Volunteering in Pretoria – VIP project


Latest: SI Southern England is seeking a suitable candidate for the VIP project, February-July 2019: if you are interested in this opportunity please get in touch.  Please also tell others about it.  

The Soroptimist clubs in Southern England have launched a joint project, made possible by their friendship links with clubs in South Africa: a 6-months internship/volunteering placement for an 18-25 year-old. The chosen applicant will be a classroom assistant in a primary school and contribute to a project to teach women new skills in a women’s centre. This is a great opportunity for a young person to experience the vibrancy and beauty of South Africa, while acquiring new competencies that will be useful in a future career and learning about another culture.  The project is sponsored by SI Southern Region; the successful candidate is asked to contribute £1,500.

SI Woking & District has contributed financially to this project.

More information is available on the Regional website: www.sigbi.org/southern-england. See also the report on the Regional visit to South Africa.