The Edge Institute (Jerusalem)
21 days until REACH 2015! Today’s featured mission agency is The Edge Institute (Jerusalem – Charlotte)
The Edge English Institute promotes cross cultural exchange between the Americas and international locations by teaching English and instructing professionals in Western business methods.
The Edge utilizes both Survey Teams and Program Teams to effective their mission. A Survey (PW) Team consists of 4 members. It can be formed any time of the year for a location’s project: The team assesses the needs in strategic areas such as universities, parks, and temples as well as areas that are heavily traveled and populated. A Survey Team takes advantage of insights that are gained, as they are “Onsite with Insight”.
The Edge currently administers several exchange programs in various regions of the world.
Programs in 2015:
Survey Teams for China
Survey Teams for India
Survey Teams for Kazakhstan
Survey Teams for Nepal
Survey Teams for Taiwan
Survey Teams for Thailand
Programs in 2016: Shaoxing, China
The Program team for Shaoxing will consist of approximately 12 volunteers. When traveling they are the guests of the host organization. While some cover the cost of housing and food during the program, some do not. Expenses include airfare, immunizations, visas, and personal spending money. Volunteers do not need to be a certified teacher for most programs. It is preferred that volunteers have some kind of teaching or presentation experience. The Edge has developed lesson plans to provide guidance.
Learn more about The Edge Institute, who they are and how they help at www.theedgeinstitute.org.