YAHEL SOCIAL CHANGE FELLOWSHIP

Sample Week Itinerary

Lod

Sunday

Morning

Abraham Initiatives - A non-profit organization creating policy blueprints for shared society between Jews and Arabs. Fellows intern to support marketing, communication and grant writing with the resource development team. 

Late Afternoon

Lia's Garden - A community garden that offers programming to seniors, children and families. Fellows work hands-on in the garden and help organize and plan community events.  

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Tuesday

Morning

Tommi's Farm School - Fellows volunteer around the farm and the classrooms

Late Afternoon

Library on Wheels - Fellows read, teach English and play games with children and families in community parks with our mobile English library. 

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Monday

Morning

El-Zahra Elementary School - A school serving the Arab population in Lod - Fellows serve as teaching assistants in English as a Foreign Language classes, primarily working with small groups of children.

Late Afternoon

Tech Career -  A non-profit that works with primarily Ethiopian community members to gain coding skills to enter the field of high-tech. Fellows volunteer here teaching English. 

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Wednesday

All Day

Joint Learning Day (every other week) - Day trip to South Tel Aviv: Exploring the matter of refugees and asylum seekers in Israel.

Supervision and Contextual Learning (every other week) - Lecture: An examination of the cultural identity of Israeli Arabs.

Thursday

Morning

Late Afternoon

El-Zahra Elementary School - A school serving the Arab population in Lod - Fellows serve as teaching assistants in English as a Foreign Language classes, primarily working with small groups of children.

Potchim Atid (Opening a Future) - Together with Israeli staff, fellows facilitate group activities focusing on life-skill building for youth at risk.

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