Wildlife Safari Experience & Day Care

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High­lights

Be a volunteer in Tanzania this summer and contribute meaningfully towards the underprivileged societies
Work at a local childcare center - teach, play and interact with the kids, assist local staff and contribute to community development
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ngorongoro Conservation Area and experience overnight camping at Lake Manyara National Park
Meet some amazing travelers from other parts of the world and work together for something worthy
Pay your respects and be awed by the “Big Five” at Serengeti National Park
If wildlife safari is akin to Africa, then Tanzania is a strong reason behind it. Experience a 3 weeks of adventurous safari and meaningful volunteer work in Tanzania. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 17+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Groepen

The project

Attention all gap year travelers, looking for a memorable volunteer vacation abroad, Volunteering Solutions brings you a specially designed 3 weeks project which will offer a unique blend of some really meaningful volunteer work and thrilling African adventures. This is the Tanzania Volunteer Adventure Program. 

Home to the world famous Serengeti National Park, Mt. Kilimanjaro, and the Big Five of Africa (African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard, and rhinoceros), Tanzania is a great destination to experience the typical African adventures. Volunteers joining this 3 weeks extravaganza will be volunteering for the welfare and development of underprivileged children from the poor local communities over the weekdays, and will witness the best of African safaris, wildlife, and local cultures during weekend trips. 

Role as a volunteer

Your role as a volunteer will be to provide the much needed support and love to these children who have lost their parents. Due to the widespread disease of HIV/ AIDS, many children have become homeless in Tanzania and other African countries. The extended families of these children are forced to send the children to such orphanages. 

Volunteering with children in an orphanage is the most rewarding experience for gap year travelers. If you choose to do volunteer work in orphanages, you need to be adaptable, flexible and prepared to face and hear heartbreaking stories of the children's backgrounds. In a typical project placement, there are around 30-40 children in the age group of 4-15 years.

What you can expect

This is a highly popular summer program and a lot of high school as well as college students choose this program as a part of their gap year vacation; especially during summers. Not only is this an opportunity to contribute in the development of several unfortunate lives and learn about the local African culture and lifestyle,  but also to meet likeminded people  and make some new friends from around the world.

The program has a fixed duration of 3 weeks and is available almost throughout the year with different start dates in each month. 

Dagelijkse activiteiten

The first day of this adventure trip is the arrival day. All the volunteers, who have applied for a particular start date, will be picked up by the local coordinator from the Kilimanjaro International Airport, and will be transferred to their volunteer house accommodation in Arusha. 

The second day will be introduction day, with a detailed orientation conducted by the local coordinator in the morning. The orientation will include discussion over topics such as safety, culture, and information about the local area including internet café, banks, restaurants and markets.Basic Swahili lessons will also be provided to you. This will be followed by a local city tour. 

The next four days (Tuesday - Friday) will be volunteer work days, as the local coordinator will take you to your project placement center on the first day to introduce you to the kids at the placement, as well as the local staff.  Volunteers will work with the existing staff and provide love and care to the children at the placement. Volunteers main role is to keep the children involved and engaged in various activities. Volunteers will feed, dress and play with the children. Volunteers are welcome to use their administrative tasks to streamline the work at placement.

The first weekend of this intrepid tour will mark a visit to one of the oldest tribal community in Africa; the Masai community. Meet these intriguing people from Masai community and interact with them to learn about their culture and lifestyle. A once in a lifetime experience. 

With a relaxing Sunday, volunteers will continue with their volunteer work at the placement from the second week onward. The same volunteer work continues for the next 5 days. On one of the days, volunteers will also be taken to meet the HIV/AIDS victims in Outreach Medical Program.

The second weekend will begin with some local sightseeing; including visits to the waterfalls, coffee plantations and Chagga Live Museums in Marangu. On the next day, Sunday, volunteers will leave for the much awaited Adventure Safari. The next 3 days will be complete package of wildlife safaris, camping in jungles, witnessing the Big 5 of Africa, and lots more.Enjoy a fabulous 3 day wildlife camping safari experience at Ngorongoro, Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Park.

The last few days will be spent in some volunteering work at the placement, shopping around the local as well as Masai markets, and good bye hugs (party)!

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

Being a volunteer adventure program, weekend activities and trips are already included in this program. As for the free time in the evening during weekdays, volunteers can explore the local market, or simply relax at the accommodation and interact more with the fellow volunteers from the group. 

