WHAT SERVICES WE OFFER
1) Volunteering for Grown-ups!
-- in Africa, Asia or the Americas.
-- Packaged deals but not 1-size-fits-all programs;
we custom fit to your contribution & needs.
Home stay included.
1/4th the price, you get a richer experience
--Options for families, retired & people in trades.
Flexible schedule: Volunteer 2 weeks to 20 years!
2) Guide: Roadmap to
those with a passion to make a difference.
"This is staggering."
John Kapteyn, US
give you the raw materials, you make it happen!
Tap our expertise & vast database to:
--enter or advance in international development;
--fulfill personal dreams ("I always wanted
--or unusual requests.
A treasure trove of resources! to show you
--how international work is organized;
--opportunities from entry level to advanced,
tailored to your skills & experience;
-- how to go about your search.
--100+ pages that takes 2-4 days to make.
"The vast diversity of the
Guide opens many new doors."
Raina Ng JD, NZ
The Consult is foundation. This is the road map.
Career Consults: International Work
Want to enter international work?
A Consult gives a solid foundation to launch.
Consultation ($50/hr) we address:
--what are your goals? your contribution?
--how can your skills be used in international work?
--what are the steps & strategies to reach goals?
McLaughlin, with international & 25 years counseling experience,
power packs Consults.
has gone to great lengths to understand what exactly I was
looking for and more importantly what I needed. She has
succeeded in giving me direction and I now honestly feel I know
what I want to achieve and how to do it." Niamh Browne,
--International work is competitive. We also
cover letters & resumes
to help you "get your foot in the door."
Descriptions are intentionally vague because we custom fit.
Better to see your skills & experience & discuss what fits.
There are more opportunities than outlined on Volunteer pages.
WHAT WE DO
--help people enter international humanitarian
--provide frugal, customized international volunteer
MISSION: to harness human talents to solve
WHAT IS UNIQUE?
--"Real": engage your work & life experience to
tackle real challenges.
--Your goals, skills & international experience matched to need.
--Custom fit: thus well suited for both very experienced & for
"The Muslim stilt-village of Ko Panyi, Thailand"
Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
Seeking international work?
A Consult + Roadmap to Resources will save you years of futile
frustration. The Guide includes current job
the organizations to watch for openings, and beginning,
"Real", challenging volunteer
programs that require work & life experience:
democracy building & human rights; building a girls'
school in Africa where
girls have been excluded; empowering refugees; literacy
vocational training, micro-finance & business
development to eradicate poverty; mentoring street kids;
caring for AIDS orphans.
Find it on your
own? It's not what you can find but
what & who you know.
Our contacts, broad knowledge of world affairs, how humanitarian
work is organized & international resources trumps a "find" on the web.
“I am overwhelmed by the breadth and depth
of materials you have sent.”
Apply page before
you email the following
Summary what you want to do
2) Copy & paste your resume
& answered Questionnaire
into body of
the email. DO NOT ATTACH
name. skills. & phone in subject line.
Be as available as you can. We'll call
when you are up in queue.
5) State what services you seek or any questions.
enabling a broad range of people to make a difference.
|"NGOabroad is a
fantastic service for anyone wanting to work internationally, be
it paid or volunteer work. I was very impressed by Ann,
her honest optimism (no
sugarcoating but no dire warnings) and her curiosity about me
and my goals are as well as her obvious dedication.
Ann's insight into and knowledge of the
world and non-profit organizations is invaluable. I now have a
much clearer idea of what opportunities are out there for me and
I have a real understanding of where I can best contribute my
consider the service a bargain."
Simone Pfeiffer, Montreal
"The information Ann accumulated for my Guide in a couple days is more than
I have in 3
years." C. Des Loges, Toronto
Who is needed? Professionals, students, retirees, Boomers & families
with a passion for humanitarian service!
Skills that are especially needed:
..Social Workers. Poverty workers. Counselors.
..Teachers: Literacy, Vocational* & Academics.
..Community organizers. Organizational leaders.
..Youth workers & people who love children.
..Women's rights. Gender based violence. ..Accounting.
..Journalists. Media. Teach theatre, writing.
..Teach entrepreneurial or business skills.
..Human Rights. Democracy building. Law
..Nurses. Midwives. ARNP's. Nutritionists.
..Conflict reconciliation. Refugee workers.
..Physical, occupational, speech therapists.
..Appropriate technology. Solar. Water. Sanitation.
..Disability experts & advocates.
..Environmentalists. Foresters. Logistics.
..Doctors. Dentists. Pharmacists.
..And more! What skills do you contribute?
..*Mechanics. Construction. Sewing. Hair Stylists.
The needs & opportunities in other
countries determine if your skills are suited to paid or voluntary work.
To learn what the steps are to get NGOabroad services and the fees for
services, see Apply.
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