Call for Applications:Overseas Fellowship Positions with Atlas Corps

Paid, Overseas Fellowship Positions with Atlas Corps
Priority Deadline: August 15 

Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit leaders from around the world to apply for September 2012 Fellowships in the U.S. and Latin America. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations such as Acumen, Ashoka, the Grameen Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the UN Foundation, Oxfam, and the World Wildlife Fund. In addition to serving at an organization related to their experience, Fellows will develop their leadership skills and nonprofit best practices while networking with other Fellows from around the world. This prestigious 12-18-month fellowship includes a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, local transportation, and housing), health insurance, and enrollment in the Atlas Corps Nonprofit Management Series training program. Applications are accepted year round, but to be considered for the January Class, we encourage applications by August 15. For more details about eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit http://bit.ly/ApplyToAtlas.

About Atlas Corps:

Atlas Service Corps, Inc. (Atlas Corps), started in 2006, 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. Profiled as a “best practice” in international exchange by the Brookings Institution and featured in the Washington Post as a model social entrepreneurship program, Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the nonprofit sector in 12 to 18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global changemakers.

Our Mission: To address critical social issues, Atlas Corps develops leaders, strengthens organizations and promotes innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled professionals.

Our Method: Atlas Corps facilitates overseas fellowships for the best of the world’s rising leaders. They volunteer at outstanding organizations addressing social issues and are enrolled in an ongoing training program. After 12 or 18 months, they return to their countries to work for at least one year (and usually their entire career) back in the nonprofit sector, sharing new skills, best practices, valuable experiences and a global network of changemakers.

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Posted on July 30, 2012, in Africa, Career, Education, Fellowship and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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