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Child Life Volunteer Program in Cape Town, South Africa

Locations

South Africa: Cape Town, Stellenbosch

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months

Dates

ongoing

Qualifications

Students and professionals in the fields of Child Life, therapeutic recreation, art therapy, music therapy, psychology and education, as well as pre-med students, will be assigned roles within the team according to their skills, interest and experience.

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

$2,150

Cost Includes:

  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

Connect-123's program fee includes the following:

- facilitating a volunteer experience in Cape Town that specifically meets your needs
- arranging secure, high quality, centrally located accommodation based on your budget
- assisting with local transport, from providing advice on public transport routes to arranging long-term car hire
- airport meet and greet service
- a complete South Africa preparation and orientation information pack
- a comprehensive orientation on arrival and free ticket for a guided city bus tour, that highlights all that Cape Town has to offer
- advice and mentoring before, during, and after your stay
- access to our social program and discounts on tourist activities
- 24/7 emergency support and hands-on assistance

Credit Available

yes

Experience Required

yes

    Some experience with children is required

Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Childcare & Children
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Public Health
  • Youth

Age Range

18+

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Guest House
  • Independent living

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 2-10

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

one week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network