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KENYA UGANDA SUDAN
Current Vacation Openings in Kenya

1. Volunteer With Children
Volunteers are needed to help in care homes supporting poor and vulnerable children affected by extreme abuse, homelessness, poverty, illness and disability.
a. Nature of Work: Assisting with cooking, cleaning, making beddings, playing with kids, teaching, mentoring, landscaping, feeding kids in nearby slum, and excursions. You will also act as big sister/brother to the children by providing them with love and sharing in their dreams, emotions and inspiration in life.
 
Project Name
Location
Name of Work
1.
Loving Hands Safe House
Rift Valley Region
Children Care, Teaching, Excursions
2.
Dream Children’s Home
Nairobi Region
Children Care, Teaching, Excursions

2. Environment Conservation           
Our environment project needs volunteers to help in efforts to rehabilitate, protect and save the only remaining ancient rain-forest in Kenya. The forest faces major threats from human encroachment and destruction. Safeguarding the forest will conserve the ecosystem, water catchments, wildlife and attract rainfall, for multiple benefits to environment, people and animals in the region.
a. Nature of Work Conducting environmental education, preparing tree nurseries, planting seedlings in forest reserves, distributing seedlings to villages, campaigning against forest destruction, maintaining botanical gardens and conducting anti-jiggers public education.
1.
Kakamega Environmental Programme
Western Region
Environment Conservation

3. Teaching Projects
We need volunteers to help in imparting elementary knowledge to children in two rural primary schools in Kenya. The children include those in kindergartens, nursery and upper classes/level.
a. Nature of Work Teaching pupils syllabus subject[s] of your choice or those allocated by the school administration. Creativity in teaching methods will only make your work better. This placement is available during school terms, and long-term teaching volunteers take a holiday break in the months of April, August and December.
1.
Cathedral Primary School
Rift Valley Region
Teaching, Sports and Excursions

4. Humanitarian Service Project
Volunteers are needed to serve with a humanitarian relief organization working to alleviate human suffering and militating against effects of disasters like drought, famine, flooding, diseases, accidents and poor health. Minimum volunteering period is one month for impact and good experience.
a. Nature of Work: Assisting with distribution of relief food supplies, emergency and rescue operations, tracing services, first aid, blood donation, managing killer diseases, harvesting water, innovative agricultural farming projects, public awareness, training on disaster management, and compiling activity reports. Book this placement to receive more information about the project, work schedules and accommodation.
1.
Kenya Red Cross Society
Coast Region
Disaster Relief, Emergencies, Training, Livelihoods

5. Medical and Health Care
Volunteers are needed to assist in local hospitals which have good facilities and equipments, but facing deficit in terms of staff resources to cope with the high number of patients daily.
a. Nature of Work: Patient’s registration, check-ups, treatments, testing, injection, vaccinating, dressing, drug prescription, imaging services, counseling, maternity deliveries, emergency services, nursing, morgue services, wheeling patients, supporting in women, men and pediatric wards.
1.
Naivasha Hospital
Central Region
Medical Care
2.
Gilgil Hospital
Rift Valley Region
Medical Care

6. Eco-Tourism For Development
Volunteers are needed to help in a community-based organization group supporting eco-tourism and conservation for community development in the wildlife reserve and surrounding areas.
a. Nature of Work: Eco-tourism Programmes: Nature and Wild Animals Conservation, Tree Planting, Tour-Guiding, Community Education and Animals Tracking and Marketing Activities.
1.
Shifoga
Coast Region
Eco-tourism Programmes

7. Disabled Children/ Special Education
We need volunteers to assist in a school struggling to raise comprehension levels of disabled children of Kenya. The children are partially sight-impaired, entirely blind, and blind with other handicaps or conditions like albinism.
a. Nature of Work Teaching syllabus subjects, computers, recording tales or spoken sentences on CD-Rom for the blind students to listen to. Others are walk-guiding, cleaning classrooms, playground, dormitories, cooking, making beds and playing with children.
1.
Thika School For the Blind
Central Region
Teaching and Support

8. Children’s Rescue Center
We need volunteers to help in our center sheltering distressed children rescued by police, children officers or the court of law from abusive family environment or other situations. The rescued children stay briefly at the center under protection, before being transferred to children's care homes.
a.Nature of Work:Office work, processing new arrivals, working out children's safety measures, following up on individual child's case, housekeeping, mentoring and placing kids to different children care homes/orphanages.
1.
Naivasha Safe House
Rift Valley Region
Caring For Children in Distress

9. Safari Tour
Discover, Explore, Experience Kenya
This is your perfect chance holiday breakaway to relax, discover beautiful wildlife and sample local traditional culture through a safari tour in Kenya. One of the best expeditions is a camping safari to Maasai Mara game reserve [three days] and Nakuru flamingo paradise for [one day optional]. After enjoying the tour, you can either decide to pay a visit to any of our projects for few days, fly direct back home or proceed to your other destinations in Kenya or Africa. The cost is USD 120 per day, inclusive. This opportunity is for everyone, and you don't have to be a volunteer to take part.
1.
Maasai Mara Game Park
Rift Valley Region
Watching Wild Animals

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