Volunteer in Tanzania - United Planet - 6-12 months

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Program Description

Volunteer in Tanzania with United Planet, get immersed into the vibrant culture, and foster meaningful relationships with the local community. Being one of the most exotic tourist destinations in the world, Tanzania with capture your heart and soul with marvelous landscapes, turquoise waters, and hospitable people.

As a volunteer in Tanzania you will have an opportunity to participate in different projects. You can work with children at a school or volunteer at a center for people in need of specialized care. Also, you may choose a location that fits your pace of life best. You can volunteer in the relaxed, country setting of Iringa or the busy city of Dar es Salaam. Adventure awaits you with either choice.

United Planet partners with International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE) for long-term programs. As a volunteer, you will be hosted by ICYE Tanzania, which is ICYE’s Tanzanian partner organization.


Possible volunteer projects include:

-Volunteering at a school or educational center
-Working with children at an orphanage
-Volunteering at a center for people in need of specialized care


18 – 30 years old
Citizen or resident of the United States or Canada

Volunteer Types

What`s Included

Extensive pre-departure preparation, including a training weekend in New Hampshire with United Planet staff
Food and lodging in your host country
Airport transfers
Emergency medical insurance
In-country orientation upon arrival and ongoing support and supervision throughout your Quest
Language training
Mid-year camp (for 1 year volunteers) and final camp
Monthly stipend for incidental expenses

Program Locations

iringa, Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Program Details

United Planet
  • Tanzania: iringa
  • Tanzania: Dar es Salaam
Summer, Winter
Program Duration:
6-12 months
American, Canadian
Starting at USD 7,775
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