Construction


Published:

12/13/2017

Start Date

12/14/2017

End Date

12/31/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

level 5, 67 Albert Avenue Chatswood
Sydney
NSW
2067
Australia

Description

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Volunteers are needed for the on-going construction and water building projects in the community. Volunteers needed for manual labour jobs working alongside skilled and unskilled local workers to help with the construction work. Some tasks include construction of bole holes, expansion, water well building, construction of roads and renovation work, painting and white-washing, landscaping, digging of trenches, refurbishing sports fields, and brick laying. Volunteers do not need prior experience, but skilled workers are very welcome. This is a very hand on, hands dirty sort of program. Enthusiasm, a good sense of humour and helping spirit are required. Volunteer can also spend time in the children’s school teaching classes.


WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

This is a very hand on, hands dirty sort of program. Enthusiasm, a good sense of humour and helping spirit are required. Volunteers can also spend time in the children’s school teaching classes.

– Taking part in large capacity building programs

– Renovation or construction of community buildings (such as schools, hospitals and orphanages)

– Sharing knowledge and skills with local community members

– Empowering local communities to be independent


WHAT THE PROGRAM ACHIEVES

Community capacity building (CCB), also referred to as capacity development, is a conceptual approach to social or personal development that focuses on understanding the obstacles that inhibit people, governments, international organizations and non-governmental organizations from realizing their development goals.


ELIGIBILITY

This project is suitable for gap year travellers and backpackers interested in helping build better community for the underprivileged to live in. Volunteers are placed with NGOs according their skill set. Volunteers help with their skills and expertise in computers, IT, education, filling, updating social media, marketing, administrative work, planning community events and more.

Please contact us to check eligibility and find out how you can make a difference.

Fee Required

Benefits

Training Provided

Housing Available

Language/Cultural Support Available

We welcome

Groups

Families

International Volunteers

How To Apply

hello@africanvolunteeraid.org

https://www.africanvolunteeraid.org/

To apply go to our website and click on "VOLUNTEER NOW"

Price Details: $299.00

The Program fees covers for the volunteer's orientation, airport transfer, 3 meals per day, accommodation, 24hr support, Program supervision, and program administration.


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