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Tanzania Summer Volunteering Work

If you are looking for meaningful, affordable, low cost and sustainable development summer volunteering holiday deals in Tanzania, you are in the right place. Go Volunteer Africa has a number of unique Tanzania summer volunteering projects for anyone interested in volunteering, exploring and adventure. Whether your passion is sustainable community development or vital healthcare work, Go Volunteer Africa can offer you an unforgettable experience.

When you choose Go Volunteer Africa this summer, you are about to discover a new culture, accomplish something unforgettable, and explore what Tanzania has to offer! Whichever volunteer project in Tanzania you choose you will be benefiting from our extensive experience in Tanzania.

No particular skills are required to volunteer with us and training is given locally but if you do have particular experience in areas relevant to your summer volunteer project in Tanzania then this will enhance your contribution.

Summer volunteer holiday deals we offer could help you choose a new direction in life or develop a career path you may already be on. It might be both a personal highlight and a practical stepping stone in a gap year or, for anyone at any time, a great way to come to Africa for much more than just a holiday.

Experience Tanzanian lifestyle and hospitality in this summer volunteering opportunity, cultural exchange and a flexible volunteer program in and around Moshi, Arusha and other parts of Tanzania. You’ll be part of a continuum of volunteers contributing to the cause of Tanzania people driving their communities forward in education and infrastructure.

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TYPICAL TANZANIA SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROJECTS

Community Development Projects: You will have the opportunity to try different roles and projects, dependent on your interests and skills. These volunteer opportunities do not require specialized skills (although these would be an advantage), and we accept volunteers for both short and long-term placements, all the year round. The type of work you are involved with will be dependent on your interests, abilities, level of experience as well as your comfort levels.

Community Sanitation Projects: Go Volunteer Africa engage into programs and projects which improve on the sanitation of people in Tanzania and this include clearing of drinking wells, building of dry racks and the digging of latrines as well as education of healthy living practices. Join the team this summer and help in improving the poor communities.

Teaching Volunteer program: The main focus is providing education to hundreds of children in poor communities in Tanzania. Many schools provide English, Math, health lessons to children 3yrs-17yrs old. The schools provide not only needed education but opportunities for sports activities, health talks, feeding centers and meeting places for the community.

Medical Care Volunteer Program
Medical Care Volunteer Program

Health Projects in Tanzania: Knowledgeable and able-bodied volunteers are in great demand. Help assist doctors with several health-related activities, opportunities are available all year around in Africa.

HIV/AIDS Awareness in Tanzania: Interested in helping to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic that has ravaged Africa’s continent? Help create hope among the sick in Tanzania and to assure them that they can live productive lives.

Orphanage: As a volunteer you perform a variety of much-needed services such as teaching Basic English, Math and offering care and support to HIV/AIDS infected or hunger-stricken children in Africa.

Other Projects include: Sports Coaching, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Research, Expeditions and Agriculture Development.

We could not do all that we do in Tanzania without the help of our interns and volunteers, who are a vital and integral part of Go Volunteer Africa. Want to use your skills, drive and passion to help make life better for needy Tanzanians? We’re looking for you!

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Build A Clinic Uganda Summer Project

This summer join a team of other volunteers who will work on a sustainable healthcare project with an aim of constructing a clinic for a rural community in Uganda through our Build A Clinic Uganda Summer Project.

When your Uganda Summer Project comes to an end, you’ll be tired and a bit dirty. But, you will have made a big difference in the lives of local community. You’ll leave the village with visible proof of the work you’ve done and happy memories of the people you’ve helped.

