International Volunteer Day Month
- Accommodation and food: 0.00 Euro
- Transportation: 0.00 Euro
- Activities: 0.00 Euro
- Hosting organisation support: 260 Euro
Description: Recognition of 5th December (World Volunteer Day) to recognise all the valuable volunteers in our community and organisation at large
Type of Work: The work camp activities will include community work in and around Pretoria and includes working with children and also voluntary services to the community of Soshanguve.
We will honour our volunteers for the month with one special day activity dedicated to all volunteers for the year.
Study Theme: International Volunteer Day is a day set aside to recognize the work that volunteers across the world have done and keep this momentum going strong. As SAVWA this is an important month as we celebrate the incredible work volunteers do and the impact volunteers have on our local community at large.
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
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.
You will be in a community of Soshanguve, a different setting from normal city life, peri-urban community.
Approximate Location: Soshanguve, Pretoria
Notes: Bring along a Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, Sports shoes are advisable. Light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly; Torch or flashlight and arts and cultural items such as drums etc. for the children even sporting equipment such as soccer balls etc. and board games to share.
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.