ABOUT EDGE OF AFRICA

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

INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEERING

On a Gap Year, Career Break or feel like 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 real difference to people and the environment.

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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

Make the difference.

Volunteers from all over the world have immersed themselves in our Social Upliftment, HIV & AIDS, Sports, Wildlife & Conservation, and Work Experience projects.

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LATEST NEWS

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

July 24, 2015
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A fresh look at economic empowerment

EDGE OF AFRICA volunteers have helped us launch an exciting new Community Time Exchange Project- we think that they have done an incredible job giving locals […]
July 16, 2015
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Hear from a Volunteer Co-ordinator

We asked our most recent Volunteer Coordinator, Phoebe M. To write about her experience working with us: I came to work at Edge of Africa with […]
July 16, 2015
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Empower A Child – Help without handouts

EDGE of AFRICA’s community volunteers are responsible for running a number of projects that empower disadvantaged locals in South Africa. One of our approaches to our projects […]