Elder Care Volunteering in Tanzania

Volunteers who participate in Elder Care Volunteering in Tanzania will have one of the most heart-warming experiences of their lives. Many older citizens spend their days without anyone to talk to and find themselves very lonely. By spending time with those less fortunate elders, you’re able to brighten the days of these wonderful individuals. You’re almost guaranteed to leave with an over abundance of smiles each day as well!

Disclaimer:  I (Justin) have not yet had the opportunity to spend time volunteering with this NGO.  They approached me via social media and asked for a partnership.  Based on my conversations with the team, and reviewing their program; I’m confident that this is an ethical organization and have decided to pursue the partnership.

In the interim, as it falls outside of the normal GOAT standards in terms of me (Justin) visiting / volunteering with the local NGO prior to representing them, the normal application fee is reduced from $250 to only $150 for the first 2 volunteers.  These trail-blazing volunteers will be asked to provide GOAT with a review of the project as well as photos/videos for use on this website & social media to help encourage future volunteers.  With a wide array of projects, this is an organization that can help Tanzania in a variety of ways with the help of motivated and intrepid volunteers!

Elder Care Volunteering in Tanzania

Elder Care Volunteering in Tanzania gives you the opportunity to care for the elders by spending time listening and talking to them. They love to interact with people it’s a great opportunity if you would like to care for the lonely and less fortunate. Elder’s homes are always in need of help as they rely on volunteers to brighten their residents’ day by interacting with them and showing them compassion, care and attention. Volunteers will also have the incredible opportunity to learn from these locals who have, in most cases, spent most of their lives living in Tanzania.

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Room & Board

Your project fee for projects in Tanzania covers your room and full board in the NGO’s volunteer hostel or with a local host family.

  • Shared, single-sex dorm rooms (2-4 volunteers per room) with shared washroom
  • 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch, & dinner)
  • Hot water is usually available (not guaranteed in host family homes)
  • Orientation and 24/7 local support

Fees

As with all GOAT Volunteer projects, there are 2 primary fees associated with volunteering: the application fee paid to GOAT and the project fee paid directly to the NGO after they accept your application.

DurationCost
1 week$250
2 weeks$350
Additional weeks (each)$150
Prices for projects in Tanzania are in US Dollars; please check the current exchange rate for costs in your local currency (www.xe.com).

Included: Airport arrival transport • Orientation on arrival • Shared accommodation in the volunteer hostel / home-stay • 3 meals per day • 24/7 local staff support • Project Donation

NOT Included: Flights • Visas • Vaccinations • Travel insurance • Local transport • Return airport transfer • Personal expenses • Bank/wire transfer fees • WiFi / Internet access

 

Tanzania projects incur a discounted $150 application fee.  Please see the The Fine Print page for more information.

Special Considerations | Volunteer Teaching in Tanzania

Tanzania

For special considerations regarding the project in Tanzania, please visit the Tanzania page.

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