Our project partner is a non-profit organization founded in 2005 in Kenya with the aim to give shelter to children whoses parent died from HIV/Aids. Orphans suffer stigma, stress and trauma in addition to the loss of parental love, care and protection and more often they are disinherited. In this supportive environment for children and families affected by HIV/AIDS. The NGO focus their attention to ensure access to essential services including but not limited to education, health care, birth registration, psychosocial support and legal protection. For the minimum time of 8 weeks, we are looking for Volunteers for School & Children project in Kenya.
Give computer classes to at least 50 local youth
Feeding the children
Awareness within the local community
Provide academic development of the children through teaching and coaching
Develop youth empowerment programs.
Experience: There is no special experience in the fields of Education, Curriculum & Teaching, Inclusion required.
Knowledge Areas: Education, Tutoring, Curriculum & Teaching
Minimum Language Skills: English B2 – Upper Intermediate
Desired Age Group: any age
PBC required: Yes
Other: Volunteers who like to work with young people from all backgrounds, willing to teach in school, be able to communicate in English, in good physical and mental health, with creative approach to work with the children will be useful, Knowledge of basic Math and Computer sciences, Flexible approach to work with children with special needs, an interest in teaching and love for children is essential in this project, like in all teaching projects. Be Open Minded, Flexible, Creative, Committed.
Our project partner welcomes anybody who is interested to participate in our voluntary programs regardless of age, sex, religious belief, ethnicity or sexual orientation.
Cost & Services
We offer you the possibility to engage yourself in a culturally and professionally challenging environment. Besides giving something back to the world; you get an excellent opportunity to further develop your personality and intercultural competence. We find a social project that perfectly matches your qualifications and preferences; prepare you for your new assignment; guide you before and during your volunteering experience, help to fundraise your mission and following up on your achievements once you get home. For this service we charge 1.600 Euro (net).
In short: We will make sure that all you need for a successful mission is provided to you!
or how this project makes a difference:
Long Term aim (desired impact): Have a youth career development center by 2018 and have clear structures at our children projects.
Short Term aim (desired output for the individual volunteer coming):
– Children in the project have access to quality education and general living conditions improved
– Structures at the centre fully renovated to provide a conducive environment to child development
– 50 local youths have computer skills and knowledge
Accommodation on arrival: Volunteers are accommodated in a host family in Nairobi on arrival and during the preparation days before the placement to the project is done
Project is closed: During holidays volunteers are engaged in our other projects across the country which allows them to explore the diversity of the country. Volunteer will also have time to take safaris to destinations across the country.
Social activities (organised by partner): Cultural events, market days, hiking
Language lessons: Volunteers interested in taking languages (Swahili) classes are advised to register for a 10 days lesson at a cost of Euro 250
Guidance: At the organization level we have the volunteer coordinator and volunteer mentor who assist all our volunteers during their stay in the projects. All projects have someone to guide the volunteer in their daily activities.
When going out the volunteer for weekends and free time activities the volunteer may be accompanied by a local from the project
Internet: Projects at times have internet that is slow, while at the office you will be able to access to internet. Volunteers with smart phones can be able to acquire a local SIM card and have access to internet on their phones which is much affordable.
Other relevant information: We would appreciate a minimum commitment of 2 months to enhance sustainability of service delivery
Volunteers interested in joining our education tour experiences can also register with us. The volunteer assignment if open through out the year and you are encouraged to join at any given time of the year. All genders are accepted to join in the project
Nach ausgiebiger Beratung und Vorstellung der ersten passenden Projekte, schließen wir eine schriftliche Vereinbarung. Somit haben alle Beteiligten eine Planungssicherheit.
Vorstellung des Bewerberprofils beim Projekt Partner
Entscheidet sich der Projekt Partner für Sie, so dokumentiert er dieses auf dem sogenannten Confirmation of Assignment (COA).
Dieses ist ein Indiz für uns das der reine Vermittlungsprozess hier abgeschlossen ist.
Sie werden individuell und entsprechend Ihrer Vorkenntnisse auf Ihren Einsatz vorbereitet.
Während Ihrer Projektarbeit steht Ihnen ein fester Ansprechpartner vor Ort jederzeit zur Verfügung.
Am Ende des Projektes erfolgt ein Feedback-Gespräch und die Projektarbeit wird zusammen mit allen Beteiligten ausgewertet.