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SAVWA 0047 SUDAFRICA Soshanguve. KIDS/SPORT 01/07/2019 14/07/2019

Camp Name: Sports Development   

Camp Number: SAVWA 0047

Dates:  01 to 14 July 2019

Type of Work: Empowering children in Sports development skills

Intensive work camp project with hands on initiative.

Volunteer Task

The Sports Development Programme will require volunteers to be involved in different sports activities such as learning simple sports and games activities. Volunteers will interact and teach children sports and artistic activities they have.  Trained volunteers will be able to interact with the community too.

                                               

This is an exciting project as volunteers have opportunity to work with different communities and interact with children in sports development and have also the opportunity to be hosted by individual family members for their period of stay in the country.

 

What to bring:

 Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, 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 and arts and cultural items such as drums etc. for the children even sporting equipment such as soccer balls etc. and board games.

Accommodation:

Accommodation will be in a house and venue still to be confirmed both in Soshanguve. 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 but should expect normal power cuts lasting to 4 hours on various time slots in the week. (Not every day)

Language:

The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly spoken with local languages such as Sotho, Zulu, and Tshwana to name a few.

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. 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 - Ready to do academic work on the project and No experience needed at all. Willingness to guide students especially in cultural and arts activities mostly afternoon work from 2 pm till 4 pm mostly. Some weekends may have excursions with students to different areas of Pretoria.