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Teach Underprivileged Children in Schools in Cape Town

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months, 1-2 Years, Multiple Year


Year round


* 17 years and over
* Emotional maturity
* Available for a minimum of 4 weeks
* A laptop is useful for assisting with administrative projects
* Keenness and flexibility, plus the ability to think independently and to use initiative
* Hardworking, with a willingness to adapt to the situation
* Sense of humour
* Ability to be able to work in a team and the awareness to help change lives with this work
* Casual dress (jeans are fine) and comfortable shoes


  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

- General support
- Organisation of Volunteer post
- Visa assistance and setting up of all official documentation
- Organisation of accommodation
- Airport Transfer
- Welcome package with cellphone sim
- Assistance with Car rental, buying, selling
- Organisation of weekly activities
- Organisation of monthly weekend getaways
- Big discounts with Tour Operators, Car rental, Backpackers...
- 24/7 support

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Volunteer Management
  • Writing
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Age Range

Minimum age 17

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Guest House
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 2 or more

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

4 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network