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Musha Care Foundation

Teaching Physical Education

Teaching new skills to children to improve their own fitness and techniques in a range of different sports

Physical education, is an ideal destination for volunteers who want to coach Physical Education (PE) to children. By taking part in our Physical Education project, volunteers will not only be involved in learning new skills and improving their own fitness, but will also be able to pass on their own sports knowledge to local children. In Zimbabwe, volunteers can choose to focus on teaching physical education to children in preschools and other primary schools or choose to combine working at a school with training at a track & field club. By taking part on this project you will gain a large amount of work experience working alongside skilled staff and athletes.And you can identify talented children.As a volunteer teaching physical education in schools, you will teach a variety of sports to children aged 11 to 16 at a local middle and high school. Each class has two PE lessons per week, so your day will be spent teaching a variety of age groups

Suitable for


Typical day

The program is from Monday to Friday.

The school opens around 7.45am and the volunteer will teach physical education from class to class with support of local teacher.

Typical Day

7.10 am     Breakfast
8.00 am     Arrival at Project Site
8.15 am     Program Plan with local teacher.
8.30 am     Coaching PE to several classes.
12.00 pm   Theory Education
13.00 pm   Lunch
14.00 pm   Games and Talent Scouting and coaching
15.00 pm   Departs to Host Accommodation

Details on Arrival

Programs start every 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, with arrival Sunday prior to the program start at HIA (Harare International Airport).This programs are available all year round.
Upon arrival you will be picked up at the airport and driven to the volunteer house or coordinator’s place.During 1-3 days, depending on the length of your voluntary work, you will get a general briefing. These first days will offer you glimpses into the Shona  language, as well as Zimbabwe's various cultures, religions, and local ways of life.
This introduction will be held in Mutare, Harare  depending on your work area.

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) and English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
at University or High school level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
You do not need any coaching experience or skills to take part in this project. All you need is an interest in sports and an enthusiasm for fitness. If you are on a gap year, career break, or simply looking for a different and meaningful experience for the summer, you can help students improve their fitness levels and develop their sports skills.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 15:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at Musha Care Foundation are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

Volunteers will be able to visit the local nature resorts like Bvumba Nature Resorts,Botanical Garden and Inyati Eco Game Reserve.The will be able to different animals and nature species like flora and fauna.


Included Services

What's included?
  • In Country Supervision
  • Airport Pickup
  • Internet
  • Food 
  • Accommodation
  • Local travel to Project Site
  • Certificate of Appreciation
Airport Pickup at Harare

Volunteers will be picked at a Harare  lnternational  Airport by the local staff and delivered to their project site.


We will provide a comfortable and friendly accommodation at a volunteer house or home stay with host family.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

3 meals per day, 7 days per week at the volunteer house or host family.

Internet Access
Limited 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)
4 weeks (min. stay)
4 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees

You can volunteer at the project site in Mutare/Zimbabwe between 4 weeks and 4 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Musha Care Foundation 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 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.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Zimbabwe 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 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.
What can you do in leisure-time in Zimbabwe while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
11 Metheun Road, Mutare, 263 Mutare, Zimbabwe

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