Community Outreach & HIV Awareness Volunteering in Africa

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week, 5-8 Week


Throughout the year


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Specific qualifications are not required for this placement, although volunteers will need to have a love for working in the community and be comfortable working with people of varying ages.

Volunteers need to be caring, motivated and enjoy team work. Good health and average physical fitness are also required. Volunteers also need to be confident with speaking English.

Intern Types

  • Human Rights
  • Culinary Arts / Cooking
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Linguistics
  • Health Sciences
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Family and Home Studies
  • Education
  • Art/Fine Arts


  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Medical services
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

?All project operating costs, equipment, tools and resources
?Return Bus Ticket from Cape Town to Knysna
?Pick up & drop off from arrival points (George/ Knysna)
?24/7 emergency support
?Orientation & Training
?Accommodation in our Volunteer House
?3 Meals a day
?Project Related Transport
?Project T-shirts
?Dedicated coordinators to assist you daily
?Project support and feedback sessions throughout your stay
?Assistance with optional activities and tours
?Assistance obtaining a local SIM Card for your phone
?Additional cultural and outdoor activities on Friday afternoons (and some evenings)
?Free, unlimited Wi-Fi and computer access in the volunteer house
?Post-project involvement, and an exclusive return volunteer discount

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Academic Reinforcement
  • Adult Education
  • Aids
  • Anthropology
  • Childcare/children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Community Health
  • Community Organizing
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Drug Or Alcohol Recovery
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Elderly
  • English Teaching
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Literacy
  • Primary Education
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Services, Social Work
  • Street Kids
  • Teaching
  • Women
  • Youth

Typical Volunteer

Enjoys Travel Interested in new cultures Open to new experiences Tolerant with local ways Healthy and Happy!

Age Range

18 +

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-6

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week

Post Services Include

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