Event Management Volunteering Programmes

We can facilitate event management volunteer placements in a wide range of NGO’s operating here in Cape Town. The NGOs we partner with focus on the promotion of human rights, equal access to education, economic development in rural communities, youth development, social work and the prevention of violence and crime. All of the organisations we work with would benefit hugely from volunteers lending their time and skills to assist with arranging fundraising events. This is the perfect opportunity to use your creativity to help improve the lives of local communities, and as a volunteer in this field you will get to work alongside some truly inspiring people who have dedicated their lives to helping others.

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Event Management  Volunteering Key Skills:

  • Organisation
  • Time management
  • Interpersonal
  • Marketing
  • Negotiation and budget management
  • Project management
  • Problem solving
  • IT skills

 

Ideal Volunteer Applicant

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in English.
  • A creative and innovative thinker.
  • Some previous experience in planning or facilitating events would be beneficial.

Programme highlights:

  • Use your skills and creativity to help create and facilitate rewarding events.
  • Develop impressive skills to add to your CV and market yourself successfully to future employers.
  • Assist some of Cape Town’s most inspiring organisations in planning and facilitating important events such as fundraisers and awareness campaigns.
  • Enjoy an adventure of a lifetime and make life long friends!

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum age: 18
  • Completed (or will have completed) A2-Levels or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 weeks duration, no maximum
  • Not a resident of South Africa

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Key programmes features

You are here for your development, your career and ultimately your future. You need to nail it when choosing a provider and a programme. So here's our offering in a nutshell.

Choice of two programmes

We have two programme options to suit different budgets

Choose your level of support and independence

Pay only for what you need from your trip

Programme fee starts at GBP £795 (USD $1200)

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

Unique guarantees

You won’t pay a penny unless we can offer you your ideal internship. Get 100% back if you’re not 100% happy after our placement search.

Your needs and preferences always come first

You're in total control of your experience

You won't get a 'cookie cutter' experience with us.

Four unique promises underpin our services. See them.

Focus on the skills you need.

Not only do you choose your industry, but also choose the exact skills you want to develop within that industry. Communication, negotiation, political negotiation. Just say!

We have a huge network of host organisations that allow us to find your match with unbeatable accuracy.

Our unique application provides you with the opportunity to highlight the skills you need to develop.

Our placement search is totally driven by your personal requirements.

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We have worked very hard to streamline our process to make your experience easy, fun and highly rewarding personally and professionally. Flick through the steps below, or read about our process in more detail.

Introduce yourself to our friendly team

Getting your dream internship all starts with you saying hello! Just pop your details into our enquiry form and we'll reach out to schedule a conversation with you that we call a 'discovery call'.

Ask questions & learn how we can help

In your discovery call, you can ask us any questions you still have. We'll talk about your options in the career fields you've told us you're interested in to help you imagine your placement and decide if our service is right for you.

Complete your programme application

If everything sounds good to you, complete your application to put into words your dream programme. This forms the basis of the 'design' of your customised placement and will be the primary framework against which we validate potentially suitable opportunities.

We'll source you the best opportunities

We maintain a large and varied network of the best organisations in Cape Town. We will identify the best potential fits for your programme goals and preferences and reach out on your behalf to assess those organisations for suitability (learn about their current projects and initiatives).

Prepare and plan for your experience

Once you've confirmed which placement offer you prefer, we'll start helping you plan the rest of your trip. We'll book your accommodation, help with your travel arrangements and provide extensive advice and information on how to get ready for your time in Cape Town. Your Bridging Gaps mentor will be on hand to make sure you're fully prepared for your placement.

Maximise your experience & learning

Finally, every member of our team will move mountains to make sure you get what you came for and MORE! It's essential to us that you're safe, you're learning and growing in confidence and developing the most important skills for your future career.