Wildlife Conservation Volunteering with African Impact

Location: Kenya: Maasai Mara; Madagascar: Fort Dauphin; Namibia: Rural Areas; Seychelles: Curieuse Island; South Africa: Kruger Park; Tanzania: Zanzibar; Zambia: Livingstone; Zimbabwe: Gweru, Rural Areas, Victoria Falls

Program Duration: 9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks

Dates: Year Round


153 Main Road Muizenberg Cape Town, Western Cape 7950 South Africa

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Phone: USA Toll Free: 1-800-606-7185 UK Toll Free: 0-800-098-8440 Cape Town Head Office: +27 (0)21 0650501


Join volunteers from around the world in a beautiful African country to work on wildlife conservation projects. African Impact offers volunteer placements in Madagascar, Seychelles, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zanzibar, or Kenya. Choose from a broad range of programs including:

- Hands-on Lion Conservation
- African Big 5
- Big Cat Wildlife Research
- Elephant Research Conservation
- Endangered Black Rhino Conservation
- Dolphin Research & Marine Conservation

We offer lifetime opportunities to work directly or indirectly with Africa’s majestic wildlife! Activities vary according to projects and locations, but these mostly involve promoting ethical tours, assisting with the care and/or research on wildlife, and helping run sanctuaries or reserves.

Of course, you will have time to enjoy surrounding attractions and go on trips with fellow volunteers. There are plenty of things to do, from gathering around a campfire to engaging in outdoor activities!


Most of our projects are open to unqualified volunteers who go through an orientation program on arrival to prepare them for project work. Our volunteers must have passion, an open mind and a willingness to learn, participate and contribute.

Some Wildlife Conservation programs require volunteers already qualified as vets, in the process of becoming a vet (preferably minimum third-year student), or have experience as veterinary nurses looking to gain hands-on experience on all facets of wildlife capture and veterinary procedures. With the right experience, others may be considered.

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Program perks vary according to program locations, but generally include the following:
- Airport pick-up and drop-off
- All accommodation and meals
- A dedicated team to guide and support you

Prices Exclude:
- Medical and travel insurance
- Flights to your chosen destination
- Any visa-related costs
- Weekend trips and other non-project activities
- Alcohol and spending money
- Personal equipment (including tent and sleeping mat)

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Wildlife
  • Marine Conservation
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Conservation
  • Biological Research
  • Animal Welfare
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Other
  • Guest House
  • Group living
  • Dormitory

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
2 working days
Year Founded