Primary school volunteering Cape Town


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 sport 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 – 2 Weeks
  • Airport transfers included
  • All transport to project included
  • Accommodation & Meals provided
  • Price starting from 290€ (2019)

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  • Applications are free
  • 24 hour response time
  • 2-week period to accept service offer
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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 school terms:


  • 09/07/2019 – 20/09/2019
  • 01/10/2019 – 04/12/2019
  • 15/01/2020 – 20/03/2020
  • 31/03/2020 – 12/06/2020
  • 07/07/2020 – 18/09/2020
  • 29/09/2020 – 02/12/2020

During your time as a volunteer, you will stay on a small farm located 20 minutes from the school. Transport is provided daily by one of Claim Victory’s dedicated drivers at no additional cost. 

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
  • 2 Excursions on the weekend included (Wine tasting & Big Cat sanctuary visit – ONLY IF YOU STAY 2 WEEKS)

Accommodation at the primary school volunteer project in Cape town

The prices:
Weeks Price
1 290€
2 510€

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Our services:

Before departure:

  • Placement at project personally visited & approved by a Claim Victory member.
  • Detailed information & service package with all needed information
  • Flight advice & 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!

2019: (If you book in 2019 to start in 2020, we will give you the below rates)
  • 7 Day Cape Town experience (+349€)
  • 7 Day Garden route adventure (+600€)
  • 14 Day Cape Town & Garden route combo (+890€)
  • 7 Day Cape Town experience (To be released 01 December 2019)
  • 7 Day Garden route adventure (To be released 01 December 2019)
  • 14 Day Cape Town & Garden route combo (To be released 01 December 2019)

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