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Be The Change
What is the Be The Change program?
The program is designed to take your idea or dream and give you the skills and confidence you need to make it a reality. It is a one-week program and includes a range of capacity-building and inspirational workshops.
When and where is the next Be The Change program?
Our next program will take place from 18-24 November 2012 in Taupo, New Zealand.
Who leads the Be The Change program?
The program is led by Colin Salisbury, Founder and President of Global Volunteer Network, and one of the world's leading social entrepreneurs. Recently Bill Gates recognized Colin's work by recommending that young people volunteer with Global Volunteer Network. Assistant facilitators of this program are each social entrepreneurs in their own right.
Is this the right program for you?
This is the program for you if you would like to:
- Start a non-profit/charity organization
- Get paid to make a difference in the lives of others
- Get a job with a non-profit/charity
- Start a social enterprise or project
- Or if you just want to learn more about the field of Social Entrepreneurship and/or International Development
What are the costs involved?
Participants must pay a $97 application fee and a $2,497 program fee. This includes facilitation and instruction throughout the week, your accommodation, all your meals, your airport pick-up, and some tourist activities. It also includes pre-departure personal support from your coordinator, 24/7 in-country support from our facilitators, and 24hr emergency line. Please note that our program fee does not include your flights, insurance or visa costs.
How do you apply?
To apply for the Be The Change program, go to globalvolunteernetwork.org/be_the_change.