Bringing together Buddhist practice and on-the-ground work for peace in
The Buddhist Peace Fellowship is looking for a Buddhist activist to work for peace in
Applications are due January 3, 2011!
The DIAF?s placement will be for at least one year. The FOR team carries out human rights protective accompaniment in the rural peace community of San Jos? de Apartad? and in the capital city of
The Dharma in Action Fellow will be responsible for communicating reflections on the relationship between Buddhism and activism through a socially engaged listserv and/or a personal blog, and upon completion of service will give a speaking tour, visiting Buddhist centers in the
* A clear understanding of and commitment to nonviolence, and to the value of bearing witness through an accompaniment project.
* Proficiency in both Spanish and English.
* A commitment to serve for at least one year.
* at least 23 years old at time of service.
* A commitment to Buddhist practice.
FOR covers travel, living expenses, a small monthly stipend, and health insurance. The Dharma in Action Fellowship includes dharma support while in
All applicants to the FOR team complete an interview, followed by a week-long training. The training is a mutual discernment process to help both the volunteer and FOR decide if it is the right fit. Applicants to the DIAF position on the FOR team will also be interviewed by BPF.
FOR has scheduled their next training for February 18-23, probably in
For more information about FOR’s
For more information about the DIAF position on FOR’s