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Volunteering in South Africa

We are an organisation that focus on professional intervention and therefore can only use the following volunteers. Please only contact us if you are currently studying for a BEd degree /Honours, to volunteer as an assistant or to become one of our students. We are in desperate need for graduates, experience or retired professionals that have completed any of the following: Occupational Therapy, Educational Psychology any degrees specialising in Cognitive Development and Critical Thinking (Executive Function Skills, Learning Skills & Thinking Skills), we cannot compensate (pay) any volunteer for their time or transport.

Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947)

Are you interested in volunteering in South Africa? You can make a difference in the lives of others by volunteering with us today! Ripple Reading is looking for committed and enthusiastic people to assist in our literacy centres, helping children of all ages to reach their potential and to take control of their futures.

Donate your professional skills and make an impact. Volunteering in South Africa will be one of the most rewarding things that you ever do…



Some of our Volunteers:

  • Mariaan Claude – Retired Senior Lecturer
  • Dorothy Southey – Recently retired English Secondary School teacher who has taught at Kingsmead College for 27 years. Dorothy works with the senior phase developing critical thinking skills
  • Eldette Bauer – Retired Occupational phycologist