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Communications and Photo Journalism in Jordan

2 Weeks or More, Community Development, Jordan, Middle East
Duration: 2 Weeks or More
Locations: Jordan , Middle East
Program Description
Program Costs
Why Go?
Program Description

If you have a passion for storytelling and capturing the beauty, struggle, resiliency and hope of marginalized communities  through photography and written communications, then an opportunity in Jordan is waiting for you!

IDEAS partners with a community development organization in Jordan that seeks to cultivate transformational hope, increased capacity, and robust communities within Jordan. This organization partners with other initiatives within Jordan to reach marginalized communities, specifically refugee populations.

Applicants for this program will assist in communicating the stories of transformation happening throughout the country. Volunteers will work with several branches of the organization that include agricultural, community-based rehabilitation, and relief projects. Your photographs and articles will help tell the story of this work to partners, donors and interested readers worldwide.

Applicants can spend two weeks, several months, or many years working in this position. If you have a passion for communicating stories of transformation and a desire to use your skills in an international arena, apply today by clicking on Get Started!

  • Demonstrated writing and photo journalism skills
  • Highly flexible
  • Resilient in face of challenging life stories
  • Outgoing, friendly
  • Good time management
  • Clear, consistent communication
  • Gracious, thankful attitude
Program Costs

$1,900 per month*

  • This position is a volunteer position. All costs must be covered by the volunteer and can be paid for personally or through raised funds.
  • The monthly cost covers housing, food, local transportation, visa costs, program expenses, and cell phone expenses.
  • The volunteer is also responsible for roundtrip airfare, international insurance, and spending money.

  • Fundraising training, consulting, and coaching is available for all participants, helping them reach their budgetary goals.

*Contact for more information.

Why Go?

While you continue to hone your skills behind the lens, you will also get the opportunity to explore the beautiful country of Jordan, home to the Dead Sea, the ancient city of Petra and many other historical sites and natural wonders.

Through your participation, you will learn and grow in ways you might not imagine. You will develop new friendships, learn a new language and become part of a diverse and thriving community! 

Don’t pass up this incredible opportunity to put your skills to work!

Are you ready to leverage your professional skills overseas? If so, learn more today by emailing or apply by clicking on Get Started!