Volunteer in South Africa

Volunteer in South Africa

One Heart Christian Foundation

Malmesbury, South Africa
We are a NPO operating on Christian values to help educate,counsel, teach and mentor youth in the rural area that we serve. We support rural schools through volunteer assistance while we counselling youth and women and run youth programs over weekends to promote positive interaction.
Education Environment Human Rights
Accommodation Meals


Durban, South Africa
We are a non-profit based in underprivileged communities in Durban, South Africa. These are day centres for children and NOT orphanages. We place children with care givers and or relatives but we still provide support for them.
Childcare Education Environment
Accommodation Meals

The Surfer Kids

Mossel Bay, South Africa
Our mission is to empower marginalised youths through surfing.
Accommodation Meals

We operate marine cruises in order to fund marine conservation in the Eastern Cape.
Animals Education Environment

Izizwe Volunteer Projects

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Our volunteer driven organization works for the youth of Walmer Township
Childcare Education Women Development
Accommodation Meals

Tshega Christian Missions

Tzaneen, South Africa
Tshega Christian Missions was etablished in 2006. We are a registrated Non Profit Organization situated in South Africa, Limpopo Province, Mopani District, Bolebedu South.

Tshega Christian Mission is founded on Christian faith, inspired by hope and acts to change the world through - compassion, a
Childcare Education Women Development
Accommodation Meals

Happy Toes Permaculture Project

Groot Marico, South Africa
Happy Toes is a Permaculture Project and grassroots lifestyle training centre.
Agriculture Animals Education

Our Second Home

Cape Town, South Africa
Training centre for Special needs adults.

Thope Foundation

Cape Town, South Africa
Thope Foundation is a nonprofit organisation supporting African girls realise their potential in STEM education.
Education Human Rights Women Development

APES Sanctuary

Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
A non-profit organisation specialising in Primate rehabilitation and rescue,
based in Kwazulu Natal - South Africa
Accommodation Meals

Volunteer in South Africa

Interested in volunteering abroad in South Africa? It seems you’re in good company!While South Africa has developed immensely over the last 20 years, it still struggles with a number of educational, environmental, and healthcare-related issues that require attention. As a country that is in the midst of great change, finding your volunteering place and cause specifically in South Africa can an incredible advantage; you will take part of a movement, of an ongoing development. This is coupled with South Africa's breathtaking landscapes, and ultra unique culture, which you'll read more about later. That's probably why its one of the most popular volunteering destination! 

Looking for a volunteering organization in South Africa

Traveling to South Africa, a.k.a. Rainbow Nation, you'll find one of the most diverse, multi-cultural places there are. Aside from it's 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 11 official languages - South Africa is a meeting point between Asian, African and European cultures. From this angle, its easy to see why cities like Johannesburg and Capetown are an international crossroad - and the rural spots, like Port St. John present multicultural everyday life. 

For this, working as a volunteer in South Africa has many benefits. Home to many international organizations, volunteering in Capetown can be a great opportunity to connect with global players and inspiring leaders. It's an opportunity to try out your skills and have a real impact. T

he main causes organizations in urban and rural areas focus on are in the healthcare volunteering sector, mostly relating to HIV/AIDS struggles. Education also stands as a central cause, and so if you're interested in volunteering as a teacher in South Africa you'll find that many organizations are on the lookout for people like you. Lastly, it's not hard to guess that South Africa, being one of Africa's great power when it comes to safaris and savannas, would have numerous organizations looking for volunteering with endangered wildlife, marine preservation, conservation and sustainability fields.