Applications Now Open for Young Adult International Volunteer Program

Travelling in a Ferry to meet radio listeners.
MCC global exchange participant traveling by ferry in Cambodia

MCC Nepal is looking for Nepali unmarried Christian youth (18-30 yrs) who are passionate about peace and community service to serve in 11-month volunteer internships from August 2018 to July 2019.  Volunteers live in a new culture while serving in places like schools, farms, NGOs and day cares. Placements are in countries where MCC works around the world, including Asia, Africa, Latin America and North America. More information on these programs can be found at and

The first step to apply for this program is to write an essay responding to the following questions, and submit it to MCC along with a recent CV:

How have you served or volunteered with your local community and church?

What is your personal vision for peacebuilding and community service in Nepal?

What are your thoughts on how the church can be more effective in serving the community?

Essays will be judged based on content, readability, originality, Biblical references, fluency of English language, and adherence to the below stated essay requirements.

Word count:  1,000 minimum to 1,500 maximum

File format: PDF

Submit essay and CV to:

Deadline to apply: October 13, 2017

The writers of the best essays will be invited for an interview at MCC’s office in Ekantakuna, Lalitpur.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 30
  • Committed Christians who are active church members
  • Unmarried
  • Completion of a Plus two or intermediate degree in any field and enrolled for Bachelor degree study
  • Excellent English skills


Applications by women, members of marginalized ethnic/caste groups and residents of rural/remote areas are particularly encouraged.

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