Volunteer Programs in Southern Africa

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS

Choose from one of our ten volunteer programs across southern Africa.

VSA wants to make sure that you have the best possible experience while in Africa. Our team has worked hard with our partners to develop ethical programs that offer a premium experience and allow you to travel safely and experience the best parts of Africa while making memories to last a lifetime.

Living with Big Cats

Experience an animal sanctuary with a number of big cats including lions, cheetah, leopard, tigers and other animals such as elephant, giraffe, zebra and more.

1-12 Week(s)
Hartbeespoort, North West, South Africa
Fully Furnished Accommodation
From $1090
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Living with Cheetahs

Work closely with conservationists to ensure the long term survival of cheetah, African wild dog and other wild animals.

1-12 Week(s)
Limpopo, South Africa
Fully Furnished Accommodation
From $1090
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Living with Orphaned Rhinos

Spend your time hand rearing, feeding and working on the rehabilitation of rhino calves whose mothers have been killed by poachers.

1-12 Week(s)
Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Fully Furnished Accommodation
From $1415
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Living with Big Cats - Wild Edition

Experience African wildlife in their natural habitat while assisting game rangers monitor the big five as well as other predators and species.

1-12 Week(s)
Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa
Fully Furnished Accommodation
From $1155
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Heart for Orphans - Wild Edition

Experience the community and culture of South Africa by working at a orphanage for disabled children in the morning and explore Kruger National Park in the afternoon.

1-12 Week(s)
Malelane, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Fully Furnished Accommodation
From $1090
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Living with Rhinos and Endangered Wildlife

Gain experience in game park management, anti-poaching and wildlife monitoring while assisting with the care of white & black rhino, elephant and other wildlife.

1-12 Week(s)
Mangwedi, Zimbabwe
Fully Furnished Accommodation
From $1090
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Ol Pejeta Kenya

Help preserve the last three Northern White Rhinos in the wild, along with many other endangered species at a Big 5 game reserve in Kenya.

1-12 Week(s)
Laikipia County, Kenya
Fully Furnished Accommodation
From $1090
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Living with Sharks

Immerse yourself in true marine conservation alongside marine biologists in one of the densest populated areas of sharks.

2 - 12 Weeks
Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
Fully Furnished Accommodation
From $1695
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Living with Horses on Safari

Experience natural African wildlife and improve your equestrian skills while going on exciting horseback safaris through the bush.

2-12 Weeks
Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa
Fully Furnished Accommodation
From $1665
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