IAAB's Youth Camps engage, educate, and empower Iranian youth in diaspora through an inclusive, intentional space where they discover a strong sense of self and become agents of change.

Counselor Applications

We seek motivated and enthusiastic university students and young professionals to serve as counselors and mentors at Camp Ayandeh and Camp Javan.

Counselors must participate in virtual trainings prior to IAAB's camps, as well as an in-person training period held in Washington, DC July 3rd-July 5th.

IAAB will cover all counselors' basic food, ground transportation, lodging, and materials for the duration of the training and camp, including expenses related to day trips for those selected to participate in Camp Ayandeh. The sole financial responsibility of counselors is their transportation (by air or otherwise) to and from DCA Reagan airport.

Applications are due by Sunday, March 18th at 11:59pm EST. 

Applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled college, graduate school students, or young professionals
  • Demonstrate maturity, as well as interest and experience in leadership development
  • Possess qualities that will lead them to be good role models for others
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in working with youth

New Counselor Application

Returning Counselor Application

Counselors are selected on a competitive basis. IAAB is strongly committed to building a diverse team that represents a range of opinions, experiences and perspectives. As such, individuals of all backgrounds, gender, race, culture, sexuality, and socioeconomic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Applicants are subject to criminal background checks.