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CIS Australia: Sports Coaching in South Africa in 2015

Posted by on January 20th, 2015 · 2015, Self funded, UNSW Winter Break, Volunteer

Sports Coaching in the Cape Town Community

Volunteers are needed to fill the role of community sports coaches in Cape Town, where sports coaches and PE teachers are in short supply. As a volunteer you will share your knowledge and skills with students and coaches, and be involved in a variety of experiences, including PE lessons and after-school care.

  • Project Activities: Taking PE lessons with disadvantaged kids, participating in extra-curricular programs for troubled youth, playing popular sports such as soccer and netball, bringing fresh ideas and stimulation to activities, and creating innovative games and new lesson plans.
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
  • Project Duration: 2-24 weeks. Please note: between May – July each year, only 4 and 8 weeks placements are accepted.

How to Apply: To apply through CIS Australia please click here. In order to successfully complete the application, students must prepare a copy of their passport photo page, a scanned copy of your most current Australian University transcript, and short passages describing why you wish to volunteer with CISaustralia.

UNSW students selected for either of these programs must also complete the  GEP Registration Form 2015 and email to


CISaustralia is a provider as per the UNSW procurement selection process.

If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.



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