We need the volunteers in our Community


The Exchange

Volunteers participate in supporting and caring for the poorest and most vulnerable people especially vulnerable children and women, elderly and inmates in prisons to meet their practical physical and psychological needs through outreaches in communities.


Title

18 hours of help per week

Social Work: Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.


What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.


Requirements

Beginner English

Between 18 and 70 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Volunteers and teams participate in different project work activities with vulnerable children, elderly, women and others that geared towards improving lives or livelihoods, community development and women empowerment. Through outreaches we support and care for different vulnerable groups to meet their physical and psycho-social needs. We provide an environment that is so supportive and volunteers work with a team of like-minded and professional people.


Activities & Shift

Tasks done while at ACO Africa:
•Empowering other marginalized women different from the project economically through business training sessions.
•Participating in home-based visits to monitor different program progress for vulnerable children, families and also helping them to meet practical physical and psycho-socia needs
•Participating in school-based visits to monitor enrollment, retention and academic progress of sponsored vulnerable children
•Participate in life skills or mentor-ship training for girls under the AGE-Project
•Participate in the practical preparation and establishing of backyard gardens for vulnerable households for food security and nutrition care.
•Participating in advocacy activities including children’s rights, domestic and gender-based violence awareness
•Participate in the general home-based visits to the people living with HIV/AIDS especially children and


Rules

•Ready to work with orphans, HIV positive children and women, elderly caregivers
•Should be innovative with arranging lessons or sessions and games for the children.
•Be ready for a very fragile community (changing characters)
•Willing to play and interact with children including those living with HIV/AIDS, disabled
•Emotional strong