Special Call: Akkar Summer School
After four years of work in the Syrian refugee camps and different local communities of the Akkar Governorate, in the North of Lebanon, R&R Syria is preparing a special summer programme for all those interested in gaining a first-hand experience in humanitarian aid and interreligious conflict transformation. The “Akkar Summer School of Spiritual Solidarity” will combine theoretical modules with practical implementation of small projects for Syrian refugees and Lebanese host communities.
Living and working at the R&R Peace Centre, participants will be directly involved in implementing an innovative approach in response to the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon. As part of our ethos to bring people together, international volunteers will combine forces with local volunteers in organising and implementing the programme’s activities. The “Akkar Summer School of Spiritual Solidarity” will combine four modules:
Please find further details in the complete for applications and please download the following application from for submitting your candidature, latest by 10 July 2017:
But beyond this special Summer School, we are continue recruiting long-term volunteer assistants or short-term project volunteers to live and work at the R&R Peace Centre. Please read the text below and find the terms and application forms on your right!
Volunteer with us in Lebanon!
You want to help Syrian refugees in need? You have an interest in interfaith encounters? You have experience with teaching kids sports, arts, languages or any other activity? Come and join us in Lebanon as an international volunteer! We are seeking dedicated men and women who are motivated to gain a unique experience helping refugees in the field.
Living and working at our first Peace Centre in the North of Lebanon, only 12 km from the Syrian border, volunteers are directly involved in implementing an innovative approach to assisting the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon. As part of our ethos to bring people from different backgrounds together, opening windows of communication, our international volunteers combine forces with local volunteers in organising and implementing educational and recreational activities for children and adolescents of Syrian refugee and Lebanese host communities. Read more below about what is involved.
Please note: we are currently recruiting international and local volunteers for the following two categories:
For further details, please have a look at the call for applications at the right side. Please download the respective form for submitting your application or your proposal. All further steps are indicated in the forms.
How to apply?
Please download below the terms of reference and the application form for the two categories of volunteers we are currently recruiting. All further steps are indicated in each form.
3 months renewable in fixed annual terms
maximum of 1 month at any time of the year
Your place of residence as international volunteer: our first Peace Centre in Bkarzla, Lebanon:
Situated in a green and relatively safe environment, a Christian village midst in a mixed area that has not seen major violence: