Are you one to step out of your comfort zone and challenge yourself?
Want to be part of something extraordinary?

Join us as a Famine Advocate and stand up for the rights of children and communities around the world. You will have the opportunity to visit a World Vision Area Development Programme in India and come back with stories to tell as you advocate for those in need!

 
 
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You will never know how many lives you can impact through this life-changing opportunity!

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Come join us in this meaningful journey against hunger and poverty!

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Ever wonder where change comes from? Change starts with us - you and I! Join me as a Famine Advocate and make change happen!

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Wait no more! Join us as we build a future without hunger and realise the dreams of children in need!

 

A Life-Changing Leadership Experience

Your experience will include a World Vision Study Tour to one of our Area Development Programmes in Nabagram, India in mid January 2018. On this trip, you will:

  • Experience how hunger and poverty is effectively combated in the community
  • Comprehend the struggles of families living in poverty and learn of the ways we can help them
  • Strengthen your ability and conviction to be a voice for children in need
  • Learn how a World Vision Area Development Programme works
  • Build friendship with others as you work together towards a common goal
  • Experience a new culture and meet the local people



Watch the video below to find out more about what our 2016 Famine Advocates learned!



 
 


 

Our World Needs You

To be a 30-Hour Famine Advocate, you need to be:

  • A 30-Hour Famine participant between the ages of 18 and 35*
  • Interested in and passionate about global issues affecting the poor
  • Willing to learn and have a positive attitude
  • Capable and comfortable with public speaking, and an effective writer (English or Mandarin, or both)
  • Able to commit the next year to responsibilities relating to the 2018 30-Hour Famine, including media interviews and speaking at Camp Leader Training Workshops, Famine DIY Camps, Volunteer Training Day and Famine Countdown, among other necessary engagements

*as long as you’ve participated in the 30-Hour Famine and fall in this age group, you are eligible to apply!

 


Sign up as a Famine Advocate now!

  • Download the application form here
  • Record a 3-minute video introducing yourself and share about your 30-Hour Famine experience
  • Submit the application form, video and a passport-size photo of yourself to 30hourfamine@wvi.org via wetransfer.com by 9 October 2017

30 candidates will be shortlisted and notified via email by 17 October 2017.

  • A group interview will be conducted for all 30 candidates at the World Vision Malaysia office
  • Candidates will be assessed on their leadership skills, teamwork, and public speaking

10 candidates will be shortlisted and notified via email by 30 October 2017.

  • Each candidate will go through a round of individual interviews at the World Vision Malaysia office. Candidates will be reviewed based on the cumulative results of the entire selection process
  • The four 2018 Famine Advocates will be selected based on the cumulative results of the entire selection process

Successful candidates will be notified via email by mid November 2017.

All 2018 Famine Advocates are required to go for a one-week World Vision Study Tour to Nabagram, India in mid January 2018. Expenses for the trip including return airfare, travel insurance, visa fee, accommodation, local transportation and regular meals will be covered by World Vision Malaysia. Famine Advocates will be responsible for all other personal expenses.


If you have any questions regarding the programme or application process, please contact Nicola Lim or Jasmine Lee at (03) 7880 6414.