MORE 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
PROGRAM'S

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

270890hrs

Dedicated Volunteer Hours

9870

Community Members Reached

9

Wildlife Research Projects

17178

Active Outreach Projects

93%

Volunteer Experience

98%

Friendliness of Team

100%

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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.

April 28, 2015
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Exciting New Elephant Behavioral Research

EDGE of AFRICA has been conducting behavioral research at the Elephant Sanctuary in the Crags, South Africa since 2011. With the assistance of our conservation volunteers […]
April 28, 2015
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Edge of Africa wins at 2013 Lilizela Awards

EDGE of AFRICA wins at the 2013 South African Lilizela Awards ‘Lilizela’ is a way of celebrating and praising. It is a term referring to the […]
April 15, 2015
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Choosing the right program for you?

Volunteering is an experience that can enjoyable for people from all walks of life, but everyone is different – we all have different skills and we […]