Volunteer As A COACHER in Tanzania

As a football volunteering in Arusha Tanzania you will be participating in football programs, tournaments and games to local football teams in Arusha as well as in our team called CHARITY ACADEMY FOOTBALL CLUB which funded by the organization. The aims of football volunteering in Arusha Tanzania is to ensure the grassroots player are going to live their better future life through football. This is where you come in! Whether you are a qualified teacher or a professional player, you could help to make a big impact on the lives of grassroots football players in as a  Football volunteering in Arusha Tanzania.

What will I be doing?

Travel for charity Tanzania is working to develop local football youth academy by assisting talent development of a Football Academy. Football is the national sport in Tanzania, and there is enormous potential for young talented boys and girls. However, lacking capacities makes it hard to produce professional football players. This program is a joint effort with our sport academy CHARITY ACADEMY, which is also the organizer of CHARITY CUP in Arusha Tanzania a charity tournament which invite different academy in and out of Tanzania and connecting to top world football clubs.

We look for interns and volunteers to join and assist in coaching, ball, and physical training activities. Also, to advocate for young players the importance of good nutrition, hygiene, and other public health issues. Participants also assist in the village and school sports activities. Please help make a considerable difference in the lives of the young football players in Tanzania and encourage them to reach incredible heights.


If you’d like to find out more about football volunteering in Arusha Tanzania, apply now to hear from our specialist trip adviser.


Football volunteering in Arusha Tanzania are generally expected to work at their placement three to five days a week. Weekday mornings will start with breakfast with other volunteers at our volunteer house, with program starting at around 5.00pm. Mornings are usually devoted to traditional school subjects, usually broken into classes of one hour each. At around 12pm you’ll get a break for lunch, which you can take with other volunteers and local staff. In the afternoons you’ll be taking additional classes but there is often time for games and sports and it will be your job to help run these.

You will generally finish your placement football teaching in Tanzania at around 630pm, though you’ll find that the children will often want you stay around to play! After your placement you’ll get a chance to unwind with other volunteers and local team members over dinner, and we often organize games and activities of our own in the evenings. Weekends are also your own but there are always plenty of extra Adventures to do in

Tanzanian volunteers stay in our lovely volunteer hostel in the city of Arusha. It’s a comfortable and fun place to live  same and you’ll generally be staying in a same-sex dormitory. Bed linen is provided but you please bring your own towel. The hostel has hot showers, WiFi, and plenty of communal space for you to share with other volunteers.

Breakfast and dinner will be provided for you as part of your programme fee. Breakfast will normally be bread, butter, jam, tea, coffee, fruit, eggs or pancakes. Dinners will be a mixture of western and African meals, so expect things like rice, beans, mixed vegetables, chapatis, curry and stewed meat. You are encouraged to try out the local vendors and stalls near your placement for lunch; they provide food very cheaply and you will be promoting Agape’s support for the community, as well as having the opportunity to sample local cooking. Alternatively, you can make your own lunch with food from the local supermarket.

Our safari department organizes several excursions and adventures for volunteers in Tanzania, including safaris on the Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Lake manyara and Zamzibar and a weekend visiting the beautiful Moshi Waterfalls and Chemka Hot Springs. We also offer a week long trip to climb Africa’s highest peak – Mount Kilimanjaro – including all transportation and an experienced guide. To find out more about the trips on offer, apply now to be put in touch with our Tanzania trip adviser.

The Application Process


  • 1: Start Your Application

    Once you have chosen where you would like to volunteer and you will need to fill in some basic details about yourself as well about the program you wish to participate in, so that we can get back to you with the relevant information.

  • 2: Your Own Trip Advisor

    Your own personal trip adviser should contact you within 48 hours after submitting your application. They will be responsible for your entire booking, including: answering any questions you have, helping you to source flights and giving you important safety.

  • 3: Select Adventures

    Our Safari department Bush and Forest Explorers will provide you an adventures guide for the destination you will be explorering in. This includes some extra trips you can take on top of your volunteering; these vary from safaris, weekends at beach resorts to a hike up Kilimanjaro!

  • 4: Pay and Depart

    We will direct through how to pay your program fee and for any extra trips. Shortly before your departure we will be in contact to give you some information about airport pick ups and safety procedures, from there you are all set for your African adventure.


Our football team is located in Arusha about 10 minutes from the center, boys and girls who are practicing aged from 11 to 17 years. The Academy is mostly supported by volunteers who are working there like helping to buy equipment, medicine. Learn more about the football team in the link below.