Applications: 2018 Year Beyond Programme

Action Volunteers Africa (AVA)
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017
Opportunity type: 
Other

Action Volunteers Africa, a youth development NGO based in Wynberg, Cape Town, uses volunteering as a tool to unlock the potential of youth. AVA recruits, trains and places unemployed youth in full-time volunteering positions in NGOs, SMMEs & schools. Through sustained volunteering and AVA’s unique training and personal development programme, youth gain experience, develop confidence and self-awareness and the networks needed to build sustainable futures.

YearBeyond or YeBo is a partnership between the Western Cape Government and numerous NGOs aimed at improving educational outcomes and encouraging a culture of volunteerism.

As a volunteer tutor you will offer literacy, numeracy and homework support. While volunteering you will participate in a self-development and leadership programme.

Volunteering with YearBeyond is a full-time, five day a week commitment, and volunteers are busy from 9am to 5pm every day. They complete their self-development programme in the mornings, and are transported to their school in the afternoon to run the after-school education support and learner development programme.

The Yebo volunteer leadership and self-development programme has three core pillars:

  • A series of three short courses offered by the Frederick Van Zyl Slabbert Institute at Stellenbosch University
  • An Innovation Challenge judged by a prestigious panel of political and industry leaders
  • A unique self-development programme designed and facilitated by Action Volunteers Africa

Volunteering with YearBeyond is a full-time, five days a week commitment, and volunteers are busy from 9am to 5pm every day. They complete their self-development programme in the mornings, and are transported to their school in the afternoon to run the after-school education support and learner development programme.

What do you need to apply?

  • You need to be between the age of 18 and 25
  • You need to have matric or be a recent graduate
  • You need to have good English and maths marks
  • You need to be keen to work with children and compassionate.

You will be provided with a travel stipend while you are on the programme.

To apply go to http://www.yearbeyond.org.za/volunteer/applications, or visit our offices 25 Church Street, Wynberg.
Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/yearbeyond
Contact us on 021 761 3813

For more about Action Volunteers Africa, refer to www.avafrica.org.za

To view other opportunities, refer to www.ngopulse.org/group/home-page/other-opportunities

Location: 
Western Cape

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