Life Changing Volunteer Programs in Africa

We are leaders in the volunteer travel industry and experts at creating lasting change.

Find the perfect community and conservation volunteering projects in Africa – we’ve built our very own projects, hand-in-hand with local communities, since 2004!

We believe in the spirit of Africa and that your experience is just as important as your impact. Volunteering is a two-way thing. It’s not just about the help and skills that you can bring; it’s also about what this amazing continent, its people, and its wildlife can give you in return. An experience filled with adventure, learning and breathtaking moments will make sure you go home, share the magic of Africa, and come back. 

Ultimately, we combine extraordinary experiences with genuine impacts!

Monitor the Big 5

African Big 5 And Wildlife Conservation Volunteer In South Africa

$2695 – $7695
Join African Impact's most popular volunteer project, the African Big 5 Wildlife Conservation project, in the Greater Kruger Area, and assist our expert field guides and research team in various tasks contributing to wildlife research and conservation.

Greater Kruger Area, South Africa

Every second Sunday

Impact: Wildlife Conservation


Tropical Marine Conservation & Dolphin Research

$2495 – $6795
Participate in our marine conservation volunteer program on the tropical island paradise of Zanzibar! As a volunteer, you will contribute to the sustainability of dolphin tourism by monitoring human-dolphin interactions and promoting ethical dolphin tours to ensure these intelligent creatures are not stressed or harmed during encounters with people and boats.


Every second Monday

Impact: Marine Conservation

Teaching & Community Development Volunteer In Zambia

$1495 – $4695
One of African Impact's first ever volunteer projects which we began in 2006 was our teaching and community development volunteer program in Livingstone, Zambia. Directly support a local teacher by providing classroom assistance in a rural primary school in Livingstone.

Livingstone, Zambia

Every Monday

Impact: Teaching


South Africa is African Impact’s home, and is consistently rated one of the top travel destinations in the world. Watch the sunrise from the top of a mountain, catch a wave in the ocean and spot an elephant roaming at dusk all in the same day! As an African Impact volunteer in South Africa, you will directly focus on the sustainable development of local communities or conserving the country’s precious wildlife.

Zanzibar is a unique island just off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa that is famous for its rugged island culture, fascinating history, and mesmerizing beaches. It is a place where the air is fragrant with the smell of spices and the tropical beaches will take your breath away.

Livingstone in Zambia is a beautiful, rural town that many call “the real Africa.” Just a stone’s throw away from one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World – Victoria Falls – Livingstone is the ultimate playground for those who love adventure sports, wildlife and the great outdoors.

What are the personal benefits of volunteering? Should they matter or should volunteering be an entirely selfless act? At African Impact, we believe that
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