Coach Cricket at Alsama!

Alsama offers committed and competent cricketers a chance to join our cricket department, based in Shatila Refugee Camp, Beirut. You will join an ambitious, community-orientated team to coach our students, expand our cricket department and develop our long-term strategy.

Coaching cricket at Alsama has been an extraordinary experience. I am constantly surprised by the commitment and drive of our players.


Cricket Internships at Alsama

What will you achieve?

  • Improve the competitive cricket skills of an incredibly dedicated group of teenagers in Lebanon’s refugee camps.
  • Develop the cricket department’s strategy for training and competitions.
  • Build our plan to take the Middle East’s first cricket team to the Olympics.

Who are we looking for?

  • High-performing cricketer with coaching experience
  • Experience working with young people
  • Strong verbal communication skills, crossing language barriers and explaining concepts simply to teenagers
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and deliver outcomes for specific deadlines
  • Flexible, detail-orientated, a fast learner
  • Ready to go outside your comfort zone, a tolerance for working in a challenging environment
  • Proficiency in Arabic is helpful, but not required

What will you gain from this experience?

  • Develop key skills in leadership, coaching and strategic planning that will serve you for the rest of your career
  • This work is extremely fulfilling. You will be surrounded by an incredibly ambitious, kind and hard-working group of teenagers.
  • Working in a dynamic and highly experienced team, with two former McKinsey consultants leading our HQ.
  • Well-networked founders who can assist with future job recommendations and career advancement.
  • Opportunity to live in Beirut, a vibrant and culturally diverse city.
  • Opportunity to receive Arabic lessons, provided by Alsama’s Language School.

How to apply for our next cycle:

Our application process is highly competitive and comprises two main stages:

  • Application Form and CV submission
  • Two-hour virtual interview, in which we will evaluate your soft skills, verbal and written competencies, and coaching ability.

The closing date for applications is 20 June 2024

Please complete the form below and email your CV as a one-page PDF to

For any questions, please email

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