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Incredible Volunteering in South Africa: Costs from USD 250

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month


Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Throughout the year


1st and 3rd Monday of each month


Volunteers must be over 18 years of age at the beginning of the program and have at least a high school education. Volunteers wishing to participate on the surf outreach program MUST know how to swim.

Intern Types

  • Human Rights


  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa

Cost in US$:

Program Fees from USD 250

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Volunteers pay a registration fee of USD 279 which covers 24/7 support from IVHQ staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

They then pay a program fee, dependent on the duration of their volunteer program, which covers accommodation and meals during volunteer placement period, airport pick up, orientation, program supervision, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs. Volunteers are responsible for their own flights, visas, travel insurance and vaccinations (where required).

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Nutrition
  • Orphans
  • Recreation
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Age Range

18 - 100!

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2 to 4

Scholarships are Available

Inquire in your host country with various organizations or at your university/school if you are still studying.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad