Baby at the volunteering project in South Africa
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Special Care for Babies program

Overview:

The baby center, which was founded in 2008, is a registered non-profit organization and offers unwanted babies a safe, loving home and the opportunity to be adopted. The project can accommodate up to six babies (0-2 years) at the same time. The well-trained staff looks after the babies twenty-four hours a day.

It also supports young mothers who have problems taking care of their children. It offers them emotional as well as advisory support and supports them with valuable tips for dealing with their children.

In addition, the project provides babies in need in the local hospital with food and diapers and offers working mothers birth assistance through emotional and physical support. After birth, Adaliah Care helps to strengthen the bond between mother and child.

Important information:

  • Arrive and depart from Cape Town
  • Minimum age requirement of 18
  • Volunteer 4 weeks – 12 months
  • Airport transfers included
  • All project transport included
  • Accommodation provided
  • Price starting from 689€ (2 weeks) 

Booking information:

Booking Process:

  • Applications are free!
  • 300€ 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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  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Community work

The project’s vision: 

 

The home can accommodate up to 12 babies, from newborns to toddlers. They are carefully looked after here every day and receive the care they desperately need. Unfortunately, state support for children’s homes is very low, so the project relies on donations and the help of volunteers. So here you would make a valuable and much-needed contribution. The project is grateful for any help. Here you are at the right place if you would like to work for the fact that these babies have a positive, stable and, above all, loving environment during their time in the project.

Tasks of the volunteer: (May vary due to the needs of the project)

  • Preparation of meals and bottles for the children
  • Feeding the babies
  • Carrying out leisure activities
  • Promote children in a fun way
  • Changing the diapers and bathing the babies
  • Help with lying down the babies
  • Cleaning of toys, help with washing dishes, etc.

The working hours:

You work in shifts and have 1.25 days a month on vacation days. The working hours are agreed with the project at the beginning of the project work.

  • The day shift runs from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • There is a 1 hour lunch period daily
  • The night shift runs from 18:00 PM to 06:00 AM

Important information regarding the project:

  • Internet facilities in the project? Volunteers will have Wifi access at the property
  • Any special requirements to keep in mind? The project does not accept volunteers who are smokers. Alcohol consumption is also strictly prohibited. You should have understanding and empathy for children as well as a casual approach to children of all ages and sexes. Flexibility, creativity, discipline, and reliability. You should always be aware that you are acting as a role model for the children.
  • When was the project founded? The project was founded in 2007
  • How many volunteers can help? 4 Volunteers at any given time
  • How many employees are at the project? 4 permanent employees

The volunteers spend the night in a cottage on-site at the project. The cottage has a bathroom with a toilet, shower, sink, and hot water connection. Bed linen and towels are provided by the project for the volunteers.

One meal a day is included. You will also find a well-equipped kitchen in your accommodation with a toaster, microwave, stove, and refrigerator, so you can also take care of yourself.

WiFi is available throughout the property. Volunteers can also do laundry, but the laundry detergent has to be bought.

The prices:

2021 & 2022:

No of Weeks Price
2 689€
3 805€
4 925€
5 1039€
6 1159€
7 1275€
8 1395€
9 1509€
10 1629€
11 1745€
12 1865€
Extra Weeks 125€/week
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Our services:
Before departure:
  • Placement at project personally visited & approved by a Claim Victory member.
  • Volunteer handbook & Personal itinerary
  • Assistance with the process of obtaining a volunteer visa (If you stay longer than 3 months)
  • Assistance with booking flights and obtaining insurance if needed

On-site:

  • Airport transfers (Pick up & drop off) at Cape Town international airport
  • 1-night accommodation in Cape Town
  • All project-related transport
  • Accommodation during your stay at the project
  • 1 Meal daily included
  • Dedicated volunteer coordinator located on-site at the project
  • 24/7 Local Claim Victory contact number

After return:

  • Feedback/Debriefing
  • Certificate of volunteering
Tours:

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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