Stichting SPARK

Last modified: 
27/06/2023 - 8:03am

SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship, so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict society into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing not-for-profit development organization with 80 staff members that helps young entrepreneurs to start or grow their own businesses. SPARK helps displaced youth to access higher education in conflict areas. Moreover, SPARK assists post-secondary education institutions to reform their curricula to better meet the needs of the labour markets. Based in Amsterdam, SPARK has offices in among others Abidjan, Amman, Beirut, Belgrade, Bujumbura, Gaziantep, Erbil, Hargeisa, Juba, Kigali, Mitrovica, Monrovia, Ramallah, Sanaa and Tunis.

Acronym: 
SPK
Organisation Type: 
International Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
1993
Country of Origin: 
NL
Scope: 
International
Country/ies of Operation: 
Burundi
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Macedonia
Netherlands
Palestinian Territory
Rwanda
Serbia
Somalia
South Sudan
Tunisia
Turkey
Intervention Sector(s): 
Development
Education
Labor & Livelihoods
Contact person's position: 
Country Manager
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
N/A
Address: 
Sodeco
Chaar Chaar building
Beirut , Beirut
Lebanon
Beirut LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
Chaar
Additional: 
Chaar building
Contact person's name: 
Jad Wehbe
Partnerships: 
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SPARK supports higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict-affected societies into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing, international not-for-profit development organisation with 100+ staff members, in more than 14 offices around the world.
SPARK supports refugees in the Middle East by providing them with scholarships in universities and higher education institutions in the region. SPARK also supports young entrepreneurs in fragile states, to start or grow their own businesses.

Friday, 15 December 2023
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Call

SPARK is seeking to hire the services of a professional communications service provider for the delivery of high quality photographs and videos. Visual communications materials will be developed in accordance with SPARK communications guideline and donor branding rules. During the duration of 12 months, the service provider is expected to be the main photography and videography focal point for SPARK’s communication activities, and be available when needed.

Friday, 8 September 2023
Expired

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SPARK has entrepreneurship and employment support programmes financed by Islamic Development Bank, European Union and Google based in Lebanon, with some activities in Jordan. The objectives of the programmes are to contribute to increased resilience and poverty reduction of refugees and vulnerable members of the host communities in Lebanon and Jordan. Some travel is required.
SPARK is looking for a Regional Communications Officer to support SPARK with its communication activities in Lebanon and Jordan.

Wednesday, 15 February 2023
Expired
Job

Under supervision of the Project Lead and in close coordination with the Regional Innovation Expert. The community officer will be responsible for all aspects of the community platform administrations. Also will be supporting in creating original text, video content, managing posts and responding to users enquiries. Moreover, the community officer should be able to drive engagement and live interaction across the digital platform, and ensure programmes objectives attained.

Sunday, 25 December 2022
Expired

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