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HIV Hospice and Children's Home Volunteer, South Africa

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks


please inquire for dates


* Minimum Age: 18 years old.
* You do not need to have a background in health care, however any relevant experience that you do have can increase the level of responsibilities that you will be given.
* If you are a medical or a nursing professional, you will need to be registered with the South African government regulatory bodies in order to perform invasive procedures.
* Good spoken English.
* International Volunteers are welcome.
* Since you will be working with children, you need to be mature, confident, demonstrate initiative, and be open-minded and enthusiastic with a genuine care and concern for children.


  • English

Cost in US$:

From £204 (USD prices depend on the current exchange rate)

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

What's included?
- Pre-departure Briefing in London
- Pre-departure information and advice
- In-country assistance and support
- 24-hour emergency contacts
- In-country induction or training
- Donation to the project
- Transportation: airport pick-up, airport drop-off, transportation from the accommodation to the project and back
- Accommodation: volunteer residence
- Food: included, but self-catered

What's not included?
- Flights
- Insurance
- Visa costs
- Sightseeing activities
- Monthly stipend

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Orphans
  • Public Health
  • Social Work

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

48 hours