Meknes

Meknes, Morocco

Community Support Center

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

This organization provides an array of services to people of all ages. They provide education for primary and middle school children, support for adults with disabilities, and care for senior citizens. Participants may assist in teaching English, designing specialty workshops and classes, and recreational activities for all ages. * NOTE: In the summer months, participants are only able to work with senior citizens.

Community Development Organization

English (Beginning)

This organization is founded and run by young adults seeking to improve their community. They aim to serve the Meknes community in different facets, including vocational training, fundraising, social and environmental campaigns, and language courses. This innovative organization is open year-round and accepts English-speaking students. French or Arabic language skills are helpful but not required.

Community Support Center

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

This organization provides an array of services to people of all ages. They provide education for primary and middle school children, support for adults with disabilities, and care for senior citizens. Participants may assist in teaching English, designing specialty workshops and classes, and recreational activities for all ages. * NOTE: In the summer months, participants are only able to work with senior citizens.

Women’s Development and Vocational Training Foundations

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

These foundations assist 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 in starting their own businesses. Participant 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.

Center for Children with Disabilities

Arabic (Beginning), French (Beginning)

This center works with children who have physical and/or intellectual disabilities. They provide therapy, education, and recreational services. Participants may have the opportunity to shadow physical therapists, sanitize equipment and classrooms, teach English, assist with events, and plan recreational activities. * NOTE: This organization is not available during the summer.

Center for Children with Disabilities

Arabic (Beginning), French (Beginning)

This center works with children who have physical and/or intellectual disabilities. They provide therapy, education, and recreational services. Participants may have the opportunity to shadow physical therapists, sanitize equipment and classrooms, teach English, assist with events, and plan recreational activities. * NOTE: This organization is not available during the summer.

Women’s Development and Vocational Training Foundations

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

These foundations assist 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 in starting their own businesses. Participant 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.