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South Africa


Sports Coaching in Durban 

The local municipality has developed a programme for sports coaches to volunteer in township schools and youth groups.

Volunteer role(s):

Sport coaching

  • Deliver sports coaching activities in the townships surrounding Durban where they may have little or no equipment
  • Deliver sporting activities alongside township coaches in sports such as football, rugby, hockey, netball, volleyball plus any other sports that you would like to introduce
  • Engage with the wider community of the townships including younger children who may come down to watch the coaching happening

Project location: Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa (Durban)

Project dates: August 2017 (4 weeks)

Team size: Sports 10

Cost: £1,400 - £1,500 (Each first time volunteer gets a £250 bursary off this project)

Fundraising: In addition to the fees each volunteer has to raise a minimum of £100 which will be used to buy equipment or items that the schools or sports team need for the time on project.

Information sessions:

  • 18th October, Macaulay Hall 111, Headingley Campus  15:45 - 16:30
  • 19th October, The Gateway, Leslie Silver Building, City Campus 15:15 - 16:00

Application deadline: 11th November 

Selection event: 29th November

Apply now

Click here to apply and follow our step by step guide to applying through InPlace below.

Step by Step guide PDF

South Africa 2017 Volunteer Information DOC