Become a conservation volunteer in South Africa with IVHQ

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Volunteer in South Africa - Conservation

Become a conservation volunteer in South Africa with International Volunteer HQ, the world's most affordable and trusted volunteer organization. IVHQ has a Coastal and Biosphere Conservation volunteer abroad project available in South Africa.

At a glance...

  • Available year-round
  • 1 meaningful conservation project
  • Projects based in Langebaan, 90 mins from Cape Town
  • Accommodation in a volunteer house
  • Between 5 and 10 volunteers start on our South Africa Conservation program each month
  • Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Program fees from $615 for 2 weeks
  • Opportunities for weekend safaris and travel

Volunteering abroad was one of the best decisions I've ever made and I'm glad that I had IVHQ to assist me with the experience. Going to a place I knew little about and trying things I'd never even dreamed of before was what made it all so worthwhile. I definitely feel as though I've grown in my knowledge of the world as well as of my capabilities. To future volunteers who feel nervous about volunteering in a completely different part of the world, I say go for it. You'll definitely come out of it with a smile on your face and some amazing stories to tell.

Olivia Estes
Why volunteer with IVHQ?
  • Most affordable fees - as the world leader in affordable volunteer travel, we're able to keep our fees low by partnering with a local organization in South Africa to support meaningful projects and local employment.
  • Superior support - your experienced IVHQ Program Manager, teamed with our local team in South Africa will ensure you feel supported every step of the way - from planning to volunteering.
  • Responsible projects - we're dedicated to ensuring that our projects are responsibly-run and have sustainable positive impacts that are supporting local needs.
  • Online training - as soon as you register on an IVHQ program, you will gain access to our interactive volunteer training to ensure you're well prepared for your program.
  • Safety-first - volunteer safety is a top priority for IVHQ and we have clear standards for risk management on each program. You can feel confident that you are placed with trustworthy institutions, organizations and families that have been screened by our local teams.
  • New friendships - as an IVHQer, you'll always be in the company of friendly locals and like-minded volunteer travelers who will quickly become your life-long friends.
  • Epic weekend adventures - you'll have your weekends free to explore South Africa with your new-found friends.

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