We are looking for motivated people to join our team as hosts for ShamsTable Events! As a host you are guiding a group of people through a dialogue session. Your job is to to make everyone feel safe to express themself, keep the focus, even when the dialogue gets heated and ask the right questions at the right time.
What kind of people are we looking for?
Shams Host are outstanding citizen, they are welcoming, understanding, they love people .. all people, they appreciate cultures, they care .. they care about people, they love food, even though they don’t know how to make it, shams hosts coming from all walks of life, they are students, pensioners, entrepreneurs, Homemakers,Educators, Community organizers,. They have different nationalities, ages, genders and religions.
They are human, and want to make the world a better place, for everyone.
“As an activist, I strongly believe in the concept of Shams. With the current political climate and polarization, shams provides a safe space for people to have tough conversations and express themselves. This leads to constructive dialogue and the opportunity to learn about other people’s perspectives.”
“I like being a host because I love hosting people in my house and organizing events. I have the opportunity to work with volunteers who come to help me prepare for the event or who would like to facilitate. This provides me with the opportunity to meet people from different backgrounds and different views.”
What should you expect?
As a start you will facilitate dialogue sessions at our place in Amman. When you get more experienced we would love to help you setting up your own events in other places!
If you think you’re up for the challenge, then give it a go and see if hosting is right for you!
Shams table is right for if you have some time you can invest in the organization and want to welcome different people to share a meal and good conversation. If you’re also open minded and willing to learn and challenge yourself a bit, you’ve got everything it takes to get started!