Volunteer Work Africa


Volunter Work Africa


Welcome to the African Volunteer Network. Searching online for volunteer work opportunities in Africa can be daunting as you will find many adverts offering all sorts of volunteer programs and jobs. Be careful though, as many of these adverts are for big, for profit, businesses who take a large cut of your volunteer fee to pay for their advertising, plush offices and staff in UK cities and elsewhere. The African Volunteer Network is run and managed by volunteers who have worked and continue to work in Africa and is a directory of volunteer and charity work programs managed locally in Africa itself. No-one pays to be listed here and any money you pay for your volunteer experience goes 100% to the project itself and the community within which it operates. Here at the African Volunteer Network you will find listings for volunteer work programs and projects ranging from teaching in schools, helping in orphanages, health care, construction and conservation work, animal welfare as well as community projects. Some of these Africa volunteer projects are more specialist, working with groups such as African street children and former child soldiers.


Africa Volunteer Programs


But the African Volunteer Network isn't just a directory of Africa volunteer work programs and opportunities. We also profile each country of Africa with background information, news and tourist attractions for you to visit before, during or after your volunteer work experience. If you're an African volunteer project offering safe volunteer and/or charity programs, claim your free listing at the Network or if you're a volunteer looking for paid or unpaid volunteer work in Africa, bookmark the site or follow us on Facebook. Make the African Volunteer Network your first choice for African volunteer work because you're amongst friends who work out there!


You really can make a difference to people's lives when you volunteer, including your own.

Main sections of this site:


Volunteer by Country

Details of current volunteer work
opportunities in each of the
countries of Africa.

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Country Profiles

Explore each of the countries of
Africa in our detailed
African country profile pages.

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All About Africa

Discover all about Africa and how to
make the most of your
volunteer experience there.

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Pan-African News
African News

Explore all the latest and breaking
news from across Africa while
you volunteer.

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Volunteer Supplies
Volunteer Supplies

Don't set off on your volunteer experience
in Africa without checking out our
recommended essential supplies.

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Get listed Here!

For a limited period get your
African NGO or volunteer organisation
listed here for FREE!

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Lighthouse Project

A must read novel about the pitfalls
of volunteering in Africa written
by the african-volunteer.net team!

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Sponsor a Child
Sponsor a Child in Africa

Details of how to sponsor a child in
each country of Africa at our
sister site. child-sponsorship.com.

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