Volunteer in Kenya at Smile Community Centre

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    Volunteers' Overview

    • Program fees start from $320 for 1 week
    • Volunteers season is all year round
    • Impact project options
    • Projects based in and around Nairobi
    • Accommodation is based in a secure local host family. If you would like other arrangements like hostels please let us know in advance
    • We can support Between 1 and 15 volunteers each month
    • Program fees include airport transfers, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
    • Safari weekend options available at extra fees(Please let us know in advance)

    Places to volunteer

    1. Schools
    2. Hospitals
    3. Children's Home

    Volunteer work at the smile community centre children's Home Includes :

    1. Counseling the children and other community members
    2. Sitting and giving care to children
    3. Organizing youth rallies, sensitization and mobilization activities with our staff
    4. Being involved in writing proposals,documents,business records for income generating activities
    5. Campaigning for the organization through the internet or outdoor activities
    6. Training youth or teaching children at the children's home
    7. Helping us in fund-raising activities
    8. Cooking
    9. Cleaning

    The above activities are not limited.If you have additional ideas for Smile Community Centre, you are free to tell them to us so that we can implement them. If you are interested in working for Smile as a volunteer, you can make an on-line application by contacting us.

    Requirements for volunteers

    To volunteer for Smile Community Centre, it is necessary that you fulfill the following:

    1. Must have a minimum age of 17 or 18 years
    2. Know how to communicate with people
    3. Be a good facilitator
    4. Be a good listener for people with special needs
    5. Be patient
    6. Have basic information on HIV/AIDS with zero discrimination to those affected.
    7. Have great interest and passion for helping needy people

    Volunteers from overseas

    If you are a volunteer living outside Kenya,You are welcome to volunteer in Kenya and select smile community centre as your volunteer project.Kenyan people love visitors and apart from volunteer work , you can have an opportunity to learn Kenyan culture,Make Kenyan friends,see beautiful wild animals in the national parks and have fun in the sandy breaches while in Kenya. If you don't have an idea of where to start, We encourage you to communicate to us early so that we can make arrangements for your stay during your planed volunteer period.

    You should arrive in Kenya from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi City, where our staff will come to pick you. Volunteers can be accommodated in a family house or hostel in Nairobi 1-5 km to the project.

    What to carry

    Please don't forget to carry the following items :

     

    Volunteer  bag

    1. A mosquito net
    2. A torch or flash-light
    3. Toiletries
    4. First-aid kit
    5. A sleeping bag
    6. Sandals,please carry durable shoes
    7. Sun screen cream

     

    You can also purchase these items in Nairobi City.Volunteers are also encouraged to carry the following items for interacting with the local community: Photos for your country, food grown in your country, materials that represent culture, e.g.  toys for kids,flags or any other items that you may find intresting.

    So volunteer with us,please send us your application and all your inquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ,or by delivering the application to the centre.