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Volunteer overseas or intern Abroad in Kenya Africa.  Apply Now.

Program of the Month The Kenya international Best of Kenya program provides overseas volunteers and interns abroad with wildlife & nature viewing safaris in Kenya, Africa. Apply now.
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Enjoy the Beauty and splendor of Zanzibar, Africa - visit her great parks and sunbath on her expansive beaches
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In addition to volunteer abroad and international internship placement, our Best of Kenya Program offers you 11 days of wildlife safari excursions in Kenya's world famous wildlife parks, teaming with thousands of wild animals, plants and amazing sceneries. Sign up for our  Best of Kenya Programs and gain an experience of a lifetime in East Africa.
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Take your Gap Year abroad to do an nature conservation volunteer service in Kenya. Work to conserve endangered birds, wildlife and forests in Kenya, Africa
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Sign up for the  Tanzania Beach holiday program for lots of fun at the coast of East Africa. You can take a boat ride to Zanzibar or Pemba Islands, swim, dive, tours, snorkel or simply relax on the beach. And you can add jungle safaris to your beach experience with the Tanzania Beach Holiday Plus programs
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Volunteer Abroad or Intern Overseas in Zanzibar, Africa.

Take your Gap Year Abroad to Volunteer on the Island of Zanzibar in Tanzania with jubileeventures.org, go abroad on exciting African tours, visit famous historical places, play with dolphins, study turtles, dive, swim or snorkel in crystal clear blue waters, soak in the sun on extensive Zanzibar sandy beaches, support local communities. All this and more exciting international opportunities at an affordable fee.  

Zanzibar International Internship Projects

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Jubileeventures.org offers international volunteer and internship abroad opportunities throughout the year for students, professionals and tourist to the Island of Zanzibar, in the African country of Tanzania. The following areas of volunteer and internship placecements are available at the moment.

In addition to volunteer abroad placement, we offer international internships in Zanzibar, Africa. This page provides information on some of the international internship opportunities available in Zanzibar. More facilities/projects and information is provided in our brochure.

We have international internship opportunities for  nurses, doctors, dentists and all other medical professionals including students in these areas; teachers; social workers; gap year students and basically anyone with or without any prior training.

Interns work under the supervision of our 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 internship abroad period.

The internships abroad  program can be offered independently (standard program) or in combination with other programs such as the adventures and the language and culture program.

A typical four week  schedule of the Basic international internships program looks as follows:

Day 1: Arrival, registration and introduction to the program
Day 2: Orientation and introduction to the local language mainly Swahili.
Day 3 – 26 Placement with host family and project (eg school for teachers etc)
Day 27: Placement ends. Evaluation.

Internships in Teaching

Your contribution to teach English as a second language or other subjects will be highly appreciated and fulfilling to yourself. We work with a number of schools where you can be placed. Teachers work under the supervision of an experienced member of the school teaching staff appointed by the Head Master.

A college degree or teaching training are not required, but suitable persons 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.  Details of the some of the schools are provided in the brochure.

Internship With Children

The greatest cause of prevalence abandoned children in Zanzibar 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.

International interns at orphanages assist in preparing meals for the kids, washing clothes, doing the dishes and doing the many chores that running such a place entails. In the evening, once the kids are back from school, interns abroad in Zanzibar could play with them plus assist them with their homework.

Medical & Dental internships Abroad

Our Africa health internships are open to healthcare students as well as pre-med, pre-dentistry and pre-nursing students. A student ID is required at the start of the internship. All prospective medical interns also need to submit a resume showing their preparedness for the internship including any relevant college courses taken, and what they hope to achieve from the medical internship placement in Africa.

As an overseas medical internship (medical/dental students, nursing students or interns), you will work with local staff in support of the health care efforts. You can also work as a dental or medical assistant intern at one of the local hospitals. Generally you will assist/support the doctor/dentists or clinician in the normal routine 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 etc.

There are a number of medical  and dental clinics in Zanzibar where you can be placed. We also have wonderful international internship placement opportunities for dentists and dental technicians and hygienists in a number of Zanzibari hospital dental units.  You will find the Zanzibar dental and medical internship abroad opportunity enlightening and rewarding.

Internship with HIV/AIDS Awareness and Care

In collaboration with the local community, a number of local HIV/AIDS project seek to foster awareness about HIV/AIDS by offering free training programs for the community. Ideally interns overseas in Zanzibar in this project are first exposed to the main issues surrounding  HIV and AIDS mainly in the first week.

In subsequent weeks, volunteers in Zanzibar accompany local staff in their routine activities. Those doing internship abroad with this HIV program will participate in 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 home chores.

International interns will be involved in teaching about Sexually Transmitted Diseases including HIV and AIDS, and teaching about sexuality, to youths and parents. International volunteers with HIV and AIDS program in Zanzibar should also be prepared to visit with and providing support to orphans of HIV and AIDS,

International 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 affected and infected members of the community and assist them with domestic chores.

Nature Conservation Internship (This internship is currently unavailable)

There are a number of nature conservation projects involving forests , parks, birds and wilderness conservation in Zanzibar. 

Normal duties entail examining birds from the ground, follow their 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. You will use existing literature and the help of Zanzibari college professors here need be to identify bird names.

The rest of the work entails the field study of indigenous trees, their population dynamics, regeneration, survival constraints etc mainly by examination.

Volunteer abroad or Intern overseas in Kenya. Go volunteering for an entire Gap year in Africa
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Zanzibar internships and voluntary service  placement opportunities include:

-Teach Abroad Zanzibar

- African Childrens Orphanage

Volunteering with HIV & AIDS in Zanzibar

Environment and Nature

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What is Provided:
Accommodation is covered by specially selected local host families.

Breakfast and dinner provided.

Vegetarian meals provided with prior request.



Internships in Tanzania Mainland The Tanzania cultural and language program allows you to interact with people from various Tanzanian communities
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The Zanzibar culture program takes you to stone town. Marvel at Zanzibar's  narrow labyrinth streets
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Tanzania Adventure Safaris Tours. Tanzania and East Africa's vast and world famous wildlife parks abound with thousands of wild animals, plants and amazing sceneries. Sign up for our  Adventure programs and create memories that  you will treasure  forever.  
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The Kenya Beach holiday program takes you to the Kenyan Coast. You can swim, dive, tours, snorkel or simply relax on the beach. You can also add jungle safaris to your beach experience with the  Kenya Beach Holiday Plus programs
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The Kenya cultural and language program allows you to interact with people from various Kenyan communities
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At jubileeventures.org our international volunteer opportunities overseas in Africa are excellent. You can also spice up your intern experience overseas and volunteer travel abroad in Africa, with great jungle safaris and beach holidays, at jubileeventures.org. Sign up now for affordable, quality volunteer abroad, international  internships and overseas Gap Year expeditions in East Africa with jubileeventures.org

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