Partners

We work with a range of partners across Gaza and the West Bank. We place professional development workers to strengthen our partner organisations and provide young people from across the occupied Palestinian territory and the UK as part of the UK Government’s International Citizen Service (ICS) programme.

ICS Partners

Birzeit University
www.birzeit.edu

The Right to Education Campaign seeks to raise international awareness about the obstruction and denial of education in Palestine.

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Sharek Youth Forum

The Sharek Youth Forum is one of the leading independent, apolitical and impartial youth organisations in the oPt. Sharek have extensive experience in targeting university and college graduates and providing them with capacity building, career counselling, vocational education and skill development sessions.

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Al Quds University

Since its founding in 1984, AQU has been committed to creating a vibrant learning environment for its students and to building a hub for creativity, exchange of ideas, freedom of expression, and innovative research.

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Palestinian Farmers' Union

The Palestinian Farmers' Union supports Palestinian farmers in defending their rights and benefits. This also includes improving the performance of the agriculture sector, and preserving the Palestinian environment. Volunteers are involved in data collection to identify farmer's needs.

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Youth Development Department

The main goal of the Youth Development Department is to support and improve the capacities of local youth institutions in Jerusalem by providing them with the resources and contacts necessary to establish youth exchange and enrichment programs. Volunteers will be supporting this work through developing workshops and resources and to increase awareness of the organisation.

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WCLAC

The Women’s Centre for Legal Advice and Counselling (WCLAC) seeks to develop a democratic Palestinian society based on the principles of gender equality and social justice. It is a leading defender of women’s rights in Palestine, providing legal aid, social counselling and protection services to women.

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Development Worker Partners (Past and Present)

Al Haq
www.alhaq.org

Human Rights – Advocacy and Documentation covering the West Bank and Gaza.  Al Haq focuses on monitoring, documenting and advocating against the violations of the individual and collective rights of Palestinian under international law.

Legal Research - Advocacy

Defense for Children International, Palestine
www.dci-pal.org

Focuses exclusively on investigating and documenting violations of children’s rights, both individual and collective, covering the West Bank and Gaza.

Research and Advocacy Officer

PARC – Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees
www.pal-arc.org

Promoting sustainable development in rural areas in Palestine through agriculture related development projects and advocacy.  

Lobbying and  Advocacy Officer

GUDP – General Union of Disabled Palestinians

Advocacy and lobbying for the Rights of all the Disabled, working closely with the government on the legislative process and in the implementation of laws.

Capacity Builder

ACAD – Arab Centre for Agricultural Development

ACAD specialises in Micro-Credit in an effort to encourage and support small and micro enterprises in the agricultural as well as non agricultural sectors.

Micro Credit financing

An-Najah University, Nablus
www.najah.edu

Higher Education –  Home to over 10,000 students
The Right to Education Campaign seeks to raise international awareness about the obstruction and denial of education in Palestine.  The Campaign is conducted in collaboration and partnership with BirZeit University.

Right to Education Campaign

PWRDC – Palestinian Women’s Research and Documentation Centre

Research & Documentation; Promotion of Women’s Rights, both social and political.

Campaign Coordinator for the “Violence against Women” campaign.

BURJ AL LaqLaq Community Centre

Burj Al Laq Laq aims to provide the Old City residents - as well as the wider Jerusalem community – with a designated space for sports, recreation and opportunities for self-improvement.

Children and Youth Activities

Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre for Disabled Children
JCDC

Provision of services to children with various disabilities and their families who live in East Jerusalem and the central and northern West Bank. 

Special Education Teacher (Vacant)

NDC

The NGO Development Center (NDC) is a Palestinian non-profit non-governmental organization whose main function is to provide technical and financial support to Palestinian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to empower them to respond to the needs of the poor and marginalized in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In line with NDC’s mandate, NDC is currently seeking to fill the following positions to be based at its office in Al-Ram.

Media and Communications

 

 

ICS Project partners, OPT 2015