Volunteer with Our Second Home

Our Second Home

Cape Town, South Africa, Africa

Training centre for Special needs adults.

Brownies & downieS Cape Town is a training centre for people with intellectual disabilities and a vessel to create change and acceptance in the South African culture. Special needs young adults are trained to be employable in the hospitality, service and retail sectors. This is achieved in a coffee shop and lunchroom that is open to the general public

Our Activities

What We Need

Social workers to train and guide special needs adults in their professional and social skills development. Social media & online work. Administrative volunteer work for filing, invoice creation, reconciliation of invoices, compilation of supplier payment schedules, fundraising initiatives for operation and expansion of operations and training, etc.

Throughout the year.
3 months.

What We Provide

We operate as a cafe and training centre for people with intellectual disabilities. We train them and equip them with the necessary social and professional skills in retail and hospitality in order to be placed and integrated into businesses as fully paid employees. We also educate the public and businesses alike on interacting and working with special needs adults.

Important Info

Suitable For


Minimum Stay

Any period of time

Staff Size

5 to 10 people


All costs on volunteer's personal capacity. We provide lunches and drinks during work days, and can advise on residence and transport.

Watch Us


Your Contact Person

Shop 7, 2 Long Street, , Foreshore, Cape Town, South Africa.

What are you waiting for?

We at Our Second Home would love to hear from you!