Volunteer

To join as a

Volunteer


All volunteers receive board and lodging and a modest monthly allowance to cover their private expenses. In return, they give the benefit of their work to the community.

The daily work comprises of work life, home life, cultural life. For our, volunteers this means a full time commitment to their fellow human beings.

* Please not that volunteers must be older than 19 years of age

Volunteers can apply to join the Community for a minimum period of one year. The major functions of volunteers are:


1) Assisting with daily household chores such as cooking, cleaning and laundry.
2) Supporting the residents in their daily lives across all spectrum's i.e. personal hygiene.
3) In the absence of the house leaders they take responsibility for the house and residents for short periods of time.
4) Working alongside residents and support staff in the various workshops.
5) Contributing actively to the home life but also to the Community’s cultural and social life.
6) Volunteers have to be at least 19 years of age.

Training for volunteers

Practical training in the houses, workshops, courses covering various topics related to our care work, community and the Camphill way of life are offered.
Volunteers join a bi-monthly information- and discussion meeting.

How to become a volunteer

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please click here to download the volunteer application form and email the completed form along with the supporting documentation to admin@camphill-hermanus.org.za