Come volunteer in South Africa and experience all it has to offer - from its exhilarating wildlife to its unique cultures and communities, there is volunteer work to be done for any curious philanthropist. A visit to South Africa might entail hands-on care of lion cubs at the Tiger, Lion and Wildlife Park in Port Elizabeth, Elephant and Rhino Conservation near Durban or Cape Town Orphan Care. The options in South Africa are diverse and plentiful to ensure an appropriate fit for anyone interested in this exciting destination. Why not combine two or more programs to really experience all that this fantastic country has to offer?
Volunteer at a surf and adventure club for children from disadvantaged areas in Cape Town. Be part of an opportunity for children to learn life lessons and stay off the streets. Volunteers receive surfing lessons during the school day and help teach the kids after school.
Live among some of Africa's spectacular wildlife while working on a team expedition to complete projects that better life on the sanctuary. See the immediate benefits of your volunteer work while getting up close and personal with the zebras, cheetahs, elephants, and many more animals that have found a safe haven at the sanctuary.
Contribute to wildlife and environmental conservation in this meaningful project aimed at working with endangered populations of rhinos and elephants in South Africa. Monitor these beautiful animals' behaviors to help us better understand how to ensure their existence for years to come.
Travel to South Africa and volunteer in the Great White shark capital of the world. Cage dive with Great Whites and contribute to marine conservation and eco-tourism efforts in the stunning Gansbaai area.
Experience coastal South Africa while giving back to the local community. Volunteers will contribute by playing and interacting with orphaned children. Volunteers will also participate in AIDS/HIV awareness education for adults in the region.
Experience life in the African bush while contributing to conservation efforts of Africa's fierce predators - lions and leopards. Participate in research and monitoring of these intriguing wild cats to better understand their behaviors and how we can help ensure their futures in the area.
In the setting of the Thanda Wildlife Reserve, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we offer you the opportunity to photograph the phenomenal wildlife in the area and to help raise awareness in the local community.
Experience the beauty of Cape Town while supporting children in underprivileged communities. This program is tailored to volunteers over 30 to share their expertise and life experience with youth in need of inspiration and positive adult role models.
Volunteer at this sanctuary that focuses on big and small cats including cheetahs, leopards, lions, African wild cats and caracals, plus provides a sanctuary for other wildlife species. The center is well-known for rehabilitating and successfully releasing animals in private game reserves. You will live on the sanctuary grounds and gain a better understanding of issues facing African wildlife.
Travel to the exciting tourist destination of Cape Town, South Africa, and give back to the orphaned children in extremely under-served communities. Teach, mentor, and play with these children who desperately seek attention and care.
Volunteers are needed to assist with this exciting conservation project for the care and rehabilitation of African wildlife. Experience the African bush up close near the incredible Kruger National Park.
Spread your passion for sports to children who have had few opportunities to learn and develop their skills in a structured yet fun environment. Inspire children to set goals and stay active, both on and off the sports field.
Volunteer for abandoned and abused cats and dogs in communities surrounding Cape Town. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in veterinary care for both veterinary students and animal-lovers alike.
Experience the beauty of Cape Town while investing your efforts in the education and growth of at-risk and vulnerable children. Contribute to the long-term, sustainable development of severely under-served communities in the area by inspiring and educating their youth.
Participate in research initiatives on Africa's "Big 5" wildlife species – lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, and buffalo. Contribute to research and conservation work and play a part in vital conservation activities.
Volunteer in South Africa for your chance to get up-close and personal with some of the worlds most precious marine animals. Based in stunning Gansbaai, join a team of whale watchers and head out to sea daily to assist tourists in spotting these majestic creatures.
Come to South Africa and get an all around experience volunteering with both the stunning variety of wildlife found in the African bush, as well as contributing to local community initiatives in a safe house for at-risk youth.
Come along to Thanda Reserve in South Africa, nicknamed the “rainbow nation” for its cultural history which is both vivid and diverse. Here you will have a truly life-changing and inspiring experience where you can witness the impact that your humanitarian aid will have on the lives of children and adults alike in the local Zulu communities.
Come to beautiful Cape Town, one of the most remarkable cities in the world, and be a part of an exciting and fast-growing environmental social enterprise. Help with developing an urban tree nursery and vegetable garden, and gain valuable experience in permaculture and horticulture.
Gain practical knowledge and skills in the hospitality industry through an internship at one of South Africa’s exclusive luxury game lodges. You will enjoy a two week orientation with other interns in which you will gain and understanding of the country, African wildlife and the hospitality aspect of a game lodge. At your internship placement you can be part of the front desk team, food and beverage team, culinary staff or spa staff.
If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best and that is exactly what you will do as you learn to be a top-notch field guide. During an intensive 23 week training period, you will take the theoretical knowledge you gain in the classroom and engage in hands-on practice. Earn your FGASA Level 1 Qualification & Level 2 Knowledge Base along with many other certifications which will make you a sought after candidate for the luxury lodges in South Africa.