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Join this combination volunteer program and spend 2 weeks (or more!) contributing to meaningful community projects aimed at empowering people in disadvantaged communities in Knysna, in the Garden Route, South Africa; and complete your experience with an unforgettable 3 day wildlife safari!

  • Experience the best that South Africa has to offer with this community & wildlife combo!
  • Join our community volunteer projects and help us to empower local people, make a difference and have fun doing it!
  • Work with different age groups from primary school children to elderly community members
  • Experience an unforgettable safari at Addo Elephant National Park – home to the highest concentration of African elephants in the world!

Combination volunteer program details:

These are some of the projects you will be involved in when you join this program.

  • All project costs, equipment, tools and resources
  • 3 day/2 night safari including: game drives (in our vehicle); camping & conservation fees; and 3 meals a day (excluding optional extras)
  • Pick up & drop off from arrival points (George airport or Knysna bus stop)
  • 24/7 emergency support
  • Orientation & Training
  • Accommodation in our Volunteer House
  • 3 meals a day (on weekends we provide the ingredients for you to cook your own dinners)
  • Project Related Transport
  • Project T-shirts
  • Dedicated coordinators to assist you daily
  • Assistance with optional activities and tours
  • Assistance obtaining a local SIM Card for your phone
  • Additional cultural and outdoor activities on Friday afternoons (and some evenings)
  • Free, unlimited Wi-Fi and computer access in the Knysna volunteer house
  • Post-project involvement, and an exclusive return volunteer discount

Morning

Afrternoon

Monday

Orientation & Training

Community empwowerment project

Tuesday

Pop-up soup kitchen

Community empowerment project

Wednesday

Vegetable garden/greenhouse

Recycling project for kids

Thursday

Community empowerment project

Support Group for Teenagers

Friday

Support for the elderly

Cultural lesson or fun group activity

Saturday

Optional Excursion

Sunday

Relax and explore

Monday

Vegetable garden/greenhouse

Community empowerment project

Tuesday

Pop-up soup kitchen

Community empowerment project

Wednesday – Friday

Wildlife safari

Saturday

Departure from program

Challenge Level: Comfortable

comfortable-1hand1You will have access to all amenities including running water, electricity. Most bankcards work at local banks (VISA, MasterCard, AMEX) and you will have access to the Internet. You will also find that you can purchase almost anything at local shops.

Recommended for those who enjoy having access to restaurants and shops as well as daily communication with friends and family at home.

Join this Combination Volunteer Program from:

GBP482per week

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Volunteer in Knysna, South Africa

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Knysna is one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa. Stunning views, impressive mountain passes, lush green forests and white sandy beaches.

Knysna really is paradise and it’s no surprise that it has been voted South Africa’s favorite holiday town on many occasions!

Ever dreamed of volunteering in Africa?

Now you can!

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