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Volunteer for Community Impact Program in Cameroon
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Volunteer for Community Impact Program in Cameroon

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Location

Cameroon: Rural Areas

Program Summary

This program is for those volunteers who are interested in the planning and manual labor aspect of volunteering. Most volunteers see this as an adventure. There will be lots of fun working together with local people working on Agricultural and farming projects or building projects such as schools, clinics, health centers, market centers etc. Volunteering in such programs is challenging. Can you pound a nail, swing a paint brush, or plant a flower or a cocoa three?

Volunteers will engage in construction activities such as digging, mixing sand and cement, carrying bricks, sand, fetching water, and painting school buildings or plating cocoa in the farm, clearing the cocoa farm, spraying chemicals on the cocoa, harvesting, drying cocoa, weighing cocoa or assist villagers to sell their cocoa when there is a new buyer. It can also be working to clean a museum in a village. You can also help clear park land, plant community gardens (trees), dig wells, construct clean water systems, and install playground ...

Causes

  • Agriculture
  • Archaeology
  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Counseling
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Microfinance
  • Organic Farming
  • Pastoral Work
  • Reforestation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Tree Planting
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks

Year(s) Offered

Year Round

Age Requirement

Open to All Ages

Participation Guidelines

European, American, Canadian, Australian and Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

$100-300

Program Includes:

* Airport pickup
* Housing (room in a house that can be shared sometimes) with facilities such as running water for shower, kitchen, living room, TV,
* Feeding (2 African meals per day)
* Office internet (WIFI)
* In-Country staff support and town orientation and cultural induction
* Registration fees
* A Webdev foundation t-shirt

Accommodation Options

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

Salary & Compensation

No

Experience Required

No

Qualifications

* No technical qualification is require except fluency in English and basic French depending on the area the volunteer will be working.
* Volunteer do no’t need any previous building or agricultural or museum experience, though he/she should be physically fit and willing to work hard in order to partake on these projects.
* Ability to do hard work, open minded and flexibility, ready to overcome challenges are a plus.

Minimum Education

High School

Application Procedures

  • Written Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Transcript
  • Resume
  • Other
  • Online Application
  • Disciplinary Clearance Form

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