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CICD

Development Instructor in Action

NGO | CICD

12 months programme: 5 months studies and preparation at CICD in UK - 6 months volunteer work in Africa - 1 month evaluation and presentations

A gap year that makes a difference – volunteering in Africa!

Do you want to be part of creating change and improve health and education for some of the poorest people on our planet?

Join the “Development Instructor in Action – team” at College for International Co-operation and Development (CICD) in England

The team starts in August.


The 12 months programme:

5 months training and preparation

6 months voluntary work at a rural development project in Africa or India

1 months follow-up period / Camp Future

 We work together with Humana People to People, an organisation that runs projects in 12 countries in Africa as well as in different parts of India.

You can work with:

- Education of children and adults in Preschools, Primary schools and Teachers Training Colleges

- Training of youth in vocational schools

- Environment and water projects

 - Food security - working with small scale farmers in Farmers Clubs to improve production in sustainable way

- Health campaigns: prevention of HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis

You don’t need previous experience or qualifications to join the programme!

You need to be minimum 18 years old, hold an EU passport, be hardworking and flexible...and ready for big challenges! 

Course fees apply, to cover your training and food and accommodation while at CICD in England.

But -  if you don’t have a lot of money – don’t give up! There are still places in our scholarship programme, the Gaia Team.

During your 6 months in Africa or India your expenses (incl. pocketmoney) are covered by the organisation.



Suitable for

Singles
Couples

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).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Volunteers must have EU nationality, or eligibility for the Youth Mobility Scheme open for nationals from among others Japan, Rep of Korea, Canada and Australia.
Time Commitment
Regular working hours are hardly predicable. It mainly depends on the work force. Get in touch with CICD straight ahead to get more infos about current to dos and objectives.

Any questions? Just ask. We at CICD are happy to help you.

Contact Project Coordinator

Free-time activities

CICD is situated in 30 acres of park in a beautiful rural area in north east England, 30 minutes drive from the nearest city. On site there is a big walled garden, a small sports hall and fields for football and other ball games. If you like biking or jogging or roller blading, there are lots of small roads around our site that are great! You can get to one of the nearest small towns by foot or bike or bus, one of them is on the coast 8 km from us and has a very nice beach (for walking and running.
Every Monday night we have Music evening with some of our friends and neighbours joining us for a couple of hours of informal singing.
And Wednesday is fitness-night, we go to the local fitness centre for squash or badminton or swimming.

Swimming
Hiking
Sports
Yoga/Meditation
Contact & Reservation
$98
/week
$98
/week
48 - 48
weeks
48 - 48
weeks
18+
age
18+
age
Airport Pickup
Housing
Food
Internet
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

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The registration fee is £ 400. There is also a course fee of £ 3200 (at the moment around 4700 USD), to cover training costs, travel and food and accommodation.
But if you don't have enough money, don't give up! You are welcome to apply for a place in our scholarship programme, the Gaia team, to raise a scholarship towards the course fees.
Accommodation

Students and staff live at the college, mostly in double rooms with shared bathrooms and toiltes. Our accommodation buildings are not new but very cosy, and they have laundry, tea kitchen and TV room for watching movies and playing games. Cleaning and garden work we also organise together and do it ourselves. (Great for learning organisational and practical skills!)

Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

We have a self-catering system and all take turns to cook, bake bread and wash the dishes in our common Big Kitchen.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served every day in the common dining room. In between meals there are always snacks and coffee and tea available there, and there is always bread, cereal and fruit so when hunger strikes in the middle of the afternoon it can be catered for.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either.

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.
Costs (Prices in USD)
48 weeks (min. stay)
$4,700.00
48 weeks (max. stay)
$4,700.00
Average fees
$98.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Maputo/Mozambique between 48 weeks and 48 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. CICD will let you know about the final price during your application process.
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 CICD during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

Get ready to volunteer in Mozambique

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

What's next?

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