INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEERING

On a Gap Year, Career Break or a holiday with a difference? You can join our team and have a life changing experience in Africa, knowing you will be well taken care of and making a difference to people and the environment. Enquire now for more information.

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VOLUNTEER
PROGRAMS

At Edge of Africa we provide a large number of volunteer programs. Each program has been rated with a challenge level, this gives you an idea of the comfort level that you will face on this program. To find out more about the programs we offer click below.

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WORK ABROAD EXPERIENCE

Meaningful Work experience is hard to come by and to get a step ahead in your chosen career is not always so simple. Why not set yourself apart from your peers and work abroad in South Africa, gaining valuable insight into your field and building the perfect resume?

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GROUPS
VOLUNTEERING

We offer schools and universities a tailor-made volunteering experience to meet the needs of your group. If you are looking to get stuck into conservation volunteering and working with wildlife, or full community immersion, or both, we can compile the best itinerary for you!

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AWARD WINNING PROGRAMS

See some of the amazing programs we have to offer at Edge of Africa

270890

Dedicated Volunteer Hours

9870

Community Members Reached

15

Wildlife Research Projects

98

Active Outreach Projects

93%

Of Volunteers would describe their Experience as Excellent

98%

Loved the friendliness of our team

100%

Would recommend us to friends and family

Our Volunteers

Come from all over the world to join us on our various community enrichment and conservation programs.

WHERE WE ARE ACTIVE

Where you can go…

If you are thinking of volunteering anywhere in Africa, you have made the right choice. Africa is exceptionally beautiful and colourful. The people will change your life and inspire you and you should get as much out of the experience as you give.

Join our programmes in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and Cameroon.

WHERE OUR VOLUNTEERS COME FROM

Our volunteers come from all over the world..

Volunteers from over 30 countries worldwide have made their contribution to our community and conservation programs in Africa, you can read more about their experience.


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LATEST NEWS

Combining a visit to breath-taking countries in Africa with a life-changing volunteer experience.

August 27, 2015
Children Volunteering

How volunteering for Edge of Africa made me the person I am today – by Zahrah Dad

‘I feel assured that there is no such thing as ultimate forgetting; traces once impressed upon the memory are indestructible’ – Thomas De Quincey 5 years […]
August 6, 2015
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The Whales have arrived…and so has our new Marine Conservation Volunteer Project

July 31, 2015
winter special 2015

Pay for 3 weeks, Stay for 4!