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Centre for the Community School

Mott Community Volunteer Programme 
 
Project Contact Person: Neziswa Mntwini and Bruce Damons
Contact Number: 0733183091 / 0415043895
Email Address: mnyatheli4@gmail.com / Bruce.Damons@mandela.ac.za
 
What is the project about?
 
Training 14 schools in the Manyano Network of schools on the recruiting, supporting and sustaining of unemployed community volunteers in a school. The framework of the project is guided by a procedure manual developed by community volunteers who were co-researchers in a study, which formed part of a PhD study. The training is co-facilitated by one of the co-researchers. 
 
Aim of the project
 
  • To build  better relationships between the school and the community
  • Train schools, using a process model, on how to go about recruiting, supporting and sustaining the community volunteer in the school 
 
 
Stakeholders
 
    Principals and SGB chairpersons of the 14 schools in the network.
 
 
Successes obtained/events held
 
  • Start-up workshop held and manual presented to schools
  • Schools required to begin implementation phase

Any other relevant information:

New SGB elections might require us to do restart the process. We are presently in consultation with schools.