International Volunteer Day Month
Description: Recognition to valuable volunteers in our year end calendar toward their contribution.
Type of Work: 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.
Study Theme: Recognition of 5th December to valuable volunteers in our year end calendar toward their contribution.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be in a house and venue still to be confirmed both in Mabopane. 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.
Requirements: 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 other participants to the project.
Notes: 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.