MEET Student Program Coordinator

Full/Part-time Jerusalem
Part-time
Jerusalem
About MEET

Established in 2004, MEET (Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow) is an educational excellence NGO that harnesses the power of technology and entrepreneurship to create an active network of young Palestinian and Israeli leaders who share a common professional language and capacity for joint action. In partnership with MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), MEET delivers an intensive, three-year Computer Science, entrepreneurship, and leadership education program that provides the tools and opportunities necessary to effect economic, social, and political change across the region.

Job Description

MEET is conducting a search for several Student Program Coordinators who will manage the
daily operations of the program, accompany students as an advisor and mentor, and support
program documentation, evaluation, and curriculum implementation. This role is for entry level
candidates and recent graduates searching for an opportunity to gain valuable professional
experience in a high-impact non-profit educational organization. Currently, we are looking for
Coordinators to fill positions in the areas of Jerusalem, Nazareth and one Online position. We
are looking for both Palestinians and Israelis.

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Mentor and advise 1 cohort of 40 students:
  • develop personal (yet appropriate) relationships with each individual student
  • plan and implement social activities for the students on a regular basis
  • lead “Deeper Understanding” sessions with the students (sessions designed to achieve better understanding between Israelis and Palestinians)
  • resolve conflicts that may arise between students
  • maintain constant communication with teachers, mentors, and students
  • serve as a role model
  • Support and oversee operational aspects of the planning and implementation of the
    student program.
  • May include, but is not limited to:
  • work directly with service suppliers
  • organize food, transportation and logistics for the students
  • Take part in training and managing of volunteer staff (alumni and MIT instructors)
  • Assist in the execution and documentation of program assessment and evaluation
  • Support the Resource Development team in developing external facing program reports
    for donors and preparing students and teachers for visits from foundations and/or
    donors.
  • Work on student recruitment (from November-May) and be part of the selection
    committee for new cohorts of students. This involves working directly with schools and
    candidates, presenting the program, recruiting students, proctoring exams, and
    interviewing prospective student candidates.

 Willing to spend 4 weeks in the summer working long hours for our overnight summer
program
 Start date: Immediately

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

BA (recommended)

- Prior experience working with youth and educational programs (highly preferred)
- Fluency in English and either Hebrew or Arabic (required)
- Willing to work flexible hours (required)
- Driver’s license (recommended)
- Highly motivated and hard working
- Independent self-starter
- Deadline-driven, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task
- Passionate about making an impact! (required)

How to Apply

Send your CV and Cover Letter in English to -