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Volunteer in Africa
a continent of riotous colour & cultural depth

We offer a huge range of opportunities to volunteer abroad for every age group. Become an international volunteer in Africa and immerse yourself in the local community by teaching English in Africa, or take a look at our once-in-a-lifetime chance to help to save an endangered species on a wildlife conservation program in Africa. Volunteer work is a unique and important way to spend your time abroad on your gap year or career break. As an overseas volunteer with Frontier, you’ll have the chance to volunteer in Africa on one of our incredible volunteer projects and make a true difference; you can even go exploring with adventure travel in Africa.

So, if you're taking your gap year in Africa, or even just looking volunteer in Africa, take some time out to do something different.

Have a look at our volunteer programs in Africa and find the one for you:

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Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Madagascar's exotic and rare species as you trek through remote regions of this hugely exciting island with Frontier-Madagascar.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $295

  • Prices: from $295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGF

Tanzania Marine Conservation and Diving

Crystal clear waters host a wealth of marine habitats and wildlife, making this a perfect location to learn to scuba dive and explore this pristine and magical underwater world.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $445

  • Prices: from $445
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: TZM

Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving

Dive in some of the least explored marine sites in the world, helping further the research and protection of these pristine ecosystems and work towards a sustainable environment in Madagascar.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $445

  • Prices: from $445
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGM

Madagascar Teaching

Teach in a local school in one of the most extraordinary destinations on earth. Provide vital, basic skills and environmental education and get involved with a variety of activities.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $295

  • Prices: from $295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 4 weeks +
  • Project code: MGT

Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

An unforgettable teaching experience, a breathtaking trek through the prolific forests teeming with flora and fauna and scuba diving in one of the best diving spots in the world!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $295

  • Prices: from $295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGA

Ghana Children, Teaching & Community Health

Make a huge impact on the local community and get involved in the vital aspects of making it stronger and better! Work with some of the friendliest people on Earth.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $795

  • Prices: from $795
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 2 week +
  • Project code: GHO

South Africa Wildlife Conservation Volunteer

Provide a helping hand on an amazing private game reserve in South Africa, tending to the Big 5 and even helping care for rare Bengal tigers!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,395

  • Prices: from $1,395
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Project code: SWC

South Africa Wildlife Adventure

Help with essential conservation work in South Africa to preserve the “big 5” – lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard and rhino – and get involved in the running of a game reserve.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $2,545

  • Prices: from $2,545
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 4 week +
  • Project code: SAW

Namibia Desert Elephant Conservation

Come to Namibia and work with a team at the cutting edge of their field dedicated to researching the human-wildlife conflict of the Namibian desert elephants.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,395

  • Prices: from $1,395
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Study
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: NDE

Namibia Wildlife Conservation & Sanctuary

Deep in the Namibian bush you have the rare opportunity to work with some of Africa’s most extraordinary creatures – hand-raise baboons, care for injured animals and track and monitor big cats.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,545

  • Prices: from $1,545
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: NCS

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