There are many great benefits to Youth Volunteering and giving back to the community.

Besides the excitement and fun, there are many great benefits to Youth volunteering and giving back to the community. Among others, some benefits of volunteering include youth can develop a career path, build self-esteem, gain empathy, increase social relationships, giving a sense of purpose and gaining valuable work experience.

The objective of the Outreach Foundation Youth Volunteer Programme is to actively promote a mutually rewarding relationship between youth volunteers (who offer their talents, skills and time) and Outreach Foundation by offering voluntary on-the-job learning that will contribute to the developmental work of the organisation and effectively prepare youth for future occupation. 

As a youth volunteer, Outreach Foundation 

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assigning you to a meaningful task which contributes to your development and our mission.

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treating you with respect and as a valued team member.

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giving supervision, training and feedback on your work.


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giving feedback, sharing ideas or concerns.

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allowing you to refuse any work which is not safe, or you do not feel comfortable doing - within reason. 

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including you on a youth leadership camp.

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providing you with an on-the-job learning experience to prepare you for future occupation.

Contact us to find out more about this opportunity




30 Edith Cavell Street, Hillbrow, Johannesburg


+27 11 720 7011