South Africa is an ideal location to volunteer on your gap year, as it's home to many childcare projects that are always in need of support. You can go backpacking across the continent, and then stop here to look after orphaned children in a care home, work with those that have been hospitalised, or volunteer in a South African school. It's the perfect way to make a difference, live like a local, and make your travel feel meaningful.
Do you have a passion for midwifery and assisting mothers in need of assistance at this vital time? We are looking for those with a background in obstetrics to help on our programs.
Assist with childcare & educational activities in a township educare centre while exploring South Africa
All over the world there are huge numbers of children in need of care and support. By volunteering on a Care placement you can help make an invaluable difference to these people’s lives.
Volunteer in a South African pre-school on the Western Cape and help care for children within a disadvantaged township while staying in the magnificent beach resort of the Strand.
Volunteering on a Medicine & Healthcare Project with Projects Abroad will provide you with an invaluable experience of the challenges faced by medical institutions in the developing world.
We offer social, conservation & medical projects plus farm stays in South Africa & Namibia. Start an adventure of a lifetime for a meaningful experience that will change the lives of others.
Discover affordable and responsible ways to get involved as a childcare volunteer around the world...
Do you have a passion for healthcare? We offer exciting opportunities for you to get real world hands-on experience with health and medical based projects across four continents!
Volunteering in South Africa you will see there is a passionate desire for education – in the classroom, on the sports’ field and about the world!
Work with social workers in Knysna, South Africa, who provide counselling services to people in need and ensure that their lives are enriched on this great project.