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:
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.
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.
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
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.
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.