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CIS Australia: Volunteer in Teaching in South Africa in 2015

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

Teaching in the Cape Town Community

Located in various townships of Cape Town, the education programs aim to provide vulnerable children with better opportunities and brighter futures. As a volunteer you’ll get to know the children and be a positive role model, while providing essential teaching support in various educational settings, including a preschool, mainstream primary, a non-governmental school and after school care.

  • Project Activities: Assisting the teacher, reading support, making crafts with the kids and helping to uplift and empower a community through the provision of education and training.
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
  • Project Duration: 2-12 weeks. Please note: Between May – July each year, only 4 and 8 week 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 teach 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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