Volunteer Abroad in S. Africa- United Planet- 6 or 12 Months
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Volunteer Abroad in S. Africa- United Planet- 6 or 12 Months


South Africa: Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Rural Areas


  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • Marketing
  • Orphans
  • Senior Citizens
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Program Duration

7-12 Months


Programs begin in January and August. Please visit our website for details.

Age Range

18 – 35 years old (age requirement is flexible)

This Program is open to

American and Canadian Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Cost in USD

Please visit our website for pricing information.

Program Includes:

- Extensive pre-departure preparation, including a training weekend in New Hampshire with United Planet staff
- Food and lodging in your host country
- Airport transfers
- Emergency medical insurance
- In-country orientation upon arrival and ongoing support and supervision throughout your Quest
- Language training
- Mid-year camp (for 1 year volunteers) and final camp
- Monthly stipend for incidental expenses

Experience Required



- Desire to collaborate with local communities worldwide
- Flexibility, open-mindedness, and a passion for meeting new people
- Adventurous and compassionate spirit

Application Procedures

  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Online Application