WE HAVE THREE WORK CAMP DATES FOR 2021:

Work Camp 1:

  • Start Date: June 14th – 25th June – 2021
  • Duration: 14 days (2 weeks)
  • Arrival Dates: 13th – June – 2021

Work camp 2:

  • Start & End Dates: July 12th – 23rd July – 2021
  • Duration: 14 days (2 weeks)
  • Arrival Date: 11th – July 2021

Work Camp 3:

  • Start & End Dates: August 16th – 27th August – 2021
  • Duration: 14 days (2weeks)
  • Arrival Date: 15th August 2021

THE UGANDA SUMMER PROJECT

This program will promote and improve the quality of healthcare in rural Mukono district of Uganda. The main focus is lifelong healthcare system for sustainable development and improvement on their quality of life.

Construction Summer Volunteer work Uganda
Construction Summer Volunteer work Uganda

This is a developed integrated approach to our healthcare support program. The volunteering program is under our Sustainable Healthcare Program (SHP). This approach will focus on construction and facilitation of a clinic in the rural community by teams of developmental volunteers.

Healthcare is the foundation for sustainable development. At the end of the project August 2021, your contribution would have changed the lives of about 3000 community dwellers of this rural community and surrounding villages who would be coming to the clinic for medical treatment, antenatal care, HIV/AIDS support and much other medical support.

By building a clinic, you can help the local people get the healthcare services they deserve. The overall health of the community members will also improve. With new constructed clinic, diseases such as typhoid and diarrhoea will begin to lose their grip and infant mortality rates will improve.

You can help build a clinic even if you have never picked-up a hammer before. This Go Volunteer Africa’s volunteer vacation program offer developmental volunteers a chance to travel to Uganda and start and construct a clinic with a team of friendly like-minded international volunteers alongside the local community.

This unique opportunity lets you get your hands dirty and actually see what a difference you’ve made before you head back home. But, don’t think it’s all about hard work. The program also give you the chance to travel around the communities you are working in, explore the country, and get to know the people you are helping.

Construction Summer Volunteer work Uganda
Construction Summer Volunteer work Uganda

Arrival Time and Date:

Volunteers interested in participating in this program, should arrive in Uganda before the start date of the project. If you think the work camp dates are not favorable for you but you would like to contribute towards the construction of a community clinic, please write to us and we shall arrange a placement for you.

Volunteers can arrive anytime of the day or night, through Entebbe International Airport or by bus through Kenya and pick up can be arranged.

When a volunteer arrives in Uganda, our Coordinator meets them at the airport or bus stop and brings them to our volunteer home in Mukono.

Orientation:

Orientation will be done on the program start date at and volunteers will be shown around the grounds and construction site and will be introduced to the work and counterparts. This training provides volunteers with a very detailed understanding of how to be acquainted in Uganda’s Life and culture.

Make a positive difference in Uganda

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Kenya Summer Volunteer Projects

Summer is a lovely time at Go Volunteer Africa in Kenya. Summer is the season when volunteers are ready to travel and join our teams across Kenya and getting involved in a wide range of community development, life changing projects we run. Go Volunteer Africa offers a number of low cost short term summer volunteer holidays projects in Kenya.

Our Kenya Summer Volunteer Projects are fun filled adventure holidays combined with ethical volunteer encounters across Kenya. Summer volunteer opportunities include helping communities and exploring Kenya at the same time. Our Kenya Summer Volunteer Projects gives you an opportunity to explore Kenya’s culture and its bio diversity. You’ll get to combine travel with a meaningful volunteer opportunity to help others.

Volunteer for Special Needs Care 

Make a volunteer trip to Kenya this summer with Go Volunteer Africa and support children, teenagers, and adults who need special care and attention due to physical and mental disabilities.

You’ll serve food, clean, and host games and activities. It’s a lot of fun and you see your impact right away. The support centres are understaffed and under-resourced; your work goes a long way in helping those who are unable to receive an education in the mainstream school system.

Youth Volunteer Work Kenya
Youth Volunteer Work Kenya

Volunteer for Youth Empowerment 

Join us this summer and help out with this youth empowerment initiative. The main goal of the program is to give youth the tools and confidence to find work and build a brighter future. This is much needed for youth, as their opportunities for success are currently limited.

