Aang Serian (House of Peace), P.O. Box 13732, Arusha, Tanzania; 011-255-744-318548; www.aangserian.org.uk/volunteer.htm. Teaching assistants and qualified ESL teachers are placed in a rural Maasai village. Volunteers also needed for manual work. Six- to 12- month stays preferred but shorter ones are possible.
Action for Children in Conflict, actionchildren.or.ke. Volunteer placements working with children in Sierra Leone and sometimes other African countries.
African Conservation Experience, P.O. Box 206, Faversham, Kent ME13 8WZ, U.K.; 011-44-870-241-5816; www.ConservationAfrica.net. Conservation work placements on game reserves in South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe.
American Language Center, 4 Zankat Tanja, Rabat 10000, Morocco; 011-212-37-761103, fax 011-212-37-767255; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.aca.org.ma. The largest of 10 ALCs in Morocco that hires American-educated EFL teachers for one year.
Association Chantiers de Jeunesse (ACJ), B.P. 171, CCP 4469 Salé, Morocco; email@example.com. Workcamps in Morocco. Knowledge of French useful.
Azafady, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.madagascar.co.uk. Join award-winning charity, Azafady, to volunteer on a variety of development projects in the coastal regions of southeast Madagascar. Project areas include health/sanitation, sustainable livelihoods and conservation; there is something for everyone on this project! Programs run for 10 weeks, 4 times per year starting in October, January, April and July. Please see web site for details.£2000 donation requested.
CRESP, B.P. 8873, Dakar-Yoff, Senegal; 011-221-820-92-00; email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cresp.sn/internship.htm. CRESP (Centre de Ressources pour l’Emergence Sociale Participative) program provides orientation in Senegalese culture and places candidates in mentored internships in areas of their interest, including IT, sustainable agriculture, education, health/nutrition, NGO program design, etc. A knowledge of French is essential in most cases. Negotiable inclusive fee of $30 a day for up to 3 months, covers stipend for a Senegalese work partner/translator.
Cross-Cultural Solutions, 2 Clinton Pl., New Rochelle, NY 10801; 800-380-4777; email@example.com, www.crossculturalsolutions.org. Flexible volunteer programs lasting 3-12+ weeks in Ghana and Tanzania (and worldwide). See web site for current program fees.
Emperor Scuba Schools, www.emperordivers.com/ess_career_packages.php. Six schools on the Red Sea: Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh, Nuweiba, Dahab, Soma Bay and Marsa Alam. Career-development program for divers who want to gain instructor status. Assistance given with job-finding.
Frontier, 50-52 Rivington St., London EC2A 3QP, England; 020 7613 2422; www.frontier.ac.uk. Carries out environmental surveys in Tanzania and Madagascar (as well as Cambodia, Fiji, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and others) that use paying volunteers for 4, 8, 10, or 20 weeks to work in coral reefs, savannas, forests, and mangrove areas as part of ongoing conservation programs.
Global Citizens Network/Harrambee, 130 N. Howell St., St. Paul, MN 55104; 800-644-9292; www.globalcitizens.org. Sends teams of paying volunteers for 1 to 3 weeks to rural Kenya and Tanzania (among other countries worldwide).
Greenforce, 11-15 Betterton St., Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BP, U.K.; 011-44-207-470-8888; www.greenforce.org. Recruits researchers to join conservation aid projects for 4 or 10 weeks in South Africa and Tanzania.
Health Action Promotion Association (HAPA), P.O. Box 24, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1YP, England; www.volunteerafrica.org. British charity that works with village projects in the Singida Region of Tanzania. Programs last 4, 7, 10, 11, or 12 weeks with starting dates every 3-5 weeks.
IDA (In Defense of Animals) Africa, 700 SW. 126th Ave., Beaverton, OR 97005; 503-643-8302; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ida-africa.org. Volunteers needed at chimpanzee sanctuary in Yaounde, Cameroon for minimum 6 months. Should be able to communicate in French and be prepared for harsh living conditions.
International Foundation for Education and Self-Help (IFESH), 5040 East Shea Blvd., Suite 260, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-4687; 480-443-1800; email@example.com, www.ifesh.org. International Fellows Program recruits recent college graduates to do 9 months fieldwork with self-help projects in most African countries. Teachers for Africa Program sends teachers and college instructors to teach TESL and other subjects at schools and colleges throughout Africa.
Jeunesse des Chantiers Marocains (JCM), B.P. 680, Safi 46000, Morocco, 011-212-70-962757, fax. 011-212-44-621090; firstname.lastname@example.org; perso.menara.ma/youthcamps. Workcamps lasting three weeks in Morocco.
