Volunteer in Morocco with Volunteering Solutions on a range of volunteer work opportunity in Morocco including Childcare, Women Empowerment, Teaching English, NGO support etc. that are located in and around the famous Medina Region, in Rabat. All projects are perfectly suitable for students, couples, families as well as participants looking to take some time from their work and make a meaningful contribution towards the Moroccan society. While volunteering in Morocco, experience the goodness of exploring the most exciting, culturally rich and diverse destination in North Africa.
Rabat, the capital of Morocco, has its own distinct flavor. Its strategic placement on the world map makes it closer to Spain and Europe and hence a quick fly destination for westerners. Most of the project placements are located in and around the famous Medina Region. Medina is one of the star attractions, in Rabat. In Moroccan cities, you can find the magnificent maze-like alleys combined with districts having buildings of fascinating colonial architecture. For our volunteer travel enthusiasts, Rabat is around 2.5 hours away from Fez and around 5 hours away from Chefchaouen, the blue city.
- Morocco - Quick Facts
- Start Dates : All Year Round
- Duration : 1-24 Weeks
- Program Location : Rabat
- Minimum Age : 18 years+
- Certificate - Offered after Program completion
Program: Women Empowerment
My Morocco volunteer experience was absolutely once in a lifetime opportunity! I made a difference, traveled all of Morocco, and met amazing people over the course of 45 days. Everyone, especially the Operations Head in Rabat, was extremely helpful and made sure our experience was impactful and memorable. I definitely recommend Volunteer Solutions to anyone who is looking for a volunteering opportunity in Rabat, Morocco
Projects available in Morocco
Under this program volunteers are placed with local NGO's working towards the upliftment of the society and the downtrodden. NGO's focus on many...
Volunteer under women empowerment program in Morocco, work on women's rights and assist the local staff with policy formation, advocacy,...
Morocco has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world, despite the fact that government provides free education to children below 15 years of age.
Under the childcare program, volunteers work in childcare centers, NGO's that help street children and run kindergartens for underprivileged...
Volunteers can easily take short weekend trips to Fez, Marrakech, Casablanca or Chefchaouen. Explore the local markets, go for camel rides and desert safaris, and much more. Of course, you will surely need to hit the blue lanes of Chefchaouen and click those perfect Instagram-worthy shots! This beautiful country with a mix of the best from East and West will never fail to mesmerize you. And of course, try the amazing Moroccan cuisine. In case you have some other things added to your Morocco bucket list, do let us know and we can arrange a trip for you!
Explore Chellah – Admire the beauty of Roman and Islamic ruins at this medieval fortified city buried in the heart of Rabat. Marked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the abandoned buildings, and overgrown plants, immaculately maintained flowers as well as the public pathways will surely leave you drooling over its beauty.
Soothe your soul in a Hammam – You just can’t miss this opportunity to hit a traditional Moroccan hammam and cleanse your body and soul on a weekend, letting yourself free from all aches and pains. You’ll find public hammams at almost every corner of the country!?
Chill at the beaches – Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the West and the Mediterranean Sea to the North, Morocco has no shortage of beaches to explore. If you wish to chill on the beachside, then head towards Tamara Plage located 13 kilometers south of Rabat.
Go for a weekend trip to explore the Sahara – Well, if you are looking for some adventure in the desert, then you gotta spend a night amidst the Sahara! Ride a camel and cross the dunes, gaze as the sun sets behind the golden horizon, and sleep under the starlit sky at a desert camp.
If you have anything else in your bucket list or planning to go & explore any of the above-mentioned places, you can simply get in touch with our Travel Experts, who can guide you better in planning your weekend tours. Drop us a mail at [email protected] mentioning your choice of weekend adventures, and we shall cater your needs.
Volunteer in Morocco - Faq's
FAQ's - Morocco
FAQ's Application and Program Details
Volunteers must be 18 years or older at the time of joining the project.
Need to have an open mind and flexible attitude for working in a new and different environment. Morocco is a country of different culture and traditions, though it is modernized, the cultural sensitivities need to be kept in mind before volunteering in Morocco.
The volunteers should bring energy and enthusiasm to make a difference.
Volunteers need to have Clean Criminal Background Check Report for the childcare projects.
Knowledge of Arabic / French for the Women Empowerment and NGO Support projects.
Participants must be in good health.
If you are unable to find flights on the scheduled for the arrival dates, please get in touch with Volunteering Solutions team and we would be happy to provide you the pickup and accommodation from a different date depending on your flight schedule. You will need to pay extra charges for the accommodation depending on the number of days you arrive before the program start date.
A brief orientation would be conducted on the same or the next day where you will also be shown the area around the accommodations, the nearest ATM, market, and will be given safety guidelines as well as information about your project.
Flights and Visa
All enrolled participants are provided information on the appropriate visa requirements for Morocco in the Pre-departure manual. You can also contact your Pre-departure point of contact to know more about the visa requirements.
You can also arrive at Casablanca Airport as it has more international flight connections. From Casablanca, you can travel to Rabat by train.
From Casablanca, you can arrive in Rabat by a convenient one hour train ride. Volunteers will be received at the Rabat Ville Station by the local coordinator or representative and will be transferred to the volunteer accommodation.
The train ride from Casablanca to Rabat Ville is for 1:30 hrs.
You can click here for more information about the trains.
Health and Safety
If you already have a valid Travel and Medical insurance, you can email us a copy of the same. It is also advised to bring along the Insurance documents during your trip.
Accommodation and Living
The volunteer house accommodation has five rooms which are shared between the participants. The accommodation is located in a very safe and friendly neighborhood. The house has a big kitchen and showers for the volunteers use.
The project placements are around 10-15 minutes away from the accommodations, also volunteers will be served 2 meals a day. We recommend participants to try their hands at some amazing Moroccan cuisine.
Connect with Past Volunteers
To read alumni interviews from past participants, visit the ‘Meet a Volunteer’ section on our website.