Community Welfare for Children Project

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Program Description

This multi-faceted program in Sir Lowry's Pass Village is an exciting opportunity for volunteers to lend a helping hand at one of the Cape's most renowned child welfare institutions. With a children's village (accommodation facilities), pre-school and primary school, the program aims to empower disadvantaged children through education. It was founded in 2004 to tackle local issues like unemployment, crime and HIV.

- Assist the house mothers in the children's village with bathing and meal times
- Stimulate the younger children with fun and games
- Assist teachers with pre-school lessons
- Help the children with their homework
- Lend a helping hand with the delivery of Friday sandwiches to children, many of them street kids

Highlights

Ailola Cape Town is committed to giving back to the community we call home. That's why we work with a network of not-for-profit organizations, mutually benefiting their projects and our students' experiences in the beautiful Western Cape. Are you ready for a volunteer project in Cape Town?

Qualifications

- A personable and energetic personality with a commitment to child welfare and education
- Commitment to set working hours: Mon-Thu 8am-4pm, Fri 8am-3:30pm
- Minimum 10-week time commitment
- Your curriculum vitae (CV)
- Police Clearance Certificate from your home country

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What`s Included

- The chance to empower disadvantaged children through education
- Twin room, shared bathroom in a secure, 1st floor beachfront apartment along "the Strand", a 5-kilometer strip of beautiful white, sandy coastline. The apartment is located in walking distance from the Strand city center
- Continental breakfast
- Return transport to and from the airport

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Program Locations

Cape Town, South Africa

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Program Details

Provider:
Ailola Cape Town English School
Location
  • South Africa: Cape Town
Terms:
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1-3 months
Languages:
English
Participants:
Worldwide
Cost:
580€ for 3 weeks
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