Yes you can combine placements Apply now to book your placement when can I start? When should I apply? You choose when your placement starts and finishes. Placements run all year. There are no definitive deadlines for application. Please apply as soon as you’ve decided what you want to do. The longer the notice, the more we can tailor a program. If you decide last minute, do give us an e-mail or call to see how quickly we can arrange it for you – we sometimes only need a few weeks’ notice.
Internship programs are from 2 weeks to 12 weeks. You choose how long your placement lasts. Volunteer programs starts from 2 weeks to 12 months (volunteer programs are all year round). Normally, the average time spent by volunteers are between 2 weeks to 12 weeks, and interns also spend 4 weeks to 12 weeks. Volunteers usually customized their stay depending on program choice, and extend it after program satisfaction.
See the Cost page for details of the cost of the program you are interested in. You will not be paid for your work, but you will gain unusual work experience and discover skills you never knew you had – and have a great time! Our partner schools and other partner organizations can barely afford to pay their own staff, so these positions have to be voluntary and self-funded. Similarly we get great work experience placements for volunteers because we don’t ask our partner-organizations to pay you. Indeed, we always make sure that organizations or individuals in the developing world don’t have to pay anything as a matter of principle. We do not have government funding or other outside funding.
24/7 in-country support, airport pickup and dropping, accommodation, meals, internet, bottled mineral water, In-country transport, ARV T-shirt, program certificate, and orientation.
Talk to your doctor, who will be happy to advice on what you may need. Don’t let injections put you off – you’ll be glad you had them once you are enjoying yourself abroad!
No. We accept volunteers from all over the world – in fact we actively recruit from all over the world. Our programs are devoid of racial discrimination. We like to have a multinational mix – that’s what cultural exchange is all about