So, you’ll be doing everything from teaching English to hosting vocational workshops to overseeing computer training. It will be eye-opening and rewarding to spend time with the youth and watch them develop the skills necessary to work independently and create a better life for themselves. Additionally, know that Kenya is a large country with plenty to do. You can combine your summer volunteering holiday with a safari and day tours.

Volunteer / Internship in Medical Care

Are you preparing to work in medicine or already a professional? Make a difference on your summer volunteering holiday in Kenya by volunteering on a medical project. Main tasks include assisting with check-ups, distributing medications, taking vital signs, and providing companionship. Note: for this program, the healthcare placement is for students of health science, pre-med, and nursing, while the medical placement is for licensed professionals.

If you’re seeking medical internships abroad this summer, look no further than this summer volunteer program in Kenya. Your primary responsibility will be to provide quality medical care to impoverished locals, and could consist of helping out with HIV/AIDS testing, administering immunizations, caring for newborns and mothers, assisting with outpatient care, and more. The benefits of this program are far-reaching with inter-cultural exchange benefiting both locals and participants.

Kenya Summer Volunteer Program
Kenya Summer Volunteer Program

Volunteer on a Community Project

This project combines Swahili learning and work with disadvantaged members of the community in Kenya. Responsibilities will include things like agriculture, helping children with homework, environment conservation, getting the youth involved in sports, arts, and other activities, working with slum youth and children.

Teaching English or Coach Sports

Join us this summer on our sports and education volunteer project in Kenya! Volunteers on these projects provide support to local staff within schools, childcare centers and community centers to help build capacity and increase access to education for youth. This leads to enhanced opportunities for higher education and improved life and career prospects.

Special Nairobi Rugby Project: This project is perfect for fans of rugby. Teach and train local youth from disadvantaged communities rugby skills. Not only will you be helping them discover a passion and build teamwork and discipline, you also will be giving them a healthy activity they can do well into adulthood.

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Uganda Summer Volunteer Projects

Uganda, nicknamed “The Pearl of Africa”, is a place that once you go, you’ll never want to leave. For those looking thrilling summer volunteer projects, it’s a country full of opportunities for meaningful interaction with local culture and nature. There are so many ways to travel here this summer and give back at the same time through Go Volunteer Africa.

Go Volunteer Africa is now accepting volunteer applications for our Uganda summer volunteer projects. Our summer volunteer projects in Uganda are designed as an immersion program customized for individual travelers, students, professionals, families, groups, or anyone with the desire to serve and explore in Uganda.

The time you spend volunteering, your destination, and the projects in which you will be involved are all geared to your skills and interests, and the community’s needs. The work is a tool and method to promote inter-cultural understanding and friendship between the volunteers and with the local community.

Simultaneously we provide safe and meaningful volunteer travel experiences for you as our volunteer. If you are interested in participating in our summer volunteer program, write to us and we will work with you to identify your best placement options in Africa!

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Uganda Summer Safaris

TYPICAL SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROJECTS IN UGANDA

Teach English in Rural Schools

Many villages in Uganda are in need of native English speakers to come teach English, and in return you’ll get an experience like no other. Living in a rural village will immerse you in traditional Ugandan life and culture, an experience completely different from the normal tourist trip. It’s such a unique chance to connect with children and members of the local community. Some programs also have you help build schools in rural villages.

Volunteer with Children

There are lots of orphanages and children’s homes in Uganda looking for people who love kids to come and help out. There are opportunities everywhere from out in rural villages, to children’s homes in cities like Kampala and Jinja if that’s what you’d like. Wherever you go, you’ll be rewarded with the smiles of children and knowing you helped make a difference.

Medical Volunteer Work

If are you a medical professional or student looking for a meaningful volunteering opportunity in Uganda, Go Volunteer Africa offers medical and healthcare volunteering and internship opportunities in Uganda to Pre-med, nursing, and medical students and professionals interested in a volunteer abroad medical opportunities.

