Iraqi Children’s Hope is a 501c3 registered in Virginia - USA. Our mission is to enable Iraqi orphan children to become educated by removing barriers and by improving the diagnosis and treatment of disabilities such as autism and other learning deficits. In order to accomplish this, we must also empower and educate widowed mothers, most of whom have no preparation for supporting a family. ICHope provides awareness and education about child/youth mental health issues and academic needs to ensure that they are properly diagnosed and receive services to be successful. During the pandemic, we have extended our services by providing food baskets and monetary donations to over 8500 families in Iraq and the US. We are seeking volunteers to help us expand our work within the United States and in Iraq. Our current needs include: - Assistance with social media --an Arabic speaker is a plus (5-10) hours/week. - Assistance in enhancing NGO strategies (5-10) hours/week. - Assistance with networking (5-10) hours/week - Website Publisher/Editor (6) hours/week - Accountant (5) hours/week Although we cannot offer any monetary compensation, we are more than happy to write letters of recommendation for any volunteers who want one.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Iraqi Children's Hope
4772 W BRADDOCK RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22311, US
Mission: Our primary objectives: 1- To provide awareness and education about child/youth mental health issues and academic needs to ensure that they are properly diagnosed and receive services to be successful. 2- To provide education and training to Iraqi widows to ensure that they have the means to support their families.
I.C. Hope has implemented many projects and provided many aids that contributed to changing the living conditions of orphans and poor families. Among the most important of these projects: * Built and equipped a small salon for a widow so she could start a business and provide for her family. * Rebuilt 3 houses for poor families when the houses were not suitable for living. * Provided 210 orphans school supplies at the beginning of the school year. * Delivered 450 school uniforms to orphaned girls between the ages of 6-14 at the beginning of the school year. * Built a classroom in an elementary school, to reduce a large number of students in the class (78 students)! * Provided necessary medicine for 43 widows and 77 orphans. * Sent 4 urgent medical cases for treatment outside the country. * Distributed 95 Ramadan baskets to poor families. * Distributed 25 room coolers in the summer. * Provided 10 poor families water heaters. * Provided 6 poor families refrigerators.
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
September 14, 2020
It is flexible hours during the day/week. We can work out to fit your free time.