NON-PROFIT VOLUNTEER PROJECTS
Volunteering with a non-profit project is an experience like no other.
DAKTARI BUSH SCHOOL & WILDLIFE ORPHANAGE
Starting from R1,404 per night
The Daktari Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage is designed to give volunteers the opportunity to teach local children, care for injured or abandoned wildlife, and get fully immersed in the South African bush and culture. As teachers and caretakers volunteers are vital to the success of the program.
Spending your days teaching and helping to care for the animals around camp. This can include anything from feeding an animal, to cleaning their enclosures or picking up a hammer and renovating their homes.
Starting from R850 per night
Volunteers are vital to the daily running of the Nourish Community Eco-village. Assisting staff as they focus on early childhood development, food security, English literacy, social integration, environmental education, conservation experiences and entrepreneurial training to all who take advantage of what this charity has to offer them.
Creating sustainable change and long-term impact for communities and conservation. By working together to grow resilient communities that are healthy, educated and with access to great opportunities, the poverty cycle can be broken and thus put an end to the poaching epidemic.
UMOYA KHULULA WILDLIFE REHABILITATION CENTRE
Starting from R857 per night
Umoya Khulula Wildlife Centre provides rehabilitation indigenous for South African wildlife, so that they can be released back into the wild. As a volunteer, you’re going to get your hands dirty, but the reward, knowing you have helped rescue and rehabilitate vulnerable animals, is worth the hard work!
You will play an integral part in carrying out daily activities for the care of the animals at the centre. This could include caring for bush babies, warthogs, antelopes, caracals, porcupines, or other wildlife. The centre’s main goal is to get these animals back out into the wild where they belong. Many animals come in as ex pets, orphans or have been injured, depending on the situation will depend on the rehabilitation process the animal will go through.
THE VERVET MONKEY FOUNDATION
Starting from R712.50 per night
The Vervet Monkey Foundation is dedicated to rehabilitating and providing sanctuary for orphaned, injured and abused vervet monkeys. The centre currently cares for over 500 monkeys and takes in many orphans each year. Volunteers are an integral part of the team as they are assist in Husbandry, feeding, building new enclosures, observations and maintaining the upkeep of the centre.
No previous experience is necessary, just a caring nature and dedication. You will be helping to rehabilitate vervet monkeys into viable troops for release into protected reserves, integrating them back into their natural environment.