Volunteer on a Building Project

If the idea of getting your hands dirty and offering your manual labor appeals, then our building projects could be the most rewarding volunteering opportunity in Uganda for you

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Positive Impact Abroad

Why Choose Go Volunteer Africa?

Affordability: Our volunteer programs are affordable but being cheap does not mean we cut back on our quality. Our volunteer programs are safe, meaningful and positive life changing. We work hard to provide you with the best quality accommodation and a truly amazing volunteer experience.

Benefit to Communities: Go Volunteer Africa works directly with local communities to ensure they get support both from volunteers and our team. A constant flow of volunteers means that these people and parts of communities are getting constant support both financially and personally.

Quick & Personal: We work as a team and are always there to help you and answer your questions. We aim to reply to your e-mails within 6-8 working hours or less. You can also reach us by phone or leave a message to have a quick reply back to your queries. Our goal is to make sure you are completely comfortable before you leave for Africa.

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Zambia Summer Volunteer Projects

If you want to do something rewarding this summer holiday, we highly recommend apply to participate in our Zambia Summer Volunteer Projects. Zambia is characterized by people who are resilient, entrepreneurial, compassionate, and spirited.

Go Volunteer Africa offers a number of community volunteer across Zambia and you can a life changing experience today. Some Zambia Summer Volunteer Projects can last a week whilst others you can stay for months. You could help education initiatives which are rewarding working with disadvantaged people who are living in poverty.

To participate in our Zambia Summer Volunteer Projects you won’t need any previous skills or past knowledge, on arrival full training and preparation will be provided. By volunteering with us in Zambia you will see things on a day to day basis you could not have dreamed about. This may be your only opportunity in life where you are able to travel and improve the lives of the people less fortunate.

So whether you want to help disadvantaged communities, help conservation and nature, improve education or work hands on with animals – we have projects which will appeal to you. Depending on your area of interest, you can choose from a number of placements which need caring and enthusiastic volunteers.

Zambia Summer Volunteer projects
Zambia Summer Volunteer projects

TYPICAL SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROJECTS IN ZAMBIA

Conservation & Environmental Projects: Natural habitat destruction is a terrible problem in Zambia and on conservation projects you will be able to work in teams with the aim of improving the situation. By raising awareness of serious issues like climate change and working hands on with incredible teams you will get memories to last a lifetime.

Wildlife Conservation:  Through our wildlife programs you can work with the big 5 wildlife, this is very unique where you can gain unique game reserve management experience. You will be able to contribute to conservation efforts in Zambia and make a difference to wildlife. You will learn a lot on these programs, from picking up the basics of game reserve management, to tracking wild animals, preventing poaching, game counts, researching and also working hands on.

Our wildlife projects will involve working in teams up to 6 days a week and sometimes over 8 hours a day. Seeing and volunteering with elephants in their natural habitat in Zambia is a magical experience. By helping you will be able to help these animals have a better future and be able to discover things about not only yourself but also get a whole new perspective on the world.

Community Development Projects: This is a very literal way to lend a helping hand! Our projects involve physical labor with this focus you could be building schools, constructing water sources, installing alternative energy resources, gardening, or helping in fields. You will work under the direction of a local staff or community person. While they lead, volunteers take direction and work as a part of a team working towards an end goal.

Some projects have been created to help open opportunities for local people to enhance their skill set, increase their cultural sensitivity, improve their communication and collaboration skills, and most importantly to help people to participate actively in “global” life.

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Zambia Wildlife Safaris

Medical & Healthcare Volunteer Projects: If you are training in medicine you might want to help inspirational clinical / healthcare programs. On these types of projects you might be working on awareness projects or gain hands on work experience in a clinic or medical facility. You will work as part of a team on educational / healthcare projects with the aim of improving life for local communities. These programs are great if you are looking for a medical elective, want to gain work experience or just want to help others.

Educational, Social Work & Youth Projects: Social work extends far beyond the traditional one-on-one format. You will be acting as a mentor, for example for at-risk youth or marginalized women and children. You will also be helping to run programs which aim to develop life skills, rehabilitate, and offer support to individuals.

