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AVIVA Accommodation

A beautiful Volunteer House awaits your arrival in Cape Town! We have invested a lot of time in creating a warm and welcoming environment for you to relax and enjoy your volunteering time in Cape Town.  Facilities at the Aviva House include:

  • A full-time Volunteer Coordinator (Mon-Fri 7am-3pm), who is also available for emergencies during evenings, weekends and public holidays.
  • Separate male and female dormitory accommodation - spacious with good quality mattresses, bedding and linen provided.
  • A Twin Room is available at extra cost. Please ask about availability when booking your placement.
  • A Double Room is available at extra cost. Please ask about availability when booking your placement.
  • Full kitchen facilities - oven, fridges, microwave, toaster, kettle and everything else you need for preparing meals.
  • Separate cooking utensils for vegan, Muslim and Kosher cooking.
  • Milk, tea, coffee and sugar are provided.
  • A telephone for incoming calls is available during "office" hours.
  • Comfortable lounge with a hi-fi, satellite TV and DVD player.
  • A lockable cupboard for your valuables and groceries.
  • Shower and toilet facilities.
  • Premises are cleaned and inspected daily (Mon-Fri)
  • A large private garden for entertainment/relaxation, complete with breakfast tables, a built in braai (a South African style BBQ) and a large pool.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Extra storage cupboards for luggage and personal items.
  • AVIVA House is safe and secure with electrical fencing and a magnetic lock on the entrance gate.
  • South African cell/mobile phones are available for your use or a South African sim card.

Why choose Aviva Volunteer House for your volunteering experience in Cape Town?

  • On your doorstep you have a Sushi Chinese restaurant/café and a MyCiti Bus Station.
  • Within 600m you have Time-Out Bar, a Liquor Outlet, a Launderette, Pizza Palazzo and a Pharmacy.
  • Within 1,2km you have Bayside Shopping Mall, McDonalds, Post Office, Foreign Exchange, Banks and Table View Medical Centre.
  • Within 1,4km you have Table View Mall, Pick 'n Pay Supermarket and Burger King

Because every one of our volunteers are very important to us, we've ensured you have a safe and secure home away from home for those who are working at Cape Town based projects or taking time-out from projects further afield.

A full-time Volunteer Coordinator is on hand to assist you during your stay with us. So whether you want to book a shark cage dive, need advice on a good restaurant, or would like to just speak to someone because you're feeling homesick, our dedicated Volunteer Coordinator will be there to help you throughout your stay.

We have 2 private rooms which are available on upgrade or if your parents would like to visit and do some touring in Cape Town with you.