Teaching & Education Volunteering

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English literacy rates and the general standard of education in many rural and urban African communities is unfortunately very low. Our volunteers have the chance to make a real impact by helping pre-school children become classroom-ready, being involved in after-school clubs, helping students with their homework, teaching adult literacy classes and providing support to existing teachers.

As a volunteer on these projects you’ll often be based at outlying schools that are very rural and basic, but where children are desperate to learn. If you’re a qualified teacher or educator, you’ll be able to make a big impact in these communities, but even if you have no teaching experience at all, your assistance can prove life-changing for these children.

Volunteers are provided with plenty of guidance and on-the-ground support, where our teams will help you with lesson planning and facilitating classes. You may also be involved in sports coaching and outdoor activities with the kids – always great fun for everyone involved!

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Teaching & Community Support, Zanzibar

Live the tropical island dream while teaching English, caring for children, promoting gender equality, developing the community centre and assisting with local conservation initiatives in incredible Zanzibar.

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FROM £ 907 | € 1167 | US$ 1622 | AU$ 1852

Orphaned and Vulnerable Children Support, Cape Town

Play a vital role in enriching the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children at foster care homes and after-school programs in Cape Town. As a volunteer on this project, you can use educational games and fun activities to help children on their way to a brighter future.

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FROM £ 787 | € 1021 | US$ 1313 | AU$ 1391

Christmas Volunteering – Victoria Falls, Zambia

Want to give back and make a real difference this holiday season? Our African Impact family in Zambia are devoting their Christmas to bringing cheer to those in need, so make this holiday one you'll never forget.

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FROM USD 1394 | GBP 777 | EUR 1004 | AUD 1492

Orphan Day Care and Community Support, Zululand

Living by the beach and surrounded by Africa’s most magnificent wildlife, volunteers work directly with the chiefs of the village and families living in poverty to support young children and contribute to bigger and brighter futures for them.

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FROM £ 874 | € 1134 | US$ 1459 | AU$ 1545

Christmas Volunteering – Antelope Park, Zimbabwe

Celebrate this holiday season in the heart of the Zimbabwean bush. Give back to the communities and assist with holiday parties at the local schools, while also participating in the first lion conservation program of its kind in Africa. Where else in the world!

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FROM £1297 | €1687 | US$2369 | AU$2853

Education & Community Support – Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Give back to those who are less fortunate in a rural at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. You will teach English to young children and adults, as well as support members of the iconic Maasai tribe in learning how to read and write.

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FROM £ 699 | € 904 | US$ 1167 | AU$ 1281

Christmas Volunteering – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Celebrate this holiday season at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World! Get a unique opportunity to walk with young lions in their natural habitat and at the same time, track, monitor and collect data on large predators and other wildlife in one of the world’s largest conservation areas.

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FROM £1167 | €1524 | US$2142 | AU$2567

Teaching & Youth Development, Cape Town

Share your passion for education and love of working with children as you work with underprivileged and undeveloped communities in Cape Town, teaching and caring for disadvantaged children and providing youth with better and brighter opportunities for their future.

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FROM £ 787 | € 1021 | US$ 1313 | AU$ 1391

Christmas Volunteering – Livingstone, Zambia

Give back this holiday season and contribute to the conservation of the African lion in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, at Victoria Falls! Play your part in a variety of conservation projects, including wild elephant-human conflict research, whilst working closely with local communities.

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FROM £1037 | €1362 | US$1914 | AU$2281