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This page provides
information on some of
the international volunteer opportunities available for you in Kenya,
We have international volunteer opportunities for nurses,
doctors, dentists and all other medical professionals
students in these areas; teachers; social workers; gap
year students and basically anyone with or without any
supervision of local staff and the persons
in charge of placement facility. They are hosted close to the projects
under which they work A certificate of
participation is issued at the end of the volunteer abroad period.
abroad program can be offered
program) or in combination with other programs such as
the adventures and the language and culture program.
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
Volunteer Teaching Abroad
contribution to teach
English as a second language or other subjects will be highly
appreciated and fulfilling to yourself. We provide international
teaching volunteers to number of
schools in Kenya, Africa. Volunteer teachers work under the supervision
an experienced member of the school teaching staff appointed by the
college degree or teaching training are not required, but suitable
are expected to have at least graduated from high school or
be enrolled in a college. On
completion of a mandatory teacher orientation, the
intern or volunteer abroad teacher will be expected to work for between
4 to 5
hours a day.
Voluntary Work With
Children in Kenya
greatest cause of
prevalence abandoned children on the streets
in Kenya 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 and doing the many chores that
running such a place entails. In the evening, when the kids
from school, overseas volunteers with Kenya
with the children
their school assignments.
& Dental Volunteer Service Abroad
Africa health volunteer placements are open to medical professionals
including doctors, dentists, nurses, medical laboratory technologists,
etc. They are also open to students in all medical fields. A
professional license, relevant student ID or college letter showing
your program and level of study is required at the start of your
medical volunteer placement abroad.
All prospective international medical volunteers also need to submit a
resume showing their area and level of expertise and what they hope to
achieve from the medical volunteer placement in Africa. Prep-program
students (such as pre-meds) should apply for the medical
not the medical volunteer program.
an overseas medical volunteer (medical students, nursing students
or intern), you will
work with local staff in support of the health care efforts. You can
also work as a dental or medical assistant volunteer at one of the
you will assist/support the doctor/dentists or clinician in the normal
of medical work e.g. taking vital signs, dressing wounds, taking
patients history, counseling patients, providing
assurance and moral support to patients' family, disbursing minor drugs
are a number of medical and dental clinics in Kenya
can provide voluntary services.
We also have wonderful international volunteer
for dentists and dental technicians and hygienists in a number of
Kenyan hospital dental units. You will find the Kenya dental
medical volunteer abroad opportunity
enlightening and rewarding.
HIV/AIDS Awareness and Care
collaboration with the local community, a number of local HIV/AIDS
project seek to foster awareness about HIV/AIDS by offering free
programs for the community. Ideally volunteers overseas in Kenya in
project are first exposed to the main issues surrounding HIV
AIDS mainly during the first
weeks, HIV and AIDS volunteers in Kenya accompany local
their routine activities. Those doing volunteer work abroad with this
offering clinics for patients,
families and people wanting to test for HIV and AIDS. Overseas
volunteers will also participate in home visit with the patients and
families to provide treatment, food, and care and sometimes help with
volunteers will be involved in teaching
Sexually Transmitted Diseases including HIV and AIDS, and teaching
about sexuality, to youths
and parents. International volunteers with HIV and AIDS program in
Kenya should also
be prepared to visit with and providing support to orphans of HIV and
volunteers and overseas interns with the AIDS program
should come prepared to learn and participate in community education.
International interns and volunteers abroad should also be ready to
visit with HIV
and infected members of the community and assist them with domestic
Health/Veterinary Care Volunteer
program provides a unique opportunity for animal volunteer work
abroad, a chance to learn about animals; about veterinary medicine in
general and specifically about the practice in rural Kenya. For those
aspiring to join veterinary medical colleges, this may be an eye opener
to your career path. For others already enrolled in or graduated from
veterinary medicine schools, it will be an opportunity to practice your
skills in a foreign setting and learn about tropical animal diseases.
Graduates of veterinary schools or animal science programs are welcome
and encouraged to participate in our projects.
volunteers and interns abroad in Kenya assist the
resident veterinary surgeon in his
many duties including handling animals and animal feeds, filling and
keeping animal records and handling medicines. International volunteers
and interns abroad in Kenya
are not be required to have prior knowledge of animal care or even
veterinary medicine. They will be provided with orientation that will
be sufficient for carrying out required tasks.
Conservation Volunteer Service
are a number
nature conservation projects involving forests , parks, birds and
wilderness conservation in Kenya.
voluntary service duties
entail examining birds from the ground,
migratory patterns, identify nest making habits, feeding, breeding and
other habits, the challenges posed by human activities plus other
factors that impede on the survival of these bird. International
existing literature and the help of Kenyan college
professors need be to identify birds by biological names.
rest of the
overseas volunteer work entails the field study of
indigenous trees, their
population dynamics, regeneration, survival constraints etc mainly by
covered by the fees and is provided by specially selected
local host families.
accommodation can be arranged at extra a cost.
meals provided with prior request.