Volunteer in Africa, Intern and Study Abroad With The World’s Top Volunteer Organization

Named the World’s Top Volunteer Abroad Organization for the 3rd year in row, African Impact is proud to offer multi-award-winning responsible volunteer projects, gap year travel programs, internships, and service learning opportunities across 11 African countries

Global Youth Travel Awards logo
GoAbroad.com logo

Volunteer in Africa, Intern and Study Abroad With The World’s Top Volunteer Organization

Named the World’s Top Volunteer Abroad Organization for the 3rd year in row, African Impact is proud to offer multi-award-winning responsible volunteer projects, gap year travel programs, internships, and service learning opportunities across 11 African countries

Global Youth Travel Awards logo
GoAbroad.com logo

Volunteer Overseas with Africa’s Most Transformative and Impactful Responsible Travel Organization

At African Impact, we create life changing journeys. We are pioneers in the volunteer travel industry and experts in responsible volunteering, curated service learning and internships in Africa. We invite you to join our passionate teams and experience projects built, grown and developed hand-in-hand with local African communities since 2004. Let us take you #BeyondVolunteering to Africa, a place that connects cultures, mindset and ideas. A place that leaves us all awed, inspired, able to do more, discover more and to make a real impact.

Why African Impact?

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERING

CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERING

INTERNSHIPS IN AFRICA

STUDY ABROAD

Community Volunteering

Community Volunteering

Make a real change in African communities. Teaching, medical care and building are just some of the amazing projects on offer.

Conservation Volunteering

Conservation Volunteering

Help conserve Africa’s wildlife. From Big 5 research to Lion rehabilitation, and everything in between!

Internship Programs

Internship Programs

Looking to get some career experience or want to share your skills? Our internships are what you are after.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

African Impact offers a wide range of curated internship and service learning opportunities to groups, universities, faculty members and individuals.

EXPLORE OUR MOST POPULAR PROJECTS

Help establish small businesses in South Africa

Use plastic waste to create ecobricks in Zambia

15% off marine conservation volunteering on a tropical island

Address global health on this 4-week program in Zambia

Monitor and study the African Big 5 – lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and buffalo – in South Africa

OUR LATEST BLOG POSTS

global-water-crisis
The Bigger Impact

The Global Water Crisis and Why World Water Day Matters

We explore the global water crisis that is affecting many countries around the world, and discuss why World Water Day is critical for raising awareness about water scarcity and the value of water.
volunteer-teaching-kids
Volunteer Stories

Reverse Culture Shock: The Real Reason You Don’t Want to go Home

Volunteer, Sarah Conner, shares her 5 secrets to dealing with Reverse Culture Shock after returning home from volunteering abroad.
ronel-in-green-turben-at-conference-featured-image
Featured

Balance for Better: She is Who I am Celebrating Today

This International Women's Day, our Foundation's Fundraising and Marketing Manager reflects on how female empowerment has become a fundamental part of who she is today.