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Environment, Animal Science & Wildlife Volunteer Programs


South Africa: Cape Town, Stellenbosch

Program Duration

7-12 Month, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month, 5-8 Week




Connect-123 volunteer positions are tailor-made for students, graduates, and professionals in any field. Based on your specific interests and goals, we will find a unique opportunity where you can contribute your valuable skills.


  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Connect-123's program fee includes the following:

- facilitating a volunteer experience in Cape Town that specifically meets your needs
- arranging secure, high quality, centrally located accommodation based on your budget
- assisting with local transport, from providing advice on public transport routes to arranging long-term car hire
- airport meet and greet service
- a complete South Africa preparation and orientation information pack
- a comprehensive orientation on arrival and free ticket for a guided city bus tour, that highlights all that Cape Town has to offer
- advice and mentoring before, during, and after your stay
- access to our social program and discounts on tourist activities
- 24/7 emergency support and hands-on assistance

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Anthropology
  • Biological Research
  • Business
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Geology
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Historic Preservation
  • Human Rights
  • Law
  • Microfinance
  • Organic Farming
  • Pastoral Work
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Reforestation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Trail Building
  • Tree Planting
  • Veterinary Science
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Group living
  • Independent living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

one week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network