Volunteer Opportunities in Africa

Join us on one of our award winning volunteer opportunities in Africa. We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds as we believe everyone has something to give. Whether you are on a gap year, career break or just looking for a volunteer abroad experience, EDGE of AFRICA offers you an unforgettable volunteer experience!

Visit one of our programs below to find the ideal placement for you. You can also combine a number of projects at the same destination!

We often host school and university groups, so please get in touch for your unforgettable group volunteer opportunities!

You could be joining one of our volunteer opportunities in Knysna, the Garden Route. 500kms from Cape Town. While volunteering in South Africa, choose from a wide range of volunteer abroad projects, including Teaching, Community Outreach, Sports Development and Conservation.

If you choose one of our wildlife volunteer opportunities in Africa, you could be volunteering on a game reserve in South Africa or joining a volunteer program with elephants. If the ocean is your passion then join our marine volunteer program in Mozambique!

Whether you are on a gap year program or career break or just looking for a great volunteer abroad experience in Africa, join EDGE of AFRICA. We are a small, volunteer organisation giving you the best experience of any volunteer travel organization in South Africa.

You can also combine your volunteer abroad project with a work experience program. If you want to enhance your resume while making a difference, visit our work abroad program page.

As well as volunteering, we provide you with opportunities to see the area and take part in a number of exciting excursions. Get in touch for more information and to start your volunteering journey to Africa!