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Tomorrow's Youth Organization is an American non-profit organization that works in disadvantaged areas of the Middle East, enabling children, youth and parents to realize their potential as healthy, active and responsible family and community members. We are recruiting highly qualified and motivated interns interested in community development, early childhood and youth programming, and conflict resolution to work at our flagship center in Nablus (West Bank, Palestine) during our Spring programs (late Jan – May).
Interns will work full-time in cooperation with TYO local and international staff. The interns will develop and lead a variety of after-school activities for children, youth, and adults from the Nablus community. These may include ½ day classes for children and youth from refugee camps and other disadvantaged areas of the city, evening English classes, and weekend recreational activities. Also, there are opportunities to collaborate on other grant-funded projects including micro-finance projects for women.
There is no salary for the internship, although some candidates will be eligible for airfare. Interns WILL be provided with the following:
The primary requirements for the position are:
Spring 2010 interns may work on a project funded by the UN Alliance of Civilizations to develop a manual to disseminate information about the people and culture of Nablus in the US. Interns may also be supported by TYO in their application for participation in Clinton Global Initiative – University (April 2010). We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in the areas below:
Interns will be provided with a room at the TYO center (usually with private bath) and all meals during the week.