Volunteer & Learn Arabic In Palestine

Company : The Excellence Center in Palestine
Duration: 1 week to 3 months
Approx Costs: 100 to 2500 $ Dollars (US)

Are you interested in coming to Palestine? Would you like to live with a Palestinian host family? 

Would you like to volunteer with school and university students as well as community members? Do you want to learn about the Palestinian culture, situation and the Arabic language? If the answer is ‘yes’ to one of the above questions then Excellence Center for Education and Training Services, would like to invite you to volunteer in Hebron-Palestine . As a volunteer in Palestine, you will have the opportunity to experience Palestinian daily life and familiarize yourself with the area’s rich history.

The program will provide volunteers with an entertaining, enriching, and dynamic stay. Furthermore, volunteers will have the opportunity to meet Palestinian university and school students as well as community members.

Our Volunteers from all over the world participate in many educational, cultural, and community activities during their program. Added to that, the Excellence Center arranges trips to the old city, visiting some Palestinian families, and local industries.

Our vision is to give something back to its society by providing inexpensive language training and some free educational training. We aim at becoming one of the foremost educational institutions and enhancing the Palestinian professional society by providing the highest quality language instruction and vocational training. International volunteers and interns play an important role in achieving Excellence Center’s vision.

There are many opportunities for volunteers to make a crucial difference. Volunteers can play an important role in contributing to the local community’s wellbeing and in building bonds of understanding. Many opportunities are offered on projects supporting the education and focusing on community development.

 

Types of Programs

  • Educational and cultural activities such as organizing weekly workshops for the Palestinian community on different subjects e.g. cultural differences, writing resumes, writing formal emails
  • Helping Palestinian teachers in assessing Palestinian students’ English.
  • Organizing activities according to your interests and passions such as painting workshops, writing workshops, handicrafts, filming, photography.
  • Organizing fun and entertaining activities for Excellence Center’s students
  • Teaching conversational English with other Palestinian and international teachers at the Center, and helping other teachers in preparing course outlines.
  • Administrative activities such as helping Excellence center’s staff and interns in writing reports, making schedules, printing materials for the classes etc.

 

Highlights

  • Live in Hebron, including trips to the old city, holy sites and local refugee camps
  • Learn spoken Arabic from native speakers and embrace the opportunity to communicate with locals (3 hours a week)7–  Travel to historical locations and nearby cities including Jerusalem, Jericho, Ramallah, Nablus and Bethlehem on your own.
  • Spend time and live with a Palestinian host family, if desired
  • Visit Palestinian universities, local institutions and organizations specializing in culture and education
  • Eat local Palestinian foods and desserts
  • Attend cultural nights featuring entertainment and activities.

 

Cost

Since the Excellence Center does not receive any fund from any governmental or non-governmental organizations, Excellence Center charges a fee of 695$ a month or 230$ a week.  The program fees include:  pre-departure support, accommodations, breakfast, full coordination while volunteering in Palestine, 3 hours per week of Arabic lessons, and some visits to different sites in the city of Hebron.

 

Eligibility

People who are between 18 – 70 years old are eligible to participate in the Volunteer in Palestine Program. All nationalities and majors are welcome! You do not have to have any degree to participate in this program. 

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