Where Can I Volunteer In South Africa?
Volunteer opportunities in South Africa are based in the Cape Town neighborhoods of Muizenberg and Table View, as well as the renowned Kruger National Park. With affordable Program Fees and top-rated volunteer projects trusted by over 132,000 travelers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organization in South Africa.
Where can I do volunteer work in South Africa?
Please refer to each individual program for current data.
- African Big 5 and Wildlife Conservation with African Impact.
- South Africa Wildlife Sanctuary with GoEco.
- Volunteer in Surfing in South Africa with IVHQ.
- Childcare and Orphanage Program with Volunteering Solutions.
- Volunteer Teaching with GVI.
What is the Big Five volunteer in South Africa?
There are two project placements you can choose from: the Big 5 Reserve placement or the Endangered Species Reserve placement. This volunteer project will give you an incredible wildlife experience while you learn about conservation efforts, bush tracking, how to approach wild animals, and more!
How much does it cost to volunteer in Africa?
Our fully hosted Africa volunteer programs start from as little as $20/day! This includes your accommodation, meals, airport pickup, orientation, and comprehensive support services that you won’t find elsewhere.
Do you need a permit to volunteer in South Africa?
The Volunteer Visa is a temporary residency visa. It is a multiple-entry visa and is renewable. This is the correct visa to choose if you have an acceptance letter from a Registered Volunteer Organization, are not being paid for your work, and plan to volunteer for your entire stay in South Africa.
Is South Africa safe for volunteers?
If you’re wondering if it’s safe to volunteer in South Africa, the simple answer is yes. Yes, crime exists in South Africa – as it does in many parts of the world. However, any overseas trip carries with it an element of risk.
How do I get a South African volunteer visa?
Requirements for a South Africa Volunteer Visa
- Application form.
- Two photographs.
- Valid passport.
- Vaccination certificate.
- Proof of sufficient means.
- Flight reservations.
- Police clearance certification.
- Medical report BI-811 in English (mandatory for all applicants).
How long does it take to get a volunteer visa for South Africa?
How Long Does It Take to Process a South Africa Volunteer Visa? It takes approximately 6 to 8 weeks for your visa to be processed from the day that your application is received. It may take longer if further information is required or in case of incomplete applications.