UBC People | Sep. 29, 2011

International UBC staff volunteer program accepting 2012 applications until Oct. 7

UBC’s international volunteer program for staff, Leave for Change, is accepting applications for the 2012 program year until Oct. 7. Those interested in the program can download an application form at http://www.focusonpeople.ubc.ca/leave-for-change/ to apply by the deadline. 

Every year, UBC sends six staff members abroad on the Leave for Change program to volunteer in developing countries, sharing their knowledge and skills with others in an international setting. 

Together with international volunteer agency Uniterra, UBC works to provide successful applicants with a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Volunteer positions are diverse and range from technology training to youth leadership. Placements are offered in Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guatemala, Malawi, Nepal, Vietnam and more. 

To learn more, visit http://www.focusonpeople.ubc.ca/leave-for-change


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