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  • Locations: Multiple, Multiple
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Program Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Millersville applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/22/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Credit Requirement: Currently Enrolled/Completing 24 Credits Type of GO Program: Professional
Program Description:
Volunteer Adventure Corps is an organization dedicated to helping students grow as professionals in their chosen field, within one specific city.  They coordinate social work internships placements in Cape Town, South Africa. They can accommodate most levels and areas of education instruction. For more information, videos and testimonials visit their webpage:  Volunteer Adventure Corps Website

Cost Worksheet SOWK Dublin Fall 18

Placement Location:

Cape Town, South Africa

The Volunteer Adventure Corps will help to create a South African social work internship for you tailored specifically to your professional goals. Candidates for our social work internships are expected to have a strong theoretical understanding of social work, and interest in developmental psychology, sociology, and/or prior experience working in a social work setting. We have placed program participants at internship sites in the following social work settings:
  • Orphanages and children’s homes
  • Clinics and NGO’s for those affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Women’s health clinics for victims of abuse
  • Homes for chronically ill children
  • Cape Town welfare projects in the townships

Housing:

OVACorps housing is located in the colorful and vibrant neighborhood of Observatory, Cape Town. All houses are conveniently located close to grocery stores, restaurants and public transportation. VACorps partners with several local housing providers to offer a range of fully-furnished accommodation options suitable to any participant’s living needs. 

Program Housing is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis, so participants who join the program well in advance of their intended starting date will often get their first choice of housing.
  • Fully- furnished accommodations arranged before arrival
  • Optional Meal plans available
  • Minimum 10 week placement