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SAVWA 0061 SUDAFRICA Pretoria or Johannesburg. envi/gardening 14/09/2020 28/09/2020

Camp Name: Job Shadowing Opportunity
Camp Number: SAVWA 0061
Participants: +/- 5
Dates: 14 to 28 September 2020

Type of Work: The project aims to consolidate the role of youth workers in
promoting youth social entrepreneurship by enriching youth
with the core knowledge of social entrepreneurship, youth
work skills, and particularly the technical know-how.
Volunteer Tasks: This is an exciting project as volunteers have opportunity to
work with different communities and interact with youth in
social entrepreneurship activities in the community. With South
Africa’s high unemployment rate we want to address this
challenge that our country is facing. We need volunteers to be
able to explore ways to enhance social enterprises and
opportunity on Job Shadowing in South Africa.

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.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be in a hall and venue still to be confirmed
both in 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 230 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

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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. Willingness to guide students
especially in cultural and arts activities Weekend will have
excursions with volunteers to different areas of Pretoria.

10. Camp Name: Food Gardening Project
Camp Number: SAVWA 0062
Participants: 8
Dates: 5 th to 16 October 2020

Type of Work: The South Africa Volunteer Work Camp Association (SAVWA)
Gardening Project is a community lead innovative to
encourage young people to promote low environmental impact
living and eco-friendly practices. The emphasis is on the
development of and to practice self-sustaining environmental
awareness for climate change and sustainable living. We have
seen the impact we have had on the environment and what
better ways to be able to live sustainably.

Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers will have an opportunity to get hands on training
from relevant training personnel from Department of
Agriculture and also some community based organisations
working with the people.
We will have voluntary work at a informal settlement where
various activities will be conducted. Volunteers are encouraged
to bring an open mind as we will have various activities to keep
them busy for the work camp period.

What to bring: Sleeping bag, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, shoes are
advisable. Warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be
chilly; Torch or flash light and arts and cultural items.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be in a home, either Pretoria or
Johannesburg. 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

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Extra info: The work camp participation fee is strictly Euro 230 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.