HIV/Aids Home of Safety Project

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Program Description

Founded early in the last century as a care center for unwed mothers and their children, this partner organization is today a shelter for abused, abandoned, HIV+ positive, orphaned and terminally ill children with the majority of whome are 3 years and under. With a commitment to education and reducing the spread of the virus, the organization offers palliative, respite and residential care as well as the implementation of Antiretroviral therapy (ARV) for HIV+ children, and so much more.
Outcomes

- Assist hospice staff with meal time
- Stimulate the children with games and entertainment
- Accompany children to the clinic or on outings
- Help teaching staff in the nursery school with planned daily activities

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 warm personality with a solid understanding of HIV/AIDS-related issues and a passion for child welfare
- Commitment to rotating work shifts that last from 7am to 6pm
- Minimum 6-week time commitment
- Your curriculum vitae (CV)
- Police Clearance Certificate from your home country

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What`s Included

- The chance to brighten the lives of some of South Africa's most vulnerable children
- Shared room and 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
- Transport to and from the project each everyday
- Return transport to and from the airport

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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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