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Havilla Childrens Centre

Student Support

Here you will offer knowledge to students as a classroom resource on varied school subjects.

Volunteers will Offer  practical knowledge to students as a classroom resource on varied school subjects, including science, math, history, geography, nutrition, reading, computer skills and more. You don't need professional teaching experience to encourage, re-direct and stimulate students who need extra attention to succeed in basic classes. You may be asked to work separately, one-on-one with special needs students, or to serve as an outside resource to an entire classroom. Classes are taught in English, and standard teaching materials will be available to you. Only your creativity is your limit!.

Note that you will directly be working with experienced staff from the project who will be helping you in every work details.If the volunteer has a specific thing to introduce in the project,he or she can do so with the help of the staff at the project.

Suitable for

Wheel Chairs

Details on Arrival

This program is available all year.The volunteer may arrive one day before the set start dates.

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). Of course, there is an exception for children that are accompanied by their parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Volunteers who have taught before or worked with students ,this will be added advantage.Also besides teaching there are other extra curriculum activities like sports,and music.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 16:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at Havilla Childrens Centre are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

Volunteers will have some activities during free time like weekends.Saturdays and Sundays.
Volunteers will go for mount climbing,museums and see wildlife,sports e.g football clubs,going to cinemas.Kenya is also known as a tourist zone in Africa and so volunteers can go for excurssions.

Winter Sports

Included Services

What's included?
The fee includes
-3 meals a day,
-Airport pick up
-Volunteers support 24/7
-Certificate of service
Airport Pickup at Jomo Kenyatta International

Volunteer stays with a host family..The volunteer can share a room with a family member or another volunteer or sleep alone.The home stays are very safe and family members are welcoming.You will be one of the family members.There is warm and cold showers in the home stays.Accommodations are near the project site and so the volunteer will not have extra costs on transport.They will walk to and from the project.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Host families will provide 3 meals a day .Break fast,lunch and Dinner.The family will not provide Alcohols to any volunteer.But will provide drinks like sodas and juice.

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.

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)
1 week (min. stay)
2 weeks
3 weeks
4 weeks
5 weeks
6 weeks
50 days (max. stay)
Average fees

You can volunteer at the project site in NAIROBI/Kenya between 1 week and 50 days. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Havilla Childrens Centre 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 Havilla Childrens Centre during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

Get ready to volunteer in Kenya

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Kenya. Please check the visa regulations for Kenya.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Kenya and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Kenya.
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Kenya.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO) in Nairobi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Kenya.
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 Kenya provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Kenya you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Kenya.
What can you do in leisure-time in Kenya while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
8218, NAIROBI, Kenya

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