Global Xchange Programme for Filipino Youths

Global Xchange Programme (Partnership of VSO Bahaginan, the British Council and VSO-Philippines) Deadline: 18 November 2007 Global Xchange gives young people from the Philippines and the UK a unique opportunity to live and work together, develop and share valuable skills, and make practical contributions to disadvantaged communities in both countries faced with challenging situations. You can be one of the nine Filipino volunteers of the 2008 Global Xchange Programme. * 18 – 25 years of age (must NOT be younger than 18 or older than 25 between March and September 2008) * Male or female * Medically fit to undergo an active 6-month volunteer work * Completed at least high school or secondary education * Willing to do fundraising * Willing to live and work with a British counterpart in a modest accommodation in a host family setting within a disadvantaged community in the Philippines and in the UK * Flexible, open-minded and with a genuine commitment to learning * Sensitive to the needs of others and can work within a team * Can commit a minimum of 6 months (consecutive) to do 3 months of volunteer work in the Philippines and 3 months in the UK, and time to attend preparatory training The following requirements must be submitted to the Programme Secretariat. Please click below to download the templates. * All about GXP * Application Form * Personal Reference Form * Professional Reference Form * Parental Consent Form Important reminders: * You can send your Application Form via e-mail to gxp.fv@vsoint.org or via fax to 02-3762160. The other requirements need to be submitted by regular mail at: Global...