Global Volunteering Fair - Thursday, February 4, 2010

Posted by OPI at 11:35 AM in Pro Bono Honors Pledge

Next Thursday (2/4), Idealist.org is hosting a Global Volunteering Fair in Washington D.C. from 6:00-9:00 P.M. (please note that the doors will close at 8:30).  Attendance is free. (continued)

 

The fair will be held at Google's Washington office at 1101 New York Avenue NW, and will offer you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with representatives of organizations that coordinate volunteer projects around the world, including:

 

* Atlas Service Corps

* Catholic Network of Volunteer Service

* CDC Development Solutions

* Cross-Cultural Solutions

* CUSO-VSO

* Earthwatch Institute

* Foundation for Sustainable Development

* Franciscan Mission Service

* Global Citizens Network

* Greenheart Travel

* InterExchange, Inc.

* International Education Programs

* MASA Israel Journey

* Peace Corps DC Regional Office

* Projects Abroad

* ProWorld Service Corps

* SIT Graduate Institute

* Visions in Action

* WAVES for Development International

* WorldTeach

* Youth Challenge International (YCI)

 

At the fair you can also attend workshops on topics like the basics of volunteering abroad, strategies for making international volunteering affordable, and using Google tools to research, document, and share your experiences abroad. 

 

For more information, and to register (it's free but we need to know how many people are coming), please go to:

 

http://www.idealist.org/globalvolunteering