Community Development Assistant

Assist in community development. help local groups including educating orphans, vocational training, eco-tourism

Assist in community development helping local groups make efforts to reduce the poverty in their areas including educating orphans (Accompanying  the kids to the nursery; assisting in the children games, sport and leisure programs; reception of the new recruits, sketches, tales, dances and various cross-cultural animations, exchanges with local staff and total immersion in the life of the center, kitchen, training center, dormitories ), vocational training, sport activities with youth, eco-tourism : visit a typical togolese village and spend few moments with people, learn the local language or french or work with the staff on the youth volunteerism center project.  volunteers can teach in preschool, primary, secondary or technical schools in Togo. Introduce the teenagers to computer; create opportunities for youth through entrepreneurship education ;assisting in Education, to mentoring and teaching sustainable business activities to women such as soap making and basket weaving for commercial purposes

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Program Requirements

Minimum Age
In order to join the program you need to be at least 20 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently) and French (basic level)
Education Requirements
English, social issues and general knowledge at A minimum of A level degree level
Required Documents
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
The volunteer must be able to work alone or in a teams. He must be tolerant and open-minded regarding other cultures.
Mastering IT in general and communication stools will be an asset
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 13:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at Community Development Togo are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

Volunteers will Discover the cultural treasures of Togo.Escapades in the beautiful country’s landscapes, but also volunteers can also take part to various workshops on African art ( batik , painting on gourds , African dances,percussion (volunteers can learn how to play Djembe , and some local dances and visits in voodoo convents...
volunteers can also go to the beach on Sundays or they can go to swimming pool. the can go to musical concert parties, theater.
during the week (from Monday to Friday) volunteers can choose one day for their personal activities. they can decide to write, to listen to music, visit their consulate, have a stroll around or to go to library etc.



What's included?
these fees cover the administration costs, the pick up at the airport on arrival and at the end of the stay. its also cover the accommodation.

these fees do not cover the travel insurance, hospital expenses , visa , personal purchases (souvenirs, beer and other drinks)
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Airport Pickup

a member of our NGO will pick the volunteer to the airport . the journey between the airport and place of accommodation only lasts 30 minutes maximum. we do not travel during nights from a town to another.


Housing is spacious enough and equipped with a comfortable bed, running water, a mosquito net , electricity and a fan or air conditioner and if necessary
a double bed with mosquito net, a shelf, a desk,A kitchen : fridge, stove ( gas ) , cookware ( pot, stove , plates, cutlery ... ),A bathroom: shower, toilet, washbasin

Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double) Youth Hostel
Food & Beverages

we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner; we also provide bottled drink water !

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
9 weeks
11 weeks
24 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in LOME/Togo between 4 weeks and 24 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Community Development Togo will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
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 Community Development Togo during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

Get ready to volunteer in Togo

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Togo. Please check the visa regulations for Togo.
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Togo.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Lome (LFW) in Lome. We assist you to find cheap flights to Togo.
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 Togo provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Togo you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Togo.
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