Salam LADC runs informal education and community activities in Beqqaa Valley, Lebanon.
You will also have the possibility to join Salam’s newly opened community center in Beirut called Olive Branch Social Space. Olive Branch’s mission is to promote community development, in an area with a need for it, through a range of free activities ranging from education to social gatherings.
Where is it?
Beqqaa Valley, Lebanon
Sin El Fil, Beirut
What will I be doing?
Supporting a small grassroot NGO with mostly informal educational projects. We might also need your help with aid distributions and community services projects.
You will be teaching English as well as providing a safe and inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome. If are interested in one or more of the following areas Social Media, Fundraising, MEAL, Volunteer Coordination, Arts or Music, there’s an opportunity for you to take on more responsibility alongside teaching.
What impact would I have?
You will be on the ground daily, directly helping vulnerable communities at nearby informal tented settlements. You will get to know the beneficiaries and create meaningful connections. It is a great opportunity to share your skills and make a difference in their lives.
You will have a direct impact on the community development in the area and the lives of the beneficiaries.
Who will I be working with?
About 10 to 15 passionate international volunteers from all around the world and local staff members.
You will be working in a team consisting of about 4-6 international volunteers as well as local- volunteers and staff.
Dorm-style rooms in our volunteer house. We ask for a contribution of $150 per month to help us with running costs.
You will share an apartment next door to the community center with the other volunteers. To cover the cost of rent and directly contribute to keeping the community center running we ask volunteers to contribute 120$ per month.
If you want to participate in communal dinners, you may spend between $5 USD- $10 USD a week. Taxi's to and from Beirut can range from $25 USD- $35 USD depending on the rate.
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Interested in volunteering?