Social worker (Mashakit Tash)admin
«Mashakit Tash» in TZAHAL are responsible for soldiers’ service conditions (in each separate unit or base). A social worker helps soldiers with financial problems during the term of their service, housing problems (for example, to issue a permit for permanent accommodation in a soldier’s house — Beit Hayal), additional days–off, transferring to another place of service, and many other things.
As part of the job, Mashakit Tash visits soldier’s houses (“bikir beit”), talks to soldiers and their commanders, and cooperates with civil social organizations and funds.
→The training is 10 weeks long (which includes basic military training 02).
Placement at bases all over the country (both open and closed)
Placement according to the preliminary tests results (Yom aMea) or by the sorting officer (Katzin Miyun)
“Mashakit Tash” wear a purple braid on the right shoulder 🙂