Duiken/
Snorkelen
Klimmen
Safari/
Zoo
Wandelen
Sport

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je ten minste 17 jaar te zijn op de startdatum van het programma.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (basis niveau)
Bewijs van goed gedrag en zeden
verplicht
Vereiste documenten
CV, Insurance, Passport en parental consent(for under 18)
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 09:00 - 16:00

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Volunteering Solutions

The total cost for the program includes;

  • Comprehensive pre-departure guide
  • Round the clock assistance from support staff and In-country program coordinator
  • Airport pickup from Kilimanjaro airport and transfer to Arusha
  • Program orientation
  • Accommodation in volunteer house/hostel
  • Familiarization tour of Arusha
  • 3 meals a day 
  • Volunteering in Arusha
  • Visit to Masai Lands
  •  3 day wildlife camping safari experience at Ngorongoro, Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Park

Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Kilimanjaro International Airport

You will be met by our representative at Kilimanjaro International Airport in Kilimanjaro region from where you are transferred to the accommodations in Arusha. Volunteers can also arrive in Nairobi and take a direct shuttle or bus to Arusha. They will be picked up at the bus station.

Accomodatie

Volunteer Accommodation is provided in a Volunteer Housing / Hostel type of accommodation. The accommodation will be shared along with other volunteers. The Volunteer housing is well equipped with comfortable facilities for the volunteers. Accommodation can also be arranged in host families on request. The volunteer house apartments have a nice clean kitchen with friendly and professional staff, a recreation lobby, and clean washrooms and bedrooms. Since Covid-19, we have taken all measures to enhance and maintain sanitation at the house. Our cleaning staff has been working very hard to ensure the sanitation and safety of all our volunteers. The Volunteer house has a large common area for the volunteers to relax and socialize with other participants. The house has a separate washing area where the volunteers can wash their clothes. For volunteers' safety and Security, the house is equipped with CCTV cameras and is guarded by a security guard as well.

The volunteer house also has a large common area for the volunteers where they can sit and relax and also there is a pool and tale tennis table for the participants.

Slaapkamer (Dubbel) Camping Guesthouse
Eten & Drank

Volunteers are provided with 3 meals in a day. 

At the volunteer house, there is a kitchen with cooks. Sample meals are:

Breakfast: Hot water with the option of black tea and coffee, Toasted Bread with butter or peanut butter, Seasonal Fruits, and Eggs.

Lunch and Dinner: Rice, Chicken, Ground beef, Pastas, Macaroons, Mashed Potatoes, Chips Mayayi, Chapati, as well as other

Tanzanian and western dishes.

Internet toegang
Beperkte toegang op de project site
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Visum, vluchten, reisverzekering en vaccinaties zijn NIET inbegrepen in de programmakosten.
Vlucht tickets
De dichtste luchthaven is Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Kilimanjaro. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Tanzania.
Reisverzekering
Naar het buitenland reizen is een avontuur en het is best om goed voorbereid te zijn. Plots ziek worden of gewond raken, annulaties of diefstal - een reisverzekering voor Tanzania biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Tanzania dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Tanzania.

Data & Kosten

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Gegevens over jouw aankomst

Following are the available start dates for the program:

2023
June - 25
July - 02,16 
Aug - 06

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
3 - 3 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
3 weken (min. verblijf)
$1.398
3 weken (max. verblijf)
$1.398
Gemiddelde kosten
$466 /week

Houd er rekening mee dat de hierboven getoonde kosten worden geschat. Volunteering Solutions zal je op de hoogte houden over de finale kostprijs gedurende uw aanmeldprocedure.
Waarborg (15%)
De waarborg dient om je plek als vrijwilliger te verzekeren. Betalingen worden door PayPal behandeld, onze betrouwbare betalingsprovider. Indien je niet over een PayPal account beschikt, kan je ook met een credit kaart betalen.
Finale betaling (85%)
Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door Volunteering Solutions gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

Waarom Volunteer World

Bijkomende zekerheid geboden door Volunteer World
Volunteer World is 's werelds leidende vergelijkingsplatform voor internationale vrijwilligerswerk projecten. Wij begeleiden jou door een betrouwbare aanmeldingsprocedure - inclusief de nodige betalingen. Plan jouw zinvolle reis met Volunteer World en krijg gratis toegang tot:
Kwaliteitsgarantie
Hoge ethische standaarden & transparantie in de sociale impact
Flex-optie
Wijzig jouw reservatie zonder extra meerkost
Garantie op terugbetaling
We betalen je kosten terug als Volunteering Solutions jouw reis annuleert
Ondersteuning & tussenkomst
Wij steunen je, wat er ook gebeurt, je kan altijd contact opnemen met ons
Onze diensten zijn gratis!
Alle programmakosten worden rechtstreeks gefactureerd door Volunteering Solutions

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Wildlife Safari Experience & Day Care

If wildlife safari is akin to Africa, then Tanzania is a strong reason behind it. Experience a 3 weeks of adventurous safari and meaningful volunteer work in Tanzania.

$466/week

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