Kenyan Voluntary Development Assn. (KVDA), P.O. Box 48902-00100, Nairobi, Kenya; tel./fax. 011-254-20-225379; email@example.com, www.kvdakenya.org. Street address: Kampus Towers, 1st Fl., Ste. 5, University Way, Nairobi, Kenya; 21-day workcamps held year-round, with volunteers from different nationalities placed at community projects with a specific developmental theme.
Madventurer, The Old Casino, 1-4 Forth Ln., Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 5HX, U.K.; 011-44-845-121-1996; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.madventurer.com. Paying volunteers participate in expeditions and community work in Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, and Togo (among other non-African countries).
Operation Crossroads Africa, Inc., P.O. Box 5570, New York, NY 10027; 212-289-1949; email@example.com, operationcrossroadsafrica.org. Runs 7-week summer projects in rural areas of about 15 African countries, staffed by self-financing volunteers from the U.S. and Canada.
Save the Earth Network, P.O. Box CT 3635, Cantonments-Accra, Ghana; 011-233-27-7743139; firstname.lastname@example.org. New volunteer program in development.
SCORE, Sports Coaches’ OutReach, 3rd Fl., Burliegh House, 25 Barrack Str., Cape Town, South Africa; 011-27-21-461 0466; email@example.com, www.score.org.za. Program for self-funding volunteers to coach sports and live with a family in deprived communities throughout southern Africa.
Soft Power Education, P.O. Box 1346, Jinja, Uganda, East Africa; 011-256-78-306614; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.softpowereducation.com. Admin office in the U.K.: 55 Guildhall St., Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1QF, England. British registered charity that is refurbishing and assisting government primary schools in Uganda. Self-funding volunteers stay for up to 3 months.
STAESA (Students Travel And Exposure South Africa), P.O. Box 15016, Dalpark 11, Brakpan 1552, South Africa; 011-27 73-651-8203; email@example.com, www.staesa.org. South African registered NGO that provides volunteers with work placements in range of community projects and small-scale industries throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Costs from $395 for 2 weeks in Ghana, including host family stay to $5,000+ for 1 year in Ghana, Benin, Togo, Senegal, Mali, Botswana, Tanzania, The Gambia, Uganda, Malawi or Kenya.
Sudan Volunteer Programme (SVP), 34 Estelle Rd., London NW3 2JY, U.K.; tel./fax. 011-44-20-7485 8619; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.svp-uk.com. Volunteer teachers for Sudan, mainly Khartoum area. Placements last 6 months from Sept., Dec., or June. Selection interviews held in U.K. SVP pays subsistence, housing, and insurance after initial 3 months.
Tema Theatre Company Ltd, A1 Value Office, 225-229 Church St., Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 3PB, U.K.; 011-44-01253-299988 or in Ghana: Private Mail Bag, Community #1, Tema; 011-233-24-310-6066; email@example.com; www.tematema.com. Volunteers spend the month of July in Ghana teaching drama to children or performing a play under a British director.
Visions in Action, 2710 Ontario Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20009; 202-625-7402, fax. 202-588-9344; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.visionsinaction.org. Six- and 12-month volunteer positions in Uganda, South Africa, Liberia, and Tanzania plus short-term summer opportunities in Tanzania. Volunteers must have a degree or relevant work experience to fill positions in human rights, journalism, micro-enterprise, social work, health, environment, and research.
Women International Coalition Organisation (WICO) International, P.O. Box 1075, Limbe, South West Province, Cameroon; 011-237-958-0292/755-4762; email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Placements for all types of voluntary service including hospitality, conservation, and fundraising throughout Africa, especially Cameroon, Kenya, Ghana, and Nigeria.
World Camp, 157 S. Lexington Ave. Suite B1; Asheville, NC 28801; (828) 254-2339; email@example.com; www.worldcampforkids.org. Volunteers and interns participate in HIV/AIDS, environmental, and gender education in Malawi, departing Jan.-Feb. and June-Aug.
WWOOF/FIOH Ghana, c/o Kenneth Nortey-Mensah, P.O. Box 154, Trade Fair Centre, Accra, Ghana; 011-233-21-716091; firstname.lastname@example.org. Places volunteers on traditional farms, as assistants in schools, in bicycle workshops, and with workcamps in Ghana.
WWOOF Uganda, P.O. Box 2001, Kampala, Uganda; 011-256-346856/251276; email@example.com. Subscription for printed list of member farms.
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