Teaching & Childcare

Education holds the key to expanded opportunity and reducing poverty. Join us to provide educational opportunities for all.

We will provide you with personal development and an in-depth experience of another country. You are advised to come prepared, show initiative, and be self-motivated. You will be helping in the following two areas:

Teaching Assistant:

  • Assisting teachers during their activities with the children.
  • Helping the children with class activities.
  • Teaching Basic English vocabulary.
  • Taking care of the children during playtime
  • Helping serve food and drinks during break times.
  • Helping out in the kitchen.
  • Helping with other activities such as maintaining the garden, painting, and preparing teaching material

Child Support Care Assisting:

You will support the staff by engaging the children in educational and recreational activities. Volunteers are encouraged to gear their activities towards education and using English as well as helping the children with homework and any other fun and useful activities.

  • Teaching English and helping with school homework.
  • Engaging with the children and being a role model.
  • Leading recreational activities.
  • Assisting with the upkeep of the home and any other help required.

Suitable for


Typical day

Hours & Roster

30 hours a week. Hours vary from 5-6 hours per day Monday-Friday. You will be free over the weekends.

Minimum stay length is 1- 12 weeks

Project placement is at preschools and Child Support Centre in Sakubva Township  15km from Mutare the main City.You will travel public transport to the project place.

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
Education Requirements
English and Maths at University level
Other Skills
Fllexibility and adaptability
Good communication skill
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 15:00

Do you have any questions concerning this volunteer opportunity in Zimbabwe? Volunteer World directly connects you with Musha Care Foundation

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Free-time activities

You will work with a team of likeminded professionals including tour guides and community mobilizers and staff. You will go to language and cultural training as part of your induction and orientation.
Safari Bookings: Volunteers who want to go on safari during their stay in Zimbabwe will receive a decent discount through our affiliation partner



What's included?
Host accommodation
3 Day Meal Food
Airport pick up and drop off
Local Travel
In-country induction with a staff member upon arrival
24 hour In Country Supervision.
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

Upon arrival, all volunteers will be picked up at the airport by the volunteer coordinator in Zimbabwe. He will give you a brief orientation and update on the current events and status of our projects. He will then bring you to your volunteer location. You can be placed in groups and we will not split you up if you come with a partner or friends.


Sleeping: Volunteers usually stay with the host family. Andrew is part of the host family and is experienced with international volunteers. You will get a single room or share a room with another volunteer.

Linen & Laundry: Please bring linen and towels. Laundry facilities available.

Eating: All meals will be covered. Most of our meals are vegetarian, including banana, potatoes, rice, and beans. On occasion, we may provide traditional dishes.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast,lunch and dinner are provided by the host family who who is also on hand to provide care and support to all our volunteers. They can enjoy Zimbabwean dishes which are African and could experience different flavours and meals during their Zimbabwean stay.

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
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7 weeks
9 weeks
12 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Mutare/Zimbabwe between 1 weeks and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Musha Care Foundation 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 Musha Care Foundation during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

Get ready to volunteer in Zimbabwe

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

What's next?

The nearest airport is Harare (HRE) in Harare. We assist you to find cheap flights to Zimbabwe.
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 Zimbabwe provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Zimbabwe you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Zimbabwe.
Packing List
Packing our bags is important to prepare your trip, but often turns into a last minute horror. Make sure you don't forget the essentials by creating a personalised packing list for your volunteer program in Zimbabwe upfront.
11 Metheun Road, Mutare, 263 Mutare, Zimbabwe