Books2Africa is a UK registered charity based in Canterbury (1152599), and a charity in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The charity is an A rated Tier 5 Charity Worker Sponsor and is able to sponsor international candidates who are accepted unto our International Volunteering Internship Programme.
If you are currently residing outside the UK and are not a UK citizen, Books2Africa can sponsor your Tier 5 Charity Worker visa to volunteer with us in the UK on our International Volunteering Programme (IVP) for 6 months or 1 year.
Our International Volunteering Programme (IVP) allows you to gain first-hand experience in the practical operations of an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and provides you the opportunity to develop transferable skills such as teamwork, project management and communication.
Interns on our International Volunteers Programme work primarily at our Processing Centre in Canterbury, in various support roles as Support Officers and are involved in a variety of tasks including but not limited to; processing (cataloguing, sorting and packing donated materials), charity shop sales (valuing and listing donated materials for sale), tech refurbishing, marketing, fundraising. You will also be required to complete a range of tasks and training in project management and community engagement to maximise your experience during the duration of the programme.
We have now received enough applications for September 2022 start. We’ll begin accepting applications for September 2023 in May 2023. Thank you.