St Josephs Home welcomes  people who are interested in getting involved in the issues we care about.

Volunteering is simple. It’s about donating your time and in return you meet new people, learn skills and gain real life work experience. You will also have fun doing so.
At St.Joseph’s Home we have many opportunities for volunteers. Your involvement can range from one-on-one care of a bedridden child, play activities with the children, story telling or helping out as a nursing ward assistant.

We also need volunteers in our Resource Development Office to assist us with marketing, journalism, research, fundraising and other administrative duties. St. Joseph’s hosts many young volunteers from Europe and North American volunteers during their school breaks and gap years. We accommodate students from local and international universities for internships.
Whether you are taking a sabbatical from teaching, or want to simply give back, we welcome all volunteers who have a heart to help children in need.

Download our volunteer form and let’s get started.

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FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)

To become a volunteer, you need to obtain police clearance from your nearest police station. Application forms and further information is available on request.

You don’t need qualifications, unless there are specific requirements needed for an allocated project or task. General volunteers can work in the wards, performing basic ward duties, play with and supervise the children, or perform basic admin duties. Interns are assigned to more specific tasks according to their study requirements and stipulations.

Volunteers should commit for at least 2 consecutive months, unless otherwise agreed upon by the volunteer and the organisation.

Volunteers come from both abroad and locally.

Depending on where the need arises, you will be assisting in one of our medical wards. Interns will be allocated to the department specific to their studies, e.g. Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Speech Therapy or all – rounder volunteer.

Yes, we offer on-site accommodation to volunteers from abroad at a minimal cost.

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