Make a REAL difference in South Africa with Social Welfare Program
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Love Volunteers
This program makes a truly positive impact on vulnerable children, abused women and those with physical and mental challenges. Volunteers are desperately sought to help this program across the many projects it works on. From providing care and love to orphaned children, to supporting abused women and children, or day-to-day care to others facing challenges in everyday life, this program truly makes a difference to the lives of others. Volunteer help is essential to the viability of these projects and greatly appreciated. Duties for volunteers vary greatly and a love for working with children and those who really need it, and a lot of patience, are very important. Volunteers need to be flexible and willing to help wherever help is needed. It is also important that they understand the local community situations and the local challenges associated with these types of placements.
Goals of this Project:
- Provide quality support to some of the most marginalized people in Cape Town
- Improve the future prospects of orphaned or abused children
- Boost the confidence and aspirations of marginalized children and their families
- Enable inter-cultural exchange which benefits both students and international volunteers alike
- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
Love Volunteers welcomes all those 18 years and over who wish to assist in the ongoing support and development of marginalized and at-risk children of South Africa. This highly interactive and varied project does not require participants to have a background in the field of Social Welfare, as there are many ways you can assist. However, volunteers with suitable education, qualifications or experience are in this field highly sought after. Regardless, a volunteer’s individual role can often be tailored to suit their particular skills and interests. Importantly, all applicants must first and foremost have a genuine willingness to help, show drive and initiative, and bring a positive 'can-do' attitude. If this sounds like you, we want you on the team!
Additionally, volunteers applying to join this program will be required to supply to following documentation:
- Emergency contact
- Police check