Paid, Overseas Nonprofit Fellowship (Atlas Corps)
Nonprofit Leaders: Apply for a Paid, Overseas Fellowship with Atlas Corps (U.S. and Colombia)
Deadline: November 1st (US), November 15th (Latin America)
***Exciting news - Atlas Corps is expanding in Latin America! In addition to our Fellowship opportunities in Colombia, we also now offer placements in Chile. We encourage applicants to be keep an open mind about serving in either country. Since placements are dependent on Host Organization needs/interest, it increases an applicant's chances of being selected if there is interest in both countries.
Since Chile is a new location, our application materials may not accurately reflect this new addition to our Fellowship. Our March Protected content will be the first Class that goes to Chile. In terms of structure, the Chile division of the Latin American program will be similar to Colombia.
Atlas Corps is an overseas fellowship for the world's best nonprofit leaders. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals.
The Atlas Corps Fellowship is a 12-month, direct-service fellowship offered twice a year (March and September). Fellows serve at Host Organizations such as Ashoka, the Grameen Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Susan G. Komen, the UN Foundation, Oxfam, WWF, and the U.S. Peace Corps. In addition to serving at an organization related to their experience, Fellows will learn leadership skills and nonprofit best practices while networking with skilled nonprofit professionals from around the world.
Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit leaders from around the world (every nation, including the U.S.) to apply for a March Protected content in the U.S. or Colombia. Candidates cannot serve in their home country. This prestigious fellowship includes health insurance, the Atlas Corps Nonprofit Management Series training program, flight and visa costs, and a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, transportation, housing).
- 2 or more years of relevant experience in the nonprofit/NGO/social sector
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent
- English proficiency (oral, writing, reading)
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- Applying to volunteer in a country other than where you are from
- Commitment to return to your home country after the Protected content fellowship
- Applicants to Colombia program must have Spanish proficiency
- Applicants may be from any country, including U.S. citizens going overseas
For more details about eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit: Protected content
Questions about Atlas Corps Fellowship to the U.S.? Email Protected content
Questions about Atlas Corps Fellowship to Colombia? Email Protected content