Volunteer in Tanzania
| Cross-Cultural Solutions: Volunteer Abroad for the Experience of a Lifetime!
Experience another culture like never before while making a real difference in people’s lives. You’ll gain perspectives and insights into the local culture and yourself. It’s an exciting and personally inspiring experience, and you’ll develop memories that will be with you forever. Programs operate in Arusha, Bagamoyo, and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
|| Dates Offered: Choose from start dates year-round and lengths-of-stay from 2-12 weeks.
Costs: The U.S. tax-deductible program fee for a two-week program starts at US$2,988 for 2 weeks. Program fee includes: personalized Volunteer Placement, language instruction, cultural education, food, lodging, transportation to and from all Cross-Cultural Solutions’ placements and programs, pre-departure guidance from headquarters staff, 24-hour access to in-country staff, travel medical and emergency evacuation insurance, and more.
Contact: Cross-Cultural Solutions, 2 Clinton Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801.
Tel: 800.380.4777 or 914.632.0022; in the UK call 0845 458 2781/2782; other countries call +44 (0) 1273 666392; Fax: 914.632.8494.
| United Planet
Volunteer in Tanzania — Orphanage Care, Teaching, or Social Education Quests
United Planet's Quests offer volunteers a unique blend of work, cultural immersion, and fun. All ages and skill levels are invited to apply. Everyone has something to offer! Join us from 2 to 12 weeks on an Orphanage Care, Teaching, or Social Education Quest!
|| Cost: Varies with duration of your stay.
Dates: Ongoing start dates.
Contact: United Planet, 11 Arlington St, Boston MA 02116, USA.
Tel.: 800-292-2316 or 617-267-7763.
| Projects Abroad in Tanzania: Volunteer in Arusha, or Dar es Salaam
Projects Abroad is the world’s leading short-term international volunteer organization.
Projects start year-round and last from one week to a year. Opportunities exist in teaching, social work, orphanages, human rights, building, and medicine. Programs are for ages 16+.
|| Dates: Start any day you choose.
Cost: Please see our website for prices.
Contact: Projects Abroad, 80 Broad St, Floor 32, New York NY 10004.
Tel: US Toll-free 1 888 839 3535.
| Volunteer in Tanzania
Volunteer with a community based organization in Tanzania! ELI works with organizations in three distinct communities in Tanzania: the Meru, Maasai, and in Dar es Salaam to create volunteer opportunities that benefit the locals while giving volunteers a unique cultural learning experience while giving back to the communities. Possible projects include working in orphanages, teaching, HIV/AIDS education, Women’s Empowerment, Microfinance, and reforestation. All placements are set up on an individual basis based on the needs of the local organization and the specific skills of the volunteer.
|| Cost: Program fees start at $795 and include airport pickup, accommodation, and meals.
Dates: Programs are available throughout the year and dates are flexible.
Contact: ELI, 1557 Ogden St. #5, Denver, CO 80218
| Volunteer in Tanzania with Greenheart Travel
Volunteering abroad in Eastern Africa is one of the most rewarding experiences both in terms of helping those in need and venturing to some of the world's most culturally unique places. As a volunteer in Tanzania you will help communities facing issues of prostitution, drug abuse, malnutrition, lack of education, unemployment, and little access to basic resources. You’ll be footsteps away from the best safari locations, a 30 minute flight from the culturally rich island of Zanzibar, and a few minutes from the homelands of the fascinating Maasai tribe. Our dedicated and friendly staff in Tanzania provide support and assistance throughout the program. Greenheart Travel is a division of CCI, a non profit founded in 1985 and run by seasoned travel enthusiasts who regularly participate in their own cultural exchanges.
|| Dates: Flexible, year round.
Cost: The cost starts at $1350 for a two week program including homestay or guest house accommodation with meals, Kiswahili language instruction, insurance, airport transfers and a 4 day arrival orientation.
Contact: Greenheart Travel, 746 North LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60654.
Tel: 1.312.944.2544 or toll free 1.888.227.6231.
| Volunteer Abroad in Tanzania from US$250
Affordable volunteer opportunities available in Arusha. Volunteers can participate in orphanage, medical and teaching programs. IVHQ sends over 5000 volunteer travelers worldwide annually — one of the world's most popular volunteer placement organizations!
|| Dates: Start Dates: 1st and 15th of each month. Duration: One week to six months.
