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Project Name : Eve Sports Academy
Hosting Organisation : Not Specified (please enquire)
Volunteer Type : Not Specified (please enquire)
Project Theme : Children and youth
Hosting Country: Zimbabwe
Start date: Open
End date: Open
Duration : 1 month to 12months
Deadline date: Open
Project Languages : Not Specified (please enquire)
Location : Mutare
Country Languages : English
Number of Volunteers : 1
Looking for Volunteers From : Not Specified (please enquire)
Project Description:

Eve Sports Academy works with the community to address challenges faced by kids in the city. The city of can no longer afford to provide reactional services to the young children of Mutare. The aim of Eve Sports Academy is to support the children in adopting techniques and skills in sports which are essential for their personal development as well as a healthy lifestyle.  Eve Sports Academy have started creating space in which people can learn adapted techniques and methods that improve the quality of community life through sports, especially the disadvantaged members of the community.

Work Description:

Volunteers on this program facilitate training and extra-curricular activities for Children coming all walks of life. The idea of this program is to accord children from the city of Mutare and the surroundings communities with hands on sports training, so that the beneficiary can be self-reliant. The Sports Academy also addresses issues of community development through sound sports management. Volunteers will work together with the communities in crafting strategies which have the capacity to achieve identify talent amongst the beneficiaries as well as the surrounding communities and beyond. Volunteers will also have an opportunity to engage in indoor and outdoor games with the beneficiaries. It is basically an opportunity for international volunteers to appreciate local initiatives by the surrounding communities in their humble initiative to use sports as a vehicle to promote community development.Not Specified

Requirements:

No special skills are required in this program. Basically, passion and commitment are all volunteers require to take part in this program. Development Practitioners are most welcome to this project. Volunteers with other ideas to share are most welcome.

 

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Accommodation and Food:

Food: Basic meals will be provided from what is locally available in the local community. Volunteers are therefore advised to be flexible and open-minded. This will make it easy for them to negotiate their entry into the community.

 

Accommodation: The volunteers will live with host families within the community, and this will provide volunteers with the opportunity to learn more from the local people and share in their daily way of life as well as deep understanding of the host community.

Pocket Money:

Volunteers are encouraged to bring pocket money to use during leisure time 

Visa Info:

You are advised to take a DOUBLE ENTRY BUSINESS VISA which cost approximately USD$50.00 for thirty days. This will help you to travel to neighbouring countries cheaper and on the same visa as scheduled on the itinerary. Single entry visas could turn out to be more expensive.  Your visa should be marked BV meaning Business Visa and not TV meaning Tourist Visa. Volunteers are required to take a BV.

All volunteers intending to stay for over 30 days are required to apply for a TEMPORAL EMPLOYMENT PERMIT (TEP) which cost USD$500.00 and can be valued up to 2 years. Volunteers will be issued with a 30 day Business Visa on arrival at the port of entry which normally cost USD$30.00 depending on nationality and once they are in Victoria Falls, our Project Officers will help with the preparation of necessary paperwork for the TEP. The following documents should be provided for application of the TEP:

1.     Original birth certificate and three notarised copies of the birth certificate

2.     Original passport and three notarized copies of the passport

3.     3 passport size photos

4.     Chest X-ray certificate (To be attained in Zimbabwe USD$20.00)

5.     Notarized copies of academic certificates (Three of each)

6.     Police clearance from country of origin

Insurance:

All volunteers should have valid travel and health insurance  

Fees:

The participates will contribute €300 for all around Zimbabwe, expect for Victoria Falls where volunteers should contribute €350 because of very high cost related to Victoria falls projects.

Fees Used for:

The fee covers orientation, evaluation, monitoring, project set up, office running/administrative expenses, supporting small community projects running of activities during the project, certificate of participation, accommodation, feeding at camp and communication prior to, during and after the camp. 

Application Info:

All international volunteers will be picked from the airport 

Additional Information:

Volunteers will be picked up from the Airport or regional bus station in on request. They will be transferred to any lodge in town of their choice. Two-day orientation will be organized in close collaboration with the volunteers and ZWA staff. The main objective of the orientation is to minimize the effects of cultural shock as well as to build capacities for the volunteers, so as to meet the community with open mind