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Young Judaea Year Course in Israel is a 9-month program of formal and informal education for recent high school graduates. Spend a dynamic year living, volunteering and studying in Israel.

Placements include: Bat Yam Studies, Community Volunteering, Army, Magen David Adom and more. Participants earn up to a year’s worth of college credit through the American Jewish University while building leader…

 

VFP offers over 3000 affordable, short-term voluntary service projects in 100+ countries, including over 15 in the Israel. These international voluntary service projects are an opportunity to participate in meaningful community service while living and interacting in an intercultural environment. Volunteer projects vary greatly since they arise wherever there is a need in a given community. …

 

We specialize in providing Serious and Affordable Volunteer & Internship Opportunities. Global Nomadic has been set up with the express intention to offer impartial and specific, accurate advice & field placement to individuals seeking to put their efforts to good use.

 

 

The Negev is a desert region that covers the southern half of Israel. The least populated area in Israel, it is home to the nomadic desert people known as the Bedouin as well as unique African wildlife. The Negev offers some spectacular scenery with … Read More

Volunteer in Israel and discover up-close the amazing cultural and natural diversity that has followed this land since biblical times. With GoEco you can fulfill an eco-tourism internship in the ancient city of Nazareth or rehabilitate animals in the vast Arava desert.

 

The position at Umm El-Fahem Gallery requires a motivated and ambitious person. Duties may include: * Fundraising * Website content contribution and editorial maintenance * Gallery Maintenance * Assistance with children’s workshops * Event… Read More

Through various non-profit partner organizations worldwide and through the SCI network of international and regional development, SCI IVS USA participates in the exchange of volunteers each year in short term 2-3 week international group work-camps and in long term 3-12 months volunteer postings in over 50 countries. Typically work-camps are made up of 5-20 volunteers. A work-camp can vary from; re-b…

 

Amirim Israel Summer Programs

A summer volunteering program for college students and young professionals ages 18-27. The participants live in Jerusalem, Arad or Bat Yam (beside Tel Aviv) and volunteer/intern for organizations in their area of interest four times a week and explore the Israeli landscape through optional weekly day trips. Amirim allows you to discover Israeli culture & society through different educational and …

 

Perfect for the adventurers among us, this “team” program offers an insider’s view of Israel. You work on an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) base performing non-combat civilian support duties such as packing medical supplies; repairing machinery and equipment; building fortifications; and cleaning, painting, and maintaining the base. Working alongside soldiers, base employees, and other volunteers, …

Volunteers for Small Theater in the Desert

We are a family of 7 living in Ezuz, a small village in the middle of the Negev desert nature resort. Pierre is a former actor (Theatre du Soleil) and maskmaker, Heli is a former circusartist (cirque Archaos). We have 3 guesthouses and next to it we are building a theater workshop. Here we will combine masks- and puppet-making, circus and theater in an ecological and spiritual environment. …

 

The Village Experience

Our trips to the developing world focus on cultural education, humanitarianism, and adventure. They are designed to give the traveler a real, off-the-beaten path, village experience.

 

Create the perfect Alternative Break with The Village Experience, join one of our open group trips or go on your own unique service trip! Our trips to the developing world focus on cultural education, humanitarianism, and adventure. They are designed… Read More

Volunteers for a Desert Guest House

The Silent Arrow Desert Lodge is a little guest house, not far away from the Macktesh Ramon , near Mitzpe Ramon, Israel. We offer an authentic tent

 

Summer Volunteer Trek Program

Would you like to spend your time volunteering with Palestinian children and youth learn valuable life lessons? Are you interested in the current situation between Israelis and Palestinians? Would you like to have the opportunity to see the ancient walls of Jerusalem, float in the Dead Sea, walk by the Sea of Galilee, and swim in the Mediterranean Sea?

