General, Jobs, Justice in Israel
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As a part of our social work in RHR, we activate a rights center. The rights center helps the weak population (among other things we also accompanied Moshe Silman z”l in his struggle against the establishment). This year we have the possibility to receive students who for working with us 8 hours a week participating in 4 Friday meetings will receive from Shatil a yearly scholarship of 9,000 NIS. The program will begin on October 21st 2012 and will end on June 16th 2013. The last date to apply is August 18th 2012. More information of the scholarship you can see on Shatil website.
More information about us and the job we offer: Rabbis for Human Rights was founded in order to be a voice to Zionism and Jewish tradition in human rights area. It has been active, since its foundation, in 1988, in advocating for the rights of marginalized members of society, in defending the rights of minorities in Israel and of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, and in the prevention of flagrant violations of the basic human rights of foreign workers. The organization puts pressure on policy-makers in Israel to protect the human rights of weak groups, including the right to medical care, shelter, education and minimal living standards. From RHR’s inception, thousand of volunteers have participated in hundreds of actions towards achieving justice in the State and society.
The intern’s job title: A coordinator of applications in our Rights Center in Hadera.
Goals and assignments of the interns chosen :
- Contacts with new populations.
- Deal with the people who apply, helping them to face the system, accompany them and strengthen their independent ability.
- Coordinate the other volunteers work in the center.
- Gathering information on the people who apply.
- Help to activate the empowering groups that are active in the center.
- Participation in the approaching of the center to the community.
The skills needed (including specific days or hours to learn a special area):
- Listening ability.
- Being organized
- To work with a computer
- Sundays and Wednesdays are preferred.
For more information please call: Rabbi SIgal Asher, the Hadera Rights Center manager, telefax: 04-6222678, mobile: 050-2003979 email: firstname.lastname@example.org