Webinar on applying to be a field volunteer with the PBI-Mexico project, March 20

Published by Brent Patterson on

To learn more about the application process, register for this PBI webinar on March 20.

The Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project is looking for field volunteers accompany human rights defenders. The deadline to apply is March 31, with a training week in June, and placements in the field beginning in July-August.

To assist with this process, PBI-Canada and PBI-USA are jointly organizing an online information webinar with Clara van Tienhoven, a past PBI-Mexico field volunteer and the incoming Field Coordinator for the South Team.

That webinar will take place on Sunday March 20 at 2:30 pm EDT.

To register for this webinar, please click here.

Whether you are thinking about applying now or in two years time or just want to learn more about what it is like to be a PBI field volunteer, this webinar is for you.

PBI volunteers commit to a minimum of a year in Mexico in one of the two different working field teams: Chihuahua City, which serves the north of Mexico, and Mexico City, which serves the centre and south of the country.

PBI volunteers live and work together in an office-house, they participate in all PBI work activities (physical accompaniment, advocacy, communications, security and protection training), administrative tasks and internal communications.

C1/C2 level or equivalent of fluency in Spanish is a requirement.

PBI will cover the following expenses: round trip from your country of residence, all work and stay travel expenses (accommodation, meals, medical insurance), monthly financial support of 250 euros per month for personal expenses and a repatriation of 45.00 euros per month worked once your field placement has been completed.

To apply, complete the request form together with three references forms and send to formacion@pbi-mexico.org before March 31.

More details can be found at Become a Field Volunteer.

To register for the webinar with Clara on March 20, click here.


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