Volunteer
with us!

Volunteers are, and always have been, the backbone of our organization. They are the real changemakers who run the activities at our community center. In 2019 only, we hosted 100+ local and international volunteers with different cultural and professional backgrounds.

Whether Turkish or Syrian, Swedish or Tanzanian, we are always ready to host dedicated individuals who are ready to share their time, energy, and skills with our community.

Find out more and join our team today!

Youth Empowerment
Volunteers Maggie & Simon from Seattle, US during one of their excursions with the attendees of our youth empowerment program.
Volunteer Appreciation
Our 2018 volunteer appreciation event.
Kids Fun Time
Volunteer Merit Kupper from Germany during our kids fun time program session.
Home Work Club
Volunteer Sana from Syria during one of our homework club sessions.
Math Club
Volunteer Ilayda from Turkey during a Math club session.
Origami
Our summer 2018 program kicks off with an Origami workshop organized by Origami for Cause. The children patiently learned how to make different creative shapes and forms of origami
Homework Help
Volunter Nida from Turkey helps children from our community in their school homework
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Who are we looking for?

Currently, we are looking for volunteers for these activities:

  • Turkish Conversation Club [open to Turkish speakers ONLY]

Sundays 14:00 – 16:00 (from mid-March until the end of May)

We are establishing a new team of volunteers, who will help our smallest kids (up to 10 years of age) to improve their Turkish through interactive games. Along with other volunteers, you will create an 8-week curriculum for the group. Commitment for the entire duration of the program is required.

  • English Conversation Club [open to all candidates]

Fridays 16:00 – 18:00 (mid-March until the end of May)

Volunteering in English Club offers a great opportunity for our kids to learn some basic English while interacting with English speakers. You will have the chance to work with kids age 8-11 and help them to improve their speaking skills. Commitment for the entire duration of the program is required.

  • Art Club [open to Arabic speakers ONLY]

Thursdays 18:30 – 20:00

An inclusive healing art program which allows children to find their own voices through the artistic process.

  • Homework Club [open to Turkish speakers ONLY]

Wednesdays 18:30 – 20:00
Sundays 12:00 – 14:00

An after-school activity that helps school-aged-children (Grades 1-8) complete their homework with the support of our volunteers.

 

  • Special Workshops  [open to all candidates]

Do you want to conduct a workshop with our community or our team? Share your ideas with us and we will get back to you with more information. 

Important to know before applying

  • Familiarize yourself with our work and Volunteer Guidelines & Policies
  • Be ready to commit to at least 2 months volunteering 3-4 hours a week 
  • Though our center is open 7 days a week, most of our activities run during later afternoons and evenings on weekdays (Monday to Friday)
  • Be ready to volunteer in an international team of volunteers
  • We don’t provide financial compensation, nor accommodation or logistical support to our volunteers

Volunteer Stories

Ready to apply?

1- Get to Know us

Familiarize yourself with our work, visit our Instagram, and Facebook

2- Read our Guidelines

Read our Volunteer Guidelines & Policies carefully.

3- Submit the Form

Finally, please submit one of the application forms below.

Do you want to volunteer with us?
Do you want to host a workshop?