COVID-19 IMPORTANT NOTICE

DUE TO COVID-19 CIRCUMSTANCES, WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT VOLUNTEERS ON OUR PROGRAMS. HOWEVER WE ARE POSTING UPDATES ON HOW YOU CAN HELP DURING LOCK-DOWN AND BEYOND. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN US IN THE FUTURE, PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO START YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS NOW.

EDGE of AFRICA Volunteer Programs:

EMPOWER, RESTORE, VOLUNTEER. When you join an EDGE of AFRICA volunteer project, or social responsibility program you know you are joining a hands on team, passionate about Africa’s heritage. With over 14 years of experience empowering communities and restoring the environment, we specialize in volunteering, done right!

Pre-School Teaching & Community Volunteer Projects, South Africa

About the Program Join us as a Pre-school teaching volunteer and spend your time providing support and manpower to disadvantaged schools, and assisting with community empowerment [...]

Action on Plastic Pollution & Climate Change (APAC), South Africa

About the Program Take action on the growing plastic pollution problem that the world faces. Help us tackle several environmental issues that contribute towards climate change [...]

Sports Coaching & Community Volunteer Projects, South Africa

About the Program Join us as a sports coaching volunteer and spend your time supporting our community projects in the mornings and helping with sports workshops [...]

Pre-school Teaching Internship, South Africa

Join us as a preschool teaching intern in South Africa and support underprivileged pre-schools. Boost your resume with international teaching experience Provide much-needed support to a [...]

Cape Town + Volunteering + Wildlife Safari

Experience the best of South Africa with this ultimate combination program! Begin with a 3 Day tour of the beautiful city of Cape Town; travel to [...]

President’s Award Program – South Africa

President's Award: Gold Residential Program EDGE of AFRICA is a proud partner of the President's Award Program in South Africa. The four components of Sport, Community Service, [...]

Award Winning Programs & Volunteer Feedback

Our volunteers are integral to our programs, so we want to ensure that they have the best time while they are with us. Because we are so passionate about this, we have won a number of prestigious awards and receive high volunteer ratings.

Corporate Volunteer:

I didn’t really now what to expect as it’s my first trip to the African continent but I kept an open mind. I was prepared for a basic level of accommodation and facilities but I was pleasantly surprised!- JOLENE K.

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Student Volunteer:

I cannot express enough how amazing my time was volunteering with EDGE of AFRICA. On my first day In Knysna we were taken on a projects tour where you could see the impact volunteers have.-HEIDI C.

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Gap Year Volunteer:

I spent 6 weeks with EDGE of AFRICA and would recommend this organisation to everyone. The staff are absolutely amazing and they are so passionate about their projects.- DANIELLE M.

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Latest Updates:

Volunteering during Covid-19 Crisis

How to volunteer during the Covid-19 Crisis Fundraise for a cause-  A meaningful way that you can make your contribution is by fundraising for a cause [...]

Covid-19 food security program

Covid-19 Food Security Program Edge of Africa is currently working with local stakeholders to provide Knysna  communities affected by Covid-19 lockdown and layoffs, with food and [...]

Covid-19 Policy Statement for Volunteers

Covid-19 Policy Statement for EDGE of AFRICA Volunteers EDGE of AFRICA provides opportunities for both local and international volunteers to assist with our community empowerment and [...]

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives

Corporate Social Responsibility Presentation  - Waste is a Resource As part of our Corporate Social responsibility programs, our Director, Dayne Davey was recently invited to the [...]