06OCT - Global Community Fellowship - Volunteers in Asia - Deadline: 20DEC


Organization Description
VIA provides rich, immersive, cross-cultural learning experiences in the U.S. and Asia that transcend boundaries, transform lives, and strengthen our global community. Founded at Stanford in 1963, VIA is a private, non-profit, and non-religious organization. Our Asia Programs include a Global Community Fellowship for professionals and short-term programs for high school and university students.


Location - Asian Continent


Job Description
The Global Community Fellowship is a 13-15 month program for graduating seniors and young/ established professionals. Fellows work at NGOs and schools across Asia to support community development and youth education programs. By working directly with communities, fellows get hands-on experience learning how organizations in Asia are using creative and innovative methods to address critical social challenges. We work in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.


Job Responsibilities
Education-focused Posts – As a teaching fellow, you'll advance student development using critical thinking, peace and conflict resolution, and cross-cultural communication curriculum. You'll also help students to access future education and professional opportunities.

NGO-focused Posts – As an NGO fellow, you'll support community development and international communication efforts by supporting NGOs to access resources, networks, and collaboration opportunities.


Job Requirements
Upcoming fellows must have at least a BA or BS by May 2016.


How to Apply
Learn more about the fellowship at www.viaprograms.org/fellowships. Please contact Patrick Arnold, Senior Asia Programs Director at patrick@viaprograms.org with any questions.


Deadline - 20DEC