Embark on a journey with us that will impact your life and the lives of many others.

“It literally saved me. I was close to a burnout. After volunteering at Lewa, I came refreshed, with a completely new perspective and ready to get back to work. It should be mandatory.

-- Paloma, volunteer to the Lewa Children’s Home, November 2016

A life-changing experience

Take the first step of a journey that will change your life and the lives of many others. Put your skills and expertise to work and make a real difference for communities in Africa.

Read all about Daisy's trip to Lewa Children's Home and get inspired!

Daisy volunteering at Lewa childrens home

Why volunteer with us?

This is a unique experience to have a real impact on local communities in Africa. You will learn new skills, discover a new culture and get a completely new perspective on life.

Each year there are several short and long term volunteering opportunities with our local partners in Africa. If you’re interested in making a real difference and embarking on an incredible adventure, complete an application form and email it to [email protected] If you don't have a printer use the word version.

selfie of a volunteer with children smiling at the camera

Current opportunities:

*Please note - due to current travel restrictions and the safety of our colleagues in Africa we are not currently hosting any volunteer trips abroad. We will update this information as soon as that changes. 

  • An educationalist, teacher, social worker or someone with experience working with children
  • A business, marketing or sales consultant
  • An horticulturist, farmer or someone with experience in agriculture
  • A mechanic, engineer or someone really good with engines, pumps and fixing things (particularly tractors)
  • An electrician, plumber, carpenter, or a jack-of-all-trades
  • A PHD student working in the field of mental health or public health
  • A student or professional in the field of monitoring and evaluation or impact assessment

Sounds like you? Drop us an email at [email protected] with your application form and a copy of your CV. Note that longer missions (several weeks up to 3 months) are generally preferred. 

Prefer to volunteer from the U.K. or from your home anywhere in Europe? Check out our UK volunteering page