Participate in Namibia
Would you like to participate in our projects in Okakarara, Gobabis or Rehoboth on site and, together with our helpers, give children and young people access to education? Or help with meals, initiate games and sports? You don't like to just look on from the outside, but want to actively support the work with your hands and, if necessary, special knowledge?
Then there are different options:
One year with the weltwärts program in Africa
We are a partner organization of Volunta gGmbH, a society of the German Red Cross in Hesse. Volunta is a recognized end-end organization of the weltwärts program of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), which is responsible for the development policy voluntary service. By applying for the weltwärts program at Volunta, volunteers can participate in our projects in Okakarara, Gobabis or Rehoboth for one year.
For application deadlines and further information, please go directly to the Volunta website and apply there as well:
It is advantageous if volunteers have special knowledge and experience for their work and show a high degree of initiative.
Skills in the following areas are helpful for working on site:
- Educational work in general
- Youth sports work
- Tutoring (English, mathematics)
- Mediation of IT knowledge
- vegetable growing
- Craftsmanship for help in the carpentry
- Sewing work for help in the sewing workshop
- Knowledge of nutrition and cooking
- Building Services / Janitorial
- Marketing of our guest houses
If you are interested, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with letter of motivation and curriculum vitae (in German and English) as well as job references stating the desired period of employment. The application documents should be submitted to us at least 5 - 6 months before the start of volunteering.
The at least 3 months' assignment is coordinated with the project locations via the steps for children foundation office. The travel and accommodation costs are borne by the volunteers themselves. Depending on the accommodation and location (in steps own guesthouses or privately) they are between 10, - and 18, - € per night.
Please keep in mind that an application for a visa must be submitted to the Namibian Embassy in Berlin at least early (at least 6 months before volunteering begins).
Our project locations:
* Participation in our projects is only possible from the age of 18.