 

Tikkun Olam in Tel Aviv-Jaffa offers English-speaking college graduates from around the world the opportunity to live, volunteer and study in Tel Aviv or Jaffa for 5 or 10 months doing Community Service or Coexistence work. Part I: Ulpan Orientation The program begins with 4 weeks of intensive Hebrew language study with highly qualified Hebrew Ulpan teachers. All levels of Hebrew speaking abil…

SERVE Nazareth is an opportunity to serve in Nazareth, Israel. We work alongside local churches and the community as well as our hospital helping in various wards. Serving the community of Nazareth and building relationships is an experience that will grow and shape you in amazing ways! Opportunities to learn language, cultural and Biblical understanding as well as other areas of teaching will be …

 

World Unite! arranges volunteering options, internships, voluntourism itineraries and World Learner (learning the specific and traditional skills of your host country) options in Tanzania, Zanzibar, Morocco, Nicaragua, India and Israel. There is a variety of options in all of our countries which is permanently expanded. This includes the subject areas of education, social work, medical/clinica…

Volunteer-Germany. Working with Children and Shaping Communities

Volunteer-Germany is a non-profit organization involved in an international volunteer program in Germany and Israel. Together with our partner organizations we work with numerous volunteers across Germany and the State of Israel. All of our projects take place in the field of education. We believe that in this way we are able to incorporate all of our beliefs and ideas. Working together while b…

 

WUJS Israel Hadassah runs 5 and 10 months program for Jewish college graduates from around the world between ages 21 and 35. The program offers four specialized tracks: Jerusalem Learning, Arts Program, Peace & Social Justice, and Intern Tel Aviv. WUJS participants up to age 30 qualify for grants from the Israeli government’s Project MASA

 

Objectives of IYL MEPI 1. To experience and celebrate the cultures of the Middle East by providing an unbiased portrayal of Israel and Palestine and the conflict 2. To empower youth to take responsibility for the conflicts that plague the world by taking part in peace-building dialogues and service opportunities that engender cooperative relationships and the breakdown barriers of religion, ethn…

 

Duties include valuable experience learning the organizational intricacies of WIZO, translating and writing important documents that will lead to large donations to WIZO’s centers and researching new and important ways to grow WIZO’s donation base.

 

LeadEarth – Environmental and International Development Program

LeadEarth is a leadership program for young professionals who want to gain experience in social action, community empowerment, and environmental and international development. Volunteers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Israeli and Indian life. In the first part of the program, participants live study and volunteer in Kibbutz Ein Zivan. Receive professional training in the fields …

 

Aardvark Israel Gap Year is a 9-month program in Israel for recent high school graduates and Aardvark Israel Semester is a 5-month program for university students. Both programs bring students from all over the world and combine Immersion into Israeli Society, Service to the community through volunteer work and internships, and Learning about Israel and Judaism through both formal academic and in…

 

The Yahel Social Change Program is a community-based service learning experience for young adults that weaves together hands-on volunteer work with in-depth learning and immersion. The program is based in the town of Gedera and is offered in collaboration with Friends by Nature – a local grassroots non-profit focused on community empowerment and education in the Ethiopian community. Throughout the…

Volunteers primarily assist the residents with daily needs by providing physical care and moral support. Activities include helping out of bed, showering, using the toilet, dressing/undressing clothing and serving food. Volunteers also accompany residents to the supermarket, clinic, hospital, or park. Work Hours: There are 2 shifts available: 06:30-15:030, 15:30-22:00. Shifts may be assigned as…

 

The Kibbutz Program Center used to operate directly inside the Jewish Agency. Today it is an independent representative of a variety of programs and opportunities in Israel to young people in Canada and the United States. Some of our programs are sponsored by the kibbutz movement as a whole, some are run by individual kibbutzim, and some by non-kibbutz organizations. Our programs focus on Hebrew l…

 

Program Overview I. Training The OTZMA ITC program will begin with the other OTZMA participants in an Israel orientation. After this first week, the ITC program will split off and commence a six-week pre-service ITC training and will include an intensive ulpan as well as training in English as a Second Language pedagogy, classroom management, etc. During this training period, ITC volunteers w…

Volunteers primarily assist the residents with daily needs by providing physical care and morale support. Activities include helping out of bed, showering, using the toilet, dressing/undressing clothing and serving food. Volunteers also accompany residents to the supermarket, bank, clinic, hospital, park etc. Occasionally volunteers may go with residents on shopping trips, out for coffee, to a mov…

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