Volunteer Opportunity
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Workcamps, CIVS Community Service, Nairobi, Kenya

Organization: CIVS Community Service
Contact Name: Jasper Malome
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: 824-00515
Nairobi, 254  
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Groups, Great for Seniors, Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Women's Ministry, Social Services, Children and Youth Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
5.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position


Every month CIVS organizes a workcamp of three weeks with youth from all over the world. These workcamps take place in local communities in rural Kenya and combine developmental activities with cultural exchange and recreational activities. Living conditions will be authentically Kenyan and enable participants to experience the uniqueness and mystique of local life. Detailed information about every workcamp can be found on our website: www.civskenya.com Requirements: - Male and female persons above the age of 18 years from any part of Kenya and the world regardless of race, religion or education. Those below 18 years of age should obtain written consent from a guardian - Positive attitude towards independent progress of others - Willingness to adapt to local conditions - A desire to interact and understand other people's culture and philosophy of life - Open-mindedness and willingness to freely exchange ideas, information and experiences without imposing own values on others - Commitment to translating the ideals of international voluntary service into deeds during and after project season

Short Term Mission Trip Details

Benefits Offered:

  • Room & Board

This cost includes:

Volunteers make a monthly contribution for participating in our projects. This contribution is small and used to arrange airport-pickup, an orientation session about volunteering in Kenya of five days, host accommodation including two meals a day and coordination & guidance during the project. The precise costs of our different projects can be found on our website.

Length of Trip

3 to 4 weeks

Initially Posted: 05/01/2011
Last Updated: 01/09/2018