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The Jubilee Advantage Discover why you should participate in our voluntary service abroad program.
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Volunteer overseas or intern Abroad in Kenya Africa.  Apply Now.

Program of the Month The 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. Gain the experience of a lifetime in East Africa.
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Internships in Tanzania Mainland The Tanzania cultural and language program allows you to interact with people from various Tanzanian communities
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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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Enjoy the Beauty and splendor of Zanzibar, Africa - visit her great parks and sunbath on her expansive beaches
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Volunteer Abroad in Zanzibar, Intern Overseas in 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.  

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We offer excellent group discount for our Zanzibar program group applicants. This offer will be for a very limited time. So hurry and apply now while the offer lasts.

Zanzibar International Volunteer 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 volunteer placements in Zanzibar, Africa. This page provides information on some of the international volunteer opportunities available in Zanzibar. More facilities/projects and information is provided in our brochure.

We have international volunteer 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.

Volunteers 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 voluntary service abroad period.

The volunteer 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 volunteers program looks as follows:

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

Volunteer 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.

Voluntary Work 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 volunteers 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, volunteers abroad in Zanzibar could play with them plus assist them with their homework.

Medical & Dental Volunteering Abroad

Our 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 internships, not the medical volunteer program.

As 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 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 volunteer 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 volunteering abroad opportunity enlightening and rewarding.

Volunteer Service With HIV/AIDS Projects

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 volunteers 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 voluntary work 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 volunteers 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.

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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Zanzibar in Picture, African Mangroves

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

Breakfast and dinner provided.

Vegetarian meals provided with prior request.


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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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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 Zanzibar culture program takes you to stone town. Marvel at Zanzibar's  narrow labyrinth streets
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At jubileeventures.org our international vounteer 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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