We spoke to Anthea Bendie and Yolanda Bomvana from Action Volunteers Africa (AVA) which is a non profit organisation that was started in 2012 with the focus of using volunteering as a tool for the youth as unemployment is so high, where they connect the youth towards opportunities.
There main aim is to make youth more employable for the work place through programmes like Self Development, Literasea, Work for Progress, the Self Development programmes entail Breaking believe by your dancer, Art’s and Body Maps.
The Year Beyond programmes is looking for volunteers between the ages of 18-25 years, which has a 60% in Maths or 60% in Pure Maths and 60% in English rate. You will receive a stipend of R2000.00 towards transport. This initiative is implemented in 22 schools already.
For more information contact:
Tel: 021 761 3813 / 021 761 1899
To apply for the Year Beyond Project go on: www.yearbeyond.org.za and for any updates visit there facebook page: Yearbeyond.
They looking for a 140 volunteers, give back to your community.