International Human Rights Volunteers Needed in Palestine

IWPS is currently inviting applications from women who would like to join our team of long-term volunteers.

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.
Successful applicants will be invited to a 9 day training program and meeting in Portugal (Sept 11th- 19th, 2010) and will 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 for more information.
Short Term Volunteers are also welcome to apply for minimum volunteer periods of 3 weeks. Please visit our Short Term Volunteer Page for more information.
For more information about IWPS and our activities please look over our website.
If you would like more information and/or would like to receive an Application Package please visit our Volunteer Pages where you will find Application Documents, Contact information, answers to Frequently Asked Questions and suggestions about other ways you can help our efforts.
Deadline for applications 31st July 2010