Zanzibar Explorer Program in
Zanzibar Island of Tanzania
takes you to the Explore the Beaches of Zanzibar. You can swim, dive,
simply relax on the beach.
information on orphanage and children volunteer opportunities in each
links immediately following. For general details on
Africa volunteer placement abroad for those wanting to work
children, please scroll towards the
end of the page.
Volunteering Work With Children
Description of Dental Volunteer Project Placements
typical four week schedule of the Basic
international volunteer program looks as follows:
and introduction to the program
Day 2: Orientation and
introduction to the local language mainly
Day 3 – 26
Placement with host family and project (eg school
Day 27: Voluntary work Placement ends. Evaluation of volunteer
Voluntary Work With
Children in Africa
greatest cause of abandoned children on the streets
in Africa is poverty. As the HIV/AIDS pandemic takes its toll many kids
have been left without parents to take care of them. Such neglected
kids have often been taken by other families or by charitable persons
and groups and put up in orphanages. Orphanage operators are often in
great need of labor support to supplement their efforts.
volunteers at orphanages often teach the schools at the orphanage or in
nearby public schools that orphanage children attend; assist
preparing meals for the
doing the dishes, bathing the children, keeping the compound clean and
doing the many chores that
running such a place entails. In the evening, when the kids
from school, overseas volunteers with Africa
with the children
their school assignments.
volunteer and overseas interns working with
be expected to work
between 4 to 8
hours a day.
Us for further details.