25 trees will be planted on your behalf for every experience purchased, via our partnership with One Tree Planted.
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You will play an important role in assisting the teachers in the classrooms and helping the early childhood development of the children in a primary school. You will get an opportunity to contribute to the teaching in the school and interact with the teachers and students while helping to improve the classroom activities.
There are over 120 children attending the school who are from various socio-economic backgrounds. Most of the children are from underprivileged families whose parents are not able to afford to pay for their kindergarten education.
We aim to help the early childhood education of these children and prepare them to start their education in primary school. Each child is provided lunch daily and the children also have the opportunity to develop their motor skills and take part in various sporting activities.
You will work with children aged 0 – 5 for five days a week, assisting the teachers in the classroom in various different aspects. The project is located 20km from Cape Town, making it an ideal location for those who wish to be close to the city.
Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in our meeting times of Saturday 10:00, 14:00 & 17:00 and Sunday 10:00, 14:00 & 17:00.
Please note Saturday arrivals need to book an extra nights accomodation.
Your tasks and responsibilities:
All 3 meals daily are provided as part of our service but there are also two ‘mini’ kitchens for you to store and prepare your own food if you wish.
The accommodation comprises of dorm rooms, with shared bathrooms. There is a dining room and lounge as well as an outside BBQ area with swimming pool.