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Volunteer in Zambia

Volunteer in Zambia

Explore International Volunteer HQ’s exciting Zambia volunteer abroad program. Choose from a wide range of trusted Zambia volunteer projects, including Teaching, Medical and Construction & Renovation, Elderly Care, Kindergarten and a unique Rural Teaching project. Volunteer opportunities in Zambia are based in Livingstone, which is a hub for travelers visiting Victoria Falls and the surrounding National Parks. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 116,000 travelers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organization in Zambia.

Highlights:
  • 6 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from CA$350 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a dormitory-style volunteer house

  • Projects based in Livingstone and surrounding rural areas

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from CA$350
Volunteer from 1 - 16 weeks
Ages 18+ and families
Based in and around Livingstone
Marvel at waterfalls & wildlife
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization

Volunteer opportunities in Zambia

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$413

  • Duration: 1 - 16 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Community centers and schools
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help local builders with hands-on work to build and improve community centers, toilet facilities and schools in poor communities where labor is often hard to find.

Improves health & wellbeing

4-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$350

  • Duration: 1 - 16 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in elderly care facilities
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Volunteer in under-resourced elderly care facilities for those who need support, but can’t get it from their families. Provide general care and assistance in a range of areas where help is needed.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$350

  • Duration: 1 - 16 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in kindergartens and daycare centers
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help in kindergartens and daycare centers for underprivileged children aged between 2-6. Assist with lessons and fun activities, using your creativity to make the days exciting and fulfilling.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$479

  • Duration: 1 - 16 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in clinics
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Volunteer in medical centers in low income communities, shadowing and assisting local medical staff. Volunteers with relevant experience can assist in a range of medical fields.

Increases access to education

4-8 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$609

  • Duration: 1 - 8 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in rural villages and schools
  • Volunteeers aged 18+ and families

Help informal community or government schools set up for students who can’t afford to pay for their education. Teach English and other subjects as the head teacher or teaching assistant.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$350

  • Duration: 1 - 16 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in local schools
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help informal community or government schools set up for students who can’t afford to pay for their education. Teach English and other subjects as the head teacher or teaching assistant.

”Living and volunteering in the village has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had. After just 4 short weeks, the place had truly become my home, and the people my family.”

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