Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

Youth Community Exchange Center

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This organization drives social change in South Africa by enabling disadvantaged learners to lift each other out of poverty and into tertiary education or employment. Assist staff and tutors, many of whom are previous beneficiaries of the program themselves, in a variety of areas such as after school tutoring in Math and English, promotion through social media, fundraising, administrative tasks, and more. *This placement is not available full-time, only with Study + Service-Learning Combo.

School for Special Needs

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Offering a mainstream curriculum for learners with physical disabilities, this school was founded in 1974 as a school for “differently abled” children in Xkosa-speaking communities of the Cape townships. Participants may assist in the following areas: administrative duties, coaching sports or leading other activities, supervising students during lunch and recreation times, classroom assistance and more depending on interests and skills. *This placement is for full-time, 12-week participants only.

South African Education Project

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The South African Education Project is a non-profit organization that empowers young people through tutoring, enrichment and support. Its academic, enrichment and personal development programs are for children, youth and education providers. Based in one of Cape Town’s most under-resourced black townships, the organization has defined eight specific education programs for a variety of age groups. Participants’ responsibilities will vary based on the specific program for which they are accepted. *This partner organization requires a Skype interview and is only available for full-time, 12-week service learning students (minimum of 3 months).