Meknes

Meknes, Morocco

Center for Disabilities

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, assist with events, and plan recreational activities. This organization only accepts female participants. * NOTE: This organization is not available during the summer.

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. * NOTE: In the summer months, participants in this organization are only able to work with elderly populations.

Women’s Development and Vocational Training Foundations

French (Intermediate), English (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. *Female participants only.