The Yahel Social Change Program is a 9-month service learning opportunity in Israel for post-graduates age 21-27. Participants make meaningful contributions to Israeli society, work with Ethiopian-Israeli or Arab-Israeli communities and gain experience alongside local grassroots change makers. Each participant works with Yahel staff to create a personalized weekly schedule of 4-5 different volunteer placements.
-Grow professionally by working in a nonprofit setting, teaching in the local schools, working with at-risk youth, working in community gardens and cultivating deep relationships with community members.
-Explore the country and engage with Israeli social change initiatives through meetings with activists, social entrepreneurs and policy makers.
-Live as part of a diverse local Israeli community and experience the community's culture, tradition and way of life.
-Learn about social change and community work first hand