Volunteer Centre is a non profit organization which is based in Cape Town, South Africa but has developed strong National and International Partnership for more than 30 years.
The Vision of the organization is “Helping Build a Nation that Cares”– and we believe that local and international volunteers can make a huge contribution by volunteering their time and skills in projects across all sectors – which include children, the eldery, environmental projects and many other interesting volunteering opportunities. The main aim is to motivate and develop effective volunteering through consultation, training, information and placement services for the benefit of all.
The Volunteer Centre currently:
Coordinates and manages the ICYE program in Cape Town
Recruits local and international volunteers and places them into NGO’s
Works in partnership or collaboration with other organizations around South Africa to implement programs of their needs.
Conducts youth engagement activities.
The volunteer is expected to:
Assist in administration work
Program formulation and implementation (volunteers come up with practical ideas)
Do some field work
Research for the Volunteer Centre
Set up and handle social media platforms
Market and Promote the organisation
Help with cleaning and sorting out in the office
Immediate tasks will also be granted
Volunteer requirements / Skills
The volunteer should
Be able to speak basic English
Be committed and a hard worker
Be computer literate
Be able to plan and organise things
Be able to operate social media
Be able to work independently and take initiative
Athlone, Cape Town.
Not only the volunteer will be office based, she or he will have the opportunity to interact with VC projects meaning interacting with local volunteers. ie. "Girl Talk" and Sector Project. This will mean planning in some case and implementing some marketing activities. Please note that this volunteer will not have any dealings with the other volunteers except in her social life.