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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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
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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
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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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Basketball Coaching & Playing Experience in Ghana, Accra

Coach basketball to young and enthusiastic players in Ghana, who do not have the opportunity to play and train in a structured environment. Challenge yourself as ...
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£600
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14 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
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7 days
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African Boxing Experience in Ghana, Accra

Take a boxing training and coaching experience as part of a volunteer holiday, a career break overseas or a boxing gap year and join a boxing ...
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£600
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14 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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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
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14 days
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Basketball Sports Tour in Mauritius

Jet off to the paradise Indian Ocean on Basketball Sports Tour to Mauritius. Your sports team will compete against local teams depending on the age category. ...
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£725
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7 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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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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Swimming Teaching Volunteer Project in Mauritius

Dive into the turquoise lagoons of the tropical island of Mauritius, teaching swimming in open water on pristine beaches in cooperation with youth centres as well ...
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£1195
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28 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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£1150
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28 days
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Basketball Coaching Project in South Africa, Port Elizabeth

Volunteer in South Africa as a volunteer basketball coach, teaching the sport to keen basketball players who do not have the opportunity to play and train ...
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£1045
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28 days
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Rugby Coaching & Playing Experience in Ghana, Accra

Volunteer as a rugby coach in Ghana and give children the chance to play rugby in a fun, structured environment. Coaching rugby in Ghana is a ...
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£600
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14 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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Handball Coaching and Playing Project in Mauritius

Join us in Mauritius to promote and develop handball through a partnership with the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and recreation, your role is crucial in ...
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£1195
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28 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
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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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Sport Psychology Internship in Ghana, Accra

As a largely unexplored discipline in Ghana, sports psychology is an area in which self motivated and passionate sports enthusiasts will be able to make an ...
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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
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28 days
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Basketball Coaching and Playing Project in Mauritius

Travel to Mauritius to coach basketball in the sunshine. As a basketball coach you will be delivering training to schools, local community youth groups and national ...
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£1195
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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
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14 days
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Multi-Sports Tour in Ghana, Accra

What better way to experience one of Africa’s friendliest and exciting nations than embarking on a 10 or 14 day multi-sports tour to ...
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£695
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10 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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£695
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10 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.