Volunteer time

While our focus is on the community “doing it for themselves”, mentors are in dire need to assist the community in achieving their hopes and dreams.

The following are professional skills we need assistance with to guide and develop our community-lead projects:

  • business and entrepreneurial (all projects)
  • bookkeeping (all projects)
  • sales, marketing, public relations, graphic design (all projects)
  • photography and videography (all projects)
  • human resources (cv writing, getting job ready)
  • fashion, make up, style (pop up shop, getting job ready)
  • gardening and permaculture (food gardens)
  • cmt and sourcing (sewing, knitting, carpentry)
  • childcare and parenting (stay & play)
  • event management (all projects)
  • nursing and nutrition (stay & play and home care projects)
  • counselling (all projects)
  • architecture and design (school)

Volunteer resources

Give a hand up by donating to an empowerment and learning project. The most urgent items are highlighted in bold.

  • Unwanted items of clothing
  • Poster board
  • Poster markers and paints
  • Seedlings
  • Compost
  • Potting soil
  • Mulch
  • Pallets
  • Compost bins
  • Jojo water tanks
  • Bicycles
  • Bicycle trailers / baskets
  • Wool
  • Knitting needles
  • Crochet hooks
  • Fabrics
  • Sewing machines for training
  • Art materials
  • Stationery
  • Working computers
  • Toddler books
  • Parenting books
  • Books on ecology for a resource centre
  • Wonderbags for families without an oven (purchase from us)
  • Folding camping tables
  • Folding camping chairs
  • Clothes hangers
  • Collapsible clothing rails
  • Stacking or folding chairs
  • Storage tubs
  • Print flyers to spread our message

Volunteer Money

Invest in our future. Invest in empowerment. Make a once off or regular contribution to:

Payment methods:

Direct deposit

Account name: Learning In Reach NPC
Bank: First National Bank (FNB)
Branch number: 250 655
Account number: 62614116904
Ref: 67_[YourName]

Electronic/ EFT/ Card deposit

Rand (ZAR): https://www.payfast.co.za/donate/go/learninginreach

Pound (GBP): https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=HNPWCV8N8NTEA

Dollar (USD): https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LQ63AU4E9V4J8

  • Support The Lavender Hill Kitchen by ordering their delicious soups
  • Order your Wonderbag from The Lavender Hill Kitchen
  • Host a fundraiser
  • Donate towards or sponsor one of our initiatives:
    • Donate towards running parent groups
    • Donate towards building an ECD school
    • Invest in the education of a child
    • Sponsor teacher training
    • Donate towards a food garden
    • Donate towards the education of a young parent
    • Donate towards the building of a parent co-operative