Go Volunteer Africa’s Burundi community volunteer work focuses on disadvantaged communities and working with vulnerable children, youth and women, through provision of quality education, healthcare, access to clean water and social service projects.
Our Burundi volunteer trip starts and ends in Bujumbura city, the former capital of Burundi. You will either be based in Bujumbura or Gitega- the current capital city of Burundi.
Bujumbura: is known for the history of French and Colonial settlements that this city holds. This city has a greater impact of the French culture and you are sure to find the best of French cuisines here. The foods, drinks and the nightlife of the city make up entire Bujumbura. The Living Museum is a place to be in when in Bujumbura.
Gitega: holds the ancient history of the colonial times of Burundi and it preserves its history in the best way. The Gitega national museum has all the artefacts and documents related to the past. There are accommodations for all ranges and budgets and all kinds of people can afford it. People come to this place after a safari or game reserve.
ARRIVAL & AIRPORT PICKUP
After you have booked and confirmed your placement, please book your flights to arrive at Bujumbura International Airport in Bujumbura (former capital of Burundi). A member of staff from our local partner organization in Burundi will meet you on arrival at Airport in Bujumbura. This airport services numerous international carriers. Burundi has good connections to destinations throughout Europe, the Asia- Pacific region, USA and Africa.
Orientation and Placement will be done the next day. The volunteer guest house or host family will be your base for volunteering.
VOLUNTEER WORK IN BURUNDI
Go Volunteer Africa through our Burundi volunteer work offers a wide range of volunteering opportunities in Burundi from teaching, childcare, construction, conservation or healthcare projects. If you are looking for somewhere to volunteer and get immersed in the culture, Burundi is an ideal destination.
Volunteering in Burundi is one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever have. If you choose to do volunteer work in Burundi, you need to be adaptable, flexible and prepared to face and hear heartbreaking stories of the people’s backgrounds. Programs are perfect if you want to go off the beaten path and would like to see more than the average tourist and truly start to understand this distinctive culture.
The Burundi volunteer program is a full culture immersion experience which can be customized for individual travelers, students, professionals, families, groups, or anyone with an interest to volunteer and travel in Burundi. The timetable you travel, your volunteer work and the projects are all geared to your skills and interests, and the community’ needs.
Go Volunteer Africa enables people from around the world to share their skills and expertise with needy communities of Burundi. We offer volunteer programs in Burundi that will either utilize skills you hold already or give opportunity to learn new skills.
All of our volunteer projects in Burundi and travel tour safaris have been formulated by our team, to give our participants the most meaningful of experiences, wherever they may decide to venture. We are committed to enabling skill transfer, enabling projects in Burundi to access different skill sets and to helping volunteers realize the value they can add using the skills they hold.
Our programs allow our volunteers the opportunity to work alongside local and interesting people. Working with very willing disadvantaged communities also forms part of the make-up of these incredible life enhancing programs.
Go where very few get to go and join one of our affordable Burundi Safaris and tours. We will match your skills and expectations with those of your preferred project to ensure your placement is a professionally, as well as a personally, rewarding experience.
BURUNDI SAFARIS AND TOURS
Burundi is a unique adorable country and yet still undiscovered by many when they come for African safaris. Burundi is a country gifted with mesmerizing beauty, coupled with rich beautiful sceneries, spectacular vegetation, waters, mountains and fascinating fauna; How dare you miss out on a safari in Burundi. On the weekends you are encouraged to explore the country with friends you make on the program, and our representatives are available to give travel advice and make bookings for you.
|Availability:||Project open all year round|
|Duration:||Minimum 1 week commitment|
|Age Limits:||Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.|
|Minimum Age:||6 to 17 yrs if traveling with parent/guardian|
|Dates:||Flexible start and end dates|
|Arrival dates:||One day before the start date|
|Airport Arrival:||Meet and greet by GVA partner representative|
|Working Days:||Monday – Friday – 5 days a week, 3-5 hours in a day|
|Weekends:||Travel / Sightseeing NOT included in program cost|
|Accommodation:||Host Families or volunteer house|
|Meals:||Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily|
|Support:||Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7|
|Location:||Bujumbura and Gitega|
PROGRAM FEE: (USD$)
APPLICATION & PLACEMENT BOOKING FEE:
Please Note: An application and placement booking fee of $180 is charged over and above the program fee as an application payment to secure your placement.
The fee covers: Administration Costs, Placement Booking & Confirmation, Pre-departure support & documentation, 24-hour international HQ back-up. Have an inquiry? Contact Us