Children at the teaching volunteering project in Cape Town

Primary School Volunteering


The primary school is situated in a suburb on the outskirts of Cape Town. It has been in operation since 1976.

The school caters for primary school children from various socio-economic backgrounds.

The school invites volunteers to form part of the school’s day to day operations from the classroom to the sports field.

As the iconic Nelson Mandela said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Important information:

  • Minimum age requirement of 18
  • Volunteer for 1 – 8 Weeks
  • Airport transfers included
  • All transport to project included
  • Accommodation & Meals provided
  • Price starting from 290€ (2020)

Booking information:

Booking Process:

  • Applications are free!
  • 250€ Deposit confirms your booking
  • Balance payable 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Volunteer Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund if your trip is affected by COVID-19 related reasons.
  • Cancellation more than 4 weeks prior to arrival: 100€ Cancellation fee
  • Cancellation 4 weeks or less prior to arrival: 200€ Cancellation fee


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  • Teaching
  • Life skills
  • Sports or Music

As a volunteer, you will play an important role in assisting the teachers in the classrooms. You must have a passion for children, and the ability to operate independently. The main areas you will be involved in are education & sport. 

Volunteer tasks: (Not limited to) 

  • Assist with supervision in the classroom
  • Supervising the children during playtime & reporting any
  • Incidents to the teachers
  • Assist teachers coaching sports teams after school
  • Assist in the classroom with individual assistance
  • Supervision during school outings

Working hours:

  • You will work from Mondays – Fridays 08:00 AM – 15:00 PM
  • Weekends are free time. (We supply you with loads of additional options)

Requirements to volunteer:

  • 18 Years or older
  • Male or female
  • Police clearance certificate
  • You should be a team player, be caring, be openminded & able to adapt
  • Smoking in front of the children is not tolerated (If you are a smoker you can still apply)
  • The school can accommodate 14 volunteers at a time

  • The nearest city is Cape Town – 32 km’s – 30 minutes drive

When you can volunteer: 

The program is only available during the South African school terms


Included in accommodation:

  • Shared accommodation provided (Bedding & pillows provided)
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Breakfast daily
  • Transport to project Mondays – Fridays. 
  • Transport for food shopping 1x per week
The prices:

2020 & 2021:

No of Weeks Price
1 290€
2 510€
3 730€
4 950€
5 1170€
Extra weeks 220€
Our services:

Before departure:

  • Placement at project personally visited & approved by a Claim Victory member.
  • Detailed information & service package with all needed information
  • Flight advise & checking of travel insurance
  • List of fellow travelers who will be joining you at the project


  • Airport transfers (Pick up & drop off) at Cape Town airport
  • All project-related transport
  • All project-related costs (Accommodation, meals & activities as stipulated in the information)
  • Dedicated volunteer coordinator located on-site at the project
  • 24/7 Local emergency assist number of Claim Victory

After return:

  • Feedback/Debriefing (Optional)
  • Certificate of volunteering (Optional)

Want to get the most out of your visit to South Africa? Why not add a tour to your adventure! If you choose this project you get 50€ discount from the price below!


Trip Name: Price: Link:
Cape Town Explorer 425€ Click here
SA Road Trip 899€ Click here

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