African Conservation Experience
Placements in Southern Africa
Whether you want to get hands-on in a wildlife rehabilitation
center, experience life as a wildlife vet, learn how to track
wildlife or join a research project in a national park — volunteering
with African Conservation Experience allows you to make a real
difference to wildlife in southern Africa. With over 15 years
experience, we are the original and most experienced organization
at placing people on worthwhile conservation projects in southern
Sanaga Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center
Volunteers needed at chimpanzee sanctuary in Yaounde,
Cameroon for minimum 6 months. Should be able to communicate
in French and be prepared for harsh living conditions.
Paying volunteers participate in expeditions and community
work in Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, and Togo (among
other non-African countries).
WorkAway in Africa
"The Largest and Safest Community for Cultural Exchange, Working Holidays, and Volunteering in 170 Countries"
Workaway hosts offer various jobs and activities, including individual exchanges, teaching projects including English, farm stays, community projects, NGOs & charities, environmental projects, animal welfare, hostels, families & homestays, house sitting, boating & sailing, and much more across Africa.
Many of the opportunities offer free room and board with various options depending on the host. Workaway provides resources to help you get the most out of your experience and emphasizes safety. All for a small membership fee.
WWOOF International (Willing
Workers on Organic Farms)
Many countries in Africa participate in this unique
worldwide exchange organization. In return for volunteer
help, WWOOF hosts offer food, accommodation and opportunities
to learn about organic lifestyles. WWOOF organizations
link people who want to volunteer on organic farms
with people who are seeking volunteer help. Each country
works slightly differently, but generally a very small
membership fee is charged in exchange for a listing
of available opportunities.