Local Childcare and Kindergarten Assistant

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gegründet 1972
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Volunteer at a creche or kindergarten in Victoria Falls Town, with children aged 2 - 6 years of age. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Alter 18+
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
Familien
Gruppen
50+
About the program

These childcare projects are situated in the town of Vic Falls, Zimbabwe - they currently have between 65 - 80 children, all between the ages of 3 - 6 years. These children come from a variety of home situations and standards of living... some live in the town itself, while others live in extremely rural villages located on the outskirts of the town centre. 
The kindergartens face numerous challenges on a daily basis, including lack of infrastructure and resources, lack of sufficient funding, constant municipal electricity and water-cuts and shortages, as well as high child-teacher ratios. Because of teacher shortages, only basic language and numeracy classes can be conducted. Volunteer help enables these facilities to offer a far more comprehensive education including aspects such as art, sport and music.

Structure and Facilities

Vary according to location, resources and level of trained staff

You will be working with children that are 3-6 years old



Tagesablauf

Volunteer Duties:

-          Assist local teacher in the classroom with lessons

-          Assist with food preparation and serving

-          Run/conduct art, music, sport activities and educational games

-          Cleaning and Admin duties

-          Monitor children during free playtime

-          Assist with kindergarten functions and fundraising initiatives

 

Working Hours:

08:00 – 13:00 (Monday – Friday)

*Transport to/from project included 

Freizeitaktivitäten

Victoria Falls is best known for being one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World – this enormous mass of water, constantly flowing and falling over 110m (twice the height of North America’s Niagara falls), has attracted millions of travelers since its discovery in 1855. These falls, located on the border between Zambia to the north and Zimbabwe to the south, are known to locals as Mosi-oa-Tunya (“The Smoke That Thunders”) - they have since given rise to Victoria Falls town (Zimbabwe). With a population of approx. 36 000, the town’s economy is heavily dependent on the tourism industry.

Visitors have an incredible choice of activities to do during their leisure time. These include:

-           Zambezi River Sunset Cruise – US$55.00

-           Victoria Falls Unguided Tour – US$30.00 (additional US$20.00 for guide)

-           Elephant Encounter (no rides) – US$75.00

-           Zip-Line Canopy Tour – US$53.00

-           Bungee jump – US$160.00

-           Vic Falls Gorge Swing – US$95.00

-           Abseiling – US$65.00

-           Boma Dinner with African dance show – US$65.00

-           Devils Pool swim – US$140.00

-           Helicopter flight over falls – US$150.00

-           Zambezi Canoe tour – US$150.00

-           White-water rafting – US$120.00

-           * Please note national park fees may apply – please confirm final price at time of booking

-           * All prices include transport to/from volunteer house   

Wassersport
Schwimmen
Konzerte/
Musik
Sightseeing
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Safari/
Zoo
Wandern
Sport
Yoga/
Meditation

Voraus­setzungen

Um an diesem Programm teilzunehmen, musst du zu Programmbeginn mindestens 18 Jahre alt sein. Es kann Ausnahmen geben, wenn du die Erlaubnis deines/r Erziehungsberechtigten vorlegen kannst oder wenn du von deinen Eltern begleitet wirst
Sprachkenntnisse
Du brauchst folgende Sprachkenntnisse: Englisch (Grundkenntnisse)
Polizeiliches Führungszeugnis
erforderlich
Ausbildung
auf High School Niveau
Benötigte Unterlagen
CV und Non-Criminal Record Certificate
Staatszugehörigkeit
Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.
Andere Fähigkeiten
A love and passion for children, patience, ability to use initiative, and a willingness to help where help is needed.
Arbeitszeiten
Deine Hilfe wird an folgenden Tagen benötigt: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag und Freitag von 08:00 - 13:00

Leist­ungen

Dienstleistungen von Stay Africa Volunteers

Cost includes the following:

·        All meals i.e breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7 days per week.

·        Accommodation at our Volunteer House

·        Project based transport

·        Arrival and Return airport transfer

·        Orientation upon arrival

·        24/7 emergency in country staff support

·        Internet access

·       

 

Cost excludes the following:

Flights 

·        Laundry services charged at USD$5.00 per bag upon request

·        Bottled water

·        Leisure activities which can be arranged separately

·        Medical or Health insurance cover 

*Volunteers are required to get a 30-day Double-Entry Business Visa Stamp upon arrival at VFA airport (approx. cost USD45) - please consult your local authorities to ensure you have current/updated visa info. 

*Volunteers wishing to volunteer in Vic Falls for more than 30 days are required to apply for a Temporary Work Permit, at a cost of approx. USD500. We advise volunteers to only go for this option, for stays of 90 days or longer (not cost-effective otherwise).


Abholung vom Flughafen Victoria Falls Airport

Arrival and departure airport transfers are included in the package, from/to Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA). Volunteers will be met at the airport by one of our team members - he/she will be holding a board with the volunteer names, so look out for us. The airport is relatively small so finding us will not be difficult. Free Airport Wi-Fi is available.  

