ICT in Education Program Coordinator

AMIDEAST has an immediate vacancy for a Beirut-based (ICT in Education Program Coordinator) for the USAID-funded “Quality Instruction towards Access and Basic Education Improvement - (QITABI)” in Lebanon. This position is for a Lebanese national.
To apply: Please send to lebanon@Amideast.org your resume and cover letter (in English) with the post title on the subject line explaining why you are best qualified for this position, and three references with contact information. No telephone enquiries please.

Arab Women's Entrepreneurship Project (AWEP)

We are not currently accepting applications. Please check this page for updates.

The Arab Women’s Entrepreneurship Project (AWEP) is a Citi Foundation-funded initiative, implemented by AMIDEAST in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Morocco.  In each country 20 women will be selected to participate in the program and receive:

15 Days of training on business skills, conducted in Arabic, on topics such as:

  • What makes a successful entrepreneur
  • How to register a business in Lebanon
  • How to fund a new business or business growth
  • How to assess risk and feasibility
  • Strategic planning
  • Accounting and cash flow
  • Customer service
  • Sales skills

In addition:

Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program in Lebanon

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The Kennedy‐Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program was established in October, 2002. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, along with the U.S. exchange community, recognized the importance of youth exchange as a key component to building bridges between Citizens of the U.S. and countries around the world, particularly those with significant Muslim populations.

The program is funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs (ECA) to provide scholarships for high school students from countries with significant Muslim populations to study for one academic year in the U.S. YES students serve as “youth ambassadors” of their home country, promoting mutual understanding by forming lasting relationships with their host families and communities. Participants live with a host family, attend an American high school, acquire leadership skills, and engage in activities to learn about U.S. society and values; they also help educate Americans about their home country and culture.

Kennedy-Lugar YES scholarships cover all major expenses, including airfare, room and board, health insurance, pocket money and education supplies.

The program supports students with disabilities and encourages their participation. Learn more.


To be eligible to participate in the YES program, student must:

AMIDEAST Fundraising Gala Dinner: “Supporting Lebanon’s Top Students and Talents”


Beirut, April 8 2016: The AMIDEAST/LEBANON Advisory Board (ALAB) hosted its first Fundraising Gala Dinner at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, on Friday, April 8, 2016, in the presence of 500 prominent political and social figures.


Trainer for Soft Skills Topics

AMIDEAST/Lebanon is recruiting a free-lance trainer.

Trainer for Entrepreneurship

AMIDEAST/Lebanon is recruiting a free-lance trainer. The trainer should be experienced in delivering contractual training services, particularly entrepreneurship trainings for individuals interested in starting and/or growing a business.


Skills for Success®

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Skills for Success®: Employability Skills for Women is a program supported by the Flemish Department of Foreign Affairs, the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PepsiCo and the Secretariat of the Union for Mediterranean (UfM). This program aims to provide employability skills training to young women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) who are unemployed secondary-school graduates. The goal is to support a combined total of 450 young women and girls from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia by helping them develop concrete tools and knowledge needed to access local labor markets. 

In Lebanon, the program is endorsed by the Secretariat of the Union for Mediterranean (UfM), PepsiCo, and the AMIDEAST/Lebanon Advisory Board. During the first project phase of its implementation, 90 qualified participants will be selected. Upon selection, the young women will take part in a four-month training program which will include 320 hours of extensive English language training as well as workshops on computer, professional, and job search skills.

To be considered for the Skills for Success® Program, women applicants must:

  • Be between 18 and 35 years old
  • Hold a secondary-school, technical school, or university diploma
  • Be currently unemployed and actively looking for a job
  • Be able to commit fully to the intensive program

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