Friday, September 17, 2010
HUMAN RIGHTS VOLUNTEERS FROM AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND NEEDED IN PALESTINE
The International Women¹s Peace Service (IWPS) is a team of international female human-rights volunteers in Palestine who provide accompaniment to Palestinian civilians (including farmers during the annual olive harvest), document and non-violently intervene in human-rights abuses and support acts of non-violent resistance to end the Israeli military occupation and construction of the barrier throughout the West Bank.
IWPS is currently inviting applications from women based in Australia and New Zealand who would like to join our team of long-term volunteers.
We are also inviting applications from women who would like to work with IWPS on a short term basis.
LONG TERM VOLUNTEERS:
Long-term volunteer applicants will be expected to serve a minimum of one 3 month term in the West Bank, Palestine, as well as supporting our work outside of Palestine. Applicants should be able to commit to further terms in Palestine of one to three months in their 2nd and 3rd year of commitment to IWPS.
Please visit our Long Term Volunteer Page on our website (www.iwps,info) for more information or alternatively you can request an application pack by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SHORT TERM VOLUNTEERS:
We are also accepting application from women who would like to work with IWPS on a short term basis in 2010 and 2011 (minimum of 3 weeks). Please visit our Short Term Volunteer Page on our website (www.iwps.info) for more information.
Successful Australian and New Zealand applicants (both long-term and short-term) will be invited to 4 day training program and meeting in Melbourne, Australia (November 12 – 15th).
If you would like more information and/or would like to receive an Application Package please visit our Volunteer Pages at www.iwps.info where you will find Application Documents, Contact information, answers to Frequently Asked Questions and suggestions about other ways you can help our efforts or you can email us at: email@example.com
Deadline for Australian/New Zealand applications: 8 October, 2010