Known for their use of “protective accompaniment” with their international peace teams trained in nonviolence.
Offers short term volunteer service projects around the world, cooperating with indigenous relief and development organizations.
Witness for Peace long-term volunteers make a two-year commitment to work with communities in Nicaragua, Guatemala, Chiapas, and Cuba. Volunteers work on documenting human rights abuses, study the effects of North American foreign and economic policies on the region they are working in, and more.
Other non-governmental volunteer opportunities can be found in the book Alternatives to the Peace Corps: Volunteer Opportunities.