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Volunteer in South Africa with Nature's Valley Trust

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months


All year


Volunteer positions are available for people who are interested in or studying towards qualifications in:

- Environmental Education
- Research
- Conservation
- Community Outreach

Our Environmental Education volunteers should be good with children, willing to teach in outdoor classrooms and interested in the environment. Any teaching or environmental science qualifications are a bonus.

Our research program volunteers will be required to have:

- Must have BSc degree or be studying towards one.
- Students working towards a Masters or PhD degree will be given preference.
- Be willing to work long hours outdoors.
- Be good team players, and committed to ensuring the scientific integrity of the projects are upheld.
- Be willing to have fun in a spectacular area for field work!
- Understanding of any of the following: environmental science, conservation, biological sciences, natural and agricultural sciences.


  • English

Cost in US$:

45 per day

Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training

Program Fees Include:

Cost includes accommodation, meals, laundry and transport within the work day.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Biological Research
  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Marine Conservation
  • Marketing
  • Recreation
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Tree Planting
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

Enthusiastic, good communicator, willing to work with people, good with children, good at research, energetic, conservation focused, environmentally aware.

Age Range

18 - 70

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 2-4

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

72 hours