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Volunteer in South Africa

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Volunteer in South Africa to experience one of Africa’s most modern and advanced countries. The coastline country serves as the Southernmost tip of Africa and is the world’s 24th most populated country. The country speaks over 11 official languages and is the only African country that borders both the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. There is no shortage of amazing geographical and manmade features to check out when you travel to South Africa.

Take a trip abroad and volunteer in South Africa. Choose from a wide selection of programs including assisting veterinarians in animal abuse prevention and volunteering in a monkey rehabilitation center. Read through South Africa volunteer program reviews and discounted deals to pick the right program for you. South America is an amazing country, full of adventure and unforgettable experiences.

South Africa Volunteer Abroad Programs

Find hundreds of volunteer programs in South Africa, offered by a wide variety of providers. Contact them directly, read reviews, and more.

Volunteer in Monkey Rehabilitation Center

Play an active role in conserving some of Africa’s most iconic animals while you marvel at the endlessly stunning landscapes. As a volunteer, you can help to ensure the future of lions through…

Teach Street children and Serve the community


Social Work, Education, and Community Service based volunteer opportunities include mentoring street children, teaching English, caring for infants and toddlers at orphanages, and helping…

The Big 5 Game Reserve Project in South Africa

This project is for volunteers with a passion for animal conservation while getting up close with Africa’s Big Five species. This project will take place in the Eastern Cape, South Africa in…

Improve Health, Living and Learning Conditions Program

This is a rural South African Non Profitable Organization based in Tsweleni, in the heart of the Wild Coast. We are dedicated to the youngest, aged between 3 to 7 years old pre-school students, and…

4 month Community Volunteering Project in rural South Africa

Your community project in South Africa will see you joining the community of Philippolis to help teach English at primary and secondary schools, as well as sports and games, and assisting the local…

Medical Volunteering in HIV & TB Clinics

Tuberculosis (TB) is a considerable public heath problem in South Africa. Although there are health programmes developed by the South African government, such as DOTS (directly observed treatment,…

White Lion Rehabilitation and Conservation

Based in the Limpopo Province, volunteers have the opportunity to make a continuing valuable contribution to the long-term conservation of the white lions. You will be involved in dawn, dusk and midnight…

Convervation Volunteer Project

Situated between Port Elizabeth and Jeffreys Bay, the Animal Rehabilitation Centre feeds and cares for stranded and injured animals.This project has a genuine need for volunteers who are willing to…

Volunteer Project With Monkeys And Other Wildlife In South Africa

The Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation and Wildlife Care Farm volunteer project was founded in 2003 and is located in the stunning Waterberg region of South Africa. The committed team at the farm work tirelessly…

Volunteer Abroad Guides and EBook

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A Comprehensive Step by Step Guide to Volunteering in South Africa

This ebook contains information about popular projects, organizations and destinations for volunteering in South Africa, plus tips on how to choose the best of each of these. This guide also includes handy hints to help you prepare, from what to pack to the cultural do's and don'ts you should be familiar with for a truly rewarding volunteer placement. This free ebook is a useful resource which will help you have the best, cheapest and most rewarding South Africa volunteer experience possible.

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