Intern or volunteer in Cape Town, like royalty
If you want to create an unforgettable experience, steeped in extras and additional support from our local team, then Ambassador is for you!
Ambassador, the Lowdown
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SUPPORT & INTERACTION
There is no other placement programme to rival Ambassador.
The Ambassador package is ideal for people looking for a complete Cape Town experience with assistance in arranging every aspect of your trip. As a member of the Ambassador package you will be able to enjoy a variety of social and cultural events for no extra cost, as well as some unforgettable and exclusive Cape Town experiences!
The Ambassador package eliminates the stress of planning, booking and figuring out how things work, and allows you to focus on having the most rewarding and enjoyable time possible in Cape Town!.
What to expect with ambassador
Here’s a detailed rundown of everything you get with Ambassador:
Everything in Concierge, plus all of the following
On ambassador, you get all of the features and benefits of concierge plus the following additional features and benefits.
We guide you through all your pre trip preparations including assistance with visas, insurance and flights. We will also send you a newsletter the month before you are due to arrive, containing information on upcoming events in Cape Town.
Exclusive preparation pack and welcome pack
We provide you with a comprehensive pre-trip preparation pack which includes information on transport in Cape Town, money, tipping, mobile phones, safety, weather, activities and tours, Garden Route travel, restaurants and bars and advice on what to pack. Ambassador clients also receive an exclusive welcome pack upon arrival which contains even more Bridging Gaps goodies and guidance to make your time in Cape Town extra comfortable.
Communications & Community
We will introduce you to any other Bridging Gaps interns or volunteers who will be in Cape Town at the same time as you. Once you arrive in Cape Town you will be invited to join our Bridging Gaps group on Facebook as well as our current intern and volunteer whatsapp group. These groups are a great way of keeping in touch with other programme participants, sharing placement feedback and advice, arranging social events and keeping up to date with what is going on in Cape Town on a daily basis.
Customised accommodation options
We can arrange ambassador clients any type of accommodation in Cape Town. We will base our search on your specific needs and preferences.
Airport collection and drop off
As well as meeting you when you first arrive, we will take you back to the airport at the end of your stay in Cape Town.
Cape Town orientation, walk, H&S briefing, free meal and sunset cruise
On your second or third day of being in Cape Town, we will arrange your orientation day. We will show you where the best places for shopping, drawing money and eating out are and we will provide you with a comprehensive health and safety briefing. Your orientation day will include a walking tour of the city and a meal in one of Cape Town’s coolest restaurants. We will also arrange for you to join us on a beautiful sunset boat tour of Cape Town harbour which includes drinks and snacks and spectacular views of the city and it’s surrounds.
Free smart phone with local apps
We will provide you with a smart phone with a local sim card with some pre-loaded airtime. The phone will be equipped with apps to help you get settled in Cape Town; the best restaurants to visit, weekly deals on offer, the most convenient and affordable transport methods and weekly events being held in and around town.
My Citi bus card and pre-loaded credit
We will provide you with a MyCiTi bus card with some money loaded on it
Free power adaptor
You won’t even need to think about how to power your gadgets when you’re here, we’ll take care of it. We will provide you with a universal adapter.
Extended transport assistance
We will take you to your first day of placement and then we would be happy to accompany you going forward until you are comfortable getting there on your own.
Free transport to your placement
As an ambassador client, the cost of your transport to and from your placement each day will be included in your programme fee for up to 3 months.
Continued placement support
We stay in regular contact with you to ensure you are benefiting and learning from your placement and it is the right organisation for you. We will also provide regular advice about how to make the most out of your internship or volunteer programme.
Weekly social events
We hold weekly social events. With ambassador you get four per month (For up to 3 months) included in the price of your placement. Some of the events we organise include: Wine tasting trip to Stellenbosch, surfing lessons at Muizenberg, hike up Table Mountain, picnic at Kirstenbosch Gardens, dolphin kayaking and many more memorable activities!
Inclusive premium activity
You will receive a voucher for a free paragliding, shark cage diving or abseiling off Table Mountain trip which you can use at any point during your time in Cape Town.
Discounted rates on activities and backpackers around Cape Town
We can offer you discounted rates on many of the activities on offer in Cape Town, as well as the leading backpackers and a variety of Garden Route tours.
Inclusive workshops and seminars
Enrich your Cape Town adventure with inclusive workshops and seminars, only for our Concierge and Ambassador clients.
Extended career assistance and guidance
The Bridging Gaps team would be happy to provide career advice and guidance for as long as needed after you have left Cape Town. We can provide references for any future job applications.
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