• 10.01.18 – Higher Education Caseworker –  ARDC

    • Part Time
    • Tel Aviv

    Higher Education Caseworker –  ARDC

    Tel Aviv

    Part Time \ Internship \ Volunteer

     

     

    Time requirements: minimum 3 months commitment. Start date: ASAP

    Hours/week: 14 hours a week, preferably Sundays, Wednesdays

    Reports to: Higher Education Coordinator, Education Program Manager

    Location: South Tel Aviv

     

    Organization and Program Background: The African Refugee Development Center (ARDC) is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 by refugees and Israeli citizens to assist, support, and empower refugees and asylum seekers in Israel. The ARDC seeks to ensure access to basic social services, and to facilitate refugee and asylum seeker integration, self-sufficiency and ownership in matters affecting their lives. The ARDC advocates for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers and for a humane and fair Israeli asylum policy.

     

    Scope of Position: Higher Education Caseworkers work with clients interested in pursuing university degrees, vocational and/or technical training, and scholarships. Each caseworker has a caseload of about 40 clients and will continuously work with schools in Israel, abroad and online.

     

    Main Responsibilities:

    – Facilitate the application process by advising students in finding programs in Israel and     abroad suited to their needs and interests

    – Help organize and arrange necessary document verification and tests

    – Locate and secure scholarship funds for students

    – Maintain communication with alumni clients to ensure success and respond to any challenges

    – Facilitate new partnerships with schools and embassies

     

    Requirements:

    – Comfortable working with refugees and asylum seekers from a variety of backgrounds,  including those with limited formal education and/or literacy skills

    – Fluent English is mandatory, Hebrew is an advantage, Arabic is an advantage

    – Ability to adapt to changing situations, comfortable working in a fast-paced, demanding environment

    – Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

    – Responsible, flexible, and dedicated

     

    Please send your CV and a brief cover letter (up to 300 words) with your availability

    To Apply: https://jobs.secrettelaviv.com/job/higher-education-caseworker-internship/