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SAVWA 0041 SUDAFRICA SUDAFRICA Voluntary services to the community 03/12/2018 17/12/2018

International Volunteer Day Month

Type of Work:            

Recognition to valuable volunteers in our year end calendar toward their contribution.

Volunteer Tasks:        

The work camp activities will include community work in and around Pretoria and includes working at orphan and old peoples home and also voluntary services to the community.

We will honour or volunteers for the month with one day activity dedicated to all volunteers for the year.

What to bring:             

Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, working gloves and closed shoes are advisable. Rain coat, light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly; Torch or flash light;

Accommodation:       

Accommodation will be in a home, Pretoria. Participants will be required to bring their own sleeping bags. The accommodation has a simple bathroom with shower and there is running water. The accommodation and work place have flushing toilets and do have electricity.

Language:                  

The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly spoken with local languages such as Ndebele, Zulu, and other local languages

Extra info:                  

The work camp participation fee is strictly Euro 220 and this covers simple accommodation, food and project expenses office running/administrative expenses, certificate of participation during the camp, communication prior to, during and after the camp. Please note that this does not include travel expenses to and from the camp, pick up from airport so participants are asked to reserve a small amount of money for transport to the camp and vice-verse. We advise all volunteers to ask for advice from us when they are planning to book their ticket to Pretoria.

Leisure Activities:       

The Weekend is meant to be for free tours that the group can organize by themselves at their own expense. All our work camps are reserved for cultural nights when each volunteer can present her/his country and culture.

Requirements:           

Qualification of participants:  Open minded, ready to interact with other people of different cultural background - Positive attitude - Willing to share his/her experiences - Flexible to live/stay in simple living conditions - Flexible to eat local food - No experience needed at all.

Book your tickets to OR Tambo International airport

Take the Gautrain from OR Tambo Int to Pretoria station. www.gautrain.co.za

Please reserve a small amount of money for transport to the camp and vice-verse. We advise all volunteers to ask for advice from us when they are planning to book their ticket to Pretoria and let us know of their date of arrival and departure.