AMERICA FIELD PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES
1. General information about Concern America Field Program
2. Current Field Program Opportunities
3. Download a Field Program Volunteer Application
4. Sample Volunteer Profiles
Field Program Opportunities
Concern America recruits and sends professionals who serve as nonsalaried
volunteers for two or more years. Medical doctors, public health specialists,
educators, agriculturists, engineers, and other experts are sent to share
their skills and knowledge with community leaders in developing countries.
After eight to ten years in an area, the Concern America team leaves in
place trained local people who are "capacitated" to continue the work
and to bring it to neighboring communities.
Concern America is currently engaged in development projects in Mexico,
El Salvador, Guatemala, Colombia, and Mozambique.
Degree/experience in public health, medicine, nutrition, nursing,
agriculture, community development, education, or appropriate technology
Fluency in Spanish (except for the projects in Africa) or ability
to learn Spanish at own expense
At least 21 years of age
Work experience abroad desirable
Minimum commitment of two years. There are no short-term internships
TERMS OF SERVICE
Concern America provides:
* Room, board, round trip transportation, annual trip home, health insurance
* Small monthly stipend
* Support services from the home office
* Simple repatriation allowance
For additional information, please contact Catharine Quinn at Concern America,
P.O. Box 1790, Santa Ana, CA 92702; firstname.lastname@example.org; 1-800-CONCERN (266-2376).
To learn more about current field opportunities with Concern America,
Concern America Volunteer Application
To obtain a copy of the Concern America Volunteer Application Form, click
HERE (to download a pdf file), or contact Catharine Quinn at email@example.com; 1-800-CONCERN (266-2376).