Students or recent graduates. *Although this internship is unpaid, you can apply for funding from Middlebury at go/summerfunding.