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  • Summer Volunteer Opportunity in Northern Jordan

    Posted on May 10, 2018 by in Jobs, Member Jobs

    Position: Volunteer Parent and Teacher Trainer for refugees and low-income Jordanians
    Location: Northern Jordan
    Cost: $1,500 + flights (fundraising support available)
    Dates: July 1st-October 1st (volunteers must be available and on-site for the duration of the program)
    Description:
    Want to use your ABA skills to help children and families who do not otherwise have access to autism support services? Curious about exploring new cultures? Looking to learn to apply your skills in diverse cultural settings? Want to make lifelong friendships with professionals from around the world? If so, apply to volunteer at A Global Voice for Autism’s new Northern Jordan program site.
    A Global Voice for Autism is a non-profit organization that equips conflict-affected communities with the skills to support the development and success of children with autism and trauma-related behavioral challenges in their classrooms, homes and communities. We are looking for another volunteer to join our training program at our new site in Northern Jordan.
    Volunteers Will:
    -Train teachers and families in the community (refugees and low-income Jordanians) in evidence-based practices for autism support and inclusive education
    -Gain experience supporting children with autism who have trauma-related behavioral challenges and experience providing support in a new cultural setting
    -Facilitate support and self-development programming for parents, teachers and autism siblings
    -Participate in immersive cultural experiences in the local community
    -Establish lifelong relationships with colleagues from around the world and make a difference in the lives of the children and families who need it most
    Qualifications:
    -BCBA, BCaBA, RBT or BT with at least 2 years experience in the field
    -Experience training parents or teachers in evidence-based practices for autism support
    -Prior international experience is a plus
    -Arabic knowledge is a plus
    To learn more and to apply for the position, please send your CV and a statement of interest to Melissa Diamond at melissa@aglobalvoiceforautism.org.

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