Support the vital work we do overseas by joining us in-country

  • Discover the boxing scene in Ghana

  • Coach and play soccer in Argentina

  • Help girls master field hockey in South Africa

  • Develop sporting talent in St Lucia

Volunteer Overseas

Join our family of international volunteers who provide a vital input towards our Mass Participation Program. This could see you visiting some truly amazing countries in Africa, South America and The Caribbean, whilst sharing your love of sport with kids from disadvantaged communities.

We have a whole website dedicated to these opportunities, giving you all the essential need-to-know facts about how to plan and prepare for a trip with us and what to expect whilst you are on your trip abroad.

Visit our travel website by clicking on the button ‘Volunteer Abroad‘ and start planning that trip of a lifetime.

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South Africa

Volunteer Sport Coaching Projects:Soccer, Field Hockey, Basketball,  Tennis, Rugby, Netball, Cricket (Availability: All year) Swimming (ONLY- October- April)

Non-coaching volunteer projects: Teaching and Child Care

Volunteer program Duration Time: 5-12 weeks ( Please see 2017 & 2018 session dates below)

South Africa Airport Pick location: Port Elizabeth International (PLZ)

Currency: South African Rand ( $1=13 ZAR)

What’s included:

  • 24 hour support from United Through Sport In-country staff
  • Transfer to and from the airport
  • Food ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Accommodation: Shared Dorm-style living
  • Full coordination of programs
  • Sport Equipment for coaching sessions
  • Transfer to and from volunteer placements

What’s not included:

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa
  • Vaccinations
  • Spending money
  • Free laundry service ( Can do laundry on site for a fee)


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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with United Through Sport. Your role is essential in supporting our work and we’re really grateful for everyone that has been part of our volunteer program over the years.

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