Summer Volunteer Teaching Opportunity in Palestine!



Start Date


End Date


Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


West Bank


Dates: July 1 - August 6 

Application Deadline: February 15, 2016 

Learn More: visit 

For the past seven years, American educators have been partnering with the Ramallah Friends School in the West Bank of Palestine to lead the “I Know I Can” Summer Academies – English and College Prep camps for Palestinian students grades K-11.  

We are looking for undergraduate students to be volunteer teaching assistants (TAs) for our "I Know I Can" Academies at the Ramallah Friends School in Palestine for July 1 - August 4, 2018.

TAs are matched with one of our teachers to support the classroom instruction and extracurricular activities. We will have openings for TAs within all of our programs: K-5, 6-9 and 10-11. See "Students" section of website for more info about the programs.


*undergraduate or recent college graduate

*passion for teaching, tutoring, and working with youth

*openness to feedback and direction

* social justice mindset and comfort discussing issues of identity, equity, and power

* maturity, responsibility, and strong relationship-building and communication skills

See "Goals and Criteria" page in Staff section for more details about selection criteria.


* $500 stipend to support living expenses

* housing provided

Note: TAs are responsible for securing funding for their flight and all other costs

Application Timeline

Jan 1 – March 1: Accepting Applications

March 1-15: Reviewing Applications

March 15 – April 15: Conducting Phone Interviews

April 15– May 1: Extending Offers to applicants

July 1–6: Staff Orientation in Ramallah, Palestine

July 7 - August 4: Teaching in Ramallah, Palestine


You can reach out to


Stipend Provided

Housing Available

Language/Cultural Support Available

We welcome

International Volunteers

How To Apply

1. Review the website for details about the programs.

2. Submit the online application form

3. Email your Resume to