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Summer Volunteer Teaching Positions in South Africa

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks




* Must be fluent in English
* Comfortable working in cross-cultural environments
* Independent worker
* Good people skills and organizational skills
* Flexibility and creativity in problem solving
* Interest in international education and development


  • English

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 3,990

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Medical insurance
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

The cost of the summer program is USD 3,990. This covers pre-departure information and preparation, round-trip international airfare from a US departure city to Cape Town, overseas medical and emergency evacuation insurance, one week in-country orientation as well as a mid-service and end-of-service conference, 24-hour field staff support, room and board, and alumni support.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Teaching

Age Range

at least 18

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad