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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.
Volunteer 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.
Email: info@crossculturalsolutions.org
Website: www.crossculturalsolutions.org
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Volunteer Abroad in Tanzania – United Planet – 2-12 Weeks
United Planet's volunteer abroad Quests offer volunteers a unique blend of work, cultural immersion, and fun. All ages and skill levels are invited to enroll. Join us from 2 to 12 weeks – you can volunteer teaching English, in a healthcare setting, or working with disabled youth! Volunteers live with a local host family, participate in cultural activities and excursions, and receive 24/7 support – a true immersion experience that allows you to build relationships that last a lifetime.
Volunteer in Tanzania Cost: Varies with duration of your stay. Please visit our website for details.
Dates: Programs start 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.
Contact:
United Planet, 11 Arlington St, Boston MA 02116, USA.
Tel.:
800-292-2316 or 617-267-7763.
Email: quest@unitedplanet.org
Website: www.unitedplanet.org
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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, child care, social work, orphanages, human rights, building, medicine, sports, film production, and international development. Programs are for ages 16+.
Volunteer in Tanzania with Projects Abroad 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.
Email: info@projects-abroad.org
Website: www.projects-abroad.org
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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.
Volunteer in Tanzania with ELI 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
Tel.: 303-321-8278
Email: info@eliabroad.org
Website: www.eliabroad.org
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Volunteer Abroad in Tanzania from US$270
International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) offers affordable volunteer abroad opportunities based in Arusha, Tanzania from only US$270. Volunteers can participate in Childcare, Medical and Teaching programs, working with rural and urban Tanzanian communities and villages. IVHQ sends thousands of volunteer travelers worldwide annually — you will not find a more affordable, high quality and trustworthy volunteer travel company.
Volunteer in Tanzania Volunteer in Tanzania with VolunteerHQ Dates: Programs start on the 1st and 15th of each month. Duration: Volunteers can volunteer for periods ranging from 1 week to 24 weeks.
Cost: Program Fees start from US$270.
Contact: International Volunteer HQ, PO Box 8273, New Plymouth, NEW ZEALAND.
Tel.: US/Canada Toll Free: 1-877-342-6588; UK Toll Free: 0-800-234-1621; Australia Toll Free: 1-800-557-380; International: +64 6 758 7949.
Email: info@volunteerhq.org
Website: www.volunteerhq.org
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Volunteer in Tanzania
Volunteer in Tanzania with Worldteach
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. Applications due April 1.
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
Email: info@worldteach.org
Website: www.worldteach.org
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Volunteer in Tanzania with Volunteering Solutions
Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in East Africa and is very much dependent on the help of volunteers. Volunteers are very welcomed in Tanzania and Volunteering Solutions offers volunteering opportunities in Arusha located in close proximity to Mount Meru famous for its Safaris. Volunteering Solutions offer volunteering opportunities in orphanage program, teaching program and medical - healthcare program. Our programs are open throughout the year and volunteers can choose to join our program from any Monday of the month.
Volunteering in Tanzania Dates: Every Monday
Cost: Starting at $270
Contact: Volunteering Solutions
Tel.: US Toll Free: 1-888-790-3096. UK Toll Free: 0-800-014-8160.
Website: www.volunteeringsolutions.com/tanzania/volunteer/volunteer-in-tanzania
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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.

Visit: www.aheadinc.org

Gap Medics
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.

Visit: www.gapmedics.com

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.

Visit: www.globalcitizens.org.

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: info@globalseekers.com, 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; gsc@globalservicecorps.org, www.globalservicecorps.org.

Global Volunteers
Volunteer in Tanzania!
Work on village development projects including teaching, building classrooms and dormitories, and supplying books and other school materials.

Visit:www.globalvolunteers.org/tanzania/

Greenforce
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.

Visit: www.greenforce.org.

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.

Visit: www.hvousa.org

Madventurer
Volunteer in Tanzania
Paying volunteers participate in expeditions and community work in Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, and Togo (among other non-African countries).

Visit: www.madventurer.com.

Volunteer Africa
NGO that works with village projects in the Singida Region of Tanzania.

Contact: www.volunteerafrica.org

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!

Visit: www.vfp.org

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