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Yahel Social Change Program in Israel: Grassroots Activism

Program Duration

1-2 Years, 7-12 Months


September 25, 2017 - June 30, 2018


Age 21-27, Undergraduate College Degree, Native or Excellent English Speaker

Minimum Education



  • Arabic
  • English
  • Hebrew

Cost in US$:

4,750 USD

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Language instruction
  • Excursions
  • Medical services
  • Medical insurance
  • Housing
  • Travel while in host country

Program Fees Include:

Cost of program covers housing, insurance, day trips, and three 5-day seminars around the country.

Flight to and from Israel is reimbursed. Email us for more details.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Culture
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Public Health
  • Recreation
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Age Range


This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide, British and Irish Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 12-24

Scholarships are Available

If eligible for a scholarship from Masa Israel Journey, the cost of the program is reduced to $1,000

Contact us for Eligibility requirements.

Yahel- Israel Service Learning accepts scholarships and grants from other independent sources as well. Contact us for further information about alternative funding.

Application Process Involves

  • Disciplinary Clearance Form
  • Essay
  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home

Yahel - Israel Service Learning is a There is no religious requirement, however, aspects of Judaism are integrated into the program. based organization. We do not require our participants to be of the same faith. Our volunteers will not be involved in religious proselytizing.