Teaching in South Africa from US$250

Company : International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ)
Location : Cape Town
Duration: 1 week to 6 months
Approx Costs: 250 to 3000+ $ Dollars (US)

Volunteers on the teaching project will be placed at one of our local community public schools.

Volunteers will be working alongside teachers at the school as well as working with other volunteers. Typical subjects taught at the school could include English, Mathematics, Life Skills, Social Studies, Art and Physical studies. The school runs throughout the year and a typical school year has a holidays for the full month of June and December, and short 10 day holidays in April and September.

During these school holidays, teaching volunteers can participate on another volunteer program such as childcare (where they are also able to teach) or surfing, take a break, travel and get to explore the beauty and adventure of beautiful South Africa. NB: Volunteers do not need to be qualified or an experienced teacher.



Cost & How to Apply

  • This program is offered as part of a structured package with prices starting from US$250 (1 week) to US$2900 (24 weeks)
  • Included in this price is placements, in-country 24/7 support, information pack, airport pick up, orientation, program supervision, meals and accommodation for the duration of your stay
  • If you are thinking about booking this program on the application there is a section "Have you been referred by an IVHQ Ambassador or IVHQ Partner?". Here you can enter type code: ONEWORLD365 and you will be entered into a monthly draw to win a full refund of your registration fee


Start Dates

1st and 3rd Monday of every month


Volunteers must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the volunteer program and must provide a criminal background check on arrival in South Africa.

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