The Cardoner Volunteer Program is looking for its Batch 5 volunteers to be deployed
in St. Aloysius Gonzaga Institute of Higher Studies (SAG-IHS) in Taunggyi,
Myanmar, Xavier Learning Community (XLC) in Chiang Rai, Thailand, and the
Bangsamoro Areas through the Madaris Volunteer Program.

The Cardoner Volunteer Program is a year-long volunteer service program offered to graduates
and faculty members of the Ateneo de Davao University.

As part of the over-all social formation track of the university, the program
seeks to strengthen the social spirituality of every Atenean, translated into
volunteerism and service for and with the marginalized and vulnerable sectors
of society.

TheCardoner Volunteers will commit themselves for a year of service and will be
integrated to partner communities/institutions which has specific set of needs
that can hopefully be addressed by the volunteer and the program. It also
aims to harness holistic growth of volunteers as they encounter a transformative
experience through interreligious and intercultural dialogue.

The volunteers will serve as Regular Academic Teachers and/or Technical
Non-Academic Support Staff in their own field of study/expertise as needed by
the partner school or institution.

Since this is purely volunteer work, the volunteer will not be compensated but shall
modestly be entitled of the following privileges:

a. Monthly Living Allowance
(mobility, communication, personal essentials)

b. Board and lodging courtesy of a
foster family and/or institutional billeting

 c. Basic deployment kit

d. Opportunities for transformative
growth thru formative sessions and experiential learning

Since its inception in 2016, the Cardoner Volunteer Program has deployed nineteen
(19) volunteers assigned in the partner institutions in Asia Pacific namely
SAG-HIS and XLC, and in Mindanao including the Lake Sebu Indigenous Women
Weaver’s Association, Incorporated (LASSIWAI), South Cotabato, and the
Bangsamoro areas through the Madaris Volunteer Program.

To apply, fill out the application form at

To learn more about the Cardoner Application Process visit

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