Volunteering in Morocco

Travel in Morocco for a life-changing experience !

Participate in volunteer work in the heart of the Moroccan central High Atlas Mountains, in a village located in the Valley of Aït Bouguemez known as Happy Valley.

 

This rural area of 30 kilometres has about 15,000 inhabitants living in 27 villages.

 

The Valley of Aït Bouguemez is at 260 kilometres from Marrakech. Other important cities nearby are Azilal and Beni Mellal.


Summers are dry with some few thunderstorms. Rainfall is more important during winter. Snow falls generally from October to the end of April.

 

You will be living with local Berber host families.

 

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Who can volunteer in Morocco ?

 

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Everyone! We all have something to offer. You only need to be at least 18 years old and have a genuine desire to help. 

découvrir l'authenticité des villages berbères de l'atlas marocain

The volunteer programme in Morocco !

Volunteer in Morocco with Globalong The village that welcomes you is surrounded by the impressive mountains of the High Atlas. The highest summit is at 4068 meters and the average altitude of the valley is 1800 meters. This particular geographical situation makes this village very special.

You will be helping the Moroccan Berber population, by assisting dedicated men and women whose aim is to allow the villagers to realize their dreams. Educational, cultural and medical projects will help them to progress and improve their actual and future quality of life.

humanitarian programmes in Morocco - Globalong

You will help combating the lack of schooling, education and training of young people in several areas such as:

  • The improvement of the rural populations sanitary conditions
  • Promote environmental protection
  • Enhance the cultural, architectural and historical Moroccan heritage
  • Promote Berber culture and art
  • Combat illiteracy
  • Develop organic agriculture

Volunteering project in Morocco - Globalong

Upon your arrival at Marrakech airport, a member of the local team will pick you up and organize your transport to the accommodation. You will spend your first night in a hotel or with a host family of Marrakech (depending on availabilities). You will be transferred to the village on the next day. After arrival you will be introduced to the projects, the school and meet the families. In the evening, after dinner, a meeting will be held at one of the host families to set up a weekly schedule explaining objectives.

You will be accommodated with a Berber host family in the village and have full board during your entire programme stay in Morocco. The population can speak French, but very few understand English.
 
On the last day of your programme, you will stay in a hotel or with a host family in Marrakech. The coordinateur will organize your transfer to the airport the next day. You can use this time to visit this wonderful city, its souks or the famous place Jemma El Fna. 

Don't wait to discover the Moroccan High Atlas and participate in this project.

Useful information about your volunteer programme

Humanitarian work in Morocco - Globalong Included in the programme in Morocco :

Initial membership fee (200 €) enrolment as a member of the GlobAlong Association is valid for a period of 9 years (renewable).

Accommodation:

  • Mattress
  • Blankets
  • Water

Programme, follow up and personal service:

  • Pick up from Marrakech
  • Help and support from the GlobAlong team before travelling
  • Transport to your accommodation
  • Programmes in Morocco - Globalong Full board during your entire programme stay
  • First night in a hotel or with a host family of Marrakech (depending on the availabilities)
  • Accommodation
  • Drinking water (10 litres per week)
  • Electricity
  • Personal service
  • Transport back to Marrakech airport from your work place
  • Last night in a hotel or with a host family of Marrakech (depending on the availabilities)
  • 7/7 help and support from the local team, in case of need
  • Support from the Globalong team during your entire programme stay
  • Personal blog
  • Volunteer in north Africa - Globalong Advice how to obtain a visa (if required)
  • Online handbook on Morocco
  • Certificate of participation in the volunteer programme
  • Donation to a local project according to actual needs
  • Organizational expenses

Not included in the programme in Morocco :

  • Flights to and from Morocco  - see our search engine for flights 
  • Travel insurance (mandatory)  an cancellation insurance 
  • international volunteering in Morocco - Globalong Visa fee (if needed)
  • Personal expenses
  • Activities
  • Vaccinations if needed click here for more information
  • A night in the hotel if you arrive after 2pm (around 25€ including transport from the airport, night, dinner and lunch)

Bank Holidays 2017/2018 in Morocco :

  • 06th November 2017: Green March Day
  • 18th November 2017: National Day
  • 01st December 2017: Al Mawlid
  • 01st January 2018: New Years Day
  • 11th January 2018: Proclamation of independence
  • Globalong volunteer abroad - Morocco1st May 2018: Labour Day
  • 14th June 2018: End of Ramadan
  • 29 July 2018: Enthronement
  • 14th August 2018: Allegiance Day
  • 20th August 2018: Revolution Day
  • 21th August 2018: Youth Day
  • 11th September 2018: Islamic New Year
  • 06th November 2018: Green March Day
  • 18th November 2018: National Day
  • 01st December 2018: Al Mawlid

Climate in Morocco:

Températures - Globalong- Maroc

Globalong rainfall - Morocco

For further information, feel free to contact us at info@globalong.com

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