Volunteer with Us
Volunteers are the heart of our organization. All of ARDC’s projects are supported by dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers―helping transform our vision for the refugee and asylum seeker community in Israel into a reality.
There are countless volunteering opportunities, as described below, depending upon the number of hours per week. In general, we request a 10-week commitment for volunteers, though arrangements can be made for special projects. If there is a particular position you are interested in, please complete the volunteer form, including your CV.
Link here: ARDC volunteer form
If you have additional questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that all volunteer positions are unpaid and we do not provide accommodation.
1-2 hours a week for at least 8 weeks
Tutors conduct weekly lessons with their matched students. Time and location are flexible and based on the tutor and student. The Tutoring Program is a key aspect of ARDC’s Education Program, with more than 100 students per week who meet with volunteer tutors in various subjects, such as English, Hebrew, music, maths, science, and more.
14+ hours a week
Education Caseworkers work with clients interested in furthering their educational development, pursuing university degrees, vocational and/or technical training, and scholarships. Each caseworker has a caseload of about 30 clients and will continuously work with schools in Israel, abroad and online. In addition, Caseworkers assist with the development and coordination of educational programs.
Social Media Intern
8+ hours a week
The Communications & Social Media Intern will work closely with the entire ARDC team to find new original content to write on the ARDC social media platforms and website and to create various advocacy materials, such as posters and brochures. Communications Interns interview asylum seekers and other volunteers and transform the data we have into relevant content. When relevant, they will also help with our engagement with the local and international press. This work can involve writing, photographing, graphic design, and more.
Resource Development Intern
20+ hours a week
The Resource Development Interns works closely with the Resource Development Manager in assessing project needs, collecting and analyzing monthly data, and the initial drafting of grant proposals. The grants intern also work closely with the ARDC project managers in the initial planning and writing of new programs for potential funding, and will keep track of the funding cycles.
14+ hours per week (including Sunday & Wednesday)
Oversee tutoring database and coordinate between all students and tutors
Advertise and recruit new tutors
Complete monthly data reporting
Follow-up with all student-tutor matches
Help develop resources for students and supervise tutoring groups
20+ hours per week, including Sunday & Wednesday
Oversee higher education caseworkers and maintain general knowledge on all active cases (approx. 175)
Complete monthly statistics
Create and update education promotional materials
Recruit and train higher education caseworkers (as needed)
Notify all clients of upcoming events/workshops/courses
Develop and maintain partnerships with other schools and programs
Coordination of scholarship program
Manage all databases with client information
Plan and execute regular higher education team meetings with caseworkers and tutoring coordinator
Act as the point person for all higher education questions from clients, caseworkers, and outside parties.
Act as the higher education ambassador for information events and trainings