Become A Volunteer

Volunteering FAQs

According to the Association of South Africa Women in Science & Engineering

  • Attend an Orientation. Orientations for 2017 will be held on the following Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.: August 16, September 13, October 18, November 15, and December 13.
  • Please note: volunteer orientations fill up quickly please RSVP to ensure you have a spot.
  • RSVP to Cindy Deet, our Volunteer Manager at or +27723553703
  • Review the volunteering opportunities
  • Complete an online form here
  • Sign the Volunteering Agreement form here
  • Some opportunities require specific qualifications. We will contact you if we need more information.

The orientation will take about an hour and a half. You will get the history of THOMI AFRICA and a tour, detailed information regarding ongoing volunteer opportunities, and an opportunity to see if we are a good fit for your schedule and interests.

The majority of our volunteer opportunities are during business hours from 8:30am-5:30pm. We do have event specific opportunities during our Gala planning period and the Winter Holidays.

The majority of our volunteers are caring, supportive individuals who believe in our mission and are looking to pay it forward. There could be special requirements for specific volunteer areas, but we will inform you of those at the orientation.

Generally, we ask that volunteers are 18+. We do make exceptions for students on a case by case basis. Email Michelle,

This is done on a case by case basis. We may have some work for you, but do not assume you will be able to fill your hours at Womens Empowerment.
Contact us at:, +27723553703

We do have some opportunities for groups.
Email: Nathi,

Social Work Interns: We generally work with Social Work Students (MSW II) through CSU Sacramento. If this sounds like something you are qualified for and interested in, please contact our Program Director,