Care of Disabilities in Tunisia


Care of Disabilities – Tunisia

Assignment Duration: 4 Years or More

Multiple Positions:

  • Psychologist
  • Special Educator
  • Physiotherapist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Nurse
  • Sports Therapist
  • Arts Therapists – music, dance, theater, craft
  • Micro-Business Expert
  • Family Liaison

Locations: Tunisia
Application Deadline: Now accepting applications
Orientation: Virtual
Departure Date: Varies
Return Date: Varies depending on length of stay


Be part of a team that is bringing care, support, training, and hope to those living with disabilities in Tunisia. Join our Care of Disabilities in Tunisia program today!

IDEAS has a long-standing partnership with a like-minded, local development organization working to bring about transformation in the lives of people in North Africa. They focus on those who are marginalized, vulnerable, or disadvantaged. Areas of project focus are rural populations, people with disabilities, individuals and families in vulnerable situations, and palliative care.

The Care of Disabilities in Tunisia program will give support to special needs centers and families by providing care for people with a variety of abilities. The work would be a blend of training, follow-up, regular visits, and helping to grow networks. It could also include:

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate projects
  • Work alongside our local partners in building their capacity
  • Network and building relationships with local officials, associations, and other actors
  • Within the team and sector:
  • Participate in team and sector meetings, conferences, and other events
  • Support team and sector, for instance through hospitality
  • Communicate and reporting (i.e., through presentations, reports, and stories)
  • Follow ACT procedures and guidelines


Have you ever wanted to use your knowledge and passions to see communities grow and thrive? Our Care of Disabilities in Tunisia program will allow you to do just that! Learn more by contacting the IDEAS office at 720-283-9100 or email us at

  • Educated and certified, or working towards these goals, in area of expertise
  • A degree in Human Development and/or 5 years of professional experience in a relevant field
  • Working fluency in either French or Arabic
  • Cross-cultural experience, preferably in the Arab world
  • Commitment to the principles of transformational development: We aim for a process of positive change in values, attitudes, and relationships and hope to see people, communities, and societies move towards fullness of life with dignity, justice, peace, and hope, reflected in the social, physical, and spiritual aspects of life
  • Ability to initiate and pioneer new projects, take charge, and be assertive
  • Leadership and project management skills: plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate projects, including high-quality documentation (proposals, reports)
  • Courageous, adventurous, teachable, and team player
  • Ability to persevere in ever-changing circumstances and work independently

Customized budget created for each applicant

This program is designed for those who have the long-term in mind! A personalized budget will be created for each applicant or family and will require fundraising. Fundraising training, consulting, and coaching is available for all participants, helping them reach their budgetary goals. For more information about this program, please email

Tunisia - unsplashExperience the beauty of Tunisia while serving those who live without adequate resources and care.

Come alongside and support local leaders who are seeking additional training and resources. Leverage your education and passions to help bring hope and healing to those on the margins. Spend time outside of your comfort zone, seeing transformation take place.

And not only will you have the opportunity to transfer your skill set, but you will also grow in ways you could never imagine! You will experience new sights and sounds while developing life-long friendships along the way.

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Learn more about our Care of Disabilities in Tunisia Program today!