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Criminology Work Experience in South Africa


Throughout the year


Specific qualifications are not required for this placement, although those studying or working in the field of criminology, sociology or psychology would benefit from this experience.
You will need to be hard working, motivated and able to show initiative. Volunteers also need to be confident with speaking English.

Intern Types

  • Criminal Justice
  • Law
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology


  • English

Cost in US$:


Program Fees Include:

- All project operating costs, equipment, tools and resources
- Return Bus Ticket from Cape Town to Knysna
- Pick up & drop off from arrival points (George/ Knysna)
- 24/7 emergency support
- Orientation & Training
- Accommodation in our Volunteer House
- 3 Meals a day
- Project Related Transport
- Project T-shirts
- Dedicated coordinators to assist you daily
- Project support and feedback sessions throughout your stay
- Assistance with optional activities and tours
- Assistance obtaining a local SIM Card for your phone
- Additional cultural and outdoor activities on Friday afternoons (and some evenings)
- Free, unlimited Wi-Fi and computer access in the volunteer house
- Post-project involvement, and an exclusive return volunteer discount

Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-4

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week

Post Services Include

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