Project of the Month

These programs allow talented underprivileged teenagers to fulfill their potential by providing them with a challenging program of enrichment and leadership training at the Ruppin Institute of Marine Science. Talented 7th graders from all backgrounds of Israeli society in the lower socio-economic levels are chosen - programs run for 2 years.


Education


English Enrichment in Neve ESRA


Neve ESRA is an afternoon centre for at-risk children aiming to help them with their learning and keep them off the streets.
We are looking for volunteers, preferably professional teachers, who can commit to helping on a regular once a week basis.     
Location: 
Modiin
Contact Name: 
Frieda
Telephone: 
054-3147674

Computer Centres


Courses run 4 days a week. Volunteering could be once a week or more.
Hebrew essential. Computer literacy essential!
Location: 
Neot Shaked Community Center, Netanya and Hefzibah Community Center, Netanya
Contact Name: 
Henry
Telephone: 
052-539 3264

Lecturing or Giving a Class

Lecturing or giving a workshop to one of ESRA's social clubs

Do you have a topic of interest or special expertise that you would like to share with others? Our groups would welcome your input.
Contact Judy at ESRA 09-748 2957

Sewing & Embroidery Centers for Ethiopian immigrants

Sewing centers in Netanya (Kiryat Nordau, Neot Shaked, Hefzibah ). Ethiopian immigrants learn to sew on machines, to acquire the skills to make clothing for their families and to integrate into the community.

If you have some sewing skills, or the ability to help with the maintenance of the sewing machines, or you would just like to come along and give moral support (and you know a little Hebrew), one morning a week


Location: 
Netanya (Neot Shaked, Kiryat Nordau, Hefzibah), Kfar Saba
Contact Name: 
Nina, Netanya or Ziona, Kfar Saba
Telephone: 
09-862 3228, or 09 767 5445
Email: 
nina@netvision.net.il

English Tutoring Programme


  • Chatting to high school pupils to prepare them for the English Oral Bagrut Examination
  • Helping pupils with their English studies in coordination with the schools' English teachers
  • Tutoring pupils in English who are referred by municipal services

ESRA's 'English Tutoring Program' matches English speaking volunteers with school pupils from Grades 4 to 12 in order to improve their English. Volunteers do not need to be qualified teachers 
Location: 
In schools throughout Israel
Contact Name: 
Shelley Sharon
Telephone: 
072-2201482
Email: 
shelleys@esra.org.il