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Welcome to the Atlas Mountains, Morocco

High School Volunteer Opportunities in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco

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As a High School Volunteer Abroad in Morocco, you’ll be welcomed warmly to a traditional town in the Atlas Mountains with your team of global change-makers.

Whether you choose between one, two, and four-week sessions on any of the start dates listed below, you’ll be sharing the experience with a group of your peers, all ages 14-18, and like you, they’ve decided that dedicating their summer to serving others abroad while learning more about themselves is a pretty cool challenge to take on.

We know you’re unique and that you have your own interests, which is why we offer specialized volunteer paths that you can choose from. Select a focus in Education, Health, Technology, or Sports Leadership for your volunteer focus, or embark on a 4-week Global Health Internship.

And that healthy dose of adventure you’re craving? Don’t worry, you’ll get that too! We know it’s your summer and you want to have amazing stories and photos of the Atlas Cedar Forest, bustling markets, and traditional souks to share with your friends and family back home.

Atlas Mountains, Morocco Summer 2017 Start Dates:
July 1, July 22

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FACT SHEET

Avg. Annual Temp.
86°F
/
30°C
Local tempature
Population Below Poverty Line
4 Million
Human Development Index Ranking
126 / 188 countries
Average Schooling for Girls
4.4 years
Maternal Mortality Rate

YOUR IMPACT: TEEN SERVICE PROJECTS

Once enrolled, you will have the chance to select the volunteer opportunity that's most interesting to you. Volunteers will always receive their first preference. The only exception to this will be when there are national or school holidays, or there are exceptional circumstances.

Education
Create a positive learning environment to enable students to find their passion for language and literacy, for a classroom culture where learning is fun. CCS high school volunteers provide hands-on tutoring and instruction, while completing meaningful projects that carve out inspiring learning spaces in libraries and classrooms.

Sports Leadership
Sports and recreation not only benefits health, it also provides valuable incentive and leadership skills that keep students engaged in school. Many underserved schools lack basic facilities, equipment, and staffing to make sport an integral part of the education experience. CCS high school volunteers coordinate sports activities for youth, while building and refurbishing recreational equipment and infrastructure.

Technology
Access to technology and the internet is increasingly the most important aspect of progressing education. The technology skills our volunteers can share offer these students a brighter future, making them more competitive for continuing education and professional opportunities later on in life. CCS high school volunteers provide hands-on tutoring and instruction while improving the infrastructure of computer labs.

Health
Students in many underserved schools lack the basic health education and services essential to their educational development. CCS high school volunteers will work on healthcare initiatives in a school related to Vision, Dental Hygiene, and Nutrition. Volunteers will conduct screenings, workshops, and support teachers, nurses, and medical professionals in efforts to address public health challenges in the school.

Global Health Internship
This unique 4-week Internship program is designed for high school volunteers aspiring to be healthcare practitioners. Interns will work alongside experienced local health care professionals to mentor them in identifying public health challenges in the community and to build the systemic thinking capacity to better succeed in pre-health degrees. The Internship also features site visits to local medical facilities, professional guest speakers, and college essay guidance before, during and after the program.

Hear what the community is saying about CCS!
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"The children are always eagerly awaiting the arrival of the volunteers and hate to miss any time with them. As a result, the absentee rate has gone down."

"The main task of our volunteers is teaching English. And by doing this, volunteers are promoting the role of women in our society."

"Moroccans have an open heart for foreigners, and the presence of CCS volunteers in our organization has given a new energy to our work."

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