Short Application for Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 U.S. Mentors

Great Lakes Consortium for International Training & Development (GLC), a program of GLCAP, is looking for U.S. professionals in community organizing and advocacy to host 2 European Fellows for four-weeks at their host organization. Those selected to be U.S. Mentors will have the potential opportunity for a reciprocal trip to Central and Eastern Europe and will join an international alumni network of over 300 European Fellows and 130 U.S. Mentors. 

European Fellows are mid-career professionals from Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia, speak English well, and are leaders in their home communities and organizations. U.S. Mentors are expected to find and coordinate volunteer U.S. host families for their European fellows. Stipends for food and transportation will be provided to European Fellows.

If you are interested in applying to be a U.S. Mentor for Fall 2023 or Spring 2024, please respond to our short application found at the link here. Once completed, a GLC staff member will be in touch soon!

Fall 2023 U.S. Mentor applications are available now!

More information on being a U.S. Mentor can be found in the 2023 GLC U.S. Mentors Overview document

Short Application link:

2023 GLC U.S. Mentors Overview document link:

Please reach out to GLC Program Staff Elizabeth Balint at with any questions or concerns. Hope to see your applications soon!