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Mission Statement

Global Volunteers for change (GVC) is an International Development Charity working through volunteers. GVC is one of most reputed international volunteer organizations that offers volunteer, internship, and summer placements in Africa, with its headquarters in Tanzania.

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GVC at glance

For those of you who are new to GVC we've put together the following five facts, so you can see at a glance what we're all about.

  • GVC is an International Development Charity working through Volunteers

Global Volunteers for change (GVC) is an International Development Charity working through volunteers. GVC is one of most reputed international volunteer organizations that offers volunteer, internship, and summer placements in Africa, with its headquarters in Tanzania. A combination of several factors makes our programs unique:

  • High quality content

  • Cross-cultural learning opportunities

  • Affordable fees

  • Working with the local organizations, schools, hospitals, etc.

The establishment of GVC has emerging through realizing the need for affordable volunteer opportunities for international students. GVC volunteer program is not merely a volunteer placement; we customize the programs to match the need, taste, and interest of our volunteers. And we offer rigorous one-two week long cultural and language immersion program before the start of volunteer program. Our volunteer opportunities that start on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month run throughout the year for a period of 2-12 weeks or more.

  • The innovative charity to fulfill the desire and dreams of our volunteers

GVC is very innovative to fulfill the desire and dreams of our volunteers, we have created the following entities to make sure all people with desire to volunteer do so, and those with desire to travel and get new culture exposure do so:

  • Student Volunteering program

  • Tanzania Travel Center.

  • We recruit Volunteers from all over the world

GVC recruits volunteers from all over the world. For the past years we have recruited volunteers from 126 countries in the world. We welcome you to be part of the great network.

  • We give you opportunity to mix travel and volunteering

GVC makes your travel fun and of its kind. We value your commitment and GVC is committed to provide our volunteers the best volunteer programs in terms of price, quality, and services. We make sure that volunteering experience with us would be meaningful, contributing, and ever lasting. Few things that you will experience and achieve when you become a part of GVC programs:

  • The opportunity to leave lasting, positive impacts in the lives of the less fortunate when you work with orphan children disadvantaged local community, and rural women's groups.

  • Meaningful volunteer abroad opportunities, caring host family, and the strong field support of a local in-country coordinator and professional staff members.

  • The opportunity to travel, participate in cross-cultural learning, to be part of an exciting expedition, and learn and earn through our paid English teaching placements.

  • GVC services to our Volunteers is rated with the highest quality

GVC extends all possible services to our volunteers in our effort to meet our goals of volunteer satisfaction, to ensure the safety of our volunteers, and to maintain the highest quality of programs possible. We offer the following services to our volunteers:

  • Airport pickup and transportation to accommodation.

  • Manage clean and safe rooms with a local host family.

  • Conduct language and orientation programs for our volunteers to obtain a high level of understanding of local culture, language and customs before beginning their volunteer programs.

  • Assistance with in-country transportation and travel suggestions.

  • Supervision of work.

  • Help with visa extensions.

  • A high level of program quality through thoroughly researched projects, defined program itineraries, and regular supervision.

  • Services of full-time experienced and qualified staff.

  • Highly affordable and low-cost program fee with no hidden expenses.

  • 24-hour emergency hot lines and off-hour services if needed at no extra cost.

  • Independent travel advice and services and, most importantly, a team member with the experience to answer all your queries and inquisitions.

  • Advice and suggestions on fundraising and other issues such as health, culture, excursions, travel, safety, and special events.

Website

http://www.volunteersforchange.org

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