Unterkunft

All our volunteers will be accommodated at our volunteer house in Victoria Falls Town. The house can accommodate 20 volunteers and has the following features:

-           Located approx. 3.5kms from main town centre – 20 - 25mins walk.

-           4 bedrooms available (one large with 4 bunk beds plus en-suite bathroom, perfect for a small group)

-           2 full bathrooms (1 with bath tub; en-suite with shower) plus additional single toilet

-           Air-conditioning in all bedrooms

-           Large open-plan lounge and dining area (with cable tv)

-           Kitchen with stove, microwave, fridge, etc.

-           Wi-Fi available but capped at 35GB per month so only for social media, emails, etc.

-           Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner provided daily

-           Very safe and quiet neighbourhood

-           7-eleven convenience store approx. 5mins walk

-           Transport to/from projects included

-           Laundry service is provided at the volunteer house and charged at 5USD per bag

Schlafsaal
Verpflegung

3 meals per day (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) are provided at our volunteer house, 7 days a week. 


Breakfast: Cereals, bread/toast, butter, jam, peanut butter, cheese, eggs, coffee/tea/juice, etc. are provided for a self-serve breakfast.

Lunch: Either a cooked meal at the volunteer house, or packed sandwiches to eat at your project (dependent on working hours)

Dinner: Cooked meal at the volunteer house. Over weekends, this could be a barbecue or takeout/restaurant meals.

*A fruit basket is always available at the volunteer house.

Internetzugriff
Limitierte Verbindung vor Ort
Was ist NICHT inklusive?
Visa, Flüge, Reiseversicherung und Impfungen sind NICHT in den Programmgebühren enthalten.
Flugtickets
Der nächstgelegene Flughafen ist Victoria Falls Airport (VFA) in Victoria Falls. Wir helfen dir günstige Flüge nach Simbabwe zu finden.
Reiseversicherung
Ins Ausland zu gehen ist ein Abenteuer, auf das man sich stets gut vorbereiten sollte. Plötzliche Krankheit oder Verletzung, Stornierung oder Diebstahl - eine Reiseversicherung für Simbabwe bietet die nötige Sicherheit.
Impfungen
Bevor du deine Freiwilligenarbeit in Simbabwe antrittst, solltest du dich noch einmal von deinem Arzt beraten lassen und deine erforderlichen Impfungen für Simbabwe überprüfen.

Termine & Preise

KEINE KREDITKARTENGEBÜHREN

Informationen zur Anreise

The Victoria Falls Childcare Volunteer program runs continuously from mid-January to mid-December. All volunteers are to arrive on any Sunday, during this period, as orientation days are held on Mondays.


Verfügbarkeit
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez
Dauer
4 - 8 Wochen

Programmgebühren

Kosten: Preise in USD
4 Wochen (Mindestaufenthalt)
$1.300
6 Wochen
$1.500
8 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt)
$1.900
Durchschnittliche Gebühren
$281 /Woche

Bitte beachte, dass die oben angegebenen Gebühren geschätzt sind. Stay Africa Volunteers wird dich während deines Bewerbungsprozesses über die endgültigen Programmgebühren informieren.
Anzahlung (15%)
Mit der Anzahlung reservierst du deinen Platz beim Freiwilligenprogramm. Zahlungen werden von PayPal abgewickelt, unserem vertrauenswürdigen globalen Zahlungsanbieter. Falls du keinen PayPal Account hast, kannst du die Anzahlung auch mit einer Kreditkarte bezahlen.
Restzahlung (85%)
Deine endgültige Zahlung vereinbarst du mit Stay Africa Volunteers während des Bewerbungsprozesses. Normalerweise handelt es sich um eine Banküberweisung oder eine Barzahlung am Projektstandort.

Warum sollte ich über Volunteer World buchen

Zusätzliche Sicherheit und kostenloser Service
Volunteer World ist die weltweit führende Vergleichsplattform für internationale Freiwilligenarbeit. Wir führen dich durch einen sicheren und einfachen Bewerbungsprozess. Plane deine nächste sinnvolle Reise mit Volunteer World und erhalte freien Zugang zu:
Qualitätssicherung
Hohe ethische Mindeststandards
Flex Option
Ändere deine Reservierung ohne zusätzliche Kosten
Geld-zurück-Garantie
Wir erstatten deine Gebühren, falls deine Reise von Stay Africa Volunteers storniert wird
Unterstzützung & Vermittlung
Wir helfen dir und unterstützen dich in jeder Situation
Für dich ist unser Service kostenlos!
Die Programmgebühren werden unmittelbar durch Stay Africa Volunteers erhoben.

Was sagen andere über Volunteer World?

Local Childcare and Kindergarten Assistant

Volunteer at a creche or kindergarten in Victoria Falls Town, with children aged 2 - 6 years of age.

$281/week

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