Volunteer opportunity posted by: HOPE FOUNDATION, CAMEROON.
Posted on: February 15, 2013
Dates: 2nd to 30th August 2013
Location: Bangoua, Cameroon.
Arrival airport: Douala International Airport
Football for Life is a holiday project which Hope Foundation withthe collaboration of a group of international volunteers organise a football tournament in a town. In this case, football is used as a sensitisation and training tool to youths during holidays. Due to the success of the past editions, we will be very glad to organize it again and count with the help of a group of volunteers who will have the opportunity to interact with the Bangoua citizens over various important topics and subjects.
Volunteers will organise and take part in the tournament and training programs such as IT training programs, as well as inform the attendees of the tournament about the problems of HIV-AIDS, Drugs and Malaria, during the matches.
These training opportunities help these youths to get across to job opportunities as well as open their mind and brain to new important things which they can use in daily life.
Taking part in this extraordinary program you will be involved in many amazing experiences with others international volunteers and Cameroonian people, besides you will bring an unforgettable experience in the lives of many youths in Bangoua. Other amazing experiences in the form of cultural exchanges (food, dances, clothing and celebrations) are waiting for you!
Needs / requirements: Volunteer should be highly motivated and have a big love for sports especially football. They also should be ready to understand the game, help in planning and implementing the tournament. Communication skills are required because volunteer will talk in public to educate and sensitise the football players and supporters about health issues and drug problems. Besides, good knowledge of an extra curricular subject such as music, photography, computer training, design, arts and culture will be essential.