Southern Illinois University Graduate Student Co-Leading a Volunteer Project Overseas in Summer 2017
Please see the message below about an opportunity to volunteer next summer in Australia.
From: ISV Groups <[hidden email]> Sent: Friday, October 14, 2016 7:24 PM To: Rose, Paul Subject: Southern Illinois University Graduate Student Co-Leading a Volunteer Project Overseas this Summer
Hello Paul Rose,
My name is Kenny Olagunju, a Graduate Student here at Southern Illinois University, and I will be co-leading a trip to Australia this summer with International Student
Would you please share the following
message about volunteering with me overseas
this summer (2017) with the undergraduate students in your department?
I will be hosting an information meeting in Room
2005B of the Morris University Center (i.e., the Illinois Room) on Thursday, October 20th at 2:00 PM (one hour meeting) about this opportunity for students to volunteer overseas.
ISV is endorsed by the
U.S. President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, the U.S. State Department and the
U.S.Center for Citizen Diplomacy, plus over 30 members of Congress.
ISV also has thousands of dollars in travel scholarships available for students in need, to participate in volunteer programs around the world.
JOIN Southern Illinois University Graduate Student Kenny Olagunju ON AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT VOLUNTEERS (ISV) PROGRAM TO
IMPACT OUR WORLD, SUMMER 2017
To all students interested in receiving a scholarship to volunteer and travel this summer,
My name is Kenny Olagunju, a Graduate Student here at Southern Illinois University, and I will be co-leading a trip to Australia and holding an information meeting (details below) for students who wish to join one of ISV’s 4-Week Volunteer and Responsible Travel
Programs between May and September, 2017 to Australia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, New Zealand,
South Africa and Thailand.The good news is that ISV has thousands of ISV Program scholarship dollars available for students needing financial assistance.
U.S. State Department
President's Volunteer Service Award
changed my life. It has motivated me to make a positive impact wherever I go and made me want to travel the world.
Mia Harbaugh, Arizona State University
ISV is an internationally-acclaimed organization offering
award-winning programs to students around the world. This unique 4-Week
Program consists of a 2-week volunteer project in conservation or community development, followed by an exciting and educational 2-week adventure tour that highlights the best natural and cultural wonders of the host country. More than 350 universities worldwide
have granted course and internship credits to thousands
of students for their participation in an ISV Program. Additionally, all students who participate will receive the
President’s Volunteer Service Award as a recognition
of their commitment to positively changing the world through volunteering.
ISV's volunteer projects focus on sustainability and hands-on learning while making a meaningful contribution to underserved communities, degraded habitats, and endangered
Meet ISV's Global Program Staff!
As part of a small team of students led by an ISV Project Leader, volunteers work closely with local organizations and community leaders, gain valuable experience
and see real results. Please consider joining ISV's 40,000 alumni to Impact our World!
provided me a whole new outlook on our planet. I feel more educated and confident to give back and help our earth more. Elizabeth Krueger, Purdue University
HOW TO APPLY? Come to the Student Information Meetings led by Southern Illinois University
Graduate Student Kenny Olagunju (see meeting info above). You will receive the ISV Program scholarship information and be able to submit a no-obligation application at the meeting.
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I look forward to seeing you at the info meeting,
Southern Illinois University Graduate Student