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We are currently offering discounted rates for any volunteers who wish to do our program between 12/7/19 till 31/12/19.

Since the early 1900s, this home provides residential care to over 100 children who have been found in need of care and protection according to the Child Care Act. They are placed in care of the home by a Children’s Court of South Africa through a legal court order.

The children live in housing units on the home’s grounds and are transported each day to various schools in the area according to their educational needs. The aim of this facility is to place the children back into a secure family environment as soon as this is possible.

The home is strongly focused on developing skills to empower children to develop their full potential and to live independent lives. The children’s home can provide a child with care up to the age of 21 should the child still be engaged in formal education.

The home also offers life skills programs and runs a variety of projects encouraging children to develop soft & hard skills and practices entrepreneurship. Sports training and activities are arranged to advance children’s physical and social development.

The facility is managed as a program of BADISA, which is a non-governmental organisation with a focus on addressing a range of social issues through 153 community-based programs in the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape. BADISA relies mainly on financial support from private donors, fundraisers, and goodwill from the public to be able to provide the good work that they do.

Please see 'trip includes' section for further price details

Tasks volunteers will need to fulfill at the facility (not limited to, but including)

  • Night shift – being on duty when the children are asleep & addressing any issues that might arise, for example, a child having a nightmare.
  • Driving assistance – taking the children to school or extramural activities after school. It might also be to take children to the doctor or other medical appointments.
  • Working with a child and youth care worker to address the needs of the children.
  • Office assistance in the front office, volunteer relations office, fundraising, and marketing department or the social work offices.
  • Being involved in social work programs like group work & community work.
  • Assisting children with their homework & engaging with the children in the afternoon after homework is complete & before bath and bedtime.

Accommodation

Volunteers are provided with three basic meals per day. The main meal of the day is served at lunchtime. Volunteers eat the same food as the children in the home and they must be able to adapt to the types of food enjoyed by South Africans. Picky eaters will have to provide for their own meals as the home cannot accommodate different likes & dislikes as it will not fit within budget constraints. Vegetarians will be accommodated in the sense that vegetables and fruit will always be available. The kitchen and food are not Halaal or Kosher.

We have different options available depending on the length of time you want to participate in the program, and how long you would like to join our introduction to the South Africa program. Please see below for further details and pricing on each.

We are currently offering a discounted rate for anyone who would like to volunteer between 12/7/19 and 31/12/19. If you would like to volunteer after these dates please contact us for prices. Thank you.

Introduction week:

  • Airport pick up on arrival at Cape Town International Airport
  • Seven nights in dorm room accommodation in Cape Town during the introduction week
  • Six breakfasts provided during orientation week in Cape Town (Health or English option)
  • Orientation day which includes a visit to the Noon gun + V & A Waterfront
  • Full-Day Cape Town Peninsula tour (lunch included)
  • Half-Day Cape Town City tour
  • Half-Day Cape Town Township tour
  • Two free days to book additional activities (shark diving, skydiving, etc.)
  • 24/7 Emergency number (WhatsApp)

Volunteering:

  • All volunteering related costs (project fees)
  • Transport to the project by Claim Victory team member
  • Airport drop off at Cape Town International airport
  • Certificate of completion of volunteering
  1. Cape Town Direct Arrival Program

 

– Program starting weekly on a Sunday

– Project starting weekly on a Monday

– Minimum duration for volunteering is six weeks

 

ProgramVolunteering weeksTotal discounted cost ($NZD)
1 Day6 weeks$875
1 Day7 weeks$893
1 Day8 weeks$913
1 Day9 weeks$930
1 Day10 weeks$948
1 Day11 weeks$967
1 Day12 weeks$985
1 Day13 weeks$1221

 

Book extra weeks for volunteering at $15 per week

 

What’s Included in the fee:

  • Airport transfers (arrival and departure)
  • One night dorm room accommodation in Cape Town (without breakfast)
  • Transport to the project.
  • 24/7 Emergency contact number
  • Certificate after completion of volunteering.
  • Accommodation at the project
  • Lunch Monday – Friday at the project
  1. Cape Town Short Introduction Program

 

– Program starting weekly on a Monday

– Project starting weekly on a Wednesday

– Minimum duration for volunteering is six weeks

 

ProgramVolunteering weeksTotal discounted cost ($NZD)
2 Days6 weeks$987
2 Days7 weeks$1004
2 Days8 weeks$1025
2 Days9 weeks$1042
2 Days10 weeks$1059
2 Days11 weeks$1079
2 Days12 weeks$1096
2 Days13 weeks$1333

 

Book extra weeks for volunteering at $15 per week

 

What’s Included in the fee:

  • Pickup & Drop-off at Cape Town International Airport
  • Transport between Cape Town & the project
  • 2 nights dorm room accommodation in Cape Town (with breakfast)
  • Orientation with a bigger group of volunteers
  • A Full Day Cultural & City Tour which includes a visit to the V&A Waterfront
  • 24/7 Emergency contact number in South Africa & support by local partner
  • Certificate upon completion of volunteering
  • Accommodation at the project
  • Lunch Monday – Friday at the project
  1. Cape Town Short Introduction Program

 

– Program starting weekly on a Monday

– Project starting weekly on a Monday

– Minimum duration for volunteering is six weeks

 

Program DurationVolunteering WeeksTotal discounted cost ($NZD)
1 week6 weeks$1531
1 week7 weeks$1548
1 week8 weeks$1568
1 week9 weeks$1585
1 week10 weeks$1603
1 week11 weeks$1623
1 week12 weeks$1640
1 week13 weeks$1877

 

Book extra weeks for volunteering at $15 per week

 

What’s Included in the fee:

  • Pickup & Drop-off at Cape Town International Airport
  • Transport between Cape Town & the project
  • Seven nights dorm room accommodation in Cape Town (with breakfast)
  • Orientation with a bigger group of volunteers & Visit to the V&A Waterfront
  • A Full Day Peninsula Tour
  • Two Half Day Tours: Township + City
  • Two Way Cable car tickets for Table Mountain
  • Lunch at a traditional South African restaurant
  • 24/7 Emergency contact number in South Africa & support by local partner
  • Certificate upon completion of volunteering.
  • Accommodation at the project
  • Lunch Monday – Friday at the project

 

What’s excluded in the fee:

  • Return flights from country of origin (we do supply flight advice if needed)
  • Any visa related costs (we provide needed documents for obtainment of visa)
  • Any meals if not mentioned
  • Any items of personal nature
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