Reaching Tanzania

Placements in Tanzania are available during the summer period.  The minimum age requirement is 18 years during the time of travel.

This voluntary opportunity is ideal for anyone who is up for a challenge, wants to visit the country whilst also undertaking volunteering within communities.

2020 Reaching Tanzania Intakes:

Tanzania Placement Information

Volunteers can express their interest in working in the following fields:

  • Nursery childcare
  • Residential centre children care & help
  • Healthcare
  • Primary school care and teaching
  • Street Children activities and help

Our partner NGO in Tanzania will be sub-dividing the group to work in different areas of Tanzanian projects. 

Daily Schedule:                 07:30 – 13:00  

                                                Afternoon and weekends are free

Information about daily routine

The placement takes place in Moshi Municipality and the surrounding areas.  Volunteers arrive in Kilimajaro International Airport where the volunteer coordinator will be expecting them. 

Volunteers will be fostering community development activities in these fields.  

Depending upon the volunteer’s interest shown in their application, volunteers shall be placed accordingly in small groups.

Volunteer Quarters

The quarters for volunteers are available through a partner Volunteer NGO of Reaching Cultures and are not run by Reaching Cultures.  This is done so that volunteers are safe and well cared for throughout their placement in Tanzania.  The Volunteer NGO will be providing each volunteer with transportation to their placement each day.  The cost for the services provided by the Volunteer NGO is collected prior to placement so that it is transferred to the NGO on time before your arrival.

The services provided by the Volunteer NGO:

©       At the quarters, volunteers are provided with all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

©       Lodging at the volunteer quarters in the city of Moshi situated 3km away from your working placement

©       Transportation to and from placement daily

©       Orientation Day on Sunday

©       Pick-up & drop off from the airport at the beginning and end of placement

©       Service of Volunteer Coordinator throughout your 2 weeks 

©       Swahili language lessons as needed by the group

©       Volunteer Coordinators in Malta available for any difficulties encountered throughout your placement via Skype, Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber etc.

The volunteers’ quarters are very basic.  The volunteers share rooms between 2 to 4 people within their group.  Bedrooms are mostly equipped with bunk beds or double beds. The volunteers decide their sleeping arrangements in the rooms.  Each bedroom has a private bathroom.   Rooms have lockers where one can store important items e.g. passport.

The quarters have a common dining room.  All meals are provided by the quarters’ staff.  You will not be cooking your own food, however you are free to inform us of any allergies, intolerance or foods which you do not eat.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided at the quarters. 

Contact us for more information on tanzania@reachingcultures.com