The Regional Digital Storytelling workshop is a five-day, intensive training workshop, which requires your active participation and commitment to becoming a local YES alumni-training resource!
The Workshop is hands-on and enhances and expands participants’ technical skills in video and photography. In today’s multimedia environment, activism and community service require a range of communication and media skills. The workshop will explore time-tested storytelling techniques, focusing on creating accessible messages for both local and international audiences
Objectives: At the close of this Digital Storytelling Workshop, participants will be able to:
• Create multimedia profiles of YES group members
• Work in teams to produce short films about community leaders/YES alumni and their experiences with digital collaboration
• Digitally distribute media through a variety of online platforms and outreach
• Develop plans to share skills learned and continue digital networking/outreach
Demonstrated participation in YES alumni activities and community service
You have not attended an overseas YES alumni event within the past year
Demonstrated commitment to community service;
Positive and enthusiastic attitude;
Demonstrated ability to be flexible and responsible;
Demonstrated leadership skills or potential;
Demonstrated commitment to the growth and leadership development of YES alumni and the sustainability of YES alumni networks in your region;
Open to giving/receiving feedback;
Team player /ability to collaborate with others outside YES networks;
Ability to handle challenging situations;
Able to communicate effectively;
* Must be willing to commit in training others in your community and promote YES alumni leadership development upon returning home; at least one local training but be held within 4 months of returning from the workshop.
* Must be willing to create and submit at least 1 digital storytelling product within 4 months of returning from the workshop
If you are selected, please note the following:
YES will cover the cost of round-trip international travel, visa, accommodation and meals.
You are responsible for obtaining your visa and any personal costs such as souvenirs or personal travel. iEARN-USA will issue a letter of support for your visa, but we cannot guarantee that the visa will be granted.
Applicants can submit the application online by April 24th, 2013 to MoroccoYES@amideast.org, deliver it in person to AMIDEAST,or mail the application to the following address:
Kennedy-Lugar YES Program
AMIDEAST 35, Rue Oukaimeden, Agdal, Rabat
AMIDEAST, a U.S. non-profit organization focused on development in the Middle East, is currently looking to fill a Deputy Chief of Party position on an upcoming USAID program in Morocco. The incumbent will be a Moroccan national who will work with the Chief of Party manage the overall project.
Candidates should have at least 5 years of professional experience in management of USAID programs, preferably grants, with Deputy Chief of Party experience strongly preferred.
AMIDEAST, a non-profit organization focused on development in the Middle East, is looking to fill several youth program openings on an upcoming project in Morocco. Successful applicants will have experience working with USAID in Morocco and/or the Middle East region as well significant expertise in one of the following areas:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with MOROCCO in the subject line. No calls please.
AMIDEAST, a non-profit organization focused on development in the Middle East, is currently looking to fill a Chief of Party position for upcoming USAID Youth project in Morocco. The project focuses on at risk youth and building the capacity of local NGOs working with marginalized youth. Candidates should have at least 10 years of professional experience in international youth programming, with a specialization in one of the following, with experience being a Chief of Party required:
The Cisco Entrepreneur Institute is a global initiative by Cisco® and supports entrepreneurs worldwide by working with local governments and business organizations to foster the creation and success of small- and medium-sized businesses. The Institute provides practical business insights for entrepreneurs, facilitates knowledge sharing with local business leaders, and shows participants how to take advantage of technology to speed business growth.
The Institute offers state-of-the-art training, networking, and business resources, and was created to help entrepreneurs improve their skills and enhance business development opportunities. It also provides a forum for owners of small and medium-sized businesses to collaborate and share business expertise.
With workshop content developed by Cisco, Cornell University, Stanford University, and My Own Business, Inc. and tailored for Morocco by local business leaders, the Institute offers an innovative platform with unique resources for those who want to start or expand their businesses.
The following core- and supplemental workshops are available:
• Starting a Business – click here to see the brochure
This program was established in memory of Senior Vice President Diana Kamal who passed away after 28 years of distinguished service at AMIDEAST. In recognition of her dedication to international educational exchange, this fund will identify talented young Arab students and match them with scholarship opportunities at U.S. colleges and universities. Scholarships are very competitive and will be identified in November 2013 depending on the availability of funds.
WHO CAN APPLY FOR THE DKSSF PROGRAM?
7 Steps to BAC Success
Improve your BAC Score
Moroccan BAC Preparation 27-hour Course
1. Increase your vocabulary
AMIDEAST offre un programme de formation qui débutera le 13 Février 2012 pour une durée de 6 mois. Ce programme sera basé sur deux axes principaux : Linguistique et Formation professionnelle.
L’axe linguistique consiste à :
• offrir des cours de perfectionnement de la langue anglaise avec au final la passation d’un examen international pour certifier le niveau en Anglais (Test of English for International Communication, TOEIC). Chaque participant bénéficiera au total de 72 heures de formation en langue Anglaise.
• Offrir des cours de perfectionnement en langue française de 60 heures.
L’axe formation professionnelle sera réparti sur cinq modules, chaque module ayant une durée de 40 heures :
In partnership with Citi Foundation—Citi’s philanthropic arm, AMIDEAST is implementing the second round of the Arab Women’s Entrepreneurship Project (AWEP) initiative to provide a total of 80 women entrepreneurs from underserved backgrounds with training and support that will help them start a new business or expand an existing one. AWEP will help women in Lebanon, Morocco, Jordan and Egypt make tangible advances in their own economic productivity and potential.
In an initial 15-day training, participants will be introduced to the basic business skills required to succeed as an entrepreneur as well as the local requirements for registering and operating a business. Topics covered will include the fundamentals of customer service, sales, accounting for small businesses, risk and feasibility assessment, and strategic planning. Site visits will be made to selected small businesses started and run by women. This portion of the program will culminate in the development of a business plan.
This will be followed by a period of practical application during which the women will begin the implementation of their business plans, either proceeding with the establishment of a new business venture or developing an existing business concern. Mentors will provide support and assistance throughout this period.