Volunteer Work in Senegal

Volunteer Programs Senegal

Love Volunteers offers volunteering opportunities in community centres, orphanages, schools, hospitals and community medical clinics in Dakar. Having suffered years of famine and other disasters, Senegal is a country which greatly needs the support provided by volunteers, either on short or longer term stays.

Volunteers from all backgrounds have the opportunity to make a great contribution in Senegal. A volunteers skills and preferences will be taken into account before a final decision is made regarding the location and project best suited to their background.

Volunteers in Senegal will have a direct impact on the lives of people affected by political upheaval, diseases such as HIV and poverty. There is work to be done in providing relief to individuals, families and especially children whose prospects have been limited by poverty.

Volunteers have the chance to be immersed in the culture and community of the Senegalese people. This alone presents stimulating challenges and endless rewards. Volunteers are certain to grow as a person as a result.

Located in Africa’s far western bulge, and bordered by Mauritania, Mali and Guinea, Senegal is a coastal country, flanking the Atlantic. The official language is French, making it an ideal destination for those who already speak French, or want to improve their French language skills.

Programs

3 programs
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • from 2 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 449
  • Airport Pick Up Included

The mission of this program is to care for the orphaned, abandoned and impoverished children of Dakar. Volunteers are placed in nursery schools and community centers that provide support for children aged 0 to 18 years. Some of the children have been abandoned as a result of HIV/AIDS, many have families who cannot afford to support them, while…

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  • Yoff or Pikine, Senegal
  • from 2 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 449
  • Airport Pick Up Included

This fantastic program was developed to improve the education of children in Senegal.  A solid education can lay the path out of poverty for many, with volunteers greatly assisting on this road. English language skills can aid youth into higher education and gives them additional career opportunities. Typically, volunteers on this teaching and…

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  • Yoff, Senegal
  • from 2 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 449
  • Airport Pick Up Included

This essential medical program welcomes volunteers in the health care sector to Senegal where their assistance is required in clinics and hospitals. A wide spectrum of individuals can sign up to medical programs, including qualified medical personnel, medical students and pre-med students. Volunteer placements are tailored, where possible, to…

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