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Live and work abroad helping children, adults, animals and entire communities in less advantaged countries.


  City 19 Countries Worldwide
  Country South Africa
  Remunation: Unpaid
  Education / Training: No experience required
  Program Duration: 2-52 weeks
  Minimum Fee: $1400
  Maximum Fee: $2059
  Cost Includes: Full support from the moment of booking and throughout your placement to your return home. There are support staff in every destination and a 24 hour emergency international telephone line direct to the Head Office. All food (3 meals a day plus drinks and snacks) are provided. Accommodation is provided (whether a rented house, a hotel/hostel, homestay, apartment or flat). All in country travel is provided for the placement. You will also be met from the airport on your arrival by our in-country manager who will take you to your accommodation and give you a full induction into the area. This manager will also be on call 24 hours a day and you will see them frequently. Pre-departure you will receive comprehensive information about every aspect of your placement and necessary preparations from what to pack, to visa information, to what to do on your weekend travel in the country. Your safety, well being and happiness throughout your placement are our primary concerns and we will keep in touch with you throughout. International flight not included.
  Minimum Age: 17
  Maximum Age: 99
  Lodging Offered: Apartment


What you can do on our programs:

~Teach Conversational English (and other subjects) in ALL our destinations (except Cuba): You don't need any qualifications. You will give much-needed help to local communities. You can also teach Sports, Drama, IT, academic subjects, Music, Football, Cricket - the list is almost endless. Your help is very much appreciated.

~Coach Sports in some of our destinations: Football is very popular in Ghana, South Africa, Sri Lanka, India and Kenya and we have started a Cricket Coaching project in Ghana recently which desperately needs volunteers to ensure that the project continues. You can also teach sports that don't have such a high profile, such as basketball, netball, and others.

~Conservation Placements in most of our destinations: Work with orphaned Elephants, Dolphins, Orang Utans, Lions, Rhinos, Sharks, Crocodiles, and many more. You can also help to maintain coral reefs, natural forests and waterways.

~Work Experience Placements in most of our destinations: Gain worthwhile experience in Law, Journalism, Medicine, Architecture, Hotel & Catering, Web Design, Veterinary Medicine, Tourism, and more. An excellent addition to your resume.

~Language Courses: in Argentina, China, Cuba, Guatemala & Russia. live the language! We have courses in Spanish in Cuba, Argentina and Guatemala, Portuguese in Guatemala and Russian in Russia. You can also learn Mandarin in China.

~Cultural Courses: in Argentina, or Cuba "Get down and local" - Learn the Salsa and Tango in Argentina, or Photography, Music, Arts or Drama courses in Cuba.

~Combined Placements: You can combine two or more placements in two or more countries ... and the choice of countries is yours! For example, you could teach in South Africa and do a conservation placement in Sri Lanka - two totally different cultures and lifestyles.

No qualifications are required to volunteer - just enthusiasm to help and a desire to experience a new culture, from the inside.

Travellers projects are very flexible (2 weeks - 1 year) and varied. All your food and accommodation and in country transfers and transportation are included in the cost as well as excellent 24/7 support and back up staff. You will receive plenty of preparation information and support before your departure and Travellers will keep in touch throughout your project to ensure you are happy and well on your placement.

Your volunteering contribution benefits the community and provides a lifetime experience that is safe and structured for the volunteer.


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