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Kindergarten
 
Kindergarten
 
Kindergarten
 
Kindergarten
 
Kindergarten
 
Community Centre Tamra
 
Tamra Hostel
 
Tamra Hostel
 
Molkerei
 
Molkerei
 
Molkerei
 
Hummus, Kichererbsen werden gekocht
 
Hummus abkühlen
 
Hummus, Dips, Salate
 
Konditorei
 
Borma
 
Konditorei
 
Saparina
 
Konditorei
 
Farmland um Tamra
 
Oliven
 
Granatäpfel
 
Sonstige Farmfläche
 
Röstofen für Kaffee
 
Abkühlen des Kaffees
 
Abkühlen des Kaffees
 
Voluntourism & Internship Hopper in Tamra, Israel
 
This is our option for short-term (1-4 weeks) volunteering and internships. Choose from the following options: 
 
* Nowaideia after school care
* Al-Razi Nursery School
* Primary Schools in Tamra
* School for Environmental Awareness
* Tamra Childhood Centre
* Tamra Hostel - Home and swimming with mentally challenged women
* Senior Centre
* Community centre - course leader for children and youth * Farm: Olives and pomegranates
* Hummus Factory & Cheese Factory
* Oriental Bakery
* Family-run olive farm

Rates per Person in Euro (€):

1 week: 280 € (1 Person); 240 € p.p.(2 persons)
2
weeks: 390 € (1 Person); 340 € p.p. (2 persons)
3
weeks: 490 € (1 Person); 420 € p.p. (2 persons)
4
weeks: 580 € (1 Person); 500 € p.p. (2 persons) 

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-> In Tamra you can combine various volunteering organizations within your maximum 4 weeks at no extra cost! !

Have a look at the following project descriptions to find details of what these rates include.

Note: It is also possible to volunteer or do an internship with these organizations of longer duration. Just have a look at the respective pages which on our website are categorized under "Volunteering" and "Internships" (or see the direct links at the very bottom of this page).

Nowaideia after school care

Nowaideia is a term to describe institutions where primary school age children from problem families can get after school care. There are several Nowaideia in Tamra. The children usually arrive from Sunday to Thursday directly after school at around 2:30 pm and stay until 7 pm. During school holidays, they stay for the whole day. There are 14 children attending Zuhur al-Mahaba Nowaideia. Two female teachers are assisting the children with their homework and preparing them for exams.

As a volunteer or intern you can assist the children with their homework and preparation for exams. Furthermore, you can do leisure activities with them. 

Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.

Al-Razi Nursery School

Each group has around 35 children which attend the kindergarten Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 4 pm under the supervision of two female educators.

As a volunteer/intern you will support the educators with their work. With the children you can play, do handcrafts, paint, dance and do other activities. Everyone who loves to be with children will love this placement, which is also possible without any previous knowledge of Arabic language.

Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.

Primary Schools in Tamra

The "al-Sharef" primary school is attended by 395 students which are split into 15 classes. At the "al-Razi" primary school there are around 450 students.

You can assist teaching English, particularly practicing speaking and writing, sports, arts, music and drama/theatre. At the "al-Sharef" primary school, there is also the possibility to assist the teachers with the preparation of their lessons; you can suggest your own educational ideas. Furthermore, it is possible for foreign interns/volunteers to carry out artistic workshops, such as handcrafts, (shadow) theatre, fairytales and storytelling). You can do this in English. It is also possible to give private tutoring to students, to assist them in their learning process, to motivate them and to increase their self-esteem.

Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.

School for environmental awareness

There are five teachers and 5 classes. The school has a strong family feeling. Subjects being taught to children are about the environment of Israel, awareness for conservation, recycling, planting of fruits and vegetables, food production and nutrition.

Volunteers can assist the local teachers, but can also suggest their own topics and carry out their own projects with the children. 

Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.

Tamra Childhood Centre

The Tamra-based institution is a day-care centre for children aged 1  to 6 years who have developmental deficits, such as motoric and speech impediments, and children, who are just slower in their overall physical and mental development.
 
The children are not mentally or physically disabled; the causes behind their deficits are in most cases psychological.
 
During your short-time volunteering your can look after the children and play with them.

Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.

