Applications are now open for the 2013 Leave for Change volunteer program. Every year, UBC sends six staff members abroad to volunteer in developing countries, sharing their knowledge and skills in an international setting. Volunteer positions range from technology training to youth leadership. Placements are offered in Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guatemala, Malawi, Nepal, Senegal, Vietnam and more.
Visit http://www.focusonpeople.ubc.ca/leave-for-change/ for information on eligibility, application process, and to read online diaries of past participants. Deadline for applications is Oct. 5, 2012. An information session will be held Sept. 19, 2012 in Buchanan D323 [map], 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.