- South Africa
- Port Elizabeth
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A fantastic project giving you the opportunity to gain valuable and rewarding experience. Improve the lives of young people by helping out in township schools and nurseries around the beautiful town of Port Elizabeth. Sports coaching opportunities also available!
Classroom assistants are required to help South African teachers educate children who come from some of the poorest families in the area. You will be helping with lessons and giving the children the 1-1 attention that they need. In the nurseries you also support full time staff- expect to play a lot of games and get involved with some great extra curricular activities. You'll also have the opportunity to coach sport if you wish.
You will be sharing accommodation with other teaching volunteers as well as sports coaching volunteers in a lovely suburb of Port Elizabeth. There are great facilities including a gym, games room, swimming pool and WiFi. You are only 10 minutes drive from the ocean.
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- Helping children who have been dealt a poor hand in life to shine.
- Living and working in the seaside town of Port Elizabeth, providing easy access to the stunning Garden Route.
- Making a genuine contribution to the lives of children, providing much needed help in schools and nurseries.
- Get to know other volunteers from all around the world.
- Explore parts of South Africa on the included trips.
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Situated along the gorgeous Garden Route, this 110 hectare park is home to 14 elephants who have been rescued from various predicaments including circuses and culling projects. Wild elephants in this area have been threatened by ivory hunters and displaced by communities building new villages in their homeland. Conservationists and researchers are working tirelessly to reintroduce these elephants to this area which was previously occupied by many wild elephants.
Coach your favourite sports to underprivileged children in schools around Port Elizabeth. Help these children to get a structured sporting education and see their joy as they pick up new skills.