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Most affordable volunteering in South Africa: from $ 357


South Africa: Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Jeffreys Bay and 2 other cities

Program Duration

9-12 Week, 1-2 Week, 5-8 Week, 2-4 Week


First and Third Mondays of the Month


Most programs do not require qualification, only veterinary internship


  • English

Cost in US$:

From 357 for 2 weeks

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • Food
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Written materials abroad

Program Fees Include:

Program fee varies according to the duration and includes:
Airport pickup, orientation, accommodation, some programs include food others are self catering, support from the local staff, program supervision, in-country 24/7 support throughout your program, in-country administration costs and donation to support your project.
Registration Fee is US$ 189 - World's most affordable, and includes:
Marketing costs, pre and post placement support from our staff, a complete country information guide, volunteer training booklet, detailed information about the program, administration costs, travel costs to run inspection visits in all locations, communication costs, and office staff.
Extra costs are the costs to prepare for your trip and leisure activities when in country.
Volunteers are responsible for their own flights, visas, travel insurance and vaccinations (if necessary).

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Childcare & Children
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Marine Conservation
  • Recreation
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Veterinary Science
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

Most volunteers are from 18 to 30 years old, but we also receive older volunteers on our programs. Everybody is welcome regardless of their age.

Age Range

Minimum age requirement is 18 years old; one program accepts volunteers from 16 years old

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide, Asian, British and Irish Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Guest House
  • Group living
  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of varied number of participants

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

30 days

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network