Program Associate- Scholar

Toplum İçin Yenilik Ve Yardım Derneği İstanbul
Tam Zamanlı 1-3
İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
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İlan Detayları

TIYYD is seeking a Program Associate-Scholar - a caring, self-motivated professional who believes in assisting Syrian refugees towards achieving higher education. You will assist in communicating with our scholarship recipients and reporting on their progress. Our collective goal is to effectively assist students in reaching higher education in a rapidly growing and developing program.


You are a communicator. You connect with people and are able to maintain open communication channels. You understand the importance of timely communication and are able to adjust your communications style to different contexts.

You are a coach. You believe in the power of mentorship. You know how to lift your team’s spirits, encourage them and do so first and foremost by leading by example.

You are organized. Simply put, you know how to manage projects to make sure they are done on time and with the right people involved, making sure no detail or paperwork is lost.

You are an extrovert. You love working with a team of diverse individuals, working with them with great communication and listening skills.

You are a documenter. You understand the importance of accurate records and documentation, and also appreciate sharing success stories.


Toplum için Yenilik ve Yardım Derneği was founded in 2017 with a mission to support refugees build their new lives in Turkey and become positive contributors to society.

Through our innovative approach to aid and programming, we help all members of the family with support tailored to the needs of each generation. We provide financial stipends on the condition that parents send their children back to school. We also provide awareness on life skills, a space for youth to create and innovate, one-on-one coaching, scholarships for college students, and much more. Our goal is to highlight the collective shared culture and values between refugees, migrants, and the Turkish community and to encourage, support, and develop a generation that gives back to society.

What We’re Looking For: The Essentials

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Advanced proficiency in Turkish and English

  • Competence in Google Drive (documents, spreadsheets)

  • Documentation & analysis skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent team member

  • Comfortable working with remote team members

  • Compassionate

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Flexibility and patience

  • Willingness to learn

  • Creativity and passion towards development

  • Turkish Citizen or holds a Turkey Residency Permit

What We’re Looking For: Strongly Preferred

  • Experience working on Syria.

  • Working knowledge of Arabic



  • Build and maintain an open communication channel with scholarship recipients

  • Conduct evaluation and check-in interviews with scholarship recipients

  • Monitor and verify scholarship recipients’ academic performance, attendance, and volunteerism

  • Provide assistance to students in applying for universities and scholarships

  • Prepare regular programmatic reports

  • Support in scholarship evaluation process and enrollment/onboarding of new scholarship recipients

  • Follow up with all student inquiries and respond in a timely manner

  • Continuous communication with universities

  • Keep all student data up to date on a regular basis

  • Maintain students’ documents and ensure documentation is complete and well-archived

Content Development:

  • Maintain our social media accounts (Facebook and LinkedIn) to create a sense of community between our scholarship recipients and share relevant resources

  • Conduct interviews, draft story updates, and gather photos, videos, and success stories in collaboration with the communication department

Other tasks may be assigned by the Scholars Program Manager

REPORTS TO: Scholarship Program Manager

LOCATION: Karam House Istanbul (Eyüpsultan, Istanbul, Turkey) with possible visits to organization’s Reyhanli office.

HOURS: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Saturday - Wednesday.

COMPENSATION: Based on the candidate's level of experience, qualifications, and the organization's salary scale in Turkish Lira.