Meknes

Meknes, Morocco

Women’s Development and Vocational Training Foundation

French (Intermediate), English (Intermediate), Arabic (Intermediate)

This foundation assists Moroccan women of all economic levels to complete their education. Many of the educational courses teach artisan skills (embroidery, calligraphy, literacy, cooking, and hair dressing) to increase employment opportunities and/or assist the women to start their own businesses. Volunteer opportunities may include organizing logistics, preparing lesson plans and teaching English to the women. Additional help may be needed with fundraising, marketing, or creating a social media presence or website development to help the women sell their products. *Female participants only.

Center for Disabilities

French (Beginning), English (Intermediate), Arabic (Beginning)

These centers work with children who are physically and/or intellectually disabled. They provide therapy, education, and recreational services. Participants may have the opportunity to shadow physical therapists, sanitize equipment and classrooms, teach English or plan recreational activities.

Community Language Learning Center

Arabic (Beginning), French (Beginning), English (Intermediate)

An active NGO in the Meknes community started this learning center as a way for locals to learn English outside of normal working hours and a minimal cost. Classes take place in the evening hours and participants will have the opportunity to teach English at varying levels to the Moroccan students.

Women’s Development and Vocational Training Foundation

French (Intermediate), English (Intermediate), Arabic (Intermediate)

This foundation assists Moroccan women of all economic levels to complete their education. Many of the educational courses teach artisan skills (embroidery, calligraphy, literacy, cooking, and hair dressing) to increase employment opportunities and/or assist the women to start their own businesses. Volunteer opportunities may include organizing logistics, preparing lesson plans and teaching English to the women. Additional help may be needed with fundraising, marketing, or creating a social media presence or website development to help the women sell their products. *Female participants only.

Women’s Development and Vocational Training Foundation

English (Intermediate), French (Intermediate), Arabic (Intermediate)

This foundation assists Moroccan women of all economic levels to complete their education. Many of the educational courses teach artisan skills (embroidery, calligraphy, literacy, cooking, and hair dressing) to increase employment opportunities and/or assist the women to start their own businesses. Volunteer opportunities may include organizing logistics, preparing lesson plans and teaching English to the women. Additional help may be needed with fundraising, marketing, or creating a social media presence or website development to help the women sell their products. *Female participants only.

At-Risk Youth Foundation

English (Intermediate), French (Beginning), Arabic (Beginning)

Participants will develop educational workshops and serve as mentors to the children. The facilities also allow participants to organize basketball and soccer games or teach dance lessons.

Center for Disabilities

English (Intermediate), Arabic (Beginning), French (Beginning)

These centers work with children who are physically and/or intellectually disabled. They provide therapy, education, and recreational services. Participants may have the opportunity to shadow physical therapists, sanitize equipment and classrooms, teach English or plan recreational activities.

Women’s Development and Vocational Training Foundation

Arabic (Intermediate), French (Intermediate), English (Intermediate)

This foundation assists Moroccan women of all economic levels to complete their education. Many of the educational courses teach artisan skills (embroidery, calligraphy, literacy, cooking, and hair dressing) to increase employment opportunities and/or assist the women to start their own businesses. Volunteer opportunities may include organizing logistics, preparing lesson plans and teaching English to the women. Additional help may be needed with fundraising, marketing, or creating a social media presence or website development to help the women sell their products. *Female participants only.

At-Risk Youth Foundation

English (Intermediate), French (Beginning), Arabic (Beginning)

Participants will develop educational workshops and serve as mentors to the children. The facilities also allow participants to organize basketball and soccer games or teach dance lessons.

Community Support Center

French (Beginning), English (Intermediate), Arabic (Beginning)

This organization works with people of all ages, from primary and middle school-aged youth to disabled adults and elderly Moroccans, and provides them with the care and education they need. Create and teach English lessons for varying ages and abilities, as well as fun workshops, classes and activities around the center like soccer and basketball, or even a specialized subject of your choice.