Africa

A continent whose people, histories and cultures are as diverse as its climate and landscapes. From the deserts of the Sahara, the rainforests of its core, to the savannas of the East, Africa’s sprawling lands would be take any explorer lifetimes to cover.

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Sports Physiotherapy Internship in Ghana, Accra

Gain invaluable work experience in Ghana as a sports physiotherapist and give athletes the chance to receive extra support for injuries. Gain elective and work experience ...
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£1250
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28 days
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Boxing Experience in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Take part in the ultimate boxing experience in South Africa as a boxing coach, teaching the sport and discipline to local children from disadvantaged communities who ...
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£1045
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28 days
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Sports Film and Media Production Internship in Ghana, Accra

A once in a lifetime opportunity for those who wish to explore an exciting new culture whilst developing their filmmaking and photography skills with some of ...
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£600
/ person
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14 days
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Ultimate Frisbee Coaching Volunteer Project in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Coach and play ultimate frisbee with children in South Africa, giving them the chance to develop in the sport. Coaching ultimate frisbee in South Africa gives ...
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£1045
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28 days
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Netball Coaching and Playing Experience in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Volunteer in South Africa on our netball coaching project and help children play and develop in the sport they love by working as a dedicated volunteer ...
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£1045
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28 days
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Care Work Volunteer Project Abroad in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Volunteer in South Africa on our care work project and help look after orphans and vulnerable children at community centres providing much needed support and love. ...
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£1045
/ person
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28 days
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Sports Management Internship in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Gain real life experience in the sports charity sector and support our great team in South Africa. Take part in local marketing efforts, structuring up timetables ...
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£1045
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28 days
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Athletics Coaching and Training in Ghana, Accra

Coach athletics to children in Ghana and give aspiring athletes the opportunity to train and develop in the sport they are so passionate about. Coaching athletics ...
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£600
/ person
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14 days
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Hockey Coaching & Playing Experience in Ghana, Accra

Coach hockey in Ghana and give children the opportunity to play and be coached in the sport they love. As a volunteer hockey coach, you will ...
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£600
/ person
durations start from
14 days
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Sports Management Internship in Ghana, Accra

Take on a pivotal role inside a sports development charity in Ghana, the heart of West Africa. Gain valuable hands on experience in a sports management ...
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£1250
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28 days
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Netball Coaching & Playing Experience in Ghana, Accra

Volunteer in Ghana as a netball coach and give hundreds of children the chance to play and enjoy netball in a fun environment. Coaching netball to ...
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£600
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14 days
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Rugby Coaching Development Project in Mauritius

Join us in Mauritius to introduce rugby to the local population through a partnership with the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Recreation and the Ministry ...
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£1195
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28 days
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Football Coaching Volunteer Project in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Share your passion for football by coaching football to disadvantaged South African children. Help organise football matches and coaching sessions for keen football players in schools ...
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£1045
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28 days
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Football Coaching and Playing Project in Mauritius

Head out to the paradise island of Mauritius, coach football in schools and the community, raising the level of the game. Be a part of a ...
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£1195
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28 days
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Cricket Coaching Volunteer Project in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Coach cricket to township children in South Africa and share your passion for cricket with young athletes who are desperate to play the sport. Our cricket ...
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£1045
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28 days
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Volleyball Coaching Volunteer Project in Ghana, Accra

Join this volleyball project and coach volleyball in Ghana. You will volunteer in the community coaching volleyball to children and building friendships through sport. This project ...
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£600
/ person
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14 days
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Higher Level Football Coaching Internship in Ghana, Accra

Coach at a leading premiership football club or elite football academy in Accra, and help to coach and develop football talent in some of Ghana’...
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£1250
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28 days
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Ultimate Frisbee Development Project in Mauritius

Join us in Mauritius to coach Ultimate Frisbee in schools and youth centres through a partnership with the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Recreation and ...
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£1195
/ person
durations start from
28 days
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Multi-Sports Tour (Community Coaching & Playing) in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Take your school or club team to South Africa on a sports tour with a difference. Play against local school and club teams and help coach ...
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£725
/ person
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7 days
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Football Sports Tour in Ghana, Accra

Embrace Ghana with your school, university or football club sports team on this incredible football sports tour in the capital city, Accra. Experience football coaching and ...
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£780
/ person
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10 days
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Sports Development Internship in Mauritius

Support our sports development coaching and playing programmes on the Indian Ocean paradise island of Mauritius. Contribute to community sports development whilst gaining relevant sports experience ...
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£1195
/ person
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28 days
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Swimming Teaching Volunteer Project in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Coach and teach swimming to children in South Africa, teaching them the swimming skills to stay safe in the swimming pool and at the beach. This ...
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£1045
/ person
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28 days
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Golf Coaching Volunteer Project in Ghana, Accra

Coach golf to kids in Ghana that do not receive any formal structured coaching advice and guidance. Be a significant role in their sporting development giving ...
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£600
/ person
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14 days
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Rugby Coaching Project in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Coach rugby as a volunteer rugby coach in South Africa, teaching young players the skills and team disciplines to develop in the sport. If you love ...
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£1045
/ person
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28 days
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Hockey Coaching Volunteer Project in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Coach young hockey players in the townships of Port Elizabeth and give them the opportunity to play hockey in a fun and enjoyable way. Working as ...
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£1045
/ person
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28 days

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Our Pathways to Success in South Africa

Through several pathways to success, we have developed a unique model that supports young children through their educational and life-...

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A unique travel experience in Ghana

A magical country where almost everyone loves their sport, particularly football. An experience here can see you taking part in ...

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International Sports Experience in South Africa

Hear what our South Africa international sports experience is about. Participants explain what a typical days is like on the ...

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Building sports pitches that provide jobs

Hear about our fundraising efforts to build sports fields in the local community that young kids get to access as ...

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Our Readathon in South Africa

We ran a fundraiser to support more children in their literacy development, showcasing just one of our efforts, through our ...

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Our GirlsUnite Programme in South Africa

GirlsUnite is an empowerment programme aimed at supporting young females to build confidence that utilises a network around them....

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What many African countries do have in common, however, is a history of being marginalised by imperialism and colonialism, which have tended to leave economic ruin in its wake. Many countries are still, to this day, trying to deal with such legacies, each trying to pave their own paths to development.

If you would like to join United Through Sport in Africa, have a look at the list below to see which countries we are working in. We have a range of opportunities for you to bring your own unique skills to achieve development through sport in Africa.