Volunteer Opportunity in Jordan as a Volunteer Coordinator from the Collateral Repair Project


Collateral repair project invites you to apply for its volunteering opportunity as a volunteer coordinator. The project expects from its volunteers to work with it for a minimum of three months, and those who can commit for longer periods will be given priority. You will be expected to commit a minimum of 2 to 4 hours a week. Volunteers help it to run programs such as the after-school club or English classes. English teaching volunteers must be native English speakers while after-school club volunteers must speak Arabic at a native or near-native level preferably Jordanian dialect. Volunteers with specific skills in areas such as dance, art, and martial arts are encouraged to apply for after school club positions.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the following in recruiting volunteers:
  1. Publicize and raise awareness about CRP volunteer opportunities on Facebook, Reliefweb, Idealist, Linked In, and more.
  2. Track volunteer needs in English, after school club or summer camp and supergirls and track their timing closely for both Downtown and Hashemi centers.
  3. Regularly check the volunteer application form for qualified candidates.
  4. Conduct necessary interviews for English teaching volunteers or forward application on to appropriate program supervisor.
  • You will be responsible for the following in supervising volunteers:
  1. Onboard and offboard all volunteers, ensuring that they complete the necessary forms prior to their start date and following their end date.
  2. Enter contact information for all new interns and volunteers on the CRP personnel sheet.
  3. Serve as point of reference when volunteers have questions or concerns during their time at CRP
  • You will help the program managers in the following:
  1. Regularly check in with TEFL coordinator regarding English teacher coverage and semester schedules.
  2. Help compile orientation materials and run orientations if necessary.
  3. Make occasional updates to onboarding materials and courses under the supervision of the community center programs manager.

About Collateral Repair Project (CRP):

Collateral Repair Project (CRP) was started in 2006 by two American women who saw a need for a direct connection between citizens of coalition countries and innocent Iraqis who suffered from the consequences of war. They set up a collateral repair project in Amman, Jordan, where many refugees were relocating during the height of the second Gulf war in Iraq. Much of CRP’s early work was charity-related, but as the organization grew it ran numerous programs focusing on community-building, education, and trauma relief in addition to emergency aid. Activities have greatly expanded over the years. As a result of the war in Syria, CRP started serving Syrian refugees. CRP now serves Jordanians as well as other nationals fleeing violence in their home countries, such as Sudanese, Somali, and Yemeni refugees, as well as assisting Iraqis and Syrians. 

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