Community Supporter

This volunteer program will help the people in the communities to realise their human rights through engaging them in capacity building trainings.

In   the  morning  volunteers   will   converge   at  one  point  to report about  the  previous  day' work. This  time  comments  will  be  given  on lessons  learnt  in  the  field. Thereafter,  assignments   for   the  day  will   be  given   to  each  volunteer  for  that  particular  day. Also  new  sites to  be  visited  will  given  to  each  volunteer  for   each  day. After  field  work ,in  the  evening  all  volunteers  will  have  time  to  be  on  the internet   and  Skype  to  communicate  with  their  respective  families  back  home. When   a  day  ends, volunteers   will  go  back  to  their  Host families  for  suffer  and  resting  in  readiness  for  the  next  day's   working  . 

Suitable for

Couples
Singles
Groups

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
sociology or management at university or high school level
Other Skills
The following are not required but it would be preferable if volunteers had these skills Computer skills, Community mobilization skills, leadership skills, teaching skills and drama skills.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 16:00

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Community Supporter Volunteers on boat cruise Volunteers having planning meeting. A place to accomodate volunteers. Volunteers on health outreach program. A volunteer at a meeting with community members.

Free-time activities

During the volunteer program, there will times when the volunteers will have a break from the usual activities and have free time to go out to tourist places such falls, Game parks,stadiums,Museums,Music concerts.Our organization will arrangefor a tourism trip to go the tourist capital of Zambia (Livingstone) where the volunteers will have time to view the Victoria falls (one of seven world wonders).In addition, the volunteers will also have an opportunity to go to game park (Kafue National Park) to view animals popularly known as the big five (such as Elephants,Leopards,Rhino,Buffalo and Lions).

The team of volunteers will also have an opportunity to visit annual cultural ceremonies for various tribes in Zambia which take place every.At these event there are traditional musical concerts which will give the volunteers time to sample the Zambian music and other traditional values.

Volunteers will be able to watch various sports disciplines some which the volunteers will also share with their Zambian counterparts. Zambia has various sports such as football,volley ball,rugby,Hockey,Chess,Handball,Boxing,swimming and athletics.These activities will be done after planning

Swimming
Concert/Music
Safari/Zoo
Museum/Opera
Sports

Services

What's included?
The breakdown fees will include the Airport pickup,transport to and from the project site, transport to and from National Game Park, Medical Insurance while here in Zambia, Food (Breakfast, Dinner and Supper),Transport to and from traditional ceremony events, Internet communication fees, Telephone communication fees (Twice in a week to communicate with the families back home).Accommodation for volunteers for 12 weeks. Printing and scan of various documents whenever there need for any volunteer.
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

We will provide spacious and confortable airport pickup for the volunteers to and fro. There will be a vehicle that will be stationed at the airport to wait for the volunteer and bring them to the district where they will be staying. The volunteers will be given all the support needed during the transit from the airport up to the point of stay. The volunteers will also be allowed to pass through some shopping malls in case they need to buy some things before starting off to Mufulira district.

Accommodation

Accommodation will be peri-urban set up with proper security and friendly people in the community. We will accommodate the volunteers in the homes of host families who are partners and members of ALEJO Community Support Project. These homes are located in town with easy access to transport and shopping centres. The accommodation for volunteers will be inspected by our team so that the rooms are well prepared.

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

The food that will be provided are rice,meat,vegetables,water melons,bananas,sweet potatoes,chickens,fish,apples, ice cream and there will African foods which will be prepared for the volunteers to test also. In our program we will also allow the volunteers to suggest what type of they would want to for each particular day.Therefore,host families will prepare a menu where the volunteer will make selections at will.

The drinks will include soft drinks, fruit juices and mineral water.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
Costs
12 weeks (min. stay)
$3600

You can volunteer at the project site in Mufulira/Zambia between 12 weeks and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. ALEJO Community Support will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
$400/week
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 ALEJO Community Support during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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

What's next?

Airport
The nearest airport is Ndola (NLA) in Ndola. We assist you to find cheap flights to Zambia.
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 Zambia provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Zambia you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Zambia.
Packing List
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P.O.BO 430024,Mufulira,Zambia, Room 2 Mwele Business Centre,Freedom Way/Accra Road,Mufulira,Zambia, 10101 Mufulira, Zambia