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VOLUNTEERING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Volunteering in a foreign country is often referred to as Voluntouring. This is because you have the chance to travel to new and exciting destinations, while at the same time helping those in need. People choose to do a volunteer job for a variety of reasons. For some it provides the chance to develop new skills or improve existing skills and knowledge. But for most it offers the opportunity to make a difference to other people’s life’s and to give something back to the community. Volunteering can make a real difference to the lives of the people around you and a real difference to your own life.

We have a lot of volunteer opportunities across Southern Africa. We offer programmes that range from nature conservation, to wildlife conservation, to working with people who are ill or struggling with poverty. Most of our current volunteering projects are in and around Cape Town.

So, if you are thinking you would like to volunteer in Cape Town or volunteer in South Africa, take a look through our volunteering opportunities list below and see if there’s a project that interests you. Or alternatively contact us and we can find a placement that suites you perfectly.

    Happy group picture

    FROM: R 13350                   TOUR DURATION: 28 DAYS                 TOUR CODE: AVVSGHG

    Volunteer at St. George's Home for Girls and inspire these young minds by mentoring them and playing with them at this special girls home near Cape Town.

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    boy with broken legg puzzling

    FROM: R 5300                   TOUR DURATION: 7 DAYS                 TOUR CODE: AVVCHPT

    Volunteer at Cape Towns Children's Hospital Play Therapy and make the day of these kids a little brighter by playing with them.

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    various kids putting their hands in the air.

    FROM: R 16650                   TOUR DURATION: 28 DAYS                 TOUR CODE: AVVFCH

    Volunteer at Fikelela Children's Home in the Khayelitsha township and help with child care, feeding the younger children, playing and assisting with fun educational activities.

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    lion lying on its back

    FROM: R 5900                   TOUR DURATION: 7 DAYS                 TOUR CODE: AVVLS

    Join a dedicated team involved in running an ethical sanctuary for captive bred lions that are unable to return to the wild.

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    Tiger

    FROM: R 15750                   TOUR DURATION: 14 DAYS                 TOUR CODE: AVVBCS

    Volunteer at this ethical and environmentally friendly big cat sanctuary that takes care of captive bred large predators like leopards, tigers and lions.

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    serving drinks

    FROM: R 5700                   TOUR DURATION: 7 DAYS                 TOUR CODE: AVVHFP

    Volunteer at a homeless feeding programme located in the heart of Cape Town. Experience everything Cape Town has to offer while also helping those less fortunate.

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    Shark swimming

    FROM: R 17400                   TOUR DURATION: 14 DAYS                 TOUR CODE: AVVWSMC

    Experience the beauty and power of the great whit shark up close on this marine conservation volunteer project. Choose between 2 and 8 weeks.

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    Children playing in sand

    FROM: R 11450                   TOUR DURATION: 28 DAYS                 TOUR CODE: AVVBCH

    Volunteer at Baphumelele Children’s Home in Khayelitsha and spend your time helping with child care, developmental play, preparing food, feeding, life skills, homework and other fun educational activities.

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