English Teaching Assistant



Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)




About our organization:

We believe in women empowering themselves through language and technology. Based at the Hopes-Sitti Women’s Center and with the support of Hopes for Women in Education, a nonprofit registered in Canada in Jordan, we coordinate and support online language-exchange sessions between Palestinian refugee women learning English and young women learning Arabic in universities across the U.S., Canada, & Europe. We also provide weekly English classes for women in the camp, taught by expatriate volunteers, and will soon be launching a Pathways to Employment Initiative as well as professional development courses.

About the position:

Banaat Connect is seeking English Teaching Assistants for a fall-winter commitment at our Center in Jordan. The ETA will help teach free adult education English courses to female refugees in the Camp as teachers, co-teachers, or assistants at the pre-beginning, beginning, intermediate, or advanced English as a Second Language level.

Volunteers gain valuable experience in a multicultural environment, learn about issues in adult education for female refugees, and make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. Curriculum, training, and support are provided for all volunteers.


  • Attend and assist in weekly English classes at least once per week.
  • Assist Program Director and Curriculum Development Intern to develop content for the courses as needed
  • Perform other administrative duties and assisting at events for the organization as needed.


  • Previous experience in education and lesson planning is not required.
  • Previous experience in nonprofit work preferred.
  • Previous experience in Arabic and the Middle East is highly recommended.
  • High energy self-starter.
  • Passion for nonprofit work, especially as it relates to women’s empowerment, education, and refugee aid.

Volunteers must live in-country and commute to our location at the Gaza Refugee Camp in Jerash, Jordan.


  • International Volunteers

How To Apply


Please send a letter of interest and resume to contact@banaatconnect.org.