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Manna Project International
Program Directors

Leadership. Service. Adventure. 


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5, 7 or 13 Month International Volunteer Positions
 

Program Length

Dates

Application Deadlines


13-months
(priority given to
13-month applicants) 
 

 

July 15, 2015-
August 15, 2016
 

October 1, 2014
December 1, 2014
February 1, 2015* 

 



7-months


January 5-August 15, 2016


October 1, 2014
December 1, 2014
February 1, 2015*
May 1, 2014*


5-months

 

July 15-December 15, 2015


October 1, 2014

December 1, 2014
February 1, 2015* 
 

 

Manna Project International’s Program Directors (PDs) live and work on site in Nicaragua and Ecuador for 5-13 months with a team of other Program Directors. These teams of recent college graduates and young professionals work alongside community leaders to address each community’s specific needs. Program Directors utilize their education, passions, and interests to develop and sustain existing programs and to establish new projects. Our program is designed to create impactful, on-the-ground results while equipping our volunteers with the leadership development skills they need to continue their work in international development and/or within the greater non-profit sector after their service with MPI.

 
There are 5 primary roles for Program Directors:

  • Developing and running community programs
  • Managing organizational operations
  • Building relationships
  • Raising awareness
  • Hosting short-term volunteers & training incoming Program Directors


More on these roles

 

Testimonies         Timeline        Finances        Day in the Life 
 

 

Download the Program Director Application Handbook
 

Questions or concerns? Contact us at (615) 290-5746 or apply@mannaproject.org.


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