Volunteer teaching youth at Oran International Summer School - Algeria



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  • Description



    Our youth association was created in 2015 by active members of other NGO in order to work with Oranian youth and develop and strengthen their skills.

    Funded in 2016-2017 by the European Union and Handicap International, the association's objective is to reduce the gap between rich and modest youth in Algeria in order to make them access to the same opportunities, this youth association made the biggest summer school of Algeria " and maybe of north africa!",


    Oran International Summer School « I.S.S » is a 7 weeks summer school duration for algerian youth and kids.

    This year the school will have three axes:

    1- International Summer School adult part :

    Participants between 15-26 years old will learn a new language or strengthen it.

    2- International Summer School Kids part :

    Kids between 6-14 years old ll learn a new language or strengthen it.

    3- International Summer School professional part :

    Employees and newly graduated will take part of professinal training to strengthen their skills.

    4- International Summer School Technology :

    Participants will attend programmation , Photoshop, illustrator and office program.

    Around 500 youth will get the chance to experience the most amazing summer of their entire life, we offer to the young minds a wide serie of differents languages and other disciplines for free ( french, english, italian, spanish, german, photoshop, illustrator, java.....)

    During the week through a dynamic interacting ways based on the share of cultures. and also it will have historical trips and fun programs on the week-end and it shall close the week by a self development/soft skills workshops and conferences.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities


    -Live in an Algerian host family

    -Discover the city of Oran and Algeria

    -1 Trip per week to other cities and places

    -Learn Arabic with your students and team,

    -Work with an NGO run by youth,

    -Long life connection with new friends,

    Oran is the second most important city in Algeria, with more than 1,5 M inhabitants the city is considered as the best touristic place in Algeria, the summer life is very intense and people in there are welcoming and warm,
    Find more here :
    - Algeria from Above Documentary :
    - Buzzfeed article :

  • Help


    Exchange participants are asked to teach their language (or one they master) , also if they have the relevant background teach any program as java , illustrator ,photoshop,office programs, or deliver professional training to the Summer School participants .

    Dates :
    The opening ceremony will be on the 31st june 2018.
    School start : 1st july 2018.
    school ends : 18th august 2018.
    Closing ceremony : 19th august 2018.

    Give Oran youth the opportunity to learn new languages and discover new cultures,

    -Summer School of 7 weeks in which more than 400 youth from Oran are tought Languages (English, French, Spanish, Chinese…) by Facilitators, with weekly Workshops and Trips.

    -A Global village event with participants showcasing their cultures and presenting their country.

    Job Description :
    -Prepare and Deliver Language courses.
    -Participate in Workshops
    -Participate in Global Village and showcase your culture
    -Write weekly reports to the project Chief

    Work hours : 8 to 10 hours / week

    *️️If someone is willing to come before (during Ramadhan : the holy month) we will also provide him/her with accomodation and can work in preparation of the project,

    *️ If also you want to take part of other projects of the organisation , just send a message and let us know about your motivations.

    *️️Flight ticket and visa fees are not provided, but we send an invitation letter to make it easier,

  • Languages spoken

    Arabic: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation



    -Pickup at Oran airport provided

    -welcoming party

    -The exchange participant volunteer will be hosted by a HOST FAMILY,

    -Food is provided (3 meals: lunch with NGO and others with family)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can do whatever you want during your stay, even change the courses hours/days if your group is OK with it,

    You will always have guides and buddies from our organisation to help you and make your stay enjoyable,

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 - 10 Hours per Week

meeting at the office
Opening ceremony of the International summer school 2017
Host ref number: 673598564747