Cape town Children's Hospital Project (and surfing project)

Jan - Dec 2020 | Volunteer in South Africa

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Trip #23987

Cape town Children's Hospital Project (and surfing project)

Trip #23987

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Volunteer in South Africa

Location:

South Africa, Southern Africa

Dates:

Jan - Dec 2020
Lasts 1 week to 5 months

Activities:

Medical/Healthcare, Mobilization, Disaster Relief & Aid Distribution, Service Projects & Helps, Visitation & Encouragement,

Cost:

** See Financial Information Below
Agency: Volunteer in South Africa
Location: South Africa, Southern Africa
Dates: Jan - Dec 2020
Lasts 1 week to 5 months
Activities: Medical/Healthcare, Mobilization, Disaster Relief & Aid Distribution, Service Projects & Helps, Visitation & Encouragement
Cost: ** See Financial Information Below
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Help out at our Children's Hospital in Cape town and assist with surfing in the afternoons

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

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Volunteer programs begin every Monday of the month and departures are also every Monday of the Month. Volunteers can choose from 1 week to 90 days (You will get a 90 day visa on entry as long as you hold a USA, EU or British Passport). The children’s hospital in Cape town is the only hospital in South Africa that is dedicated to working with children only. The children come form less privileged backgrounds and many of them are there for months in the hospital. We have a great need for volunteers to come and help assist us with: reading to them, playing with them, assisting the nurses and helping out in general within the hospital. The project runs from Monday to friday working in the hospital from 9am-3pm daily. (You dont need to be qualified to join this project) yet if you have qualifications then you will be able to work a little more hands on with the children (alongside the nurses) Please send us your qualifications so we can share it with the hospital staff before your arrival. We appreciate all volunteers, qualified and not qualified. You can choose to also join our Surfing project in the afternoons if you would like too. The surfing project involves learning to surf and teaching the less privileged children to surf. If you wish to join our Surfing project and Hospital project then please see the 2nd table below for the fees.

To view the full information on this project, please copy and paste this link into your internet browser:
https://www.volunteerinsouthafrica.co.uk/projects/clinic-medical-assistance-project/101-cape-towns-children-hospital-volunteering.html

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Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

This project does tie in with the National Church, all our volunteers attend the local Church in Masiphumele community and Victory Church in Fish hoek.

Additional Trip Information

Region:
Southern Africa
Country:
South Africa
Other Location Info:
Fish hoek Cape town. Our Volunteer house Adress: is 134 Kommetjie road, Cape town, South Africa.
Participant Age:
Sr. High, College, Adult, Seniors
Eligible to Go:
Families, Groups [max size 30], Individuals, Married Couples
Other Financial Notes:
All our fees for the Surfing and hospital project combined are on this link:
https://www.volunteerinsouthafrica.co.uk/projects/clinic-medical-assistance-project/101-cape-towns-children-hospital-volunteering.html

If you choose to stay longer than 10 weeks then you will get a 10% discount off the above 10 weeks fees.

Prices exclude once off Registration admin fee of $270/ £203. This registration fee reserves your place with us. (we will send you proof of payment received as soon as your registration fee comes in).

What do your fees pay for?
Registration Fee – Web-design Costs, Program marketing costs, administration costs, Volunteer in Sa fund, and communication costs with volunteers.

Volunteer Program Fee – Airport pick up/ return delivery (Arrive on a Monday, depart on a Monday), Orientation, Program staff supervision, Accommodation, Internet at the house- free wi-fi, free welcoming dinner on arrival, Staff support for the Volunteers, and in-country administration and Project running costs, 1 free surf lesson and use of the surfing gear is included if you choose to join our Surfing project in the afternoon.

What additional costs will you have?

The Volunteer must provide for the following:
Please budget $50 per week for food shopping. We have a fully equipped kitchen you can cook in.
All volunteers should visit either their personal physician or a travel health clinic 4-8 weeks before departure for vaccinations.
Travel insurance- hospital cover (mandatory).
Please budget around $15 per week for transport (our staff will go with you to the project).
- Mobile phone, You need to get your phone opened up to work every-where. You an buy a cheap South African sim card and internet data for cheap in South Africa (its around $10 per week for 1 gig of data). A variety of mobile network carriers provide good coverage for mobile phones. It is normally more cost effective to locally purchase pay-as-you-go air-time and data bundles compared to roaming options.

If you wish to go onto the internet then you will need to bring your laptop, we will provide you with the password for the internet.

- Spending money for essentials and souvenirs, also money for internet and a local phone is needed (if you wish to have a phone when you are here) We do recommend this to Volunteers as its good to be able to communicate with friends at home.
Training debriefing
Our staff will go with you to the projects and orientate you to the area and to the children's Hospital.
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Mission Trip Offered By Volunteer in South Africa

Volunteer in South Africa offers a significant mix of Volunteer opportunities for Volunteers that are walking alongside God and want to make a meaningful impact in South Africa and Africa at large.

Our Volunteer Projects are designed to provide continuous Solutions to help the Poor communities of South Africa. We aim to Disciple Children and walk alongside Children and Adults bringing them to their God given Talents. We aim to Create an Environment where people Flourish in their God-Given Gifts and are Encouraged to Pursue their dreams by adding ‘HOPE’ into their lives.

Our Mission Statement At Volunteer in South Africa:

“Our purpose is to serve humanity and wildlife by facilitating ways and resources in which people can get involved to help improve ways of living in South Africa and Africa at large. We aim to add HOPE INTO MANY less privileged children’s lives”.

Here’s Volunteer in South Africa’s Vision statement:
Luke 4:18 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to Preach the good news to the poor.”
To build a Volunteer Organisation that brings “hope” and is a blessing to Africa and South Africa.
To impact children’s lives with Sports development Projects.
To Partner with other Ministries and provide them with Resources, Finances and Volunteers.
To see lives restored, bringing hope and practical answers to broken humanity.
To Impact the less Privileged Communities of South Africa and Create Ideas for the poorer Communities to get Jobs.
To see people from all walks of life come into a transforming relationship with Jesus Christ.
To walk alongside the lost and the Broken and bring hope into their lives.
To create a community of people who worship God with passion, bringing fresh sounds and new songs to our Creator.
To provide an environment for the less Privileged where people flourish in their God-given gifts and are encouraged to pursue their Dreams.
To create a family environment within the projects and locations that reaches all generations, empowering each generation to reach their full potential.

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