Go Volunteer Africa offers exciting short-term and long-term volunteer opportunities in Rwanda. Our volunteer placements in Rwanda are open to people of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of nationality or qualifications. Volunteers whose choose Rwanda as their destination through Go Volunteer Africa certainly gains an amazing life experience from their participation in our volunteer program in Rwanda and we recruit new volunteers all the year round.
The Rwanda Experience
As a volunteer, you will experience traditional Rwanda life and participate in daily activities, such as cooking over an open fire, collecting firewood, playing with children, teaching children, assisting in the vegetable garden as well as construction projects.
Volunteer Placement Work
The type of work you are involved with will be dependent on your interests, abilities, level of experience as well as your comfort levels. One of the advantages of Go Volunteer Africa Rwanda volunteer opportunities is that you are not limited to one job role and will have the opportunity to ‘sample’ other roles during your placement. To become involved in another project simply inform a member of staff who will happily make any necessary arrangements.
Volunteer Work Schedule
Working hours are normally 4-8 hours a day. Time away from work e.g. for traveling to other parts of Rwanda or East Africa can be arranged through informing a staff member. Upon arrival, there is an orientation session for new volunteers to become acquainted with the local culture, language and project work. Further training and supervision may be provided to new volunteers who are interested in tasks for which they lack adequate experience.
While working at the volunteer projects in Rwanda, volunteers sleep in shared rooms with other volunteers. Although we provide sheets, blankets and mosquito nets, volunteers are encouraged to bring their own sheets or sleeping bags
As a volunteer with Go Volunteer Africa in Rwanda you will:
- Gain new perspectives and insight into another culture and yourself.
- Experience another culture and country at a deep and personal level from the inside out.
- Gain hands-on experience that will distinguish you on professional level for career development.
- Make a positive impact on the community in the areas of education, childhood development, healthcare, and other social services.
Required Volunteer Qualifications
No qualifications necessary, other than the ability to speak English. Minimum age to volunteer independently is 18 years old for the Volunteer in Rwanda program. Teens that are 15-17 years old can enroll in our Teen Volunteer in Rwanda program which is offered in selected program sites.
We also encourage families to volunteer, where the minimum age for children volunteering in Rwanda is eight years old. We also accommodate both large and small groups in Rwanda. A volunteer in Rwanda must have no physical disability and ready to come and offer his or her time in Rwanda.
Go Volunteer Africa is a top rated volunteer travel organization in Africa. Go Volunteer Africa allows you to combine meaningful volunteer projects in Rwanda with action-packed adventure travel into the ultimate life-changing experience.
Our volunteers work with women empowerment projects, teaching, medical, construction, day care centers, and wildlife conservation programs in Rwanda from 1 week to 24 weeks in duration.
We are committed to provide you with affordable and truly amazing volunteer experience in Rwanda. Come join our meaningful international volunteer opportunities in Rwanda and change the way you see the world!