Volunteer Programme: Sport for Social Development
World Parks, World Cup has teamed up with Aspect Africa as a way to help WPWC focus on getting sustainable funding through a volunteer and community programme which is owned by the community.
Volunteer placements are rural, very rural, Zimbabwe being EVEN more rural, so you get to experience and feel the rhythms of authentic rural Africa up close and personal.
South Africa: Work with World Parks, World Cup on their sport for social development project and assist in primary schools across 6 villages in the Mutele Tribal Area & Makuleke Tribal Area - bordering the Kruger National Park and Makuya Nature Reserve, near to the Zimbabwe and Mozambique borders. (between 800m to 30 km from the world-famous Kruger National Park)
Zimbabwe: Work with the Malipati Development Trust in primary and secondary schools as well as a sport for social development and education outside the classroom programme whilst staying in the Malipati Communal Area - Bordering Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe’s second biggest reserve at 5,000 sq km and the Malipati Wilderness Area a buffer zone between Gonarezhou and the Malipati Community.
Volunteers can expect: an in-depth cultural experience, assisting teachers in local primary schools in South Africa and primary & secondary schools in Zimbabwe as well as working with the local WPWC’s coordinator in each country on the football for social impact programme as well as help WPWC and the MDT on improving and refining their community programmes.
Volunteers are needed to help with sports for social development with:
Local primary schools and secondary schools in Zimbabwe
Football (under 14 and 17)
Netball (under 14 and 17)
Topics volunteers will help address through
Area of operation
South Africa: Mutele Area
Mozambique: Pafuri Area
Zimbabwe: Sengwe Area
Accommodation per 2 volunteers
South Africa: Host Family
Mozambique: Crooks Corner Lodge
Zimbabwe: Camping/Host family
4 to 8 weeks.
Costs - 4 to 8 weeks
From £1800/$2,400 to £2,800/$3,600
20% deposits required
South Africa: Free on arrival if volunteer duration less than 90 days.
If volunteers chose Zimbabwe your visa cost will is covered.
Regional playoffs for GLTP Regional Championship Finals
GLTP Pafuri Region Championship Finals
World Aids Day
Volunteers must have prior to travel
Any vaccinations needed
Precautions (this placement has risk)
Big 5 Area, wild animals are not fenced in, in the areas we operate in Mozambique or Zimbabwe
Very hot 40’c September - May
Winter 27’c June - August