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Volunteer in Africa

Do you want to volunteer in Africa? International Volunteer HQ is proud to be the world’s most trusted and affordable provider of Africa volunteer programs.

We have over 9 years of experience in providing affordable, safe and responsible volunteer opportunities in Africa with projects available in eleven African destinations.

Rich diversity, unparalleled wildlife and a warm welcome make volunteering in Africa unforgettable. Learn from awe-inspiring landscapes, people and cultures, and make a valuable contribution to important community and environmental projects.

Every year, thousands of international volunteers choose to join volunteer trips to Africa with IVHQ and we have the largest range of project options for volunteers in Africa. Whether you are interested in teaching, childcare, construction, wildlife volunteer opportunities, healthcare or medical volunteering abroad, IVHQ has volunteer work in Africa that is suitable for volunteers with a range of skills and experience.

Learn more about how to volunteer in Africa with IVHQ and explore our volunteer opportunities available in the destinations below.


Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching
  • Medical
  • Agriculture
  • Construction and Renovation
  • Sports Teaching
Who?

English speaking volunteers aged 18 years and over are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start 1st and 15th of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in rural villages and townships within the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$270 (1 week) to US$2315 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 20 and 50 volunteers start on our Ghana volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Ghana!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Childcare - Mombasa
  • Teaching
  • Teaching - Maasai
  • Teaching - Mombasa
  • Music
  • Sports Education
  • Women's Education
  • Special Needs Care
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the 1st and 15th of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in Nairobi, Nakuru, Mombasa, Maasai, and surrounding rural villages.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$270 (1 Week) to US$1370 (12 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 30 and 80 volunteers start on our Kenya volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Kenya!

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Projects
  • Teaching
  • Marine Conservation
  • Forest Conservation
  • Community Development​​
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the first and third Monday of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located on the island of Nosy Komba, just a few kilometers from the larger island of Nosy Be.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$500 (2 weeks) to US$2000 (12 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 5 and 15 volunteers start on our Madagascar volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Madagascar!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching English
  • Teaching French
  • Women's Education
  • Agriculture - Atlas Mountains
  • Amazigh Immersion - Atlas Mountains
  • Special Needs Care
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the second and fourth Monday of every month

Where?

Volunteer placements are located throughout the wider city area of Marrakech as well as the nearby Atlas Mountains.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$310 (1 week) to US$3500 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 5 and 10 volunteers start on our volunteer programs in Marrakech each month, making us one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Marrakech!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching English
  • Teaching French
  • Women's Education
  • Sports Development
  • Ramadan Program
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the first and third Monday of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in the Moroccan capital of Rabat and surrounding towns and rural villages.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$310 (1 week) to US$3500 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 10 and 30 volunteers start on our volunteer programs in Morocco each month, making us one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Morocco!

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Projects
  • Coastal and Biosphere Conservation
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs begin on the second and fourth Monday of each month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in the town of Langebaan and surrounding areas on the West Coast of Cape Town, the legislative capital city in South Africa.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$615 (2 weeks) to US$2615 (12 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 5 and 10 volunteers start on our South Africa Conservation volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in South Africa!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Computer Training
  • Teaching
  • Sport Development
  • Surf Outreach
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs begin on the first and third Monday of each month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in Cape Town and surrounding suburbs.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$250 (1 week) to US$3175 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 20 and 50 volunteers start on our South Africa volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in South Africa!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching
  • Medical
  • Animal Welfare
  • HIV/AIDS Support
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the 1st and 15th of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in and around Arusha.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$270 (1 week) to US$2480 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 30 and 60 volunteers start on our Tanzania volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Tanzania!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching
  • Medical
  • HIV/AIDS Support
  • Sports Education
  • Women's Education
  • Special Needs Care
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the first and third Monday of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in and around the capital city of Kampala.

How Much?

Volunteeer program fees range from US$270 (1 Week) to US$2315 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 10 and 30 volunteers start on our Uganda volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Uganda!

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Projects
  • Wildlife Conservation
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those 16 or 17 years volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the first and third Monday of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located within a private game reserve in the popular tourist town of Victoria Falls.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$880 (2 weeks) to US$4080 (12 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 5 and 15 volunteers start on our Victoria Falls volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Victoria Falls!

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Projects
  • Kindergarten
  • Teaching
  • Medical
  • Construction and Renovation
  • Elderly Care
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the first and third Monday of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in Livingstone, Zambia.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$270 (1 week) to US$2800 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 5 and 20 volunteers start on our Zambia volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Zambia!

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