Hands @ Work

Date: December 30, 2014 Category: ,


Destination:  South Africa

Host Name: Hands at Work

Cost Per Month: $1150 plus flights

Ministry Type: Community support

Duration: 12 + months

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The Cause:

Mobilizing the local church in Africa to care for orphans and vulnerable children, using sustainable and community-based solutions.  Supporting local leaders in mentoring community-based organisations

The Task:

Hands at Work volunteers serve the long-term local workers as “scaffolding”: a temporary, but essential tool in building a structure. This “scaffolding” role supports and lifts the hands of the long-term team around you, and includes a broad range of activities: teaching basic computer skills and administration, praying with our staff and encouraging them with your presence and support. This opportunity is for those wanting to make a long-term commitment to helping the local leaders of the most vulnerable communities across Africa. Come with an open heart and be willing to learn and to serve.


  • Volunteers will undergo a 5-week orientation and then be placed within a team, under a team leader.
  • Volunteers will live in community with other individuals from all over the world serving with Hands at Work.
  • Volunteers will participate in weekly prayer meetings and Bible studies.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to commit at least 1 year.

Opportunity for 12 month volunteer available starting February each year. Deadline for applications is October 31st of previous year.