Musha Care Foundation

Media & Communication Supporter

Mutare, Zimbabwe show on map
Assist with newsletter, media, blogging, film/ documentary, mailings, web design, promoting events and other projects. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Singles
Couples

Your tasks at this program will be photographing and documentation, video shooting and other special report writing. Enthusiastic and motivated interns with some experience are needed to help lead film production workshops, participate in training sessions, and expose local youth to the opportunities involved in film production in Africa. This project is a great way to gain experience while working for a worthwhile cause. The organization is eager to receive interns from all over the world so that they can generate new ideas and learn from other filmmakers on the creative and technical aspects of film production. Experience and a strong interest in film production are essential when it comes to getting involved in this project. Interns accepted on this project are required to have completed at least one year of studies in video, film production, media, or a closely related topic. This is a fun and worthwhile project. Bring energy, creativity, and an open mind and you will learn the most and your help will be greatly appreciated. Whether you have just graduated, are on summer vacation or a gap year, or are taking a career break you can share your knowledge and learn about film production abroad.If you have any skills in fundraising, you'll be welcomed with even wider arms! As with any work of this type, funds to support it are always difficult to come by, so any help that can be enlisted is always very deeply appreciated.

Typical day

07:30    Breakfast
07:50    Leave for project
08:00    Arrive at project
12:00    Lunch (this can differ day to day)
12:30    Back to work
16:00    Finish for the day at your project
16:30    Arrive home, shower, relax
18:30    Dinner
19:00    Relax , watch DVD’s, read, contemplate the meaning of life

Free-time activities

Volunteer are recommended to visit tourist resorts areas like Nyanga Botanical Garden and Vumba Nature Resorts and Zimbabwe Ruins at their free time.

Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level) and Afrikaans (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Teamwork
Professionalism
Communication
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 07:30 - 17:00

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Musha Care Foundation (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
Online preparation course (optional, from $49)
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On-site services

Services by Musha Care Foundation
  • Airport Pick Up
  • 3 x meals a day
  • Induction and Orientation
  • In Country Supervision
  • Host Family Accommodation
  • Admin Costs
  • 24 hour/Supervision
Airport Pickup at Harare International Airport

Upon arrival, all volunteers will be picked up at the airport by the volunteer coordinator in Zimbabwe. He will give you a brief orientation and update on the current events and status of our projects. He will then bring you to your volunteer location. You can be placed in groups and we will not split you up if you come with a partner or friends.

Accommodation

Volunteers are accommodated with host families who can cook for them and provide bedding for them.

Dorm Room Guest Family Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided by the host family who who is also on hand to provide care and support to all our volunteers. They can enjoy Zimbabwean dishes which are African and could experience different flavours and meals during their Zimbabwean stay.

Internet Access
Sorry, no access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Harare International Airport (HRE) in Harare. We assist you to find cheap flights to Zimbabwe.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Zimbabwe provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Zimbabwe you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Zimbabwe.
Costs: Prices in USD
1 week (min. stay)
$ 556
2 weeks
$ 834
3 weeks
$ 1,113
4 weeks
$ 1,391
6 weeks
$ 1,947
8 weeks
$ 2,504
12 weeks (max. stay)
$ 3,339
Average fees
$ 417 /week

You can volunteer at the project site in Mutare/Zimbabwe between 1 week and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Musha Care Foundation will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Zimbabwe.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Musha Care Foundation during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
  Africa Eastern Africa Zimbabwe  Mutare, 11 Metheun Road

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