ASEAN Young Professionals Volunteer Corps Programme
Deadline: July 19, 2013
Interested individuals are invited to apply for the ASEAN Young Professionals Volunteer Corps programme. The AYPVC offers volunteering programmes in three countries: Cambodia, Indonesia and Philippines! Pick the country that best matches your skills and background and spend two weeks contributing to the society and foster integration amongst ASEAN countries.
ASEAN Young Professionals Volunteer Corps (AYPVC) is an initiative designed to bring together young professionals from ASEAN member states to undertake voluntary community work in areas of their expertise in various locations. AYPVC was officially endorsed during the Eighth ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Youth (8th AMMY) in May 2013. Brunei as the host of the ASEAN Summit this year will pioneer this project with the help and support from various agencies. AYPVC is run under the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Brunei Darussalam.
Selected participants will take part in volunteer projects in different ASEAN member countries to help tackle some of the issues surrounding the region. The programme will run on a 3-year period consisting of projects in Cambodia, Indonesia and Philippines in the first year.
Participation is open to anyone between the ages of 18 to 35 who is a citizen of an ASEAN member country (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam).
Criteria for Application
- Citizen of an ASEAN member state (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam)
- Aged between 18 to 35 years old
- Working professionals or students in relevant fields
- Have a passport that is valid at least 6 months after the programme
- Mentally and physically fit to volunteer in rural areas
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Application forms can be downloaded here.
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