Come experience all that South Africa has to offer - from its exhilarating wildlife to unique cultures and communities, there is volunteer work to be done here for any curious philanthropist. A visit to South Africa might entail hands-on care of lion cubs at the Lion Park in Johannesburg, coaching soccer to at-risk youth in Port Elizabeth, or teaching kids to surf in Cape Town. The options in South Africa are diverse and plentiful to ensure an appropriate fit for anyone interested in this exciting destination. And why not optimize your time spent here by combining two or more programs to really experience all that this fantastic country has to offer?
Volunteer with rare species of tigers and lions in this beautiful region of South Africa. Learn about conservation of Africa's large cats and have a great time with an international team of up to 32 volunteers.
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 that have found a safe haven on the sanctuary.
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.
Volunteer up close and personal with Africa's rare lions, cheetahs, giraffes, hyenas and other indigenous wildlife.The Johannesburg Lion Park offers a fun and interactive volunteer experience for those who love animals and wish to assist with conservation efforts.
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.
In the setting of the Thanda Wildlife Reserve, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we offer volunteers the opportunity to photograph the phenomenal wildlife in the area and to help raise awareness in the local community.
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.
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 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 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.
Travel to the exciting tourist destination of Cape Town, South Africa, and give back to the orphaned children in extremely under-served communities of the region. Teach, mentor, and play with these children who desperately seek your devotion and care.
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.
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.
Come experience the ultimate hands-on wildlife activity with a number of big cats including lions, white lions, cheetahs, Bengal tigers, and leopards. Walk with our tame elephants and learn to ride horses. Other animals in this park include zebras, giraffes, hippos, and many others. An African hands-on experience like never before.
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.
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.