Volunteering in South Africa is essential to closing the gap between the rich and the poor. Approximately two thirds of South Africa’s population live on less than £47 a month resulting in 31.3% of the population living well below the poverty line. This is a shocking statistic and something that can be made better with the help of those who choose to volunteer in South Africa.
Volunteering in South Africa can take on many different roles. You could care for disadvantaged, street and orphaned children, forced to live in sub-standard and poorly-built housing. Love sports? Teach your desired discipline to a group of enthusiastic young people eager to get stuck into a fun pastime instead of turning to a life on the streets. Want to assist in creating a future for endangered African animals? There’s a multitude of conservation projects that need positions filled in game parks and reserves.
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Spend some time overseas helping build homes, schools and public buildings in developing communities around the world.
Work closely with marine biologists monitoring and conserving Great White sharks, seals, whales and other marine life.
Assist with childcare & educational activities in a township educare centre while exploring South Africa
Work with a South African wildlife capture team and help relocate buffalo, rhino, giraffe and plains game.
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Experience the work that goes on behind the scenes of a successful wildlife safari reserve by working alongside the park ranger and researcher.
Study to become a Level 1 Field Guide on a FGASA in Victoria Falls. This 55 day safari guide course covers a variety of topics from animal behaviour, guiding, wildlife, birds and ecology.
Do you have a passion for sports, the arts or music? We welcome volunteers with an interest in these areas to help us to help others around the world!
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.
Learn to dive or improve whilst contributing to whale shark, turtle and manta ray research in Sodwana Bay; one of the world’s prime dive locations.