Cost: Program Fees start from US$250.
Contact: International Volunteer HQ, PO Box 8273, New Plymouth, NEW ZEALAND.
Tel.: +64 6 758 7949.
| Year-long Volunteer Teacher: Tanzania
Teach in secondary schools and Teachers' Colleges throughout the country in direct partnership with the Tanzanian ministry of education. Receive one month of in-country teaching, cultural and language training.
Dates: Mid-June, 2013. Applications due April 1, 2013
Cost: $5,990 (subsidized by Tanzanian Ministry of Education and Vocational Training), inclusive of airfare, visa, insurance, and room and board in-country for one year
Contact: WorldTeach, One Brattle Square, Suite 550, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.
Tel./Fax: 857.259.6646 ext. 201/857.259.6638
Aang Serian (House of Peace)
Teaching assistants and qualified ESL teachers are placed in a rural Maasai village of Tanzania. Volunteers also needed for manual work, etc. Six- to 12- month stays preferred but shorter ones are possible.
Adventures in Health, Education, and Agricultural Development, Incorporated (AHEAD, inc.)
If you seek a medium term volunteer experience, are interested in Tanzania or Ghana, and want more of a grassroots experience than other programs offer, consider AHEAD, Inc.
Caretakers of the Environment Tanzania
Volunteer / Teach Caretakers of the Environment in Tanzania
Use your skills to improve the lives of Youth/children, their families and environmental Education as a volunteer in Tanzania.
Gap Medics arranges placements for students in carefully selected hospitals in Tanzania. Following intensive pre-placement preparation, participants gain on-the-job training as well as making a real contribution to the local community and having the experience of a lifetime.
With the support and guidance of our dedicated in country teams, the security of our privately rented houses and the unparalleled placement opportunities, we offer the safest and greatest opportunity for students to explore the world of medicine.
Global Citizens Network/Harrambee
Sends teams of paying volunteers for 1 to 3 weeks to rural Kenya and Tanzania (among other countries worldwide). $1,250-$2,050 plus airfare.
Global Seekers Development Expeditions
Volunteer in East Africa Program
Through volunteering - we provide opportunities to travel, live and work in Kenya or Tanzania, East Africa, and make a difference!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.globalseekers.com
Global Service Corps (GSC)
Volunteer Programs with Local Homestays in Tanzania
Program participants live with families in Tanzania homes providing a unique cultural experience while volunteering on service and development projects. We help developing communities learn to function more sustainably, while expanding the perspectives of participants as responsible global citizens. Project areas include health, HIV/AIDS prevention, and sustainable agriculture for nutrition and hunger relief. Participants have the opportunity to work on meaningful projects in hospitals, health clinics, schools, farms, and community and government organizations, depending on their interests. Excursions and Swahili language training are included. Undergraduate and graduate level credits qualifying for financial aid available. Volunteer programs are on-going and year-round.
Contact: Global Service Corps, The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, #14, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA; tel. (415) 551-0000; email@example.com, www.globalservicecorps.org.
Volunteer in Tanzania!
Work on village development projects including teaching, building classrooms and dormitories, and supplying books and other school materials.
Conservation Volunteers in Tanzania
Recruits researchers to join
conservation aid projects for 4 or 10 weeks in South Africa and Tanzania. Participation fee £1,300 ($2,500) for 4 weeks on a penguin rescue project in South Africa, £2,400 ($4,500) for 10 weeks surveying wildlife in a Maasai area.
Health Volunteers Overseas
Program in Tanzania
HVO is a teaching and training organization. HVO volunteers train local health care providers. Only accepts volunteers who are doctors, nurses, and other health professionals; preference for those who have experience as educators. Most programs have a minimum of one month. Fees are minimal but volunteers cover their own airfare.
Volunteer in Tanzania
Paying volunteers participate in expeditions and community work in Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, and Togo (among other non-African countries).
Visions in Action
Volunteer in Tanzania
Six- and 12-month volunteer positions in Uganda, South Africa, 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. Participation fees from $4,400 for summer in Tanzania.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.visionsinaction.org.
NGO that works with village projects in the Singida Region of Tanzania.
Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 100 countries every year, including Tanzania! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art and culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 30,000 volunteers worldwide and organized more than 850 volunteer projects in North America. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at VFP.org!