VOLUNTEER
PROGRAMS

At EDGE of AFRICA we host volunteers on a number of well rounded, grassroots programs which make a real and ethical difference to our local communities as well as contributing to the conservation of Africa's amazing wildlife.

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GROUPS
VOLUNTEERING

We offer school groups and universities a tailormade volunteering experience. If you are looking to get stuck into conservation volunteering or to make a difference in the local community, or both, we can help you organize the perfect trip!

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WORK EXPERIENCE ABROAD

Get a step ahead in your chosen career and set yourself apart from your peers. Our Work Experience Abroad programs in South Africa will give you valuable insight into your field and help you build the perfect resume.

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ABOUT RESPONSIBLE VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering, done right! Join our grassroots projects and immerse yourself in Africa's culture and wildlife, knowing you will be well cared for and will make a real difference to local communities and the diverse wildlife of Africa.

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Featured Volunteer Programs in Africa

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Forest & Coastal Conservation

April 28, 2015
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Sports Coaching & Community Outreach

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Community Outreach & HIV Awareness

270890

Dedicated Volunteer Hours

10052

Community Members Reached

12

Conservation and Wildlife Projects

15

Active Outreach Projects

98%

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.

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WHERE WE ARE ACTIVE

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, Madagascar and Cameroon.

WHERE OUR VOLUNTEERS COME FROM

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

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Day in the life of – Elephant Conservation volunteer

Every Tuesday and Thursday  Today I woke up at 6am to be showered, dressed and ready to leave at 6:45am. I wouldn’t suggest bringing much with […]
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After your time with us in Knysna, why not hop on a bus or plane and travel to Cape Town? It’s such a diverse and cultural […]
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7 Reasons why you should travel alone

Travelling with a friend can be a lot fun, and to travel to all the way to Africa alone can be very daunting. However, it can […]