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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

We host a regular compulsory information session to all potential volunteers and guest parents. During this session you will receive all information on how to become involved.
Ons bied ‘n gereelde verpligte inligting sessie aan vir alle potensiele vrywilligers en gasouers. Gedurende so ‘n sessie sal u alle inligting oor hoe om betrokke te raak onvang.

SATERDAG / SATURDAY – 4/11/2017 – 09:00 – 12:00

VENUE – Jakaranda Children’s Home Hall/Saal, 1 Talitha Kumi Street, East Lynn, Pretoria
GPS Koordinate / Coordinates –  -25.694820, 28.290369

On this day you will receive application forms to complete to enable us to approve your request to become a volunteer or guest parent.
U sal ook op hierdie dag die aansoek vorm ontvang om te voltooi en daarna sal u gekeur word om as vrywilliger of gasouer betrokke te kan raak

The Jakaranda Children’s Home takes pride in offering quality care to all our children and would like to invite you to become financially involved. Die Jakaranda Kinderhuis is trots daarop om te kan sê da tons kwaliteit versorging bied en sou graag wou he u moet finansieel betrokke raak


(only R100 pm will make a huge difference in the lives of our children)
(slegs R100 pm kan ‘n groot verskil maak in die lewens van ons kinders)

In the meanwhile, if you have any questions or need more clarifications, or RSVP please do not hesitate to contact:
Intussen as u enige verdere vrae of onduidelikhede het moet asb nie huiwer om die volgende persone te kontak nie.

Elanze (Jakaranda)
Driana (Louis Botha)

Hope to see you / Hoop om u daar te sien !!

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)