IVPA is excited to announce that registration is now open for organizations interested in having space at our 2011 Global Volunteering Fairs. Each fair will be a three-hour event where prospective volunteers can chat with representatives of international volunteer organizations as well as attend free workshops on international service topics.
Dates and Locations
Two IVPA Global Volunteering Fairs will be held this October in Washington DC and New York City:
Washington, DC (5:00-8:00pm on Tuesday, October 25)
5:00-8:00pm @ St Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church
1525 Newton Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
New York, NY (5:00-8:00pm on Thursday, October 27)
5:00-8:00pm @ John Jay College of Criminal Justice*
899 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10019
* Tentative location
Participating organizations will receive:
- A 2×6-foot table in the main fair space
- Meals for two representatives
- Links to their organization, both on the fairs’ registration website (to be launched in September 2011) as well as in promotional outreach to thousands of potential international volunteers
- The opportunity to network with fellow volunteer-sending organizations
To register please contact IVPA or Erin Barnhart (erin(at)effectivealtruism.com)
How can i take part in that orgnization…
Thank you for your interest in volunteering internationally. The International Volunteer Program Association (IVPA) does not run any international volunteer programs but is an association of organization who do.
The IVPA stands for responsibility in the field of international volunteer abroad programs. Our members are expected to uphold the IVPA’s Principles and Practices as guidelines for good programming as well as meet stringent membership criteria.
If you are looking into volunteering abroad please reference the IVPA website to see our member organizations http://www.volunteerinternational.org/memberlist.html