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Thanks for contacting Jakaranda & Louis Botha Children's Homes
Jakaranda 012 800 4700 | Louis Botha 012 3336184 |

Become A Volunteer Or Guest Parent

If you are able to assist with one of the below volunteer or guest parent needs, please contact us and someone will get back to you shortly.

Volunteers are a valuable resource to the Children’s Home

Volunteer Info

The goal of the volunteer programme is to utilise volunteers in expanding existing services, initiate new programmes and to provide general assistance according to the needs of the Children’s Homes.

Volunteers will be informed, screened and identified once a month at our volunteer information session to be part of one of the following categories (depending on the interests and expertise of the volunteer and the needs of the organisation):

  1. Educational
  2. Recreation
  3. Spiritual
  4. Medical and other therapeutic services
  5. Life skills
  6. School leavers
  7. Maintenance
  8. Support of staff members
  9. General
  10. Functions and special occasions
  11. Administrative and expert assistance

Ways To Become Involved

  1. Help with homework & reading (All Ages)
    Especially Math & Science
  2. Activities, Sport, Crafts, Skills Development
  3. Sewing & Mending Clothes
  4. Maintenance (Gardens, Buildings, Equipment Repairs)
  5. Fundraising Event (Selling Tickets, Decor, Assistance, Admin)
  6. Admin
  7. Or Tell us about your speciality or skills

Become a Volunteer @ Jakaranda

Elanze Smit

Social Worker Jakaranda Children's Home

Become a Volunteer @ Louis Botha

Driana Zandberg

Social Worker Louis Botha Children's Home

For more information contact our marketing department:


Christo Louw
Jakaranda Children's Home
012 - 800 4700
Mobile: 083 5115 238 (08:00 - 17:00)


Ancha Smuts
Louis Botha Children's Home
Tel: 012 - 333 6184
Mobile: 083 230 8366 (08:00 - 17:00)


Gary Van Veenhuyzen
Multidisciplinary Development Centre - MDDC
Tel: 012 - 800 4700
Mobile: (not available)