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Sports Program (in and around Cape Town)

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  • Location: Cape Town
  • Duration: 1-12 weeks
  • Hours: 30-40 hours per week
  • Accommodation: Host family or hostel
  • Meal: Local food (3 times a day)
  • Date: Wednesdays of each month
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Do you have sporting skills, especially soccer or basketball skills that you want to teach young kids? Do want to be part of the school helping kids from disadvantaged background have a better future? If you do, the sports volunteer in South Africa is a perfect opportunity for you to experience South Africa and help the kids.

Sports is a wonderful medium for kids to get motivated, keep physically fit and keep them in school and away from harm’s way. But the facilities in the school where the kids study are rarely utilized and the school does not have the necessary funds to hire sports teacher and run the program. When you volunteer in the project, you will be helping the school run the program and organize games. You will work with the kids and get to the join the game.

Your Activities as a Volunteer

As a volunteer in the sports program in South Africa, you will work with a school where kids are mainly from disadvantaged families. Your duties will include:

  • Helping to organize soccer or basketball or other games
  • Training kids 
  • Giving awareness programs about the importance of a healthy lifestyle
  • Helping the sports administration of the schools
  • Fund raising

Project Skills Required

Volunteers will need a police clearance certificate to volunteer. There are no specific qualifications required to join this orphan support project. You must also be enthusiastic about caring for others and empathetic to the unfortunate. You are also expected to be open-minded, resourceful and patience.

Project Location

This project is located in Cape Town, the legislative capital of South Africa. Cape Town is the quintessential melting pot; it is a city alive with creativity, color, sounds and tastes. While walking through the city’s streets and meeting its people, you will fall in love with its natural beauty, creative freedom and incredible spirit. Stellenbosch is located about 50 km east of Cape Town and has a population of just over 100 hundred thousand. It lies in a hilly region and is sheltered in a valley at an average elevation of 136m. The area around Stellenbosch is known as wine country and has a very lush environment.