Volunteer opportunity posted by: GoEco - Volunteer Abroad
Posted on: December 30, 2012
Teach English, participate in community and environmental initiatives, and enjoy the stunning locale in and around this relaxing town on Zanzibar's southern coast.
Volunteer Involvement in Local Schools
Participants will have the opportunity to volunteer at the primary and secondary schools in Jambiani. While the education system in the community is ill-equipped, the students understand the importance of education and have a very strong desire to learn. Volunteers will assist the local students and teachers by:
Local Tourism Training Institute
Tourism is considered to be a valuable industry in Zanzibar. Volunteers will work in the tourism training center to help train locals in skills relevant to the tourism business. This will help them attain jobs so that they can support their families. Participants can help at the center by assisting in the following:
The community of Jambiani is very reliant on its natural resources available to them, especially the ocean (fish, crabs, seaweed, etc) and local crops that are be grown in the area. Volunteers will help in keeping the beach and village areas beautiful as well as helping to improve it by planting trees and working on other initiatives.