Picked by volunteers as the World’s Top Volunteer Abroad Organization, African Impact is proud to offer multi-award winning volunteer, gap year and internship projects in 11 African countries.
Volunteer Abroad with Africa’s Most Experienced and Impactful Volunteer Organization
At African Impact, we create life changing journeys. We are pioneers in the volunteer travel industry and experts in responsible volunteering and internships in Africa. We invite you to join our passionate teams and to experience projects that we have built and grown, hand-in-hand with local communities, since 2004. Let us take you #BeyondVolunteering to a place that leaves you awed, inspired, able to do more, to discover more, and to make a real impact.
Internships in Africa
Make a real change in African communities. Teaching, medical care and building are just some of the amazing projects on offer.
Help conserve Africa’s wildlife. From Big 5 research to Lion rehabilitation, and everything in between!
Looking to get some career experience or want to share your skills? Our internships are what you are after.
Whether you are travelling with friends, family or on an educational tour – we will design your perfect group volunteering opportunity!
Support disadvantaged girls on our award-winning gender equality project in Zambia
Join a unique, hands-on project to protect Africa’s lions in Zimbabwe
Help enrich the lives of children in the foster care system in Cape Town
Vulnerable Children Support
Teach children and adults on the tropical island of Zanzibar
Monitor and study the African Big 5 – lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and buffalo – in South Africa
African Big 5 Wildlife Conservation
We recognize that it is a big decision to choose to volunteer and travel in Africa, and we want you to have the experience of a lifetime while you’re here. We deliver far more than just “24/7 support”’
The more comfortable you are, the bigger your contribution to a project, and the better your experience. We at African Impact put a lot of time into selecting and creating the space you will call home.
Creating Global Citizens
Over the years, we have noticed the amazing effects our volunteer programs have had on all involved. While not always tangible or easy to measure, the biggest impact we make is often on individuals!
Truly understanding of the impact of our projects and your contribution, is what makes African Impact the industry leaders. In fact, we believe this is the only way to justify bringing you here.
We are with
you all the way
Our experienced teams are with you every step of the way, both on and off your project, to ensure you have the best experience and help you make the biggest impact possible during your time.
5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer In South Africa
You can, of course, choose to visit South Africa for a week or two and go on safari, see some of the sights… but if you truly want to experience the best of South Africa, there’s only one way to do it - volunteer here.
The Importance of Quality Volunteering – the MD’s Perspective
When our Managing Director visited the project that he initially volunteered on, he was reminded why he first fell in love with African Impact... and why we continue to be leaders in the volunteer travel industry.
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