Ramallah city is located 15 km North of Jerusalem, central West Bank. Its population is made of about 40,000 inhabitants, but it welcomes more than 120,000 people during the day. Ramallah is the economic, political and cultural center of Palestine.
Ramallah Municipality is a local committee established in 1908 and is administratively and financially independent. It has about 340 employees and is divided in several departments and units: culture, finance, health and environment, administration, engineering and urban planning, and public relations.
Ramallah Municipality works to improve the standards of living of all its citizens and strives to ensure that the city is vibrant, attractive to tourism and investment, progressive and environmentally friendly and to maintain its cultural heritage.
The internal vision of the Municipality is that of an independent, leading, creative, transparent, modern and innovative institution.
The Ramallah International Work Camp 2012
From 7th of July- 14th of July
The Ramallah Municipality is pleased to announce the 2nd Ramallah International Work Camp (RIWC) which comes in its second edition to revive and orchestrate voluntary work in the city of Ramallah. Expected to start on Saturday the 7th of July 2012 and end on Saturday the 14th of July, the Ramallah International Work Camp fulfils the Ramallah Municipality’s desire to promote the city of Ramallah amongst youth throughout the world and allow Palestinian youth a unique chance of cultural exposure. In this year’s edition, participants from the neighboring Arab countries will be targeted and highly encouraged to apply.
RIWC is ready to receive applicants of two categories: participants and volunteers. A participant is expected to abide by the full program of RIWC while volunteers are given the chance to partially participate in the camp. Through RIWC, the Ramallah Municipality will offer a kaleidoscope of work opportunities that range from building a public’s playground, to tree planting and community services that will specially target the most marginalized groups in the city of Ramallah. A special cultural and educational program will also be organized for the participants in the camps. RIWC participants will camp in a campsite in the IBSA Sports Hall in special areas designated for men and women.( 18-40 years old) All expenses that pertain to the stay in Ramallah city will be covered by the Ramallah Municipality. (Application deadline 31-5-2012)
In an attempt to consolidate the spirit of cooperation, the Ramallah Municipality formed a steering committee commissioned to run RIWC whose members represent the most prominent youth organizations working in the city: First Ramallah Group, Ramallah Islamic Club, Ramallah Orthodox Club, Ramallah Youth Club, Qadura Youth Club, Ministry of Youth and Sports and Birzeit University.
For further information on registration and RIWC regulations please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
For Italian participants, please contact Luisa Morgantini: email@example.com
Application must be submitted online.Online Application in english