ALEH believes that every child, regardless of the severity of their physical or cognitive disability, has the right to benefit from the best available care in order to reach their fullest potential.
- Interested in working with children with severe intellectual and physical disabilities
- Prepared to work 5 days a week with 8 hour days
- 18-65 years old
- At least a basic grasp of the English language
- In good health
Additionally, experience in healthcare is preferable but certainly not a requirement.
Room and board (in Jerusalem room only and lunch during work days).
There are no volunteer fees.
You are responsible for your own travel costs to, from, and within Israel.
We provide basic living supplies (cleaning products, toiletries, sheets, detergents, etc.)
Today, over 650 children with cognitive and physical disabilities receive state-of-the-art medical, educational and rehabilitative care in ALEH’s four facilities (Jerusalem, Bnei Brak, Negev, and Gedera). In addition, ALEH provides thousands of outpatient treatments annually.
Without ALEH, many of these children would be forced to spend their lives in hospitals with no opportunities for rehabilitation, education, and the love and warmth of a home. Thanks to ALEH, these children are able to live in much the same way as nondisabled children: attending school, participating in vocational programs, and enjoying activities such as swimming at the beach or touring the countryside. In its efforts to change common attitudes and create a more caring and inclusive society in Israel, ALEH has developed numerous Tikkun Olam programs involving families, school children and university students, the IDF, and hundreds of volunteers both in Israel and abroad.
We believe that a strong society is judged by the way it cares for its most vulnerable members. Please join us in our mission to raise the bar for this and all future generations.