Volunteering

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Volunteering opportunities with ARSDA

ARSDA is actively seeking International volunteers to bring their skills, experience and knowledge to help our development initiatives. We invite volunteers of 18 years and over, from all...

Why Volunteer?

The benefits of volunteering are considerable. You will be working with local people who genuinely appreciate your assistance. The experience of volunteering also brings an understanding of the...

Working as an ARSDA volunteer

There are many opportunities to bring your specific skills to the development projects. Teaching English language is a popular choice. Also Science, mathematics and I.T teaching is welcome. TEFL/...

Hosting Volunteers

Volunteer placements are available typically from 1 to 6 months and may be placed between our current sites in Mbeya, Mbozi and Kigoma. Long stay volunteers can benefit from relocating between...

How do I apply?

Volunteers can apply by completing the ARSDA application form which can be downloaded from this web site. (link) The application should include...

Applying for Visas and permits.

Entry into Tanzania for international tourists and volunteers alike requires a Visa obtainable from the Tanzanian Embassy in your home country. ARSDA will supply accepted volunteers with a letter...

Where will I be based?

ARSDA are currently operating in the South west region of Tanzania. Its Headquarters’ are based in the regions capital, Mbeya. Some projects are operating in other centers in the region and in...

How long can I volunteer for?

The length of stay is not fixed, but we recommend that volunteering should not be less than 1 month and typically up to 6 months. Longer stays are possible.

Can I come as a couple or in a group?

Volunteers can come as singles, partners or in a group. Group applicants will be housed in rented accommodation and you are advised to contact ARSDA for placement availability if greater than 3...

What work will I do?

Your work will be based assisting Community development projects, tailored to your skills and preferences. If you have specific training then this will be utilized on relevant projects or to...