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Read Extended Service member's blog

Read Aaron McKenna's blog: a 2008 workcamper in Lubao

The Amos family workcampers in Kenya in 2007. View their photos and comments

Whitney Popp went to Burundi in 2007. Read emails she sent to friends describing her experience

Download this PeaceWays issue focused on 2005 worckampers and the 4 workcamp sites

Andrew Peterson's blog about his Extended Service experience in Burundi

Read George Brose blog about his Extended Service experience in Rwanda

 

AGLI accepts applications for two types of Peace Team Members:

1. Summer Workcamp Team Members: 5 weeks

No specific skills required - open to all ages

2014 Workcamps: Saturday, June 28 to Saturday, August 2, 2014

Orientation for American Workcampers in DC: Saturday, June 22 - Monday June 24

Depart for Africa: Monday, June 24

To view application: <<click here>>. To download Application <<click here>>

For Workcamps FAQs <<click here>>

To view 2014 Workcamp descriptions <<click here>>

2. Extended Service Team Members - 3 months or longer

Applications for Extended Service Peace Team Members are accepted all year round. AGLI will attempt to find a placement for interested persons according to their skills and interests and the needs of AGLI's African partners.

To be considered for an Extended Service Peace Team position:

1) Download the application to view AGLI's requirements <<click here>>. To view FAQs, <<please click here>>.

2) Send an email to dawn@aglifpt.org explaining your interests in going to Africa, the time frame during which you wish to volunteer and the skills you are offering.

3) Attach your resume to the email.

AGLI will use the information in your email and your resume to assess the possibilities of placing you with one of our African partners. This will include communicating with our African partners and possibly with you for clarifications

Once an appropriate placement option with one of AGLI's African partners has been identified we will let you know so that you can consider the offer. This process will take two to six weeks.

4) Once we notify you of an offer you should let us know if you will accept the placement. If so, the next steps are to complete the application form, meet with a clearness committee, and submit your application and the report from the clearness committee, as directed on the application.