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Orphanage (Children's Home)

Volunteering program has as vision to bridge social gap on a global scale between people and places. Our volunteering landscape in all its diversity helps to shape a positive, healthy, fair and learning society at home and abroad. Our volunteer program is open to: • Students seeking internship; • Unemployed graduates seeking professional experience; • Professionals that are yet to be employed; • Anyone( without discrimination of age, education, sex race, color, religion,) who has something to offer towards the development of the society. PROGRAMMES 1 Orphanage (Children's Home) There are lots of needy and underprivileged children who are abandoned to their fate in Cameroon. Most of these children do not all have Cameroonian origins. Some of them especially street children around Yaoundé come into Cameroon from neighbouring countries. In the absence of a clear government policy to handle issues concerning vulnerable and underprivileged children, kind hearted and humanitarian gestures in favour of these children could only be the work of individuals , churches and other organisations. Job description Volunteers would be expected to help children in their school work, teach English, German and improve the children's computer skills. They will also be expected to create activities which be beneficial to the kids, such as sporting and out door activities. In fact, volunteers will have to take part in every aspect in the life of the orphan.. Counsel the children on HIV/ AIDS and sex education. Volunteers with medical or nursing experiences would be of great help in the centre's infirmary. Volunteers will also spend time with orphan children, assisting or planning activities based on the needs of the orphanage. Volunteers might plan sports and games, help in art or music lessons, or organize clubs.

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Teachers in Schools

Teaching ( Nursery ,Primary and Secondary Schools) To volunteer in schools, be it Elementary (primary) or secondary schools, the volunteer must have a good knowledge of French or English. The volunteer must have at least completed high school (preparing to get into the university). The school year in Cameroon runs from September to June. The school year is divided into three terms, the first term starts from September and ends by mid December, the second term starts by early January and ends in March while the third term starts in April and ends in June. Job description • Teaching (English, maths, elementary Sciences, human rights, Geography,History,environmental science and/or any other subjects taught in the school) • Child care • Initiation to the use of computers and ICT Programmes • Organize extra curricular activities such as arts music ,sports,dances etc.

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Volunteer in School helping in repair works.

Volunteer in School Projects Help restore and paint a local school! Volunteers are needed to clean, repair, and assist in designing frescoes. helping repair community structures, building desks and chairs, and assist with other construction and labor tasks. Volunteers from all over the world participate in this project.

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Volunteer in hospitals

Volunteer in hospitals (Pre -medical students are accepted) The medical program is attached to hospitals in Yaounde,Kumba,Buea,Mamfe and in the rural areas of Cameroon. Volunteers on this program need to be registered medical doctors or nurses and students intending to be medical professionals. Volunteers work with local doctors to assist in the daily medical routine - applying dressings, prescribing minor medication, recording patient history, patient consultations, minor surgeries, and counselling patients. Volunteers can work in t areas of maternal health, surgery, laboratories, dental clinics, counseling, and testing.It should be noted that, in Cameroon we have one medical doctor to thousands of patients.Doctors are therefore overworked. In rural areas patients have to walk very long distances in order to see a medical doctor or recieve medical attention. Volunteer profile Specialist(Doctors and trained nurses),Medical and pre-medical students Researchers of medical field.HIV/AIDS Counsellors.

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Volunteer For Spreading General Awareness

HIV/AIDS Program Cameroon has been hard-hit by the HIV epidermic with approximately 12per cent infected. Volunteers are urgently required to work in the community, orphanage and neighboring schools, educating and counseling students (at school) and community members about the disease. This program also encourages volunteers to learn and share their knowledge with other volunteers during the training period.

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Volunteer in Fundraising

Fundraising, many children are out of school and many families are without homes or homes in bad shape. We need fundraisers who can help raise funds to support these families and kids. Program Cost : Covers (Airport pick-up, Administrative Cost, Accommodation, Feeding, One week in country orientation and supervision) The other costs you will need to meet are: Your flights, visa, vaccinations, travel insurance, your departure from the program, and airport departure taxes. You will also need a weekly budget of up to 30Euro to cater for all your other expenses like bottled water, personal costs, and entertainment.

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