Volunteer and Learn Arabic in Palestine

Location: Palestine: Bethlehem, Hebron, Jerusalem and 3 other cities

Program Duration: 1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, Multiple Year, 5-8 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

The Excellence Center in Palestine and Germany

http://excellencenter.org/

Ein Sarah Hebron, Palestine

Call Us

Phone: +970 2 22 54 792

Fax: +970 2 22 54 792

Description

Many exciting opportunities are waiting just for you in Palestine! You can do volunteer work, learn Arabic and live the daily life of an ordinary Palestinian.

The Excellence Center in Palestine is offering volunteer programs which are ideal for people from all over the world who are interested in visiting Palestine, living with a Palestinian host family, volunteering with community members and school and university students. This is an amazing opportunity to learn about Palestinian culture, history, and the Arabic language.

The Excellence Center has hosted more than 150 volunteers and interns from all over the world during the last five years. You can join The Center throughout the year at a time that suits you. The Center will work with you so that you can choose when you would like to start and end your exciting volunteering time in Palestine.

The Center also offers flexible schedules that run from one week to three months (1 week to 3 months)

The program is designed for people who do not have experience in teaching English as a foreign language. We welcome people from all countries and from all work and study backgrounds. Plus, you do not have to have a university degree to come and join us.

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.

Highlights

1. Live in Palestine and enjoy trips to the old city, holy sites, and local refugee camps. Additionally, you will be involved in many educational, cultural and community activities with Palestinian school and university students as well as community members.

2. Travel to historical sites and nearby cities, including: Jerusalem, Jericho, Ramallah, Nablus, and Bethlehem.

3. Learn spoken Arabic from native speakers and enjoy the opportunity to speak with locals daily.

4. Gain in-depth knowledge of the impact of the ongoing Israeli occupation on the Palestinian people.

5. Visit Palestinian universities, local institutions, and organizations specializing in culture and education.

6. Have the opportunity to eat Palestinian food, and attend cultural nights.

There are so many opportunities for people from all backgrounds and countries to make a crucial difference in Palestine. As a Volunteer, you can play an important role in contributing to the wellbeing of the local Palestinian community and in building strong bonds of understanding between Palestine and your country.

Languages
  • Arabic
  • English

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Arabic

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Include Description:

The program fees include: pre-departure support, accommodations with a host family, some of the meals, full coordination while volunteering in Palestine, 3 hours per week of Arabic lessons, and some visits to different sites in the city of Hebron.

Credit Available

yes

Volunteer Types
  • Writing
  • Women
  • Youth Development
  • Volunteer Management
  • Teaching
  • Refugee Relief
  • Legal Aide
  • Law
  • Human Rights
  • Journalism
  • Education
  • Anthropology
  • Community Centers
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Community Development
  • Culture
Age Range
from 18-70 years old
This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Irish, British, Asian, Worldwide Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Guest House
  • Home-stays
  • Independent living
  • Other

Participants Travel to Palestine

Independently

Application Process Involves
  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
A month
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
Year Founded

2011

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