Jordan


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This summer, make a direct positive change in the Syrian refugee crisis. As you teach in Jordan, your classroom will become a sanctuary of safety and routine for your young students who come from a past filled with resettlement.

Details

Right now, there are over 1 million displaced Syrians that reside in Jordan and the majority of your students this summer will come from broken families forced to flee from the crisis. After a week of training in Turkey, you and your team will travel to your teaching location near the Syrian border in Jordan. For three weeks, you will teach English to children in a school that was started by a local fellowship.

Class time will include English time, crafts, games, and recess and will run Monday through Thursday. Weekends will be used for sightseeing in Jordan, catching up on rest, lesson planning, and spending time in fellowship with your team.

Dates

Dates: June 22–July 23, 2019

Cost

Cost: $5,200 (This cost is for summer 2019 and could vary slightly for 2020)

What's Included:

  • Food and housing
  • International Travel
  • Sightseeing opportunities
  • Medical and evacuation coverage
  • Orientation, training, and debriefing
  • Visa and document processing
  • Support development materials
  • Donor receipting
  • Teaching curriculum
  • Screening and team placement
  • Contracts with individual host schools
  • And more!

Resources:

At ELIC, we don’t want you to ever feel like you’re raising support on your own. We provide a wide range of resources to ensure you feel fully supported and well informed throughout the process. Some of those resources include:

  • A dedicated Candidate Advisor to walk through the support raising process with you
  • A Support Raising Guide, specifically written by our staff for short term service overseas
  • Access to a support letter generator
  • Access to support letter examples
  • Access to an online donation tracking system that shows you how much you’ve raised, who’s donated to you and their contact information
  • Access to an online platform that hosts a variety of helpful documents, articles and book suggestions
  • A discounted rate to Provisio Fundraising Solutions – a third party financial support raising product
  • Printed donor cards, business reply envelopes and stamps to get you started
Qualifications
  • Some college required.
  • Must be currently enrolled in undergraduate program.
  • All majors acceptable.
  • Proficient in speaking English.
  • Enthusiasm to share your hope and life.

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