Placements in social work are invaluable learning opportunities for someone pursuing a related career. In addition to the skills developed working with the local community, you will gain an understanding of social, cultural, and economic factors affecting quality of life in Zambia.

Childcare Volunteer Programs: In Zambia, not only do children make up a significant amount of the population, many have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS. In Zambia there has been an emergence of child-headed households, homes where an older child takes on the role of his or her deceased parents. When possible, they will live in an childcare centre. The need is dire, and local staff members are severely overworked. Participants help to relieve the burden by caring for, tutoring, and mentoring children. Local staff are extremely grateful for the care, attention, and time that our participants spend helping.

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Zanzibar Summer Volunteer Projects

Join our Zanzibar Summer Volunteer Projects and discover the colors of Zanzibar with Go Volunteer Africa, one of the best volunteer travel operators providing the best programs. There are four main areas where you can apply during your Zanzibar summer volunteer holiday, all most a focus on community development.

During your summer volunteer placement in Zanzibar, you can teach, work on medical/healthcare project, help children or contribute to a positive future for marine- life by joining marine conservation initiatives. Usually summer volunteer projects last a minimum of 1-4 weeks whilst you can stay for up to 3 months.

Go Volunteer Africa offers volunteer placements for skilled and non-skilled volunteers and placements are perfect if you are studying medicine / healthcare or would just like to help people and marine life. This is a great way to gain work experience in a wide range of areas like education, teaching, women empowerment, sports development, marine conservation, medicine, orphanage and childcare work and get to experience life in this exotic island.

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Zanzibar Summer Vacations

TYPICAL SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROJECTS IN ZANZIBAR

Volunteer with Animals in Zanzibar: Spend time soaking up the sun, living on the spectacular coast and helping whales, dolphins and other wildlife species. Join our wildlife conservation projects in Zanzibar working in research teams which aim to help wild animals. These projects are perfect if you are passionate about animals and marine lie or if you would just like to do something different, everyday will be different. You will be working with local scientists and conservationists monitoring wildlife, cleaning beaches, assisting research, working with local communities, checking tourist numbers, making reports and also going out into the ocean to see whales and dolphins up close. You will live in our beautiful beach bungalows seconds away from the beach – an added bonus!

Medical Placements in Zanzibar: If you are a skilled healthcare professional then volunteering on medical projects in Zanzibar can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life! These placements are perfect if you are currently training for a career, or you are already working in this industry. When applying we shall need you to provide proof of education and qualifications. For non-skilled workers there are awareness placements available to join where you can help prevent the spread of HIV/Aids.

Zanzibar Summer Volunteer Vacations
Zanzibar Summer Volunteer Vacations

Volunteer on Community Outreach Projects: Go Volunteer Africa provides material support to those people in Zanzibar who are unable to and care for themselves. This may include the elderly, orphans, the disabled, prisoners, and those afflicted or affect by HIV and AIDS. Our volunteers and local teams arrange Home or School Visits Supplying sanitation sanitary kits to village school girls.

Teaching Volunteer  Opportunities:  The main focus is providing education to hundreds of children in poor communities in Zanzibar. Village schools provide Languages, Math, health lessons to children 3yrs-18yrs old. The schools provide not only needed education but opportunities for sports activities, health talks, feeding center and meeting place for the community. The objective of this program is to contribute to the academic development of the school in order to provide the best opportunity for the orphans to receive quality education. Volunteers support the local teachers; encourage students to learn and play and instill pride in their schooling.

Volunteer on Community Development Projects: You will have the opportunity to try different roles and projects, dependent on your interests and skills. These volunteer opportunities do not require specialized skills (although these would be an advantage), and we accept volunteers for both short and long-term placements, all the year round. Volunteers certainly gain an amazing life experience from their participation in our placement program. On first arrival, most volunteers sample all the projects before selecting the tasks that suit them best.

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