International Human Rights Volunteers Needed in Palestine

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.

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

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.

Short term volunteers are also welcome to apply (applyiwps@gmail.com) for minimum volunteer periods of 3 weeks

For more information about IWPS and our activities please see our website www.iwps.info (please note our website is currently being upgraded)

If you would like more information and/or would like to receive an application pack please contact us at applyiwps@gmail.com

Deadline for applications 31st July 2010

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