An Experience of a Lifetime!

Wildlife Conservation Volunteering in Africa

Specializing in first time wildlife volunteers to Africa.

  • We have rehabilitated over 1100 animals making an impact on conservation.
  • We’ve been in business for over a decade – you are in capable hands.
  • We have safely hosted more than 11 500 volunteers from 25 Countries. Volunteer safety is our first priority.
  • We have a variety of conservation programs so you can choose which animals you’d like to work with.
  • We have over 100 returning volunteers annually.

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Volunteer in southern Africa for an experience of a lifetime.

We've enjoyed hosting more than 9,500 Vulunteers from 25 different countries over the last decade, who have made a positive difference in many local communities and have contributed to the rehabilitation of more than 1,100 animals - many of which are endangered!
These Conservation Champions make a tangible contribution to the conservation of the magnificent wild life in Africa and the upliftment of less privileged communities, while experiencing a safe, first-class African adventure.

Our volunteers are shining examples of the difference each of us can make by actively volunteering, and they multiply their contribution by creating awareness of conservation efforts through sharing their African experiences within their spheres of influence.

Come and enjoy a safe, first-class conservation experience in Africa!

You can choose from a selection of ethical and professional animal conservation and social development programmes across southern Africa which we have partnered with. These projects adhere to the highest ethical standards and make a tangible contribution to the protection and rehabilitation of the African wild and the positive upliftment of local communities.

Choosing a Volunteer Southern Africa experience not only ensures that your volunteering efforts make a real impact, but also ensures your safety and comfort as you enjoy a first-class African conservation experience! Our team are at the ready to help you to create the volunteering experience of a lifetime and to assist you at every step of your exciting adventure.

Tell Us When You'd Like to Volunteer and We’ll Find the Best Volunteering Experience Available for You!

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9,500+ Happy Volunteers
1,100+ Rehabilitated Animals
850+ Returning Volunteers

Why Choose Us

We’ve hosted over 9,500 volunteers from 25 different countries.

Since establishing nearly a decade ago, Volunteer Southern Africa has formed partnerships with ethical animal conservation programs across southern Africa. As an organization, our number one priority is to ensure that volunteers have a once in a lifetime experience while giving back to each of our programs both financially and through service work.

Life Changing Volunteer Programs

Seven different conservation programs

Volunteer Southern Africa is proud to offer seven different wildlife programs across South Africa. Our premium programs range from working with wildlife in a sanctuary, collecting data while on game drives in Kruger National Park to catching and tagging sharks in the Western Cape. Our team is here to help you decide which program is best for you.

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Ethical Volunteering

Feel at ease when volunteering at our programs.

Volunteer Southern Africa understands and recognizes that there are hundreds of wildlife volunteer programs available; therefore, our team works hard to ensure that each of our programs adheres to ethical standards while working with wildlife at all times. By constantly monitoring our programs, we guarantee that our programs remain safe and fun for our volunteers while ensuring conservation is a top priority.


Overland Safari Tours

Experience as much of Africa as possible.

In addition to our volunteer programs, we proudly offer nine overland safari tours that travel all throughout Africa. Our premium tours travel through South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Uganda and is the best way to see as much of Africa as possible.

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