stae-sa.com orphanage program gives you as a volunteer or intern a great opportunity to immerse yourself in indigenous culture, language and history of the community, while making an impact in the lives of the children.
This program is ideal for anyone like you who is ready to go to Africa, not as a vacation but to give back to the communities and to touch lives.
Why joining stae-sa.com orphanage program?
It’s enriching. You feel very useful working directly with the kids. The more we give, the happier we feel. Volunteering increases self-confidence. You are doing good for others and the community, which provides a natural sense of accomplishment. Your role as a volunteer also give you a sense of pride and identity.
The program is real. The children need you. There are lots of work here to do.
Completely flexible! You can join us anytime in the year.
Duration of stay:
Minimum 1 week maximum 2 years
Denu/ Aflao near the coast.
Kpando near the Volta lake.
At what age must join the program?
Anyone aged 15 or over can join us
Is this program for me?
This program is for you and for everyone. No language barrier.
What will do in the orphanage:
Volunteers work alongside the existing staff to care for the children in the orphanages. The work in a children's home involves feeding, dressing, face painting, music, dancing, art work, coloring, teaching, painting the orphanage, keeping the children active within the homes. Volunteers will also be assisting local staff and caretakers in daily work to help them run the orphanage in a better way.
No application fee needed! No service fee charged! No deposit fee charged! No previous experience needed! You must be ready to touch lives. Ready to help. ready to get dirty everyday.
What is not included in the fees:
Fee for your vaccines
What is included in the fee:
Accommodation, Meals, weekend sightseeing, 24/7 supervision, WiFi modem for Internet connection at the host family (Please return the modem after your program) local sim card, safety, airport pickups, certificate of participation, orientation, program search, host family search, transportation during orientation, transportation to the placement the first day, donation towards to your placement, donation to other communities projects, programs, and cancer association.
Working hours: Mon to Fri 8 am to 3:30 pm
stae-sa.com programs are very flexible and well structured to meet your need.
You can choose to do double programs in the same country or do double programs in multiple countries and still pay less.
You can also choose to be in the host family or be in independent accommodation.
You can choose to cook your own food or let the host family cook for you.
Means of getting to work and back:
You can choose to walk
Go by taxi
Go by mini-bus (trotro)
Go by motorbike taxi (Okada)
Our volunteers are always our priority. Your happiness is our greatest concern. You can choose to change your host family if you are not happy. It takes at most 2 weeks to get a new host family.
We’re excited that you are interested in volunteering with us! To apply, click the apply button on top of the page to complete a short form.
Tell us what you want to do and we will get back to you with full application form.
Once we received your short application form for volunteering, you will be contacted by a member of our team by phone to inform you that you have been accepted and the full application form has been emailed to you to be completed. Email the completed application form, your resume and your cover letter to us. In less than two weeks we will send you your placement details, your invoice, photos of your placement, photos of your host family and all documents for your visa.
Finally, prior to your departure to Africa, you will be included in the whatsapp group of the current volunteers already volunteering in the country of your choice. You are not alone on the program.
Before the commencement of the project, stae-sa.com ensure volunteers receive a detailed induction and training necessary for the placement.
This training creates more awareness about your program and about the measures you must take while working with the children. Since a majority of the beneficiaries you work with belong to disadvantaged communities, our volunteer training ensures your safety as well as that of the beneficiaries. You are very much encouraged to come up with ideas, activities and improvements, that you can suggest to the management and staff.
This is hands-on experience program and it involves active participation. Whiles on the program, you have weekends for yourself.
The in-country team of stae-sa.com makes sure that you feel well supported throughout your time with us. In order to ensure your wellbeing, we periodically check with you at your work place and at the host family.
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