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Volunteering in Africa

As a volunteer in Africa with Projects Abroad, you will have an important role to play and your efforts will be greatly appreciated. Whether you want to volunteer in Africa during your gap year, career break or as a volunteer vacation, Projects Abroad offers a program that will match your passions and skills.

Volunteer opportunities with Projects Abroad are available in nine countries throughout Africa. Choose from teaching English to school children in Ethiopia or Morocco, working on a human rights project in Ghana or Togo, doing conservation work in South Africa, helping children in Tanzania or Kenya, working as a radio journalist in Senegal, and more. In the world’s second-largest and second most-populated continent,Volunteer at an orphanage in Africa you are bound to find a region and project to suit your interests.

Volunteer Programs in Africa

In addition to the rewarding experience you'll gain through your volunteer work, you will also engage in cultural exchange by living with a local host family.

While you do volunteer work in Africa, you will also have free time, giving you the opportunity to travel and tour other cities. Whether hiking in the Atlas Mountains of North Africa or basking on the beaches in South Africa, we can guarantee that you will not be bored. Don’t hesitate to have our local staff suggest places for you visit and help with arrangements. Conservation volunteer in AfricaVolunteering in Africa will provide you with a fantastic platform from which to learn about this fascinating continent and its people.

Don’t just take our word though! Take some time to read through stories written by our former volunteers in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, and Togo.

Projects available for Volunteer in Africa

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