Teach English in Palestine - International Development Internships

Teach English in Palestine - International Development Internships

Tomorrow's Youth Organization offers three-month internships at its center in Nablus through the International Internship Program. Applications are currently open for the spring 2019 session which runs from February 8 until May 6 (dates subject to change). We are recruiting a number of highly qualified and motivated interns with interest and experience in:


  • Community development, social work, and psychology
  • Early childhood education, elementary education, academic support, and youth programming
  • Women's social and economic empowerment
  • Youth and female entrepreneurship


Interns will work full-time in cooperation with TYO local and international staff to implement programs for TYO’s communities from refugee camps and other marginalized areas of Nablus, in particular children, youth, and women. Depending on their interests and expertise, interns are active in one or more of the following areas:


  • Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language for all ages and including absolute beginners
  • Sports, dance, drama, music, art, IT, nutrition, and professional competency classes
  • Photography, videography, social media, and graphic design
  • Monitoring and evaluation and curriculum development


Interning at TYO is a chance to develop professional and intercultural skills through gaining on-the-ground working experience in a non-profit organization in the Middle East. While receiving in-depth cultural orientation and assistance in reaching their personal internship goals, interns will improve key skills including time management, professional reporting, problem-solving, writing for digital media, teamwork, flexibility, and cross-cultural competencies.

About us

Tomorrow's Youth Organization is an American non-profit organization that works in disadvantaged areas of the Middle East, enabling children, youth and parents to realize their potential as healthy, active and responsible family and community members. TYO’s flagship center is in Nablus, Palestine (West Bank). Find out more about our work via www.tomorrowsyouth.org.

What we offer

There is no salary for the internship and applicants must cover their airfare costs to travel to the country. TYO will provide interns with the following:


  • Housing (room and board) at TYO's expansive facility in Nablus
  • Multiple educational trips throughout the West Bank
  • Ground transportation between Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv and TYO’s Nablus center
  • Phone and credit for local calls
What we want

Primary requirements


  • English language fluency
  • Commitment to TYO's non-political, non-religious approach
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as perform as a member of a team
  • Maturity, positivity, flexibility, initiative, perseverance, and a good sense of humor given the challenging nature of daily life in Nablus
  • Creativity and positive energy for making a difference


Preferred qualifications


  • Significant experience in one or more of the areas mentioned above
  • Previous international and cross-cultural exposure
  • Undergraduate or graduate studies in education, development, gender studies, psychology, social work, entrepreneurial studies, media, or related fields
  • Knowledge of Levantine Arabic would be an asset but is not necessary

You need to have the requirements below:

English Level
Currently Living in Country
Can Drive in Country

AND one of the following sets to apply:

Not Required
How to apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] no later than January 6, 2019. Inquiries can be directed to the same address. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 

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