Tamra Hostel - Home and swimming with mentally challenged women

In Tamra, there are three public institutions accommodating 33 women with slight mental disabilities. With our short-time volunteering option you will spend time with these women. You can also go swimmingwith them. Many of them take part in swimming competitions for the handicapped. They are Israel's mostsuccessful team of handicapped swimmers.
 
Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.

Community centre - course leader for children and youth
 
The community center of Tamra is member of the Israeli association of community centres “Matnas”. It aims at improving and enriching the social, cultural and sports life of local communities, and offers a variety of worthwhile activities to children, youths and adults.

For children aged 5-15 years, the community center of Tamra offers activities including drama, music lessons, sports activities, excursions and travel, ballet and “Dapka”, the region’s traditional Arabic dance.
 
For youths aged 15 to 18, besides cultural and sports activities, there are further program options such as youth leadership, vocational training, critical issues such as drugs and HIV, and training in social responsibility. The community centre also runs a job market for job starters.

Every year, during the whole month of July, a “Summer Camp” takes place in a park near the town. Approximately 400 children, starting from 5 years, can participate in the daytime activities, but they stay at their regular accommodation in town.

The center is looking for volunteers who can instruct courses related to culture, dance, music and sports. If you have specific expertise in some activity that you can teach to children and youths and if you let us know at least 2 months before your arrival, the centre can include your course in the range of activities being offered and can find enough participants.

Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.

Hummus Factory & Cheese Factory

Hummus is an oriental speciality which is popular in the entire Middle East. The term indeed just means "Chickpeas" and already indicates the main ingredient of the cream. Besides chickpeas, to improve the taste, the sesame paste "Tahini" is added as well as olive oil, lemon juice, salt and spices such as garlic and parsely.

For your short-time internship, you can get to know the production of these typical oriental specialities in the Northern Israeli town of Tamra. You will spend time at a dairy which produces joghurt, labaneh and white cheese, and in a factory which produces hummus, oriental dips and delicatessen salads.

Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.

Oriental bakery

You can assist in a traditional oriental confectionery and learn the secrets of the sweet desserts of the Arabic world. The family-owned confectionary „Al Khier“ („the good“) is run by mother Halawanji and her two sons, and is known as the best address in Tamra for Baklava, Saparina, Borma and Knafi – Arabian sweet pastries. 

Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.

Farm: Olives and pomegranates

Thousands of pomegranate, olive and fig trees are growing on the Mediterranean hills around the town of Tamra. We now offer the opportunity to live with and do an internship at small family-run farms which cultivate pomegranates, olives and figs.

The extensive fosterage of the pomegranates starts in April and they will be harvested from the middle of October on. Olives are being gathered between October and December and at the same time the pressing of the olive oil begins - this process is particularly interesting. During the time of the harvest, life in the village is very active: Everyone of the village including children and grandparents are helping. Everyone is just like a big family. A stay at the farms of this village however is possible throughout the year: Also during the other months of the year you won't be bored.

Besides pomegranates and olives various other vegetables, fruits and herbs are being cultivated, such as cucumbers, citrus fruits and mangos. One of the farms is additionally roasting coffee. The coffee beans arrive from Tanzania and then get roasted in revolving gas ovens for around one hour. After that, they need to get cooled down on flat plates and small particles are getting filtered out. The roasted beans then will be ground and spiced with cardamom.
 
The coffee powder will then be packed for sale in local shops and for restaurants and cafés that use itfor the preparation of classic arabic Mocha. Another special oven is used to roast pistachios, almonds, nuts and pine nuts that will be used forconfectionary. You can take part in the roasting of coffee and nuts.

Price includes: Accommodation with family in Tamra at single room, not including meals (you have private kitchen or you can share kitchen), in case of 2 participants sharing double-room (single room supplement 50 € per week), return transfers from Akko train station, introduction at the organisation, info PDF.


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(Choose „Voluntourism Hopper“ towards the end of the list)


If you are looking for a volunteering or internship position of longer duration at one of the organizations which are presentedon this page, please check the respective pages which on our website are categorized under "Volunteering" and "Internships". These are the direct links:

* Nowaideia

* Al-Razi Nursery School

* Primary Schools in Tamra

* School for Environmental Awareness

* Tamra Childhood Centre

* Tamra Hostel

* Senior Centre

* Community Centre course leader

* Hummus and cheese factory

* Oriental bakery

* Farm: Olives, pomegranates