Program Details

  • Program Type: Volunteer
  • Location: South Africa
  • Starting Price: EUR 1,435.74
South Africa

Get involved in the everyday life of animal sanctuaries and assist the local staff

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Volunteers will have the chance to work with unwanted, abandoned and ill animals, including baby elephants and big cats that once had no chance of survival...make a real difference to the wildlife. Most of the animals in the wildlife sanctuary are tame and have been hand-reared, many have been abused or rejected by their parents.

There is a real importance of the workers at the sanctuary helping to protect the natural fauna and animals. You will also be required to maintain and the growth of the natural plant species, in addition to caring for all of the animals.

  • The volunteer programme runs every week, wednesday
  • Location : Hartebeespoort (45mn from Johannesburg)
  • For a minimum of 2 weeks

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Our volunteer project inclusions

  •  Airport pick up
  • Accommodation
  • Orientation and welcome BBQ
  • Three meals a day
  • Weekly social events
  • Transport to and from the projects
  • 24 hour support and supervisor on project
  • Donation to the NPO to assist with projects
  • Certificate of appreciation

Terms and conditions for volunteers

  • Up to date CV/ resume
  • Copy of return flight itinerary
  • Police clearance
  • Basic level of English; understanding and speaking
  • Acceptance subject to availability of position

Payment & Cancellation

€300 deposit is required for booking. The outstanding amount is due 4 weeks prior to departure. 100% of total fees will be refund in case of cancellation up to 2 weeks prior to departure. In case of cancellation 2 weeks prior to departure, deposit will be withheld.


Our local charity relies on travellers to volunteer on various schemes around South Africa. We place volunteers into local communities and projects, assisting in building projects and allowing travellers to contribute to a growing community as well as making new friends.

The organisation is non-profitable and always ensures that all funding goes directly into the projects. The fee price for the volunteer experience will cover your accommodation and transport as well as a donation the projects.

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