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Need: Mentoring for Women’s Learning Centers and Health Clinics in Afghanistan

In 1995 as the Taliban came to power, Professor Sakena Yacoobi, founded the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL). AIL’s goal was to empower poor women and children by providing them access to education and health services through an organization designed and run by Afghan women.

AIL needs people of knowledge and expertise to mentor our staff to help extend the impact in our communities. We are seeking offsite time and expertise towards mentoring doctors, all kinds of lab technicians, accounting trainers, psychology trainers (particularly for PTSD), drug rehab training, carpentry training, and advanced preschool training for creative activities. Our mentorship program is very flexible and we will work with you to determine what time commitment is appropriate for your schedule and expertise in assisting our team in their professional development.

For more information, or if you have resources that you think would be valuable, please contact us.

Photo credit: © William Vazquez, Photographer. Maternal Health Initiative supported through a grant from the Abbott Fund.

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Jennifer Brier's picture

Volunteer opportunities

Hello-
My name is Jennifer Brier and I am a Certified Addictions Counselor. I currently work for the Veteran's Administration and I have worked for the Marine Corps and the Navy as a counselor in a civilian capacity. I am therefore familiar with 'trauma-informed' treatment models. I work with veterans daily that experience symptoms of PTSD. I served in the Marine Corps for 10 years and I often wish I had the opportunity to authentically help Afghan women although I know military service is not what I am drawn to participate in anymore. I would love to know that opportunities available for mentoring any professionals in Drug Rehab counseling.

In truth and partnership we connect...
Jennifer

Jennifer

"I am a woman, that's my weapon!" ~Catherine Robbins

gware's picture

Trained Health care assistant

Hello, I am a trained Health care asistant, im so trained the college does not want me to do any more in fears of complete repetition!! i have 20 years of experiance (this year) in the field and would love to help mentor hospital and care home staff in good health care practice and help them with theory work as well.

regards
Georgina 'Gina' Ware

Tocdunlap's picture

Georgina

Hi Georgina! Thank you so much for your interest in mentoring. Unfortunately, we don't currently have a position available that fits your education, but we do so appreciate your inquiry.

Best Regards,

Toc

Toc Dunlap
Executive Director
Creating Hope International

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