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Volunteer and Teach in Kenya


Kenya: Mombasa, Nairobi

Program Duration

9-12 Week, 5-8 Week, 2-4 Week, 1-2 Week


Starts on the 1st and 15th of each month

Travel Types

  • Backpacking
  • Safari


Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school education.
Volunteers must speak English and feel confident teaching the basics of both written and spoken English.

Volunteers DO NOT need to be qualified teachers, or have previous teaching experience.


  • English

Cost in US$:

From USD 270!

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Food
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

Volunteers pay a registration fee of USD 279 which covers 24/7 support from IVHQ staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

They then pay a program fee, dependent on the duration of their volunteer program, which covers accommodation and meals during volunteer placement period, airport pick up, orientation, program supervision, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs. Volunteers are responsible for their own flights, visas, travel insurance and vaccinations (where required).

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Community Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Teaching
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

The majority of our volunteers are aged between 18 and 30, but we do have many older volunteers participate on our programs (including 82 year olds!) and we welcome all volunteers regardless of their age.

Age Range

18 and over

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of between 2 and 20

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad