Women human rights volunteers needed in Palestine
The International Women’s Peace Service (IWPS) is a small team of international female human rights activists in Palestine, and is currently looking for women who would like to join them.
- provides accompaniment to Palestinian civilians (including farmers during the annual olive harvest)
- documents and non-violently intervenes in human rights abuses
- supports Palestinians in their non-violent resistance to end the Israeli military occupation and construction of the barrier throughout the West Bank.
IWPS is run entirely by volunteers, and is committed to peace and justice.
Successful applicants will be invited to take in part in a seven-day training course being held in Portugal in September 2012. The training will be provided by experienced IWPS volunteers.
You will be expected to serve a minimum of one and a maximum of three months in the West Bank, Palestine, as well as supporting the organisation’s work outside of Palestine. Applicants should be able to commit to further terms in Palestine. Short term volunteers are also welcome to apply.
Places are limited, so best to apply as soon as possible.